Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Archive find: Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson
 
In the jumble of ETs and kines that were returned to AFRTS.  Some previously unknown early clips.  Apparently 5 minute filler programs from kinescope.  Somewhere there's a storage facility that must look a lot like the end of Raiders Of The Lost Ark.
 
Due to the expense of preserving videotape, NBC saved next to nothing prior to 1972.