Children's Cinema

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Children's Cinema
Genre children's film
Presented by Robert Homme
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 6
Production
Running time 30-60 minutes
Release
Original network CBC Television
Original release 22 December 1969 – 28 June 1975

Children's Cinema is a Canadian children's film television series which aired on CBC Television from 1969 to 1975.

Premise[edit]

Bob Homme (The Friendly Giant) hosted this series of films for children from Canada and other nations.[1]

Scheduling[edit]

The initial series was run weekdays at 10:00 a.m. (North American Eastern time) for half-hour time slots during the Christmas holidays from 22 December 1969 to 2 January 1970. Regular season runs began October 1970 and were broadcast Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern time) as follows:

Duration Season run
60 minutes 3 October 1970 17 April 1971
60 minutes 2 October 1971 8 April 1972
30 minutes 15 April 1972 30 June 1973
60 minutes 15 September 1973 6 April 1974
30 minutes 6 April 1974 6 July 1974
60 minutes 5 October 1974 28 June 1975

References[edit]

  1. ^ Corcelli, John (August 2005). "Children's Cinema". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 

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