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What was the first hour-long television drama?

Question #71468. Asked by smartie806.

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Brainyblonde
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The Queen's Messenger (1928) (TV)

The world's first dramatic television broadcast. It was photographed by three mechanically-scanned television cameras. Two actors spoke their lines on camera, while two others acted as hand models for closeups.

Runtime: USA:40 min (with commercials that would be an hour)

link http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0378625/

Oct 13 2006, 6:19 PM
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