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Stumbled on this while browsing Early TV Museum website in the US:
Seems RCA had the idea to use an aircraft for news reporting even in 1946.
I guess an aircraft used for news coverage would be a logical conclusion to their wartime work with aircraft fitted with TV cameras.
Are you sure these are for television and not the movies considering so much is in colour?
Couple of years old and editing its pretty bad.
Anyway technically first time round in the 1950s over here the show gave away 64,000 shillings, equivalent to about £3k today, before the prize cap as a result of the above scandal, and the Monkhouse era couldn't give away 64k of anything, though ironically if it had lasted another year or two it probably could have done. American shows were giving away five and later six figure sums of prizes as early as probably the late 1960s.
Amazing what half a century does to attitudes. And Bob Monkhouse was one of the greatest TV talents. To think it'll be 14 years this December since he died, and all the TV quiz formats since that he would have been perfect for...
Didn't it turn out the first UK version of Twenty-One was possibly as crooked as the American?
Edit still doing it, guess its the file.
Last edited by remlap on 18 November 2017 2:23pm
Still no way to set the player to output the souce video refresh rate is there?
Last edited by remlap on 16 November 2017 11:24pm