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When Television Was Young (1977)

A history of television, hosted by Charles Kuralt.




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A history of television, hosted by Charles Kuralt.

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April 1977 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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This is a Great TV Special from 1977.
2 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

Yes how I recall first seeing this Special both when it first came out in 1977 as well as when I also got to see it again in My America Thru Media Class in 1985.Also at this time how it got cut off before it was finished.

How I even recall first seeing the ad for this in which we also see Howdy Doody saying "Howdy doody kids?"As it's also seen in this Special when we watch this.We also get to Ralph and Norton singing together in which it might have been their most peaceful time together. We also get to see an early clip of Captain Kangaroo in which after they play the opening music and he puts in the last puzzle piece he then introduces himself and tells how he gets his name because of his big pockets in his coat. We also get to see Frank Sinatra;Sammy Davis Jr.;and that singer Peggy Lee singing "You give me fever." We also get to see Arthur Godfrey,John F.Kennedy;Charles Kuralt;and Bishop Fulton J. Sheen. We also see various Commercial Clips too.It's a Great follow-up too.

Truthfully,Stephen "Steve" G. Baer a.k.a. "Ste" of Framingham,MA,USA

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