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“NBC’s 60th Anniversary Celebration” (May 12, 1986)

BRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

A celebration of the 60th anniversary of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC.)

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GENERAL INFORMATION

GENRE: Documentary
STATION: NBC
AIR DATE: May 12, 1986
RUN TIME: 180 minutes  (3 hours)

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

WRITER: Hildy Parks
DIRECTOR: Clark Jones
PRODUCER: Hildy Parks
CO-PRODUCER: Martha Mason
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Alexander H. Cohen
ASSISTANT EDITOR: Mike Trinker
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Elliot Lawrence
CHOREOGRAPHER: Scott Salmon
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Ray Klausen
COSTUME DESIGNER: Alvin Colt
SPECIAL MUSICAL MATERIAL AND ARRANGEMENTS: Glen Roven
SPECIAL MUSICAL MATERIAL BY: Cy Coleman and Sammy Cahn
VIDEOTAPE EDITOR: Matty Powers
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Enid Roth
PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE: Rikk Greengrass
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: Vern T. Calhoun
DIRECTORS OF RESEARCH: Mark Fichandler, Gary Natoli
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR: Glen G. Gardali
TALENT COORDINATOR: Maggie Barrett
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Betsy Krouner
ASSISTANTS TO THE PRODUCER: Gail Rosenblum, Seymour Herscher
ORCHESTRA CONTRACTOR: Regina Lynn
ASSISTANT CHOREOGRAPHER: Judy Pierce
ART DIRECTORS: Randy Blom, Lee Rand
ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGNER: George Potts
CLEARANCE DIRECTOR: Andrea V. Sheen
RESEARCH AND CLEARANCE: Lewanne Jones, Kati Meister, George Scognamillo, Joel Wyman
SENIOR UNIT MANAGERS: Walter Lewis, Jim Moore
TECHNICAL MANAGER: Bob Patchin
MANAGER STAGING SERVICES: E. Richard Smith
STAGE MANAGERS: Jerry Adler, Laura Adler, Ted Baker, Francesca Bellini, Electa Brown, Jeff Meyer
TECHNICAL DIRECTORS: Al Camoin, Karl Messerschmidt
LIGHTING DIRECTORS: Jeff Barr, Steve Brill, Art Busch, Ken Craig
LIGHTING CONSULTANT: Alan Adelman
AUDIO SUPERVISION: Bob Liftin
AUDIO: Dave Cone
VIDEO: Steve Roskin, Jerry Smith
CAMERAS: Les Atkinson, Bruce Bottone, Al Camoin, Louis Cywinski, Roy Holm, Robert Jaeger, Billy Kenny, Frank Marciante, Gene Martin, Jay O’Neill
ADDITIONAL VIDEOTAPE EDITING BY: Sean Fullan
MAKE-UP: Bob Scribner, Mark Sanchez
HAIR: Sandy Salvatore
MAIN TITLE DESIGN: C. David Pina
PRODUCTION STAFF: Juliea Clark, Jill Crawford, Janet Glenny, Laurie Kaufman, Keith McCallin, Brian Meenan, Jose Meza, James Ring

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CAST

Debbie Allen
Steve Allen
Fran Allison
Harry Anderson
Bea Arthur
Gene Barry
Milton Berle
Tempestt Bledsoe
Tom Brokaw
Pierce Brosnan
Raymond Burr
Red Buttons
Sid Caesar
Macdonald Carey
Johnny Carson
Nell Carter
John Chancellor
Connie Chung
Dick Clark
Robert Conrad
Robert Culp
Ted Danson
Don DeFore
Angie Dickinson
Micky Dolenz (archive footage)
Hugh Downs
Barbara Eden
Ralph Edwards
Nanette Fabray
Kim Fields
Michael J. Fox
Arlene Francis
Soleil Moon Frye
Estelle Getty
Marla Gibbs
Melissa Gilbert
George Gobel
Lorne Greene
Bryant Gumbel
Deidre Hall
Valerie Harper
Julie Harris
David Hasselhoff
Ed Herlihy
Bob Hope
Don Johnson
Davy Jones (archive footage)
Perry King
Jack Klugman
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Michael Landon
Hope Lange
Sabrina Le Beauf
Jerry Lester
Shari Lewis
Hal Linden
Norman Lloyd
Shelley Long
Gloria Loring
Peter Marshall
Dick Martin
Rue McClanahan
Ed McMahon
Mitch Miller
The Monkees (archive footage)
Michael Nesmith (archive footage)
Edwin Newman
Donald O’Connor
Merlin Olsen
Jack Paar
Patti Page
Bert Parks
Jane Pauley
George Peppard
Rhea Perlman
Sarah Purcell
Charlotte Rae
John Ratzenberger
Gene Rayburn
Martha Raye
Carl Reiner
Alfonso Ribeiro
Joan Rivers
Doris Roberts
Dan Rowan
Pat Sajak
Ricky Schroder
Doc Severinsen
Paul Shaffer
Dinah Shore
Bob Smith
Robert Stack
Craig Stevens
Mary Stuart
Philip Michael Thomas
Peter Tork (archive footage)
Daniel J. Travanti
Robert Vaughn
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Betty White
Jonathan Winters
Jane Wyatt
Robert Young

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AWARDS

Emmy Awards, 1986

NOMINEE: Alvin Colt
CATEGORY: Outstanding Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program
RESULTS: Nominated

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EXTRAS

Video

Clip 1 – NBC Sports and News

Clip 2 – NBC Celebrities (MJF appears in this clip)