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What is Television ?                Series: One

Sales& Promotional Film 1930's-50's


Saving My Celluloid Films & Broadcast Tapes 

Stepping Along with Television 1949

Here is an advanced look at My Go Fund Me Video

RCA presents TELEVISION 1949

Teaching the public how this new invention called Television works.

The Wizardry of Wireless

General Electric Presents The Wizardry of Wireless 1923

I8 Year Old Actor/Comic Art  Carney

18 Year Old Art Carney with the Horace Heidt Orchestra 1938

From 1932 to 1953, Horace Heidt was a popular radio bandleaders, heard on both NBC and CBS in a variety of different formats over the years. Singer Matt Dennis got his start with Heidt's band, and Art Carney was the band's singing comedian. You can see Art Carney's doing an imitation of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Facts About Film 1948

Educational film teaching how to operate, show and handle 16mm celluloid films

Radio and Television

Educational film teaching how to operate, show and handle 16mm celluloid films

Stewart - Warner Refrigerators 1938

This remarkable film short highlights the  Horace Heidt an American pianist, big band leader, and radio and television personality. During the late 1930s on CBS he did Captain Dobbsie's Ship of Joy and Horace Heidt's Alemite Brigadiers before returning to NBC for 1937–39 broadcasts.  It was at this time that the band featured guitar legend Alvino Rey and The King Sisters. Introducing 18 years old comic/singer/actor Art Carney

President Lyndon B. Johnson for President Ad 1964

Peace, little girl : Daisy political spot 1964

"Daisy," sometimes known as "Daisy Girl" or "Peace, Little Girl," is a controversial political advertisement that aired on television during the September 7, 1964 telecast of David and Bathsheba on The NBC Monday Movie.

Though only aired once by the campaign of Lyndon B. Johnson, it is considered to be an important factor in Johnson's landslide victory over Barry Goldwater and an important turning point in political and advertising history. It remains one of the most controversial political advertisements ever made.

The Archives at The Library of Congress 1940 220 West 71st Street NYC 10023 212 724 7055 Copyright 2019

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