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Release Date:
11 January 1973 (USA) See more »
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This was the original "Real World". The show was a weekly documentary which followed the real life travails of the Loud family... See more »
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Cast

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Patricia Loud ... Herself (12 episodes, 1973)
Bill Loud ... Himself (12 episodes, 1973)
Lance Loud ... Himself (12 episodes, 1973)
Kevin Loud ... Himself (12 episodes, 1973)
Grant Loud ... Himself (12 episodes, 1973)
Delilah Loud ... Herself (12 episodes, 1973)
Michelle Loud ... Herself (12 episodes, 1973)
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Series Produced by
Jacqueline Donnet .... coordinating producer (unknown episodes)
Craig Gilbert .... producer (unknown episodes)
Susan Lester .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Pat Cook (unknown episodes)
Eleanor Hamerow (unknown episodes)
David Hanser (unknown episodes)
Ken Werner (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Hal Hutkoff .... production manager (unknown episodes, 1973)
Michael Podell .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Kathleen Walsh .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Thomas Halpin .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Peter Pilafian .... additional sound (unknown episodes)
Dick Vorisek .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Joan Churchill .... additional photographer (unknown episodes)
Thomas C. Goodwin .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Michael Levine .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Peter Smokler .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Joanna Alexander .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Robert Alvarez .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Hal Hutkoff .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Janet Lauretano .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Elinor Bunin .... title designer (unknown episodes)
Alice Carey .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
Kristin Glouer .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
David Henry .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Even more fascinating today, 11 June 2003
Author: ivan-22 from Los Angeles

I saw this documentary, most of it, over a decade ago, and I would like to see it today more than ever, because with the passing of time, the past becomes even more fascinating. In fifty years it will be even more fascinating. It gets better and better, as this slice of life recedes into the past. Of course, the family is also inherently interesting and likable. Not any family would do. There could be countless such shows, yet we seem to prefer fiction to reality. And so, this one remains all the more valuable because of its sheer rarity. Are there boring parts? Probably, but even boredom is interesting if one is interested. No need to be fascinated all the time.

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