Events in Film & Television in February 1952

Sports History

Feb 4 1st African American executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)

  • Feb 8 "RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day" debuts on NBC TV
  • Feb 18 4th Emmy Awards: first time awards presented based on nationwide basis, "The Red Skelton Show", Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca win

Film Release

Feb 20 "African Queen" film directed by John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn is released in the US