298 pages; 43 illustrations across 16 plates, diagrams 22 cm.
Bibliography Note: Porterfield, John, editor.; Reynolds, Kay, 1911- editor.; Porterfield, John, editor.
Contents Note: Editor's foreword on pages 11-14--Introduction, by Waldemar Kaempffert, pages 15-42--Raising the Television Curtain, by A.H. Morton, pages 43-64--The Technique of Television, by D.G. Fink, pages 65-99--The Men Behind the Camera, by O.B. Hanson, pages 100-126--Programming, by T.H. Hutchins, pages 127-150--The Director, by T.L. Riley, pages 151-177--The Actor, by Earle Larimore, pages 178-196--The New Newsreel, by C.E. Butterfield, pages 197-223--Television on the West Coast, by H.R. Lubcke, pages 224-241--Facsimile and Frequency Modulation, by J.R. Poppele, pages 242-255--The Finance Problem, by Benn Hall, pages 256-271--The Challenge of Television, by R.E. Jones, pages 272-282--Television Broadcast Stations, pages 283-286--Biographical notes pages 287-294--Glossary of terms page 295.; Between pages 126-127 is inserted a clipped column with an introduction to the book, entitled "WE PRESENT TELEVISION Edited By JOHN PORTERFIELD and KAY REYNOLDS Introduction by Waldemar Kaempffert"
Hardcover with grey-blue cloth binding. Title embossed in dark blue and gold type.; 1 blank preceding page; 4 blank pages between final page and back cover.
This book was found in 2018 in the History Colorado Byers-Evans House, Denver, Colorado. The inscription indicates that the book belonged to Anne Evans. This book and others are housed together as a sampling of Anne's interest and influence on the arts in Colorado.
"Copyright, 1940, by W.W. NORTON COMPANY, INC. 70 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. First Edition PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FOR THE PUBLISHER BY QUINN BODEN COMPANY, INC."; "Anne Evans - " inscribed in blue ink on inside front cover, upper left hand corner. "To Anne from Bobby 1940" inscribed in black ink on cover page opposite.;, New York, W.W. Norton Company, Inc., 1940