The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1929-1961

The Box An Oral History of Television Guaranteed to keep readers up long after prime time The Box recreates the old time TV shows through than interviews with those who invented manufactured advertised produced directed wrote a

  • Title: The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1929-1961
  • Author: Jeff Kisseloff
  • ISBN: 9780670864706
  • Page: 135
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Guaranteed to keep readers up long after prime time, The Box recreates the old time TV shows through than 500 interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them, from the RCA scientists who flew paper airplanes off the Empire State Building to Ernie Kovacs, Uncle Miltie, Captain Video, and Beaver s mom of photosGuaranteed to keep readers up long after prime time, The Box recreates the old time TV shows through than 500 interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them, from the RCA scientists who flew paper airplanes off the Empire State Building to Ernie Kovacs, Uncle Miltie, Captain Video, and Beaver s mom of photos.

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    353 thoughts on “The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1929-1961

    • This book is FULL of unbelievably dishy anecdotes from TV history. I chronicled a VERY small number of them here:twitter/MuffMacGuff/statuBut truthfully there are so many more. This is an endlessly entertaining book and a must-read for anyone interested in TV's fucked up inspiring history.


    • We have something the people being interviewed in this fantastic book could never have imagined: YouTube. As I read along, I can watch some of the things being discussed. (Example: the full episode of the game show Twenty-One that formed the basis for the movie QUIZ SHOW.)


    • This book should be obligatory reading for all Americans not off the grid. It is the story of how our entertainment lives came to be shaped as they were, haphazardly and for profit. There's no need to question that. Many individuals did their damnedest, and some of their were kind, talented artists. Some weren't. Kisseloff interviews them all. I hope he got a medal for this book. What kind of tenacious TV historian tracks down production assistants from the Lone Ranger's early days and spends ho [...]


    • Very entertaining stories of all aspects of the early days of television. If you have any interest in this topic you should definitely read this book.


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