candid camera

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a miniature camera with a fast lens

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The TV show had its premiere also as "Candid Microphone," on ABC in 1948 and bounced to different networks in its early years, eventually getting picked up by CBS in 1960 for a seven-year run.
"Candid Microphone," which Funt created, produced and directed, premiered on the ABC radio network in 1947 and moved to television the following year as "Candid Camera." It aired off and on from 1948 to 1990 and was considered a forerunner to other reality-based television shows.
CAMERA trickery might seem to be a relatively modern phenomenon, but its roots can be traced back more than 60 years to the launch of radio series Candid Microphone in 1947.
Impractical Jokers (BBC Three, Thursday, 9.30pm) | IN 1947, Alan Funt launched Candid Microphone, a radio series which developed into Candid Camera.
Candid Camera began back in America in 1947 as Candid Microphone with the British TV version starting in 1960 with Bob Monkhouse, Jonathan Routh and Arthur Atkins using hidden cameras to play pranks on the unsuspecting public.