Ten O'Clock News; Provocative print ads
Controversial photography of artist Robert Mapplethorpe is compared to provocative fashion advertising and film. Visual comparisons between Mapplethorpe photos and sexually suggestive advertising images follow opening dialogue. Clips from films "Robocop 2" and "Total Recall" used to highlight gratuitous violence in popular culture. Footage from Madonna concert. Clips of professional commentary throughout. Following edited story is b-roll footage panning on suggestive print ads. Various print editorials. Johnnie Walker. Dep hair gel. Guess jeans. Various Calvin Klein ads. Norma Kamali. Revlon. Fruit of the Loom. Maidenform. Tanqueray. Interview Magazine with Madonna on cover. Spiegel. Royal Velvet.
- Ten O'Clock News
Provocative print ads
- Series Description
NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.
(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Motion pictures
- Madonna, 1958-
- Mapplethorpe, Robert
- Trials (Obscenity)
- News Report
- Hashimoto, John (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Provocative print ads,” 08/02/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 21, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B021B315C47427A9C1D242B3FDA56EA.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Provocative print ads.” 08/02/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 21, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B021B315C47427A9C1D242B3FDA56EA>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Provocative print ads. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B021B315C47427A9C1D242B3FDA56EA