When television was young : primetime Canada 1952-1967 (Book, 1990) [WorldCat.org]
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When television was young : primetime Canada 1952-1967

Author: Paul Rutherford
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1990.
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Television in Canada, Rutherford concludes, amounts to a failed revolution. It never realized the ambbitions of its masters or the fears of its critics. Its course was shaped not only by the will of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rutherford, Paul, 1944-
When television was young.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1990
Named Person: Fernsehen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rutherford
ISBN: 0802058302 9780802058300 080206647X 9780802066473
OCLC Number: 21045468
Description: xv, 637 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Expectations --
Enter CBC-TV --
What's on tonight? --
Enter CTV --
Information for everyone, focus : 'Tabloid' 31 January 1958 --
Variety's heyday, focus : 'The Wayne and Shuster hour' 11 March 1962 --
In gameland, focus : 'Front Page Challenge' 16 January 1962 --
Culture on the small screen, focus : 'The Queen of Spades' 28 October 1956 --
'And now a word from our sponsors', focus : Aspirin 1967 --
Storytelling, focus : 'Wojeck' 13 September 1966 --
Versions of reality, focus : 'This Hour Has Seven Days' 24 October 1965 --
On viewing.
Responsibility: Paul Rutherford.


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'It is an impressive and very readable work of scholarship.' -- Andrew Borkowski Canadian Forum 'Rutherford's thought-provoking and indispensable volume is important for the light it sheds on the Read more...

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