By Alvin H. Marill
In October 1964, NBC aired the 1st made-for-television movie, See How They Run, starring John Forsythe, Jane Wyatt, Leslie Nielsen, and George Kennedy. within the greater than 40 years because, over 5,400 made-for-television motion pictures and miniseries were produced. tv historian Alvin H. Marill has compiled a entire directory of each this type of movies, which were assembled during this publication.
But this can be no mere record. The exhaustive entries cite each one film's unique community, airdate, and size of broadcast. besides a short precis, each one access additionally comprises large construction credit (director, author, manufacturer, composer, director of images, and editor) and a whole forged (and personality) listing.
The first 4 volumes are prepared by way of decade(s):
Volume 1: 1964-1979
Volume 2: 1980-1989
Volume three: 1990-1999
Volume four: 2000-2004
Entries are prepared alphabetically for fast entry, and every quantity additionally features a chronology of flicks produced in that interval. quantity five, the index, contains a checklist of every actor and director, in addition to resource fabric (books and plays).
From tv pilots like Prescription: homicide (1967), the movie that brought Peter Falk's Columbo, to epic miniseries similar to Angels in the USA (2003), each movie has been stated, each actor pointed out, and each personality named. This continues to be a distinct venture; there easily is not any different compendium love it. videos Made for tv, 1964-2004 may be a priceless source for students and historians of tv and pop culture, in addition to an individual drawn to the medium.