Picks and Pans Main: Tube

updated 12/17/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/17/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

Among the week's unusual viewing pleasures are scenes from an unfinished Marilyn Monroe movie and a rarely seen Bette Davis film. But the really heartening anomaly is the large number of shows featuring black entertainers. As someone who watches a lot of television, I find nothing more distressing than the misrepresentative proportion of lily-white faces the tube turns to us.

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