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  Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mechanically scanned color television was demonstrated by Bell Laboratories in June 1929 using three complete systems of photoelectric cells, amplifiers, glow-tubes, and color filters, with a series of mirrors to superimpose the red, green, and blue images into one full color image.
Television usage in the United States skyrocketed after World War II with the lifting of the manufacturing freeze, war-related technological advances, the gradual expansion of the television networks westward, the drop in set prices caused by mass production, increased leisure time, and additional disposable income.
Paralleling television's growing primacy in family life and society, an increasingly vocal chorus of legislators, scientists and parents are raising objections to the uncritical acceptance of the medium.
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 Encyclopedia: 1935 in television
Jimmy Swaggart (born March 15, 1935 in Ferriday, Louisiana) was a popular televangelist in the 1980s and a pioneer in that medium.
Dudley Moore (April 19, 1935 – March 27, 2002), was a British actor and comedian who was enormously popular in his home country for many years but relatively unknown in the USA until he made the film 10 with Bo Derek.
Alex Karras (born July 15, 1935 in Gary, Indiana) is an American football player and actor best known for being on the Detroit Lions football team (1958_1971) and for his role on the ABC sitcom Webster as the titular characters adoptive father.
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 Phil Donahue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Phillip John Donahue (born December 21, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio) is the creator and star of (1969—1996), the first of the syndicated talk shows where the host walks through the audience to let audience members make comments and ask questions.
He moved the format to television with The Phil Donahue Show on WLW-D (now WDTN) in Dayton, Ohio in 1967, and was syndicated two years later.
But the show's ratings increased during the lead-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq when it was the only politically liberal show on television.
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 TV Evolution
Years later is created the color television, but it was too expensive and of very poor quality until the middle of the 1950s.
Color television broadcasts began in the United States in 1954, in Japan in 1960, and in Europe in 1967.And then, the television was expanded all over the world.
Soon, we may use the television to send messages and use like the computers, in little words the computer and television will be together.
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 History of Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The first mechanical television systems were developed by John Logie Baird in England and by Charles Jenkins in the U.S. in the mid 20s.
By 1930, television was being broadcast from over a dozen stations in the U.S., not only from the major cities such as New York and Boston, but also from Iowa and Kansas.
In England, regularly scheduled 30 line television programming was first broadcast by the BBC in September of 1929.
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 MSN Encarta - Search View - Phil Donahue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Donahue, Phil, born in 1935, American television talk-show host, known for his confrontational style and for pioneering the audience-participation format of talk show.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Donahue was educated at the University of Notre Dame.
He returned to television in 1967, with the “Phil Donahue Show” on WLWD in Dayton.
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 History of Telecommunications - Television 1935-1960   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
First commercial television programmes were broadcast by the BBC in Great Britain.
The data for an "European television standard" were fixed by a suggestion of the Swiss Walther Gerber with 625 lines and 25 frames per second according to the interlacing method.
The Sony company developed the first television set that was assembled with transistors instead of electron tubes.
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 A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Television is developed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was ahead of Zworykin, but better publicity gave Zworykin the nickname "father of television." Takayanagi transmitted an image electronically in 1926, with a 40-line resolution and film running at 14 frames per second.
In the 1990s, high-definition television sets came on the market, with more than 1,000 lines per screen instead of the usual 525 or 625.
This allows more of the broadcast bandwidth to be used, enabling high-definition television signals and multiple programs, audio, or data channels to be broadcast from one source simultaneously.
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 Cock, Gerald
Excerpts from plays during their normal runs, televised from the studio or direct from the stage, with perhaps a complete play at the end of its run would have attractive possibilities as part of a review of the nation's entertainment activities.
When the television service was closed in 1939 Cock went on to work as North American Representative for the BBC in New York and California.
He later gave evidence to the Hankey Committee, appointed to consider the resurrection of the television service after the war, and he wrote a key 1945 document, "Report on the Conditions for a Post-War Television Service", which stressed that news and current affairs should be "a main feature of the new service".
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 A U. S. Television Chronology, 1875-1970
The term television is coined by Constantin Perskyi at the International Electricity Congress, part of the 1900 Paris Exhibition (Tube: The Invention of Television by David E Fisher and Marshall Jon Fisher, p.
British television pioneer John Logie Baird appears on WMCA radio to discuss a proposed television station to be operated jointly by his company and WMCA.
First use of videotape in network television programming: CBS uses its first Ampex VTR to be installed at Television City, Los Angeles, to record the evening news (then anchored by Douglas Edwards) and in turn, feeds the tape to West Coast stations three hours later.
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 television in the 21st century
In 1935, the first television broadcasts began in Berlin.
The gist of the CTA is that broadcast television networks must provide a certain amount of educational programming for children if they want to keep their licenses.
Mitchel Resnick and his group at the Media Lab pioneered a technology that some of you may be familiar with: the programmable Lego brick.
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 A Timeline for Home Automation
But television, personal computers, the Internet and powerline carrier control (such as X10) are all part of the essential building blocks of home automation.
Television was essentially created in the 1920s, by a group of engineers working independently in several countries in Europe.
In March 1935, a television service was started in Berlin using a system that generated a picture with 180 lines a frame, and 25 frames per second.
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 The Mechanical Era
Television followed a similar route into the home, but its complex and expensive assemblage dictated a lengthier experimental period before costs came down, and before the invention of larger screens and clearer pictures could domesticate "seeing at a distance."
Despite these early limitations, the pioneers of crude mechanical television demonstrated basic principles of picture scanning and synchronization of transmission and reception.
Amateurs wrote to Jenkins reporting on their reception of his radiomovies, possibly because of the geographical proximity to the US border, and the vast distances traversed by mechanical TV signals (which broadcast on short-wave frequencies).
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 Eye of the World: John Logie Baird and Television (Part II)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although television has not been adopted in movie theatres, the showing of films on television has become a big business; Rank Cintel (which had evolved from Baird Television) is one of the leading manufacturers of telecine equipment.
Television was not yet a mass medium and total receiver sales did not pass the 1500 figure until the summer of 1937.
Baird Television Ltd. went into liquidation, and Baird found himself to be, in his own words, "a free agent." Sydney Moseley and Donald Flamm urged Baird to move with his family to the United States where he could continue his research in better conditions, but he politely declined.
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 1935 article - 1935 1932 1933 1934 1936 1937 1938 Decades 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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September 2 - Labor Day Hurricane of 1935: A large hurricane hits the Florida Keys killing 423.
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 World Monuments Fund press release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Numerous campaigns in the media outlined the exceptional architectural qualities of the building and the possible ways in which they could be put to good use brought few concrete results, but were unquestionably succesful in placing the fate of the building on a more public agenda.
The tower on the front corner was not present on the original plans, but was added in 1936 at the suggestion of the engineer Braillard to disguise the presence of the concrete television mast for which it is little more than the cover.
It was another twenty years before it was used for television broadcasting, but the tower contributed immediately to the elegance of the building, and quickly became its symbol.
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 Murder By Television
MURDER BY TELEVISION opens with highly stylized Art Deco titles utilizing lightning bolts and the action quickly moves into the board room of a corporation which has attempted to obtain patent rights to an early version of television.
MURDER BY TELEVISION was made directly after the actor's fine turn as Dr. Richard Vollin in the Universal Pictures classic THE RAVEN (1935).
MURDER BY TELEVISION is 60 minutes of early Bela Lugosi which is essential viewing as it foreshadows his quick career decline during and after his association with Universal Pictures.
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 Murder by Television
Murder by Television manages to so completely date itself that there is little horror left for a modern audience and it even makes me question whether viewers in the '30s would have found it that frightening.
It walks the thin line between mystery and horror in an age when horror was defined by monsters and not by psychopaths.
So there's this new-fangled thing called television and the science breakthroughs are coming on an almost daily pace.
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 1935 in television -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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The BBC begins preparations for a regular high definition broadcasting service from (Click link for more info and facts about Alexandra Palace) Alexandra Palace.
April 19 - (English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)) Dudley Moore, actor
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 Murder by Television (1935)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Plot Summary: James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world...
Lugosi is weirder than usual as one of several businessmen interested in a new method of electronic television (which was nothing more than a novelty at the time) that allows broadcast around the world.
Oddly prescient (it's even projected onto a large screen), the technology is otherwise hilarious, particularly in the explanation of the murder technique.
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 February 1, 1999
A man by the name of Philo Farnsworth invented the television in 1935.
The television set changes these waves to pictures and sound.
Harry S. Truman was the first president to speak on television.
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 MECHANICAL TV - Hawes Mechanical Television Archive, Links Page
Not television, but story that made television in 1990's.
Tales from pioneers at one of Chicago's earliest electronic television stations.
Worldwide society devoted to building and restoring mechanical television equipment and preserving early television history.
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 Broadband Streaming Movies Murder by Television Bela Lugosi
James Houghton, inventor of a new Television broadcast system is mysteriously murdered during a TV broadcast demonstation.
When Houghland makes the broadcast - he is killed when his television machine turns into a death ray.
Lots of twists and turns await as we find out who killed James Houghton, the inventor of the new television broadcast device.
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 Murder by Television
Zorro proves she can handle motherhood and swordplay in The Legend of Zorro.
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for Murder by Television to receive a rating.
The inventor of television mysteriously dies during his first broadcast.
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 Amazon.com -zShops: Murder by Television (1935) - Reproduction Movie Poster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Poster is brand new, in excellent condition and comes with a protective plastic sleeve that...
High-quality reproduction poster from 1935's Murder by Television, starring Bela Lugosi.
Poster is brand new, in excellent condition and comes with a protective plastic sleeve that can also be used for mounting.
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 Murder by Television [1935]
James Houghland invents a revolutionary new device which can transmit television signals instantaneously to anywhere in the world.
When he refuses to give in to corporate pressure and sell the device to television companies, he turns up murdered in the middle of his very first broadcast.
Police Chief Nelson is sent in to investigate.
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 ipedia.com: 1935 in television Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Table of contents 1 Events 2 Births 3 Deaths Events March 22 - Germany begin regular telev...
March 22 - Germany begin regular television service in Berlin using 180 line electronic telecine system.
December 1 - Woody Allen, Candid Camera writer, American film director
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