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Candid Camera (human interest, with Allen Funt)

    (ABC, 1948 -- known as "Candid Microphone", even on TV!;
     NBC, 1949;
     CBS, 1949 - 1950;
     ABC, 1951 - 1952;
     NBC, 1953;
     as a segment of "Pontiac Presents Playrights '56", 1955 - 1956;
     as a segment of the "Garry Moore Show", 1959 - 1960;
     CBS, 1960 - 1968, including daytime reruns;
     Syndicated as "The New Candid Camera", 1974 - 1978)

    [This series -- arguably the first "reality" series on TV,
     back when "reality" was known as "human interest" --
     It was based upon a radio series for Armed Forces Radio
     devised by Allen Funt; first aired on network radio 
     on ABC as "Candid Microphone" in 1947; it went to CBS
     radio in 1950, while trying to find a home on television]


Open & Close Theme 1 (1947 - 1950): "On the Trail" (from the "Grand Canyon Suite")

    [verified from video aircheck of the early days, when the 
     show was sponsored by Phillip Morris cigarettes, which used this
     theme as its commercial signature tune.
     
     The original name of "The Grand Canyon Suite" as filed for
     copyright was "Five Pictures of the Grand Canyon".
     
     Although some people thought Ferde Grofé (sometimes
     spelled "Ferdie" Grofé) was of Latin descent, he was 
     actually of French Huguenot extraction. His last name from 
     birth was "von Grofé"]

     Composer: Ferde Grofé Jr. (ASCAP)
              [professional name of Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofé]

     1978 Publisher: Robbins Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: EMI-Robbins Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP),
                       c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.,
                       of New York, NY

     Composition Date: 1931

     Copyright Date: 
     Recordings:


Theme 2: "Candid Camera Intro"

     [aka: "Candid Camera Theme"]
     [aka: "Bright 'n' Candid" -- title on manuscript in the CBS, Inc.
            collection, at UCLA Music Dept. Special Collections;
     
     "Candid Camera Theme" by Scott & Kostal verified as the 
     THEME for this series in TV Guide article "Looking For A 
     Lost Chord?" April 28, 1962, pp. 12-13]

     Composers: Irwin James Kostal (ASCAP/BMI), and
                Edward N. Scott (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: Banham Publishing Co. [on manuscript]

     1978 Publisher: Bob Banner Assoc. Inc. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Banham Publishing Co. (BMI),
                     c/o Bob Banner Associates, Inc.

     Copyright Date:
     Recordings:


Open & Close Theme 3 (1953 - 1959): "Candid Camera (Signature)"

    [aka: "Cee Cee's Theme", and "Smile, You're On Candid Camera"]

     Composers: Alan Robert Scott (ASCAP),
                Marilyn Lang Scott (ASCAP), and
                Keith V. Textor (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Scott-Textor Music Pub. Co. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Scott-Textor Music Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)
                       of Larchmont, NY

     Copyright Date: 
     Recordings:


Open & Close Theme 4 (1974 - 1978): "Candid Camera Theme"

     Composers: James A. Leyden, Jr. (ASCAP) and
                Merrill Staton (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Allen Funt Pub. Co. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Allen A. Funt Publishing Corp. (ASCAP),
                        of Monterrey, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Recordings:


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