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Author Terrace, Vincent, 1948-

Title Television introductions : narrated TV program openings since 1949 / Vincent Terrace
Published Lanham, Maryland : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2013
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Contents Introduction -- -- Comedy programs -- Drama and adventure programs -- Westerns -- Science fiction programs -- Anthology programs -- Children's programs -- Soap operas -- Talk and variety programs -- Game and quiz shows -- Court programs -- Appendix A: themes through the years -- Appendix B: commercial releases
Summary Since the beginning of network television, many shows have been preceded by an opening announcement or a theme song that served various purposes. In Television Introductions: Narrated TV Program Openings, Vincent Terrace has assembled openings for more than 900 television shows of the past seven decades. The only documented history of narrated television program introductions, this volume is arranged by various types of programming, such as comedies, dramas, westerns, game shows, soap operas, and children's shows. In addition to quoting the opening material, entries include information about e
Notes Includes index
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Subject Television programs -- United States -- Catalogs.
Genre/Form Prologues and epilogues.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810892502 (electronic bk.)
1306137594 (ebk)
9780810892507 (electronic bk.)
9781306137591 (ebk)