First color television broadcast using the CBS color method is photographed at the National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C.
Washington DC Date:1949, August 19 Duration:2 min 56 sec Sound:NO SOUND
First color television broadcast from Columbia Broadcasting Systems. Color Television Monitor Tube photographed at the National Guard Armory in Washington DC. Television broadcast shows "Patty Painter," (real name Patricia Stinnette) displaying colored pieces of cloth. (Note: Reportedly, the U.S. Naval photographic unit that did these tests tried to record color images from all three of the proposed color systems at the time: the CBS field-sequential system, RCA's dot-sequential system and CTI's line-sequential system.)
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