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Old 06-29-2016, 11:56 AM
Atamasama Atamasama is offline
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No intact full recording of the first Super Bowl exists despite the fact that it was simulcast by two different networks (NBC and CBS). It was the first NFL game to be broadcast on two different networks and the only Super Bowl (so far). Both networks wiped their tapes afterward.

NFL Films had a camera crew there to film plays and eventually stitched together a video showing each play, but even that isn't the same as having a contiguous recording of the game with commentary. And for years (up until this year in fact) all we had available for posterity were highlights of the game.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300...for-first-time