Radio: Screen Scoops

Prince Philip and his bride were hardly back in Buckingham Palace before a plane loaded with BBC newsreels of their wedding was on its way to the U.S. Next day the reels were on New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, Schenectady and Baltimore television screens. That was four days better than the standard newsreel companies could do.

Television newsreelers have several mechanical advantages. By reversing the negative electronically the picture appears as a positive print, and can be televised almost as soon as it arrive-in a studio. With a single print, a television network can...

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