Classic TV

In this category, you’ll find tv mostly of the public domain variety, generally served from Retrovision servers and available worldwide.

Classic TV

Beverly Hillbillies, The (1962-71)

The Beverly Hillbillies series starts when Jed Clampett, an impoverished mountaineer, discovers oil on his swamp land while hunting for dinner. The OK Oil Company pays him a fortune to acquire the rights to drill on his land. Patriarch Jed moves with his family into a mansion next door to his banker (Milburn Drysdale, of the Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills), in the wealthy Beverly Hills, California, where he brings a moral, unsophisticated, and minimalistic lifestyle to the swanky, sometimes self-obsessed and superficial community. The theme song introduces the viewer to the world’s most fortunate hunting accident, whereby Jed shoots…

Classic TV

Studio One – The Willow Cabin (1950)

An episode of “Studio One” titled “The Willow Cabin”. This originally aired *live* on 27 February 1950 on CBS-TV, and this copy is complete with the original Westinghouse commercials. The drama stars Priscilla Gillette and Charlton Heston.

Classic TV

A Brighter Day (1950)

Here’s an episode of the old TV soap opera, A Brighter Day, from 1950. It’s really, really, really corny. It has more corn than a Sloppy Joe and a corn dog combined.

Classic TV

Mr. and Mrs. North – House Behind The Wall (1953)

Mr. and Mrs. North are fictional American amateur detectives. Created by Frances and Richard Lockridge, the couple were featured in a series of 26 Mr. and Mrs. North novels, a Broadway play, a motion picture and several radio and television series. They were not professional detectives but simply an ordinary couple who stumbled across a murder or two every week for 12 years.