||Documentaries and factual films and video
Broadcast on KTLA.
Copyright notice on videocassette: c1967 by Golden West Broadcasting.
||Host: Dick Lane.
||Record date: January 21, 1967.
||First 20 years
||Golden West Broadcasting ; executive producer, Loring d'Usseau ; producers, Joel Tator, Steve Skinner ; director, Steve Skinner ; writers, Joel Tator, Steve Skinner.
"On January 22, 1947 under the direction of the young electronics genius Klaus Landsberg, experimental station W6XYZ became KTLA-TV (Channel 5), the first commercial TV station west of Chicago. Dick Lane, who has been with the station for the entire twenty years, hosts this anniversary salute using film clips and interviews. Performers seen on film include: Gene Autry (who now owns the station), Bob Hope (on the inaugural telecast), Walter Cronkite (who pays tribute to Landsberg), Lawrence Welk, John Wayne, Mike Stokey, Jack Latham, Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Stan Freberg, Ina Ray Hutton, Harry Owens, Hilo Hattie, Roberta Lynn, Spade Cooley and Korla Pandit. News department footage includes first coverage of the Rose Parade and game, first remote of an A-bomb test, th 27 1/2-hour telecast of the Kathy Fiscus tragedy, the Bel Air fire, the Baldwin Hills dam break, the Watts riots (station coverage won a Peabody Award) and the Deadwyler inquest"--TV guide.