How to make a scene (Mar, 1967)
Notice the teeny tiny text on the bottom of the page: “The Videocorder is not to be used to record copyrighted materials.”.
Even in 1967 Sony was worried about getting sued for people pointing their video camera at the TV.
How to make a scene
(that everybody will love you for)
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Products pictured above include: A. VCK-2000 Camera ensemble (solid-state camera, microphone, tripod) $350. B. CV-2000D Videocorder deck, compact video tape recorder in handsome walnut-finish cabinet, $695. C. Model CVM-2300U 22″ (measured diagonally) monitor/receiver, $295. The Videocorder is not to be used to record copyrighted materials. Prices suggested list.