A happy ending? For some, not all. Television survived WWII, supplanting radio as the center of a family's entertainment. Most of the companies involved in the development of television thrived but a few didn't. However television was finally thought of as being "worth the effort" but one important individual while viewing an event that was out of this world... Part 4 of 4
The Invention of Television was not without conflict. Television had the potential to become a multi-billion dollar industry. Whatever company could control the core patents would control television. One company, in particular, used every means at its disposal to insure THEY controlled the core patents. Television was introduced to the world at the 1939 World's Fair in New York City, just in time to be almost destroyed by the biggest conflict of them all, the Second World War. This is Part 3 of 4
The thin blue line, foggy mornings in San Fransisco, and the things we say about ourselves. Television makes a pre-mature flight into the imaginations of America and the world. This is Part 2 of 4
Television is an ubiquitous part of our lives. But who invented television? In his four part film, Please Stand By: The Invention of Television, Keenan Powell introduces us to the people who were behind what has been described as the "most remarkable invention of the 20th Century," the events and the issues that lead up to the breakthrough moment when we began to "see beyond the horizon," and the struggles to bring this remarkable invention into the homes of millions around the globe. This is Part 1 of 4.
The trailer for Keenan's film, Please Stand By: The Invention of Television. Have you ever wondered where that television (and therefore, computer monitor, et al) set in your house came from? In his film, Please Stand By: The Invention of Television, Keenan Powell explores the fascinating story of just who invented television and how it entered your home. A Tramp Studios production of a film by Keenan Powell