Soap operas

United States, 1981

TV show
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Episode of Series “Media Probes”.
Takes the viewer behind the scenes to witness the production process that yields a daily television serial. In this case the American Broadcasting Commission’s ‘All My Children’. Examines the unique relationship that exists between some 35 million soap opera watchers and their favourite serials. Considers what is involved in the writing of the scripts. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

producer/director

Kit Laybourne

production company

Lemle

Laybourne

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Appears in

Media Probes

Group of items

Media Probes

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33393

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Media - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Soap operas

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television - Production and direction

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television broadcasting - Social aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television programs - United States

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television scripts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television serials

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television viewers

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Drama

Drama → Soap operas

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Television broadcasting - Social aspects

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Media - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Television

Television → Television programs → Television programs - United States

Television → Television serials

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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