Television Pioneer: The Story of Ross K. Bagwell, Sr.

Feature | NR | 77

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Film Info
Section:Tennessee First Competition
Length:Feature
Genre:Documentary
Biography
Run Time:77
Rating:NR
Nation:USA
Original Language:English
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Cast/Crew Info
Director:Kristen Dye
Cast:Ross K. Bagwell
Sr. | Sue Bagwell | Dee Bagwell Haslam | Ken Lowe | Stephen Land | Carmita Wright
Producer:Kristen Dye | Dee Bagwell Haslam | Robert B. Lundgren | Lori Golden-Stryer
Cinematographer:David Bolinger
Editor:Luke Dye
Music:Laurel Dye Brown

Description

A man, Ross K. Bagwell, Sr., sees a TV in 1951 for the first time and pursues a career in the television industry at all costs. Through perseverance, vision, leadership, creativity, and the support of his family, Ross K. Bagwell, Sr. pioneers part of the cable television industry in a place Hollywood would have never thought was possible: Knoxville, Tennessee.


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