Telescope (Series) (1963-1973)

Aka: Telescope Revisited; Telescope '71

This half-hour CBC documentary series covered a wide range of subjects, most of them pertaining to Canadians in Canada and around the world.

The mainstay of Telescope was the personality profile of a Canadian, whether a national figure, international celebrity, or a notable, unknown citizen. The show also included profiles of non-Canadians, such as writers Lawrence Durrell and Ray Bradbury and movie director John Huston.

Thirty programs from the 1965 to 1972 seasons were rebroadcast in 1983 weekday series titled Telescope Revisited.

Cast:
Fletcher Markle....Host
Ken Cavanagh...Host


Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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