Country Music Hall of Fame

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Film: National Life Grand Ole Opry (1967)

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 11:00am

​National Life and Accident Insurance Company sponsored the syndicated television series National Life Grand Ole Opry beginning in 1965. Produced by WSM-TV, the shows featured performances by Opry members and invited guests. By 1967, the program was broadcast in at least eighteen major cities, including Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis. This full-color episode features performances by the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Roy Drusky, and the Statler Brothers.

The film, presented in support of the fiftieth anniversary of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, is screened in the Museum's Ford Theater and has a run time of 30 minutes.


PROGRAM ADMISSION

Admission is included with Museum ticket or Museum membership. Seating is limited.