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The Resource Father knows best, Season one, [Rodney-Young Productions], (videorecording)

Father knows best, Season one, [Rodney-Young Productions], (videorecording)

Label
Father knows best, Season one
Title
Father knows best
Title number
Season one
Statement of responsibility
[Rodney-Young Productions]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Television series about a "typical" mid-century, middle-class, Midwestern American family living in Springfield, Ohio: Jim Anderson, insurance salesman and father, his wife Margaret, and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Not rated; appropriate for all audiences
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.8.C66
LC item number
F38447 2008
PerformerNote
Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin
Runtime
660
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Father knows best, Season one, [Rodney-Young Productions], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast on CBS television during the 1954-1955 season
  • Contains all 26 episodes from the first season
  • Special features: Disc 1: Daddy's girls (with Lauren Chapin and Elinor Donahue) : all-new interviews with the actresses who played the Anderson sisters, Kathy and Betty ; Disc 2: Robert Young's home movies (narrated by Young's grandson Bill Proffitt) : beautiful footage of Robert Young's real-life family shot between the 1930s and the 1970s reveals the inspiration behind much of "Father knows best"; Behind the scenes (narrated by Bill Proffitt) : rare color "home movies" from the set of "Father knows best" ; Disc 3: "24 hours in Tyrantland" : in 1959, the U.S. Department of the Treasury paid to have this special episode produced. It was never broadcast, but was shown in schools, churches and civic groups for the purpose of selling U.S. saving bonds. When Betty, Bud and Kathy don't want to help sell U.S. Bonds, Jim teaches them a lesson by making them spend a day living under a tyrannical dictator-- him! ; Disc 4: "Window on Main Street" pilot episode "The return" : shortly after "Father knows best" went off the air in 1960, Robert Young and Eugene B. Rodney returned to the CBS lineup producing this new series starring Young
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 2:
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Second honeymoon
  • Typical father
  • Margaret goes dancing
  • The Christmas story
  • Sparrow in the window
  • Boy's week.
  • Disc 3:
  • A friend of old George's
  • Disc 1:
  • Bud the snob
  • The promised playhouse
  • Jim the farmer
  • Father of the year
  • The mink coat.
  • Disc 4:
  • The matchmaker
  • Bud the bridesmaid
  • Proud father
  • Father delivers the papers
  • Bud takes up the dance
  • No partiality
  • Close decision
  • Lesson in citizenship
  • The motor scooter
  • Football tickets
  • Live my own life
  • Grandpa Jim's rejuvenation
  • Bud's encounter with the law.
Control code
u1204633
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.)
Isbn
9781603990578
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663107685
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • SF 10768
  • DVD 10769--DVD 10772
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)220955628
System details
DVD; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Father knows best, Season one, [Rodney-Young Productions], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast on CBS television during the 1954-1955 season
  • Contains all 26 episodes from the first season
  • Special features: Disc 1: Daddy's girls (with Lauren Chapin and Elinor Donahue) : all-new interviews with the actresses who played the Anderson sisters, Kathy and Betty ; Disc 2: Robert Young's home movies (narrated by Young's grandson Bill Proffitt) : beautiful footage of Robert Young's real-life family shot between the 1930s and the 1970s reveals the inspiration behind much of "Father knows best"; Behind the scenes (narrated by Bill Proffitt) : rare color "home movies" from the set of "Father knows best" ; Disc 3: "24 hours in Tyrantland" : in 1959, the U.S. Department of the Treasury paid to have this special episode produced. It was never broadcast, but was shown in schools, churches and civic groups for the purpose of selling U.S. saving bonds. When Betty, Bud and Kathy don't want to help sell U.S. Bonds, Jim teaches them a lesson by making them spend a day living under a tyrannical dictator-- him! ; Disc 4: "Window on Main Street" pilot episode "The return" : shortly after "Father knows best" went off the air in 1960, Robert Young and Eugene B. Rodney returned to the CBS lineup producing this new series starring Young
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 2:
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Second honeymoon
  • Typical father
  • Margaret goes dancing
  • The Christmas story
  • Sparrow in the window
  • Boy's week.
  • Disc 3:
  • A friend of old George's
  • Disc 1:
  • Bud the snob
  • The promised playhouse
  • Jim the farmer
  • Father of the year
  • The mink coat.
  • Disc 4:
  • The matchmaker
  • Bud the bridesmaid
  • Proud father
  • Father delivers the papers
  • Bud takes up the dance
  • No partiality
  • Close decision
  • Lesson in citizenship
  • The motor scooter
  • Football tickets
  • Live my own life
  • Grandpa Jim's rejuvenation
  • Bud's encounter with the law.
Control code
u1204633
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.)
Isbn
9781603990578
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663107685
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • SF 10768
  • DVD 10769--DVD 10772
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)220955628
System details
DVD; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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