[CBS 50th anniversary off-air]

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0:00 Clip from an old television game-show involving newlyweds.

0:10 Lem O’Conner gives a talk about questions in the United states.

1:45 A journey back in time through CBS Television and Radio. Photos of classic TV and radio moments through the years.

3:30 Walkter Cronkite talks about the early days of CBS. Cronkite sends a message to Andromeda through the airwaves.

6:34 Mary Tyler Moore and Walkter Cronkite sign off, while famous castmembers of CBS shows stand and smile a goodbye at the camera. One of the Gabor sisters looks way better than the other. End credits roll and someone sings “Have a Happy Birthday, CBS!”

10:45 Commercials for Maude, Kojak, and Dallas.

11:11 Harry Porterfield signs on for Channel 2 news then signs off.

11:35 Carol Burnett shows segments from her show and answers questions from an audience. There’s a reel of various pratfalls from her show.

17:45 Mary Tyler Moore tries to give a tour of the special effects departm ent but is captured and tied up by two shady characters who plan to send her through a saw. She is saved by George Jefferson from the Jeffersons!

18:45 Mary Tyler Moore introduces a segment on Private Eye detective shows on CBS.

23:39 Julie Andrews, Barbara Streisand, The Dave Clark 5, Simon and Gar funkel, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme, perform on CBS shows.

26:09 Short tribute from Art Carney to Mary Tyler Moore and the Mary Tyler Moore Show.

32:23 End of tape.

 

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