Cinema showcase collection

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Collection Details

Collection Dates: 1972 – 1992
Scope and Content Note: Completed as-aired programs as well as raw footage for the program. The archival material exists on various formats of videotape and on 16mm film.
Biographical Note: Jim Whaley (1948-1992) created and hosted Cinema Showcase on Atlanta public television station WPBA (Channel 30) from 1972 to 1992. He previously hosted Cinema Soundtrack for two years on WABE-FM radio, and was for 12 years the film reviewer for Atlanta's Creative Loafing newspaper. Before his death, he served as a member of the Georgia Film and Videotape Commission's Advisory Board.
Extent: 75 video reels : sd., b&w and col. ; 2 in.;74 video reels : sd., col. ; 1 in.;467 videocassettes (Umatic) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.;262 videocassettes (BetaSP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.;23 film reels : sd., col. ; 16 mm.;
Genre: Television;Interview;Features
Provenance: Deposited at the Walter J. Brown Media Archives in 1995.
Cite Collection As: Cinema showcase collection, 1972-1992. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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