CBC Television Network

Human Camera, The

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1965 to 1966

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday nights at 10 PM for two summers, 1965 and 1966.

Producer Beryl Fox used this important time slot to feature documentaries from the United States, the UK and Canada. The Human Camera replaced This Hour Has Seven Days, one of the most famous shows on Canadian television, for two summers.

The format was simple: the filmmaker introduced his or her film while offering insight into its creation. Some of the programs originated on ABC, NBC, BBC or CBC.

Selected titles from 1965:

Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment, produced by Robert Drew

The Tunnel, on an escape from East Berlin, produced by Reuven Frank

Ibiza, Running Away Backwards, by Allan King

Chicago, produced by Denis Mitchell

Television And The World, produced by Richard Cawston

Biography Of A Bookie Joint, produced by Jay McMullen.

Selected titles from 1966:

Vietnam: Mills of the Gods by Beryl Fox

Frontiers of the Mind by Alan Landsburgh

The 700 Million, about China, by Patrick Watson

One Man’s Hunger by David Windlesham

Youth: In Search of Morality by Douglas Leiterman