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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 12, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Greenwood) Congress hearings today on colorization of old movies noted featuring testimony by Woody Allen; scenes from "The Front" shown courtesy Columbia Pictures. [ALLEN - feels colorization frequently alters meaning of scenes; cites "Manhattan" as example] Scenes shown courtesy United Artists; scenes from "42nd Street "shown courtesy Turner Entertainment. [Ginger ROGERS - thinks Busby Berkeley would be heartbroken.] [Turner Entertainment spokesperson Roger MAYER - defs. process.] [ALLEN - responds.] Scenes from "It's a Wonderful Life" shown courtesy Hal Roach Studios; film's incrd. video sales after colorization noted.

Greenwood, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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