In the two-and-a-half-hour solo portion of his Archive interview, Dwight Hemion (1926–2008) talks about his early television career at ABC in the late 1940s. He discusses in detail the beginnings of the ABC network and his early directing work on the television series The Rootie Kazootie Club and The Tonight Show with Steve Allen. He discusses his collaboration with Gary Smith on Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall and their subsequent company collaborations in producing and directing television musical variety specials. Hemion finishes the solo portion of the interview discussing the stars of these specials, particularly Barbra Streisand. In the joint portion of their Archive interview, Gary Smith and Dwight Hemion recall their long running partnership and the founding of their production company. They discuss their working relationship, and how they complemented each other as producing and directing partners. They conclude by mentioning some of their proudest company achievements and stars they've enjoyed working with over the years. Michael Rosen conducted the interviews on July 9, 2001 in Hollywood, CA.