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John Logie Baird (1888–1946)

John Logie Baird was born on August 13, 1888 in Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. He was a producer and director, known for Dick Whittington (1932). He was married to Margaret Albu. He died on June 14, 1946 in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Dick Whittington Producer


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 1932 Dick Whittington (TV Movie) (producer)
 1926 The Televisor Broadcast (TV Short) (producer)
 1924 Moving Silhouette Images Broadcast (TV Movie) (producer)
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 1926 The Televisor Broadcast (TV Short) (idea)
 1924 Moving Silhouette Images Broadcast (TV Movie) (idea)
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 2006 Imagine (TV Series documentary)
- And Then There Was Television (2006) ... Himself
 2004 Inventions That Changed the World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Television (2004) ... Himself
 1999 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
- Television: Window to the World (1999) ... Himself

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His 1922 television prototype used a tea chest, a biscuit tin, string, knitting needles, bits of wood and sealing wax. And it worked!. See more »

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