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A kinescope of the black-and-white broadcast, not great quality but good enough, was finally made available on DVD in 2004.
The kinescopes of the game — which had not been seen since its original broadcast, the same as Super Bowl I — had been found in Bing Crosby’s old wine cellar.
A kinescope of Game 7 of the 1960 World Series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Yankees was discovered in Bing Crosby’s wine cellar.
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Kinescope, originally a trademark for the cathode-ray tube in a TV, later became the name for a film of a TV screen showing a live broadcast. In order for a program to be seen beyond New York in the early days of TV, a kinescope had to be shipped from station to station. Though grainy and fuzzy, these were for a time the only way of capturing live shows. But in 1951 Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball decided to film their comedy show rather than to broadcast it live, and in a few years live broadcast comedy and drama had vanished from the airwaves.
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First Known Use: 1930See Words from the same year
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