The Big Blue Marble

(ended 1983)


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The Big Blue Marble

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Award-winning children's television show that was part real life, part documentary and part travelogue. The series was produced by ITT and highly recommended by NEA(National Education Administration. There are no actors or actresses on this show but, real children living in different parts of the world. How they live, go to school, what hobbies they enjoy and there ambitions when they grow up. The series promoted inter-cultural communication by a pen-pal club. This series won a Peabody Award in 1975 and 13 Emmy Awards including "Best Children's Informational Series" and "Best Children's Entertainment Series", The New York International Film Festival Grand Prize, and over 100 international festival prizes and awards.