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dave walsh 25th Nov 2020 11:38 am

What's on TPTV
 
Spilt from this thread:-

https://www.vintage-radio.net/forum/...d.php?t=173460

Cheers

Mike T


Yes Ken. There's much more were that came from as well:D

Dave

Thanks for the Marconiphone "heads up" at post 14* Charlie. This is the sort of 15 minute filler that doesn't get listed in the Radio Times TPTV schedule for some reason and the tech films are often shorts of that length. There was [an Arts] one before School for Secrets at 6-30pm last night for example!
I've learned to check on line these days!

DIN Plug Pete 29th Nov 2020 7:27 pm

Re: What's on TPTV
 
I've just seen there's a short silent film on Talking Pictures TV at 6 AM 30/11/2020. The program info says:

1930s silent film on The famous Radio made by Marconiphone at 6 a week! A great example of this British manufacturing companies products and services.

Watch on Sky 328 | Freeview 81 | Freesat 306 | Virgin 445

Peter.

chriswood1900 30th Nov 2020 2:54 pm

Re: What's on TPTV
 
Next up within the Forum range of interests is on December 8th at 18.30
'The History Of The Record Industry - It's in The Groove! 1949.
A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.'
Set your recorders.

Dave Moll 30th Nov 2020 3:00 pm

Re: What's on TPTV
 
Noted for viewing.

robinshack 30th Nov 2020 6:50 pm

Re: What's on TPTV
 
Not exact thread title subject, but watched the Marconiphone film this morning on TPTV. Recognised the AC42, same as what I have, though mine hasn't been touched since buying it. One day, maybe....?
Rob

dave walsh 30th Nov 2020 7:56 pm

Re: What's on TPTV
 
I'd made a note but confused 6am with pm somehow Rob. I see it's listed as a silent film showing that set being built. Worth catching next time ?

Dave

robinshack 1st Dec 2020 4:11 am

Re: What's on TPTV
 
Nothing being built is shown. Just various models in different situations together with deposit and payment costs. The best scenes are where a ramshackle homebrew selection is dealt with. Credits said produced by amateurs.
No doubt will be a second airing sometime.
Rob

robinshack 4th Dec 2020 6:12 pm

TPTV Programme about the Record Industry.
 
Titled, "The history of the record industry - It's in the groove!".
1830 - 1855 Tuesday 8 December.
"1949 A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from it's primitive beginning to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single."

Looks interesting,
Rob

Kentode 8th Dec 2020 9:18 am

Re: TPTV Programme about the Record Industry.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by robinshack (Post 1317411)
Titled, "The history of the record industry - It's in the groove!".
1830 - 1855 Tuesday 8 December.
"1949 A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from it's primitive beginning to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single."

Looks interesting,
Rob

Just bumping this. Tonight, 6:30 PM.:thumbsup:

dave walsh 8th Dec 2020 1:18 pm

Re: What's on TPTV
 
I've just been looking at that Ken. I thought I may have missed it as with the Marconiphone short shown at 6am [post 6*] but as you say, it's on tonight at 6-30 PM !! [A full 25 minutes worth of the record Industry in 1949].

It's preceded by William Tell at 6pm who has a Scientist working for him. That series mixes it's era's a bit but it works:-).

There was a film [a Musical] about a 1935 Pirate Radio Station at 7-10am this morning "Big Ben Calling" but I didn't spot that one.

At 2-45pm today, a 15 minute short "Snowtime Serenade" Singer and Trio. Recommended.

Just finishing at the moment [1pm] is "Dilemma" [1962] fascinating, frantic, and really interesting. I've been exhausted just watching it previously. It's on again tomorrow but at 2-30 AM!

I really recommend printing out the guide, with a concise synopsis of each offering, from the TPTV Website. Apart from being accurate, it's a very useful future reference and memory aid. Once again the Radio Times TPTV listing continues to omit some prime items ie Showtime Serenade and It's in the Groove are not included there. I've probably missed a lot of good stuff by relying on RT. It seems to be averse to shorts in some way>:(


Dave

chriswood1900 29th Dec 2020 5:03 pm

Re: What's on TPTV
 
Coming up soon NEW YEAR’S EVE (THURSDAY)
The Telephone at Work at 6.35pm. This Rank training film from the 1970s warns of the excessive use of the telephone in our working lives. We’re shown how to conduct business politely by phone. A fascinating film full of trimphones and typewriters.

HamishBoxer 29th Dec 2020 5:59 pm

Re: What's on TPTV
 
Warns of excess use ? tell that to those who cannot cross the road without a mobile in there ear!

dave walsh 14th Jan 2021 10:09 am

Crystal Palace Fire TPTV 12-20pm
 
Apparently 5 minutes of amateur footage. Maybe showing the JLB TV Studios?

Dave W

HamishBoxer 14th Jan 2021 10:23 am

Re: Crystal Palace Fire TPTV 12-20pm
 
Thank you I missed that.

peter_scott 14th Jan 2021 10:54 am

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Thanks Dave, I've set it to record.

See also: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOIsenLDU9o

Apparently the Crystal Palace South Tower foundation is to be listed. The South Tower formed part of BTL's premises and was used for their television transmitter aerial. After initial problems constructing the water towers to the design of architect Charles Heard Wild in the early 1850s the design task was passed to I.K. Brunel

Both North and South Towers survived the November 1936 fire and remained until the winter of 1940/41 when they were considered too obvious a landmark for enemy aircraft. The South Tower was dismantled because of its proximity to other buildings but the North Tower was toppled by explosives in April 1941

Peter

peter_scott 14th Jan 2021 12:40 pm

Re: Crystal Palace Fire TPTV 12-20pm
 
The TPTV footage is very interesting particularly in the next day shots showing the north end still standing.

Peter

dave walsh 14th Jan 2021 5:42 pm

Re: Crystal Palace Fire TPTV 12-20pm
 
I missed it after all that:-) It seems to be different from all your other interesting links Peter. I only spotted this item because I've realised that the TPTV Schedule is the only one that that can be guaranteed to include all the "shorties" ie 5/10 or 15 min features that are fitted into the gaps. Even then I often forget to look! I notice accusations of arson here and there on the web and it's arguable that JLB suffered the major loss re his Studio and equipment.

The amazing Crystal Palace was of course, constructed for the Great Exhibition in 1851 and in 1951 there was a Festival of Britain to celebrate the end of the war and look into the future. My sense of symmetry and indeed common sense left me appalled when there was such a concentration on "The Dome" at the end of the Millenium as the centre piece of a largely failed enterprise ["The Emperors New Clothes Exhibition"-compare it with Olympics Opening Ceremony in 2012 for example!]. If only they'd had the wit to wait for the 150th Year Anniversary, ie in 2001. The Dome might have had some content, especially regarding TV History and everything else that was planned around it could have been built or started. Just one obvious futuristic/contemporary link would have been the film "2001 A Space Odyssey" on giant screens. Instead we got a damp squib symbolised by feeble fireworks and a hypothermic Greenwich audience on New Years Eve 2000:shrug:

Dave

peter_scott 14th Jan 2021 8:17 pm

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Hi Dave,

The fire scenes were very similar to those in the YouTube I linked. The next day scenes didn't show much of the south end of the site. I've copied some frames below showing the north end and the crowds in Crystal Palace Parade.

Peter

dsergeant 15th Jan 2021 7:11 am

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Having recently wandered round CP as it is today all that is left of course are the front terraces. But I was very disappointed in that there is virtually no information at the site giving its history and maybe some of these historic photos. The only publicity board I found at when I was there sadly just told me when the refurbished cafe elsewhere in the park was going to open...

Dave

peter_scott 15th Jan 2021 8:38 am

Re: Crystal Palace Fire TPTV 12-20pm
 
I've never visited it but there is the Crystal Palace Museum located next to the base of the south tower in Anerley Hill.

Peter


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