The ‘Golden Age of Television’ is what many refer to as the period between the 1950s and 60s when the television began to establish itself as a prevalent medium in the United States. In 1947, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), and the Du Mont Network were the four main television networks that ran stations with regular programming taking place. (Television, 2003) While regular television programming was a new innovation
bet. Stanford’s theory was that all four legs of the horse leave the ground at the same time. He was correct. This was the huge step in bringing motion pictures to life, and then in 1890 Thomas Edison and William Dickson developed and tested the Kinescope. The major factors that lead to the development of the motion picture industry were the usage of the “Magic Lantern” and innovations by Thomas Edison; the motion picture industry was developed in terms of the need for technological innovations and
Desilu’s iconic show “I Love Lucy” did not only break the industry norm for television broadcasting but pushed the envelope for social issues during its time but also open the door for other shows that seemed risky. America was in the post-war era and looked towards the television to stay informed and connected. Television sets were quickly entering homes which became what the radio was in 1920’s. It became a prominent product during the decade of the 50’s, for instance, 3 million TV owners and by
Abstract The Kinetoscope was one most valuable mechanisms designed in the late 1800’s. This remarkable invention opened doors for the way that visuals and sound are produced in movies and television today. However, it is unclear who actually gets credit for the Invention. This paper will enlighten you on the accomplishments of many great inventors. You will be educated on how this device came about. It will also unravel the mystery behind who should actually get credit for the Kinetoscope.
On Monday, January 19, 1953, I Love Lucy made history. It was the night Americas favorite Hollywood couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz gave birth to their second child. But, it was also the night Americas favorite fictional couple, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, were giving birth to their first on the CBS hit, I Love Lucy. The show, already living in its reign as the number one show on American television, managed to receive forty-four million views on the episode, “Lucy Goes to the Hospital,” making it
Sound is obviously an essential part of cinema, and most couldn’t imagine watching any sort of entertainment without sound. Although how did sounds start and what were some major advancements in the world of sound cinema? The introduction of sound to cinema began by a process known as Phonofilm, created by a man named Lee de Forest and Theodore Case in 1923. The Phonofilm, which recorded synchronized sound directly onto film, was used to record a variety of entertainment including vaudeville acts
Love Lucy show made it very popular among producers. Arnaz made the decision to film it, rather than do it live, making it possible to have a high-quality print of each episode available for endless re-broadcasts, as opposed to the poor quality kinescopes of live shows.
reproducing images. 1923 - Vladimir Zworkin patents his iconscope a TV camera tube based on Campbell Swinton 's ideas. The iconscope, which he called an electric eye becomes the cornerstone for further television development. Zworkin later develops the kinescope for picture display (aka the reciever). 1924/25 First Moving Silhouette Images - American Charles Jenkins and John Baird from Scotland, each demonstrate the mechanical transmissions of images over wire circuits. John Baird becomes the first person
TABLE OF CONTENT Contents 1. Introduction 4 1.1 History 5 1.1.1 1935 - 1941 5 1.1.2 World War-II 6 1.1.3 1946 – 1949 6 1.1.4 1950- 1959 7 1.1.5 1960 – 2000 8 1.2 The History of Color Television 8 1.3 The Inventor of Television 10 1.4 The Definition of Television 12 1.5 Current Issues 13 Positive and Negative Effects of Television 13 1.5.1 Positive Effects of Television on Children 13 • Television as education 13 • Moderation 13 • Family bonding through television 13 • Educational
internet as a threat to old media Introduction Just a few clicks on the mouse and a whole world of information are available for free. The internet, whilst largely contributing to declining newspaper, magazines and books sales, decreasing the percentage of advertising on TV and radio, increasing of internet piracy and illegal downloading of films and music. Internet can at least provide a huge resource for journalist, authors, musicians, photographers, producers, editors, directors and all