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The Unforgettable Fifties: The Newsreels 4: Fashion.

Presents the world of international and domestic fashions in the 1950's in newsreels highlighting dresses, shoes, hats, swim wear, furs, lingerie, and sports wear. The latest in hair styles and the hottest clothing from Paris, Italy, England, France and the United States are revealed here to assist the ladies in keeping up with the seasonal style changes in fashions. Contents: International fashion scene (28 min.) -- United States fashion scene (29 min.). 57 min. 1996.

The Unforgettable Fifties: The Newsreels 5: Royalty.

Newsreels of royalty starting with the British Monarchs King George, Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles and The Queen Mother, including newsreel excerpts of the impressive coronation ceremony of young Queen Elizabeth. Next viewed are Prince Rainier and his wife, former film star Grace Kelly and their children. Queen Juliana of the Netherlands travels the world and addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress. Concludes with King Paul and Queen Frederica of Greece visiting New York, followed by brief looks at the royal life of Japan, Spain, Denmark and Austria.

The Unforgettable Fifties: The Newsreels 6: Faces.

Begins with newsreels of movie stars of the fifties in public appearances, traveling, at awards ceremonies and making public service announcements, four of them for U.S. savings bonds. Key world statesmen in newsreels are presented followed by major sports legends of the times and other famous faces including the mobster Frank Costello, Pope Pius XII, and a rare early view of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. / Contents: Stars of the fifties (36 min.) -- Leaders in the news (13 min.) -- Legends in the news (5 min.) -- People in the news (7 min.). 59 min.

The Unforgettable Fifties: The Newsreels 7: Sports.

Presents games and entertainments of the 50s starting with logging competitions, sand surfing, water and snow sports, stock car racing, rodeo, bull fighting, weight lifting, ping-pong, woman wrestlers, bike racing, kayaking, and other fun and games. These popular sports are followed by the golf scene with Ben Hogan, horse racing with Native Dancer, boxing with Sugar Ray Robinson, Wimbledon tennis with Althena Gibson, baseball's 18th all-star game, Don Larsen's perfect game, the N.Y. Yankees winning the world series, Army-Navy football, the running of the bulls and more. 57 min. 1996.

[Person to Person] The Best of Person to Person

Host: Edward R. Murrow. The television series "Person to Person" which was central to the career of Edward R. Murrow as a developer of modern American journalism, introduced audiences to the private lives of celebrated figures. 90 min.
Related web sites:Edward R. Murrow information (Museum of Broadcast Communications)

[Person to Person] The Best of Person to Person

Host: Edward R. Murrow. From 1953 to 1959, Edward R. Murrow formally welcomed television viewers into the homes of the twentieth century's most well-known stars and celebrities on 'Person to Person.' Disc 1 features eleven interviews with notable Americans. Disc I: Interviewees: Dick Clark, Billy Graham, Andy Griffith, Oscar Hammerstein, John F.

[See It Now] Current Events, 1950's Style: 1951/1952.

Contains: Nixon's "Checkers" speech (9/23/52), See it now (12/23/51), See it now (2/24/52), See it now (6/29/52). In the "Checker's speech" Richard Nixon responds to accusations of receiving illegal campaign contributions. See It Now produced in the 50s by CBS, though not television's first public affairs program, was surely its most significant. Hosted by Edward R. Murrow, it was the first public affairs show to use its own film footage instead of newsreel; no interviews were rehearsed and it pioneered the use of field producers, who supervised the filming on location.

[See It Now] The Best of See It Now.

Hosted by Mike Wallace, this documentary presents original footage from the CBS See It Now television series in which Edward R. Murrow documented the news of the previous week, inviting viewers to witness history and to meet the people directly shaping events. Uses original footage from the CBS See It Now television series in which Edward R. Murrow documented the news of the previous week, inviting viewers to witness history and to meet the people directly shaping events. c1991.

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