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Making a Television Program

Date: 1971
Author: Dody Cross
Illustrator: Cary Cochrane
Publisher: Metropolitan Pittsburgh Public Broadcasting Inc. / FCI


Making a Television Program describes the great effort it takes to film an episode of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

Details include the role of the producer, director, consultants, crew, and cast members.

It even goes as far as to include a description of the set designer's role as well as that of the prop master.

Readers get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the making of a Neighborhood episode.

The book concludes with a explanation of the difference between commercial and public television.


As of 1983, this book was available through the FCI catalog at a cost of $.75 for a color version and $.50 for black and white.

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