John Lennon 1975

May 1975

Title: WPVI Channel 6 Action News
Type: TV News
Filming Location: WFIL Radio & WPVI TV Studios, Philadelphia, USA
Filming Date: May 16th-18th 1975
Broadcast Date: May 16th-18th 1975
Country Of Broadcast: USA
Duration: 07:00 Minutes
Quality: Unknown
Source: UNBOOTLEGGED
Other Sources:
Notes: John, after spending a few hours on radio, was invited to the TV studios of WPVI, also in Philadelphia, and allowed to do the weather report.
The broadcast version of this is not available but a TV cameraman did grab a movie camera and film his segment along with before and after footage too (see next entry).

Title: Real TV
Type: TV Show
Filming Location: WFIL Radio & WPVI TV Studios, Philadelphia, USA
Filming Date: May 16th-18th 1975
Broadcast Date: May 1995
Country Of Broadcast: USA
Duration: 02:20 Minutes
Quality: B-
Source: "John Lennon: Remastered Archives 1975" (FAB Productions)
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Notes: John did the weather report on TV station WPVI following a day of being on the radio.
A WPVI cameraman quickly grabbed a movie camera and filmed John`s antics not only at the radio station but later in the TV studio too. This footage wound up on the TV show "Real TV" in 1995.
How much more footage there is, if any, is unknown. 28 seconds of excerpts from this footage was used in the 2005 VHS Home Video doco "Lennon Revealed".

Title: Real TV Raw Footage
Type: TV Show Raw Footage
Filming Location: WFIL Radio & WPVI TV Studios, Philadelphia, USA
Filming Date: May 16th-18th 1975
Broadcast Date: May 1995
Country Of Broadcast: USA
Duration: 01:10 Minutes
Quality: B+
Source: "John Lennon: Remastered Archives 1975" (FAB Productions)
Other Sources:
Notes: Just over a minute of raw footage (with counter) from the "Real TV" broadcast showing John at the radio station and doing the weather on TV station WPVI is available in excellent quality on bootleg DVD.

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