More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Program Number
- Series Description
It’s the brainchild of Brooks Jones, member-artist of WGBH’s Project for New Television, and Timecheck’s director. Only one camera is used, and emphasis is on real events. Things that are happening now, in the television studio, in continuous time. The individual sequences vary in length from 3 to 5 minutes. The only theme (if you are looking for one), is the passage of time. Real time. Periodically the TV monitor in the studio shows what’s happening on the other channels. Timecheck flicks the dial electronically ‘to let you know what you’re missing’ and then resumes its own course of events. Series release date: 1972
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Film and Television
- Chicago: “Timecheck,” 04/21/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5A421882699044BAB02CE5275B3B9206.
- MLA: “Timecheck.” 04/21/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5A421882699044BAB02CE5275B3B9206>.
- APA: Timecheck. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5A421882699044BAB02CE5275B3B9206