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Lost Laughs of '50s and '60s Television

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Lost Laughs of '50s and '60s Television
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Originally broadcast on American television between 1952 and 1969, the thirty situation comedies detailed in this work are seldom seen today, receiving only brief and often incomplete and inaccurate mentions in most reference sources. Yet these sitcoms (including ""Angel"", ""The Governor and J.J."", ""It's a Great Life"", ""I'm Dickens...He's Fenster"" and ""Wendy and Me"",) and the stories of the talented people who made them, represent an integral part of TV history. Each of the thirty entries has been extensively researched, including screenings of multiple episodes. Containing a complete list of production credits and rare publicity stills, this volume not only corrects errors and omissions in other sources, but also expands our understanding and appreciation of these neglected sitcoms.

Author Biography

David C. Tucker is the author of numerous books about classic film and television history. A retired public library administrator, he lives outside Atlanta, Georgia.
Release date Australia
April 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
33 photographs
Imprint
McFarland & Co Inc
Pages
248
Dimensions
153x229x18
ISBN-13
9780786444663
Product ID
3981584

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