Home Movies and Television

The Cecil Camp Family Collection no. 1 – Dealey Plaza and JFK Assassination News Coverage 1963 2 Home Movie Registry

JFK Assassination News Coverage,  Cecil Camp Family Collection, no. 1 – Texas Archive of the Moving Image

In the decades before home video, home movies and television were at odds–different technologies competing for people’s attention. One was created at home, one was came into the home by waves and wires. Nevertheless, people found ways of mixing the two, either by filming their television screen, capturing forever the fleeting images of the national network or local programs, or else by going behind the scenes of the television industry.

1964 circa Chad Jeremy – Patty Duke Show Home Movie Registry
Home Movies Croft Collection Can 64 TV Antenna Installation Home Movie Registry

 Filming the Screen

Looking at Television