ABC at Christmas

ABC Television Xmas 1967
ABC’s Christmas ident, 1967

ABC opens on Christmas Eve 1967 with a piece of James Last (there was no requirement to display a tuning signal or other technical matter over Christmas and Easter)

ABC Xmas clock 1967
ABC North’s Christmas-adorned clock in 1967. For this start-up sequence, they switched from the ident to the clock over the last verse of the James Last music

David Hamilton and John Duncanson at Xmas on ABC North 1967
Special occasions saw ABC North using two continuity announcers – here, David Hamilton and John Duncanson. Behind them, the usual cyclorama studio wall is covered in viewer Christmas cards

Russ J Graham

Russ J Graham is editor-in-chief of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System

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