'Two Virgins' LP Cover (Obscenity or Art?)

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KTVU News footage from January 1969 featuring scenes of a GRT music executive talking about John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Two Virgins’ LP cover (in relation to record sales and obscenity) and also the merits of Lennon as a recording artist. When asked about his thoughts on their controversial album cover from Apple Records, he states: "My initial reaction to the album cover was ... it would help the sale of the product." Includes glimpses of other album cover art and ends with silent views of GRT's album production line. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Originally aired on
Date aired
January 1969
Recording medium
16mm color magentic sound film
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Fox Television Stations, LLC/KTVU
Type of material
local newsfilm
KTVU 49-1

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