Thursday, October 27, 2005

Archive of American Television Interview with James Garner Part 1 of 6 - Google Video

Archive of American Television Interview with James Garner Part 1 of 6 - Google Video

The video plays really choppy. 20 seconds. Stop. 30 seconds. Stop.

If you let the video stream for a couple of minutes before you start the session, it works fine.

Very interesting. Why doesn't the interviewer have her own mike?



Archive of American Television

Mountain View and North Hollywood, CA, Oct. 26, 2005 – Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation today announced a joint effort to make the Foundation’s Archive of American Television interviews available for free viewing on Google Video. This historic collection includes interviews with Alan Alda, Dick Wolf, Steven Bochco and many of television’s greatest actors, writers, producers, directors and others.

“The Foundation’s Archive of American Television is probably the most diverse, complete and fascinating resource of its kind. The stories are told through the eyes of the creative geniuses – in front of and behind the cameras – who shaped and continue to shape television into the most powerful medium in the world,” Steve Mosko, Chairman of the Television Academy Foundation, commented.

Today, the first 75 of the 284 historic films (which equals to about 240 viewing hours) can be watched on Google Video at http://video.google.com. The collection includes a virtual “who’s who” from the past 75 years of television.

The comprehensive list of actors, producers, show creators, writers, artists, journalists and directors includes:

Performers: Alan Alda, Sid Caesar, Diahann Carroll, Ossie Davis, Phyllis Diller, Michael J. Fox, Andy Griffith, Robert Guillaume, Florence Henderson, Angela Lansbury, William Shatner, Dick Van Dyke, Betty White, and James Garner

Producer/Creators: Dick Wolf, Steven Bochco, Dick Clark, Sherwood Schwartz, Norman Lear, Grant Tinker, David Wolper, and Carl Reiner

Directors, Executives, Artists: James Burrows, John Frankenheimer, Bob Mackie, Gene Reynolds and Ted Turner. (more)

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