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Television: The First Fifty Years (1999)

Trace the history of television and its impact on American culture with clips, newsreels, and exclusive interviews from television greats like Walter Cronkite, Carol Burnett, and Jay Leno.

Director:

Kent Hagen

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Credited cast:
Eddie Albert ... Himself - Interviewee / Oliver Wendell Douglas
Jed Allan ... Himself - Interviewee
Dayton Allen ... Insp. John J. Fadoozle
Fred Allen ... Himself (archive footage)
Gracie Allen ... Herself (archive footage)
Marty Allen ... Himself (archive footage)
Steve Allen ... Himself - Interviewee
Fran Allison ... Herself (archive footage)
Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo (archive footage)
James Arness ... Himself - Interviewee
Tom Arnold ... Himself - Interviewee
Max Baer Jr. ... Jethro Bodine (archive footage)
Lucille Ball ... Herself - Interviewee / Lucy Ricardo
Billy Barty ... Himself - Interviewee
The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)
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Trace the history of television and its impact on American culture with clips, newsreels, and exclusive interviews from television greats like Walter Cronkite, Carol Burnett, and Jay Leno.

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Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1999 (USA) See more »

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Color
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