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Television programs

Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Commercial Films/Television, 1914-1977

Accession: 2012-212Identifier: 2012-212-IV.
Scope and Contents:

The thirteen films in the Commercial Films/Television series date from 1914 to 1977 and are either feature films or have had a television release. Included are films by Buster Keaton (“College”) and Charlie Chaplin (“Dough and Dynamite”). Episodes of popular television shows, Fat Albert (“Going into Business”) and In Search of (“In search of…Amelia Earhart”) as well as a documentary on the author and illustrator of Winnie the Pooh, are part of this series. Of note is a serialized crime film titled “Five Clues to Fortune” (or “The Treasure of Woburn Abbey”) that includes all eight episodes. Films within an episodic series are arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1914-1977

It's Your Business videos, 1979-1998

Accession: 1993-230Identifier: 1993-230-XII.
Scope and Contents:

It’s Your Business videos are arranged chronologically by episode number. The early episodes are 1" and 2" open reel video tape, the later episodes are on U-Matic, Beta Cam - large and small. The television show aired from 1979 through 1998. It is not a complete run, each year is missing an episode or two. This series also includes special episodes and advertisements that were aired during commercial breaks.

Hagley Museum and Library does not have playback equipment for the 2" open reel videotape.

Dates: 1979-1998

Living Legends videos, 1988-1992

Accession: 1993-230Identifier: 1993-230-IX.
Scope and Contents:

Living Legends videos are arranged chronologically and date from 1988 to 1992. These include interviews with prominent business leaders such as Robert O. Anderson, Charles Brown, James E. Burke, Liz Claiborne, Howard J. Morgens and Thomas J. Watson Jr. among many others.

Dates: 1988-1992

Promotional, 1912, 1929-2012, undated

Accession: 1973-418Identifier: 1973-418-II.
Dates: 1912; 1929-2012; undated

The DuPont Show of the Month, 1957-1960

Accession: 1995-300Identifier: 1995-300-VII.
Scope and Contents:

The DuPont Show of the Month was an anthology drama series that aired monthly on CBS from 1957 to 1961. Unlike Cavalcade of America,the the storylines did not feature historical events, but, rather, were often adaptations of literary classics. There were thirty-five episodes which aired over four seasons. Each episode was ninety minutes. The show was nominated for twelve Emmy Awards. This series contains seventeen episodes (six titles) - the films aired in two or three parts, each part being one episode.

Dates: 1957-1960

The DuPont Show of the Week, 1961-1964

Accession: 1995-300Identifier: 1995-300-IX.
Scope and Contents:

This television show was an anthology series that featured music, variety acts, drama, documentaries and special projects. The show aired on NBC between 1961 and 1964. There were seventy-one one-hour episodes that aired over three seasons. Guest stars included Peggy Lee, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Lillian Gish, Carolyn Jones, and Walter Matthau. The show was nominated one time for an Edgar Allan Poe Award and eight times for Primetime Emmy Awards. This series contains twenty-one episodes.

Dates: 1961-1964

The DuPont Show with June Allyson, 1959-1961

Accession: 1995-300Identifier: 1995-300-VIII.
Scope and Contents:

Also known as The June Allyson Show, by Four Star-Pamric Production. This anthology drama series aired on CBS from 1959 to 1961. There were fifty-seven episodes over two seasons. Each episode was thirty minutes. Actress June Allyson (1917-2006) was the third woman to host an anthology series on network television. She began her career on Broadway and later signed with MGM, where she established a “girl next door” image. Allyson stars in a little less than half of the episodes. Many episodes feature prominent actors such as Bette Davis, Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell, Ron Howard, Carolyn Jones, Harpo Marx, Ronald Reagan, Anne Baxter, Don Rickles, and Dean Stockwell. The last episode, “Death of the Temple Bay”, starring Lloyd Bridges, was the pilot for The Lloyd Bridges Show. This series contains fifty-one of the fifty-seven episodes.

Dates: 1959-1961

"The Lou Gordon Program" audio reel and letter

Accession: 2013-219

"The Lou Gordon Program" is a 90-minute radio show that interviews and discusses topics of public interest. This collection includes a letter to David C. Bevin from Lee C. Hanson and two audio reels of "The Lou Gordon Program."

Dates: 1974 May