FZ Videography

Main Official Releases

October 27, 1971 Frank Zappa's 200 Motels by Tony Palmer & FZ 98 min.
December 21, 1979 Baby Snakes by FZ 165 min.
October 31, 1982 The Dub Room Special! by FZ 90 min.
January 15, 1985 Does Humor Belong in Music? by FZ 57 min.
January 15, 1987 Video From Hell by FZ 62 min.
January 15, 1988 Uncle Meat by FZ 100 min.
January 31, 1989 The True Story Of 200 Motels by FZ 59 min.
May 15, 1989 The Amazing Mr. Bickford by FZ & Bruce Bickford 52 min.
May 1, 2007 Classic Albums: Apostrophe(')/Over-Nite Sensation by Matthew Longfellow 50 min.
May 29, 2008 The Torture Never Stops by Clark Santee 116 min.
June 3, 2013 A Token Of His Extreme by Dick Darley  

The Big List

1940-64

c. 1956 "Motion" Lancaster, CA  
c. 1956-57 "Mixed Media Presentation" Antelope Valley High School, Lancaster, CA 10 min.
c. 1958 Early Experimental Films  
c. 1958-62 The Omens Footage Unknown place and date B&W
c. May, 1962 Experimental Films Projected On Don Preston's Garage  
June, 1962 The World's Greatest Sinner directed by Timothy Carey (music by Frank Zappa) 82 min. B&W, 35mm
c. 1959-63 FZ's 8mm Home Movies ("G-Spot Tornado")  
c. 1962-63 Early Studio Footage Unknown place (probably Pal Studio) and date Color
March 14, 1963 (first aired on March 27, 1963) The Steve Allen Show ABC Channel 5 17 min. B&W

1965-69

c. 1965 The Mothers at Mondo Hollywood party Color
November 19, 1965 "The Big T.N.T. Show," Moulin Rouge, LA (FZ in the audience)  
December 15, 1965 Run Home, Slow directed by Tim Sullivan (music by Frank Zappa) 78 min. B&W
c. 1965-1966 FZ Home Movies  
July 12, 1966 Swingin' Time Hosted by Robin Seymour CKLW-TV, channel 9, Windsor, Ontario, Canada  
July 23, 1966 Club 1270 Hosted by Dave Prince WXYZ-TV, channel 7, ABC, Southfield, Michigan  
July 23, 1966 GUAMBO, Danish Center, LA, CA 2 min.
July 24, 1966 Louis E. Lomax Show, KTTV, channel 11, LA, CA  
c. July, 1966 Sump'N Else Hosted by Ron Chapman WFAA-TV, Channel 8, Dallas, TX  
c. July, 1966 Wing Ding Hosted by Kerby Scott (aka Kerby Confer) WDCA-TV, Washington, DC (Studios in Bethesda, MD)  
August 13, 1966 Son Of GUAMBO—Shrine Exposition Hall, LA, CA  
September 17, 1966 Shrine Exposition Hall, LA, CA  
c. September-October, 1966 The David Susskind Show Hosted by David Susskind  
October 22, 1966 The Joe Pyne Show KTTV-11  
October 28, 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show directed by Larry Peerce 93 min.
January 4 or 11, 1967 Sex In Today's World ABC-TV, NYC, NY (a.k.a. Sex In The Sixties) 28 min.
1967 Ride For Your Life directed by Robin Spry (music by The Mothers Of Invention) 9 min. 38 sec.
1967 Mondo Hollywood directed by Robert Carl Cohen  
April 26, 1967 Inside Pop: The Rock Revolution CBS 45 min.
1967 The Big Squeeze Luden's Cough Drops TV Commercial; animation by Ed Seeman  
Spring-Summer, 1967 Garrick Theatre, NYC, NY  
1967 News Report On Garrick Theatre  
c. July 18, 1967 Construction of the Zappa Dummy  
July 18, 1967 We're Only In It For The Money Cover Photo Session NYC, NY  
c. July-September, 1967 We're Only In It For The Money Recording Sessions Footage Mayfair or Apostolic Studios, NYC, NY Color
1967 We're Only In It For The Money Recording Sessions Footage Mayfair or Apostolic Studios, NYC, NY B&W
c. 1967 Unidentified interview  
September, 1967 Garrick Theatre, NYC, NY  
September, 1967 London, 1967  
September 23, 1967 Royal Albert Hall, London, UK  
September 24, 1967 Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands  
September 30, 1967 Good Evening! ATV, UK  
c. September 29-30, 1967 Gothenburg Photo Session, Sweden Silent, 2 Min
October 9, 1967 Hoepla VPRO, Netherlands B&W 5 min.
October 15, 1967 From The Bitter End Hosted by Fred Weintraub WOR-TV NYC, NY 15 min.
December, 1967 The Rise And Fall Of Suzy Creamcheese (treatment)  
1967 Fantabulous Inc. by Sergio Spina  
Late 1967-Early 1968 Charles St. Footage Charles St., NYC, NY  
c. 1967-68 Recording session  
1968 Frank Zappa And The Original Mothers Of Invention (a.k.a. Suzy Creamcheese, What's Got Into You? a.k.a. Raw Meat) by Ed Seeman & Frank Zappa 42 min. (short version: 3 min.; complete version: 14 hours)
c. 1968 Alan Burke Show NY  
March 11, 1968 "Monkees Blow Their Minds" The Monkees #57 NBC-TV 3 min.
May 5, 1968 The Les Crane Show (taping date)  
May 18, 1968 1968 Pop Festival Gulfstream Park, Hallandale, FL  
July 23, 1968 MOI & GTOs, Whisky à Go-Go B&W
July 24, 1968 The Steve Allen Show Filmways  
c. 1968 Kitchen B&W Footage B&W
September 9, 1968 The Joey Bishop Show hosted by Shelley Winters, ABC-TV  
September, 1968 You Are What You Eat directed by Barry Feinstein 75 min.
1966/67/68 Palace Of Pleasure directed by John Hofsess 38 min.
c. September 27, 1968 FZ Interview, Germany, 1968  
September 27, 1968 Olympia-Kino um Wasserturm, Internationale Essener Song Tage 1968, Essen, Germany 3 min.
September 28, 1968 Grugahalle, Internationale Essener Song Tage 1968, Essen, Germany 14 min.
1968 Zwischen Pop und Politik—Internationale Essener Song Tage 1968 (BR, 1968) 41 min.
October 4, 1968 Central Station, Hamburg B&W
October 6, 1968 Beat Club Radio Bremen TV, Bremen, Germany  
c. October 12, 1968 Vienna & Vienna Woods, Austria B&W
October 16, 1968 SportPalast Berlin, Germany B&W
c. October 16, 1968 Hotel Room, Berlin, Germany  
1968 Culture Rock (French TV) 1 min.
October 23, 1968 (Broadcast date) Forum Musiques TV Studio, Paris, France B&W 10 min.
October 23, 1968 Colour Me Pop BBC2 TV 31 min.
c. October 24, 1968 Festival Hall Rehearsal Seven Sisters Road, London, UK  
October 25, 1968 Royal Festival Hall London, UK  
November 3, 1968 All My Loving directed by Tony Palmer, BBC 1, UK 55 min.
November 6, 1968 Head directed by Bob Rafelson color 85 min.
December 6-7, 1968 Shrine Exposition Hall (MOI & GTOs) color
Early 1968 Captain Beefheart  
Early 1969 MOI 8mm Home Movies Filmed by Motorhead Sherwood  
April 30, 1969 Burnt Weeny Sandwich directed by FZ, The Dilexi Series KQED TV, San Francisco, CA 18 min. B&W and color
May 19, 1969 The Day It Is (CBC TV, Canada) 30 min.
May 26, 1969 Late Night Line Up (BBC2, UK)  
1969 "Sleeping In A Jar" (animation set to the song) 1 min.
July 5, 1969 Newport Jazz Festival 7 min.
August 3, 1969 Atlantic City Pop Festival Atlantic City Race Track, Atlantic City, NJ 8 mm audience film, 4 min. & 10 min., no sound
August 10, 1969 Musicarnival, Warrensville Heights, OH 8 mm, silent, 2 min.
August 15, 1969 TV Show CJOH-TV Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  
August 16, 1969 Like Young, CFCF-TV, Montréal, Canada  
August 27, 1969 Medium Cool directed by Haskell Wexler 107 min.
October 24-28, 1969 Actuel Festival, Mont de l'Enclus, Amougies, Belgium  
October 25, 1969 ABC News Archive  
November 17, 1969 RTBF Belgian TV Documentary on Actuel Festival, Belgium 19 min. B&W
December 30, 1969 Último grito (TVE 2, Spain)—photomontage of The MOI 2 min.
1969 Lions Love by Agnes Varda  

1970-75

February 15, 1970 Murray Roman's TV Show  
March 17, 1970

Was Ist Protest?—Part 2 (HR TV, March 17, 1970)

2 min.
1970 Switched On Symphony  
May, 1970 Music Power by Jérôme Laperrousaz (Actuel Festival, Belgium) 215 min.
May 9, 1970 Fillmore East, NYC, NY (8 mm. color) 1 min.
c. May, 1970 Shooting of Uncle Meat at Zappa's house, Hollywood Ranch Market and Wadleigh Maurice edit room  
June 18, 1970 Piknik VPRO TV Uddel, Netherlands  
June 19, 1970 Radio Bremen TV Interview Bremen, Germany 4 min.
June, 1970 UK Press Conference  
June 28, 1970 Bath Festival Of Blues And Progressive Music, Shepton Mallet, UK 1 min., 8 mm. color
July 3, 1970 Late Night Line-Up (BBC) 14 min.
August 15, 1970 Beat-Club #59 4 min.
October 15, 1970 Lieder-Liches Radio Bremen TV, Bremen, Germany 39 min.
1970 Shooting for VPRO at Zappa Home, Woodrow Wilson Dr.  
1970 Interview  
Fall 1970 Sunday Night Magazine Show CBC, Canada 10 min.
October 17, 1970 Hamilton College, NY (8 mm., color) 3 min.
November 6, 1970 Fillmore West San Francisco, CA 15 min.
November 13-14, 1970 Backstage at Fillmore East & NYC  
December 4, 1970 Onsdagsjournalen, Swedish TV interview 10 min.
December 15, 1970 Gaumont Palace, Paris 20 min. B&W/color
December 31, 1970 Beat-Club #62 5 min.
January 9, 1971 Pop 2 (ORTF, France) 40 min.
January 10, 1971 Anatomy Of Pop. Episode #1 (BBC, UK) 24 min.
January 16, 1971 Pop 2 (ORTF, France) 40 min.
January 17, 1971 Anatomy Of Pop. Episode #2 (BBC, UK) 12 min.
January 24, 1971 Anatomy Of Pop. Episode #3 (BBC, UK) 24 min.
January 31, 1971 Anatomy Of Pop. Episode #4 (BBC, UK) 15 min.
January-February, 1971 Shooting of 200 Motels Pinewood Studios, UK  
February 8, 1971 BBC News (BBC, UK) 22 min.
February 11, 1971 Frank Zappa directed by Roelof Kiers, VPRO 60 min.
February, 1971 200 Motels editing TVR, Windmill St, London, UK  
1971 Sky 1: London, UK  
February 14, 1971 Weekend (CBC TV, Canada) 2 min.
May 8, 1971 Pop 2 (ORTF, France) 40 min.
June 6, 1971 The Mothers with John & Yoko. Fillmore East, NYC, NY 24 min.
September 23, 1971 What's My Line?  
October 15, 1971 The David Frost Show  
1971 200 Motels Theatrical Trailer 3 min.
October 27, 1971 Frank Zappa's 200 Motels directed by Tony Palmer & Frank Zappa 98 min.
November 12, 1971 The Dick Cavett Show ABC  
November 16, 1971 Old Grey Whistle Test BBC2 audio tape:
40 min.
November 20, 1971 Spotlight: Stockholm, Sweden 11 min.
c. November 27, 1971 Netherlands 5 min.
c. December 2, 1971 News report: Vienna Airport, Austria B&W, 1 min.
December 4, 1971 Spotlight: Stockholm, Sweden 24 min.
December 11, 1971 Pop 2 (ORTF, France) 48 min.
December 23, 1971 Frank Zappa filmt 200 Motels directed by Roelof Kiers, VPRO (a.k.a. Making of 200 Motels) 35 min. color
December 27, 1971 Stork (directed by Tim Burstall, Australia)—FZ toilet poster appears on a wall  
December, 1971 La Mortadella (Lady Liberty) (Mario Monicelli)  
1971 Zappa (National Film School, UK) 15 min. color
  The Merv Griffin Show  
1972 Unidentified Interview  
September, 1972 The Grand Wazoo Tour Home Movies  
October 27, 1972 Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 4 min.
November 4, 1972 Pop 2 (ORTF, France)  
December 9, 1972 Paramount Northwest Theatre, Portland, OR 1 min. color silent 8mm
1972 Dija Get Any Onya  
1973 Space Boy directed by Renate Druks  
February 24, 1973 Cameron Stadium, Duke University, Durham, NC B&W
March 30-31, 1973 Winterland, San Francisco, CA  
May 9, 1973 Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ  
May 18, 1973 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY  
June, 1973 Australian interview 17 min. B&W
June, 1973 Rehearsal at Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia 6 min. B&W
June, 1973 GTK episode 689 11 min. B&W
June 22, 1973 The Bob Rogers Show GTV, Australia 14 min. B&W
June 24, 1973 The Mike Willesee Show GTV, Australia 4 min. B&W
June 29, 1973 Rehearsal at Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia 5 min.
July 2, 1973 Monday Conference ABC TV, Australia 48 min.
c. July 4, 1973 Adelaide Tonight NWS Channel Nine, Adelaide, Australia Hosted by Ernie Sigley  
July, 1973 4-Corners Australian TV 40 min. B&W
August 21, 1973 Solliden, Skansen, Stockholm, Sweden 75 min.
c. August-September, 1973 Oppåpoppa Swedish TV 20 min.
August 28, 1973 TV2 Finland 5 min.
September 11, 1973 TV2 Finland 7 min.
c. August-September, 1973 Unidentified 1973 Concert Footage 2 min.
Late 1973 Oppåpoppa Special Swedish TV 55 min.
December 8-10, 1973 The Roxy Performances The Roxy, Los Angeles, CA 4 hours
c. 1973-74 Mothers On Tour (home movies)  
c. 1973 Kennedy & Company ABC-TV, Chicago  
early 1974 Bolic Sound Studios  
1974 Apostrophe by Cal Schenkel 43 s.
1971-74 Cal Schenkel's Reel by Cal Schenkel 11 min.
May, 1974 Chicago, WIZZ TV 10 min. (audio)
May 25, 1974 Speakeasy KNBC-4, LA; WNBC-4, NY c. 60 min.
June 21, 1974 DiscReet Studios TV Special  
August 27, 1974 A Token Of His Extreme KCET Sound Stage B Los Angeles, CA  
September 6, 1974 Rome, Italy  
October 3, 1974 TV2 Finland 9 min.
October 4, 1974 Barcelona Airport, 1974 (Spanish TV) B&W
October 4, 1974

Nuevo Pabellón del Club Juventud de Badalona, Badalona, Spain

 
c. 1974 Unidentified Interview  
1974 or 1975 The Down And Dirty Duck by Charles Swenson 70 min.
August 29, 1975 The Ashman File KTTV-TV—interview by Chuck Ashman 25 min.
c. August-September, 1975 (aired January, 1976) Norman Gunston Show ABC, Australia 4 min.
September 14, 1975 Calendar KTLA-TV—interview by Mark Elliott 10 min.

1976-80

January 22, 1976 The Mike Willesee Show GTV, Australia 16 min. B&W
January 30, 1976 The Midnight Special NBC TV 11 min.
February 12, 1976 A Token Of His Extreme—French TV (prob. "Juke Box," Antenne 2)  
March 8, 1976 Paris, France  
March 18, 1976 Rockpalast (WDR)—short interview 1 min.
1976 Gabby & Debby (Israel TV)  
October 28, 1976 The Mike Douglas Show NBC TV 15 min.
October-November, 1976 Zappa Band (with Bianca)  
December 6, 1976 Flo & Eddie with FZ: "What Kind Of Girl?" The Bottom Line, NYC, NY 5 min.
December 11, 1976 Saturday Night Live NBC TV 90 min.
December 22, 1976 Midday Live hosted by Bill Boggs (interview) WNEW 5, NYC 10 min.
December 26-29, 1976 The Palladium, NYC, NY  
March 22, 1977 The Tomorrow Show NBC-TV—interview by Tom Snyder 15 min.
May 21, 1977 All You Need Is Love—Episode 15—All Along The Watchtower: Sour Rock by Tony Palmer 52 min.
September 13, 1977 Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, TX—home movie, color, silent 3 min.
October 28-31, 1977 The Palladium, NYC, NY  
February 19, 1978 Swedish TV 21 min.
March 30, 1978 Ohne Maulkorb (aka: Rudi's Cadillac Extravaganza; prob. aka: "Austrian TV (interviews & music) 30 min.") 34 min.
Spring 1978 Village Recorders, LA  
August 26, 1978 Open Air Festival, Friedrichsau Festplatz, Ulm, Germany  
September 8, 1978 We Don't Mess Around by Ulrich Schramm (Cirkus Krone, Munich, Germany) 60 min.
October 13, 1978 Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ  
October 21, 1978 Saturday Night Live NBC TV  
1978/1979? Nightmoves (HSV, Australia)—footage from A Token Of His Extreme  
c. 1979 Unidentified Interview  
1979 More American Graffiti directed by Bill L. Norton 110 min.
1979 unknown location ("Meek" live clip) TV  
March 2, 1979 Ekeberghallen, Oslo, Norway 7 min.
March 3, 1979 Johanneshovs Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden—Audience 8mm color silent 3 min.
March 27, 1979 Old Grey Whistle Test BBC TV 7 min.
c. April, 1979 Village Recorders, LA  
May 18, 1979 Dinah! (CBS TV) 13 min.
September 30, 1979 The Robert Klein Show—interview and music 35 min.
1979 Make Me Laugh 6 min.
1979 Make Me Laugh—Backstage Outtake 1 min.
1979 Bill Boggs show 1 min.
December, 1979 Profile: Washington, DC (tv) 1 min.
December 21, 1979 Baby Snakes by Frank Zappa (premiere at Victoria Theater, NYC, NY) 165 min.
December 25, 1979 WNEW-TV, NYC, NY 3 min.
December, 1979 or January, 1980 Dance Fever 5 min.
1980 Report on Baby Snakes 1 min.
1980 German TV item about Fritz Rau & FZ 1 min.
January 8, 1980 Old Grey Whistle Test BBC TV 8 min.
March 16, 1980 Sunday (At Le Lycée Français De Los Angeles) KNBC, LA, Interview by Kelly Lange 10 min.
April 1, 1980 San Francisco Airport  
April 6, 1980 Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA  
c. April 6, 1980 NewsCenter 4 KNBC, LA, Interview by Kelly Lange 7 min.
May 2, 1980 Five All Night Live All Night, Boston TV, hosted by Matt Siegel 27 min.
May 8, 1980 Mudd Club, NYC, NY  
May 10, 1980 Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA  
c. 1980 Frank Zappa: New York und Anderswo by Rudolf Dolezal & Hannes Rossacher 45 min.
May 24, 1980 The Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands 5 min.
June 11, 1980 Palais des Sports, Paris, France 140 min.
June 12, 1980 Dick Cavett Show 20 min.
June 12, 1980 Videowest PBS TV 5 min.
October 12, 1980 Albuquerque, NM 8 min.
October 13, 1980 Albuquerque, NM—News Story (KGGM-TV) 3 min.
October 28, 1980 Netherland Blazer Ensemble 4 min.
1980 Chorus hosted by Antoine de Caunes (Antenne 2) 41 min.
November 12, 1980 St. Louis Probe (Interview and Q&A from audience) 22 min.
December 9, 1980 San Diego, CA TV  

1981-84

1981 FZ Interviews FZ 5 min.
March 7, 1981 Saturday Night Live (no FZ appearance)  
August 17, 1981 The Stanley Siegel Show (ABC TV) 17 min.
August 28, 1981 Tomorrow Coast To Coast (NBC) Interview with Dr. Demento 12 min.
October 26, 1981 Freeman Reports (CNN interview) 47 min.
October 26, 1981 Netherlands Wind Ensemble (WNET-TV) 30 min.
October 31, 1981 "You Are What You Is" Videoclip 4 min.
October 31, 1981 The Palladium, NYC (early & late shows)  
November, 1981 Entertainment Tonight (NBC TV) 2 min.
November, 1981 Halloween Concert Ad (MTV) 1 min.
November, 1981 That's Life (FZ interviews FZ on Canadian TV) 6 min.
November 3, 1981 Talking With . . . Frank Zappa with Chuck Ash (Pennsylvania State Police) 34 min.
November 6, 1981 Two On The Town (KCBS-TV) 9 min.
November 17, 1981 Ritz, New York, NY  
November 21, 1981 The New Music (Citytv, Canada) 15 min.
November 27, 1981 Uptown Theatre, Chicago, IL  
c. late 1981 Video Telethon (London TV) 6 min.
1981 Nightmoves (HSV, Australia)—"You Are What You Is" videoclip 5 min.
1982 The Torture Never Stops 116 min.
1982 MTV Interview 1 min.
1982 Backstage Pass 3 min.
1982 Shut Up 'n Play Yer Guitar Ad (Europe) 1 min.
1982 We Are What We Watch (TV)  
1982 French TV (mention of SUNPYG)  
1982 ZDF Music Box: Germany (TV) 3 min.
May, 1982 Les Roadies—the story of FZ's roadies in France 26 min.
May 22, 1982 Philipshalle, Düsseldorf, Germany  
May 28, 1982 Palais des Sports, St. Etienne, France  
June 13, 1982 Feste Marienberg, Würzburg, Germany  
June 22, 1982 Le Parc des Expositions, Metz, France  
c. June 28, 1982 Rudi Dolezal interviews FZ (prob. Vienna, Austria)  
July 3, 1982 Stadio Comunale, Bolzano, Italy 23 min.
July 9, 1982 Ex Mattatoio do Testaccio, Rome, Italy  
c. July 12, 1982 Rockstar (RAI, Italy) 1 min.
July 14, 1982 Stadio Communale La Favorita, Palermo, Italy  
July 31, 1982 Takeoff—Nightflight—FM TV—Profile 8 min.
1982 Interview with Moon Unit, Dweezil & FZ (prob. FM TV) 2 min.
1982 Solid Gold—"Valley Girl" Performance by Moon 4 min.
August 4, 1982 Today Show (NBC)—Interview with FZ, Moon & Dweezil 6 min.
August, 1982 Interview with Richard Hart  
August, 1982 Compact Video, LA, CA  
c. August, 1982 Valley Girl Documentary by Steve Durgin 7 min.
August 10, 1982 Late Night with David Letterman Frank & Moon (NBC) 13 min.
1982 Uncle Meat shooting  
September 18, 1982 Hollywood Closeup—interview 4 min.
September 21, 1982 Good Morning America—interview (ABC) 5 min.
October 31, 1982 CBS News Nightwatch  
October 31, 1982 The Dub Room Special! by Frank Zappa (premiere at Ritz Theater, NYC) 90 min.
November 1, 1982 Interview with John A. Gallagher 21 min.
November 16, 1982 Newsnight (BBC) 24 min.
November, 1982 Bio Days, Bio Nights (Manhattan Cable) 21 min.
c. late 1982 FZ interviewed by Danny Tedesco  
1983 unknown location (European tv)  
1980s The Rock And Roll Years BBC TV 3 min.
1983 Photo Play—Frank comments on Hollywood 1 min.
1983 Takeoff—FZ on groupies (Night Flight) 5 min.
1983 Two On The Town—interview 5 min
January 3, 1983 Night Flight—You Are What You Is (Palladium, NYC, October 31, 1981) broadcast 58 min.
January 6, 1983 Channel Four News (BBC2) 2 min.
January 7, 1983 Southeast At Six—interview (BBC TV) 3 min.
January 7, 1983 Nationwide (BBC TV) 3 min.
c. January, 1983 Unidentified UK TV show 1 min.
January 10, 1983 Newsnight (BBC TV) 9 min.
January 22, 1983 Arena: Burroughs (BBC 2) 90 min.
1983 Cocaine Blues by John Langley 52 min
c. February, 1983 MTV Report about Varèse Music Program in San Francisco 2 min.
c. February, 1983 Unidentified interview  
February 12, 1983 Worldwide (CBC TV, Canada) 30 min.
June 15, 1983 Late Night with David Letterman—brief comments at end of show (NBC TV) 2 min.
June 16, 1983 Late Night with David Letterman (NBC TV) 11 min.
June 17, 1983 Sounds (Parts I, II, III) (Australian TV) 28 min.
August 27, 1983 Rock Around The Clock (BBC) 34 min.
October 3, 1983 Andy Warhol's TV—interview (MSG) 5 min.
October 31, 1983 Late Night with David Letterman (NBC TV) 5 min.
October 31, 1983 CBS News Nightwatch—interview w/ Frank, Moon, Dweez (CBS TV) 12 min.
November 2, 1983 Live At Five—Frank, Moon, Dweezil (New York) 7 min.
November 11, 1983 American Songwriter (US TV) 5 min.
December 21, 1983 Birthday Spots (MTV) 4 min.
1984 The T.A.M.I./T.N.T. Show (That Was Rock) (includes footage from The Big T.N.T. Show)  
January 9-11, 1984 Paris, 1984—FZ & Pierre Boulez  
February 1, 1984 Livewire—Frank & Moon, Children's TV show, Q&A from audience (Nickelodeon) 16 min.
February 11, 1984 Rock Palace—Grace Slick interviews FZ 7 min.
February 28, 1984 Nightwatch CBS TV 10 min.
March 30, 1984 Thicke Of The Night—interview (TV) 9 min.
May 20, 1984 Speaking Of Music With Frank Zappa Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA  
May 21, 1984 Entertainment Tonight (TV)  
May 30, 1984 Thicke Of The Night—interview (TV) 11 min.
c. June, 1984 A Zappa Affair rehearsals (ET)  
June 15, 1984 "A Zappa Affair" Zellerbach Auditorium, Berkeley; Berkeley Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kent Nagano  
June 18, 1984

Nightmoves (HSV, Australia)—"A Zappa Affair" mentioned

 
c. August, 1984 The New Music (Citytv, Canada) 5 min.
August 12, 1984 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio—Interview by Dave Tarbert  
c. August, 1984 WNEW, NYC  
August 25, 1984 The Pier, NYC 135 min., Aud.
August 26, 1984 The Pier, NYC 126 min., Aud.
August 27, 1984 Jack Morse interviews FZ at the Hancock Airport, Syracuse, NY 6 min.
September, 1984 Dutch TV—interview 7 min.
September 1, 1984 Paris Interview B&W, 3 min.
September 7, 1984 Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium (Belgium TV)  
September 7, 1984 Backstage Interview, Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium 3 min.
September 13, 1984 Drammenshallen, Drammen, Norway  
September 16, 1984 Ahoy Hall, Rotterdam, Netherlands (French TV)  
c. September 17, 1984 French TV (New Albums) 20 min.
1984 A2: France (TV)  
1984 TV1: France (TV)  
1984 SBS—interview and Pier footage (Australian TV) 26 min.
c. September 13, 1984 Interview & live footage (Swedish TV) 3 min. B&W
September 14, 1984 Tele-Illustrierte (ZDF) 3 min.
September 17, 1984 Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre: "The Boy Who Left Home To Find Out About The Shivers" Showtime 52 min.
September 17, 1984 Palais Omnisport de Bercy, Paris, France 97/87 min., aud. B&W/color
September 18, 1984 Angel Casas Show (TV-3, Spain)  
September 24, 1984 London Plus (BBC1 TV) 3 min.
September 25, 1984 Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK  
1984 Music Box (UK TV) 9 min.
October, 1984 Italy 13 min.
October 4, 1984 Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria 37 min., aud. rec.
c. October 4, 1984 Ohne Maulkorb (ORF, Austria) 17 min.
c. October 4, 1984 Hungarian TV Interview 6 min.
October 8, 1984 Palazzo dello Sport, Milan, Italy (RAI) 2 min.
c. October 8, 1984 DeeJay Television (Italian TV, Milan) interview with Kay Rush (a.k.a. Zappa Flip) 9 min.
1984 Discoring (RAI) 3 min.
October 15, 1984 Villa Tempo—interview and soundcheck (Belgian TV) 7 min.
October 30, 1984 Livewire  
October 31, 1984 Felt Forum, NYC, NY  
November, 1984 Sky Channel (BBC TV) 24 min.
December 8, 1984 MTV interview 19 min.
December 10, 1984 Majestic Performing Arts Center, San Antonio, Texas 118 min.
December, 1984 Rock Influences—Jethro Tull (MTV) 46 min.
1984 Rock Around The World (SBS, Australia)—"Moggio" used in the intro  

1985-93

January 15, 1985 Does Humor Belong in Music? by Frank Zappa 57 min.
1985 Hollywood Closeup (TV)  
1985 European TV Ad  
1985 Nightlife Chicago 6 min.
May 7, 1985 Be-Bop-A-Lu-La (Italian TV) 4 min.
July 1-5, 1985 Video 22—Interviews 13 min.
August, 1985 Entertainment Tonight—censorship (NBC TV) 1 min.
August, 1985 An Interview With Frank Zappa, Baltimore, MD 26 min.
August 13, 1985 Larry King Live—Interview (CNN TV) 36 min.
August 20, 1985 Music Box Special—Interview and some rock videos 46 min.
August 24, 1985 Hollywood Close-Up—censorship (KABC) 5 min.
August 26, 1985 Nightwatch (CBS TV) 33 min.
September 6, 1985 Take Two—censorship (CNN TV) 11 min.
September 12, 1985 CBS Evening News (1985) 4 min.
September 13, 1985 Nightline (ABC TV) 20 min.
September 18, 1985 CBS Morning News (CBS TV) 9 min.
September 19, 1985 Senate Commerce, Technology and Transportation Committee Hearings CSPAN TV 33 min.
September 19, 1985 ABC News 2 min.
September 19, 1985 CNN News  
September 19, 1985 Channel 5 News NY—clips on hearings 6 min.
September 19, 1985 Channel 4 News NY—clips on hearings 1 min.
September 19, 1985 Channel 9 News NY—clips on hearings 2 min.
September 19, 1985 INN News—clips on hearings 4 min.
September 19, 1985 Capitol Journal with Hodding Carter (PBS TV) 8 min.
September 19, 1985 various news spots on record ratings—just a short FZ clip 14 min.
September 26, 1985 The Morning Show (ABC TV) Hosted by Regis & Kathy Lee 14 min.
September 29, 1985 Town Meeting (KOMO TV, Seattle, WA) 51 min.
1985 French TV, PMRC Ratings  
c. September-October, 1985 Liner Notes—subject is censorship (MTV) 4 min.
1985 Porn Wars work tape w/ timing strip 7 min.
October, 1985 New Music Seminar (MTV) 4 min.
October, 1985 American Songwriter (A&E TV) 4 min.
October 2, 1985 Register To Vote PSA's—12 of them 8 min.
October 24, 1985 Porn Wars on Night Flight—Frank's commentary on the Senate hearings 14 min.
October 28, 1985 Radio 1990 11 min.
October 29, 1985 Radio 1990 13 min.
October 30, 1985 Radio 1990 9 min.
October 31, 1985 AM Philadelphia (WPVI TV) 17 min.
October 31, 1985 The Ten O'Clock News (WGBH) 14 min.
October 31, 1985 Radio 1990 6 min.
November 1, 1985 Radio 1990 7 min.
November, 1985 U 68 (WWHT)—Bill Roller interviews FZ 26 min.
November 5, 1985 Perifèric (TV3, Spain)  
November 10, 1985 Children's Express—quick FZ interview by kids at the capitol (CBS TV) 2 min.
November 10, 1985 60 Minutes (TV)  
November 20, 1985 Entertainment Tonight w/ Rona Barret—subject is censorship, short FZ clips (NBC TV) 4 min.
November 21, 1985 Entertainment Tonight w/ Rona Barret—subject is censorship, short FZ clips (NBC TV) 4 min.
November 24, 1985 Weekend Boston—FZ phone-in (WBCN TV) 22 min.
December 4, 1985 Comedy Tonight—1st subject is censorship 7 min.
December 8, 1985 MTV Basement Tapes with Martha Quinn (MTV) 20 min.
c. 1985 FZ & Nicolas Slonimsky  
1986 European TV; ad for "Does Humor..."  
1986 "Porn Wars" (TV)  
1986 MTV Ad (MTV) 1 min.
January, 1986 Rocker 2 min.
January 5, 1986 School Beat—interview (KHJ TV, Los Angeles, CA) 20 min.
January 14, 1986 News Night (BBC1 TV) 14 min.
January 25, 1986 The NewMusic (CITY-TV, Canada) 16 min.
February 14, 1986 Maryland State Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings  
c. 1986 Maryland TV Interview Unidentified Maryland TV  
March 8, 1986 Playboy At Night (Playboy Channel TV) 8 min.
March 14, 1986 Miami Vice (NBC TV) 48 min.
March 20, 1986 The John Barbour Report (KHJ TV, Los Angeles, CA) 18 min.
March 28, 1986 Crossfire CNN TV 21 min.
April 3, 1986 The Tonight Show—interview (NBC TV) 10 min.
April 6, 1986 ABC News (TV)  
April 6, 1986 Sex, Violence & Family Values (ABC TV) 14 min.
May 1, 1986 MTV-About The Monkees  
June 10, 1986 Addicted To Style—3 clips about the way people dress (MTV) 1 min.
August 5, 1986 CBS Morning News (CBS TV) 6 min.
August 14, 1986 Mother's Day with Joan Lunden (Lifetime Television) 18 min.
c. 1986 Unidentified live speech  
August 22, 1986 Interview  
September, 1986 Ch.09: Los Angeles, CA  
September, 1986 Ch.11: Los Angeles, CA  
September 15, 1986 Comment on drug testing 3 min.
September 23, 1986 Nightlife David Brenner interviews FZ, Dweezil, Moon (Fox TV) 16 min.
October 11, 1986 (also listed as November 10, 1986) Rock 'N Roll Evening News—subject is censorship (MTV) 9 min.
October 24, 1986 California People Los Angeles 5 min.
October 31, 1986 People Are Talking Phila.—partial interview (KYW TV) 4 min.
November 7, 1986 Dweezil Zappa—"Let's Talk About It" (Music video) 4 min.
November 21, 1986 The Late Show with Joan Rivers (FOX TV) 10 min.
November 29, 1985 West Coast Story: Frontiers Of New Music (BBC 2) 75 min.
November 29, 1986 Rock 'N Roll Evening News 8 min.
December 7-11, 1986 Future Shock Week—guest host: FZ introduces 5 films for The Movie Channel (TMC TV) 8 min.
December 19, 1986 Sigma TV Interview  
c. January, 1987 "G-Spot Tornado" 3 min.
January 15, 1987 Video From Hell directed by FZ 62 min.
1987 Bunny, Bunny, Bunny directed by FZ  
March 5, 1987 Nightlife with David Brenner—interview (Fox TV) 13 min.
March 8, 1987 MTV's Closet Classics—Dweezil VJ's MTV—Frank is a guest (MTV) 39 min.
March 22, 1987 Lean On Me (WOR) 5 min.
April 11, 1987 ABC News—feature on Larry Flynt, comment by FZ (ABC TV) 3 min.
May 30, 1987 Howard Stern FOX Pilot#4, episode 104 (FOX TV) 9 min.
June 13, 1987 Crossfire CNN TV 22 min.
June 28, 1987 The Cutting Edge (MTV) 4 min.
June 28, 1987 IRS Show—includes G-Spot Tornado video (MTV) 8 min.
July, 1987 Ch.02: Los Angeles, CA (TV)  
July 16, 1987 Nightline (ABC TV) 12 min.
August 7, 1987 John Barbour's Live Friday Night Talk Show (KHJ TV) 43 min.
c. 1987 "Peaches En Regalia" 3 min.
September 15, 1987 / January 15, 1988 Uncle Meat directed by FZ 100 min.
September 22, 1987 Danish TV 2 min.
November 18, 1987 We Are What We Watch—promo for new company Honker Video (USA Night Flight) 25 min.
1988? Behind The Stage Door—The Groupie StoryGroupies Report 5 min.
1988 The Oprah Winfrey Show 34 min.
c. early 1988 "Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk" rehearsal  
February 2, 1988 Palace Theater, Albany, NY  
February 2, 1988 FZ Photos By Marc DeCarlo w/Audience recordings (Palace Theater, Albany, NY?) 49 min.
February 4, 1988 Beacon Theatre, NYC—audience recording 130 min.
February 5, 1988 Beacon Theatre, NYC—audience recording 12 min.
February 5, 1988 Beacon Theatre, NYC. Voter Registration 8 min.
February 6, 1988 Beacon Theatre, NYC—audience recording 72 min.
February 4-5, 1988 FZ Photos By Marc DeCarlo w/Audience recordings (Beacon Theatre, NYC?) 49 min.
February 9, 1988 Steve Blame Interviews FZ (MTV Europe) 9 min.
February 10, 1988 Boston League Of Women Voters (TV) 20 min.
February 10, 1988 CBS Nightwatch—interview (CBS TV) 15 min.
February 12, 1988 Zappa! Ballet—Detroit, MI 60 min.
February 12, 1988 Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA (soundcheck and rehearsal) 30 min.
February 12, 1988 Action News, Philadelphia (WPVI TV) 1 min.
February 14, 1988 Talking With Frank Zappa . . . Some More with Chuck Ash (Penn. State Police) 26 min.
February 19, 1988 Everyone, That Is, Except Frank Zappa—interview w/ League of Women Voters 24 min.
February 26-28, 1988 Royal Oak Music Theatre, Detroit, MI  
March 2, 1988 The 30th Annual Grammy Awards (CBS TV)  
March 5, 1988 ABC News—World News Saturday (ABC TV) 3 min.
March 5, 1988 Music Hall, Cleveland, OH 120 min.
March 6, 1988 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, OH  
March 9, 1988 Buffalo After Midnight—Shea's Theater, Buffalo, NY (1 Song, 2 Interviews) 30 min.
March 11, 1988 Kippevel—Interview w/ video clips 22 min.
March 11, 1988 War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, NY 11 min.
March 17, 1988 WBNG Interview, Binghamton, NY  
March 20, 1988 Rothman Center, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, NJ  
March 26, 1988 Week In Rock (MTV) 3 min.
March 26, 1988 Taboo Video (MTV) 2 min.
March 28, 1988 CBS This Morning (CBS TV) 6 min.
c. April, 1988 MTV Register To Vote 1 min.
April 1, 1988 Today Show (NBC TV) 5 min.
April 7, 1988 Nightflight Scandinavia 14 min.
April 11, 1988 Abendschau (SFB1, Germany) 2 min.
April 12, 1988 Rock T.L. (RTLPlus, Germany) 17 min.
April 14, 1988 Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany 120 min., aud.
April 19, 1988 Wembley Stadium, London, UK—Backstage interview (BBC TV) 7 min.
April 26, 1988 Sydnytt (SVT, Malmö, Sweden) 3 min.
April 26, 1988 Olympen, Lund, Sweden 120 min., aud.
April 27, 1988 Nattpatrullen (Oslo, Norway)  
April 28, 1988 Norway Press Conference & Interview 43 min. & 10 min.
May 1, 1988 Johanneshovs Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden 100 min., aud.
May 2, 1988 Kippevel (interview + clips) 23 min.
May 5, 1988 Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany Aud.
May 7, 1988 Nightflight Scandinavia (interview & concert) 14 min.
May 8, 1988 Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria 75 min., aud. rec.
c. April-May, 1988 German Interview 1988  
May 13, 1988 Zappa On Zappa (BBC TV) 8 min.
May 13, 1988 Bilbao, Spain  
May 14, 1988 Informe Semanal (TVE, Spain)  
May 14, 1988 Auditorio de la Casa de Campo, Madrid, Spain  
May 17, 1988 Palacio de los Deportes, Barcelona, Spain (TV) 135 min.
c. May 20, 1988 Bains de minuit—Interview by Ardisson (5, France) 9 min.
May 25, 1988 Rosengarten/Mozartsaal, Mannheim, Germany 135 min., aud.
c. June 2, 1988 Interview w/ Black Page excerpt (Videomusic, Italy) 3 min.
1988 Italian Tour ad—just pics from the Jazz From Hell album cover (Rai-Uno Italian TV) 1 min.
June 29, 1988 The Tonight Show hosted by Jay Leno (NBC TV) 9 min.
July 6, 1988 Kippenvel: Holland (TV)  
July 2, 1988 P.I.T. (3Sat) 10 min.
August 26, 1988

Rock Arena (ABC, Australia)—"You Are What You Is" & Dweezil's "My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama" videoclips

 
August 31, 1988 Good Morning Australia (Network Ten, Australia) 7 min.
September 24, 1988 Documentary on Essen w/ Oh, In The Sky (B&W GERMAN TV) 6 min.
October, 1988 Unidentified Interview  
1988   60 min.
c. October, 1988 Zappa & Kuryokhin  
November 8, 1988 USA TODAY (Fox TV) 1 min.
November 11, 1988 Satellite Of Love (Kanal-1, Swedish TV) 59 min.
c. 1988 Unidentified Interview (Sweden TV?)  
December 10, 1988 Cover Story—profile (USA Network) 23 min.
December 19, 1988 Showbiz Today (CNN) 3 min.
1984-89 US Interviews 120 min.
c. 1989? Rudi Dolezal & FZ in LA  
January 31, 1989 The True Story Of 200 Motels directed by FZ 59 min.
1989 Funny directed by Bran Ferren 60 min.
1989? The Cutting Edge (MTV) 1 min.
1989 Frank Zappa—20 Jahre Extravaganza (X-Large, Austrian TV) 45 min.
February, 1989 German TV Special  
February, 1989 "Schöner Poesie Is Krampf..."—Internationale Essener Songtage 1968 (West 3, Germany) 9 min.
February, 1989 Mcneil-Leherer Report (TV)  
February 1, 1989 The Arsenio Hall Show (FOX TV) 12 min.
March 3, 1989 FZ Phone Interview with Chris Boulet 18 min., aud.
March 20, 1989 MTV Deja Video Clip (Mention) (TV)  
April?, 1989 Prozor (TVZ, Zagreb, Yugoslavia) 15 min.
May 15, 1989 The Amazing Mr. Bickford by FZ & Bruce Bickford 52 min.
June, 1989 Satellite Of Love Sweden (TV)  
June, 1989 Vara Holland (TV)  
June 5, 1989 Larry King Live (CNN TV) 13 min.
June 6, 1989 FZ signing his book in NYC 1 min.
June 7, 1989 The Today Show (NBC TV) 5 min.
June 9, 1989 CBS This Morning (interview) 15 min.
June 9, 1989 In The Spotlight New Haven, CT(?) (CH.8) 3 min.
June 12, 1989 Mothers Day (TV)  
June 13, 1989 MTV News (TV)  
June 19, 1989 The Arsenio Hall Show (FOX TV) 10 min.
June 19, 1989 About Home Studios—Los Angeles, CA (KNBC TV) 2 min.
June 21, 1989 Fuera de serie (Ibiza 92 Special) (TVE, Spain) 80 min.
June 28, 1989 Fuera de serie (Ibiza 92 Special) (TVE, Spain)—FZ as guest MC 65 min.
July 3, 1989 Headline News (CNN TV) 2 min.
September 7, 1989 Showbiz Today (NBC TV) 5 min.
November 7, 1989 Focus—Frank is guest (FNN TV) 20 min.
November 16, 1989 Crossfire—The Art Of Censorship? (CNN TV) 22 min.
November 22, 1989 Circus Of The Stars #14 (CBS)  
December 1, 1989 MTV Fineline (GTV, Australia) 1 min.
December 1, 1989

MTV Satellite Interview (GTV, Australia)

11 min.
December 13, 1989 Decade (MTV) 1 h.
c. 1989 Unidentified interview c. 1989  
January 6, 1990 MTV Week In Rock (TV)  
January 7, 1990 MTV Week In Rock—talks about drug legalization (MTV) 3 min.
January 20, 1990 FZ in Prague, Czechoslovakia (private) 444 min.
January 22, 1990 "Frank Zappa v Praze" (Televizní noviny, Československá televize) 4 min.
January 24, 1990 MTV News—FZ in Czechoslovakia (MTV) 1 min.
January 30, 1990 CBS This Morning (CBS TV) 5 min.
January 30, 1990 Business Tonight (FNN) 5 min.
February 1, 1990 MTV News Clip 1 min.
February, 1990 MTV Interview  
February 26, 1990 FNN Focus—FZ is guest host (FNN) 24 min.
February 27, 1990 FNN Focus—FZ is guest host (FNN) 23 min.
February 27, 1990 Hard Copy—Subject is censorship, short FZ clip (NBC TV) 5 min.
February 28, 1990 FNN Focus—FZ is guest host (FNN) 21 min.
March 22, 1990 Today Show (NBC TV) 4 min.
March 25, 1990 Alaska: Outrage At Valdez (TBS) 48 min.
c. April, 1990 Frank Zappa Two Way for Nu Joysy  
April 8, 1990 Musik Werkstatt (ZDF TV, Germany) 15 min.
May 12, 1990 Saturday Night Live (Spoof)  
June, 1990 Zappa V Praze (Czech TV) 30 min.
June, 1990 Zappa V Praze (Czech TV, pre-broadcast) 62 min.
1990 Pražákum, tem je hej by Karel Smyczek (aka Prager leben gut) including "Fine Girl" videoclip 93 min.
June 6, 1990 Ch.09: Los Angeles, CA (TV)  
June 8, 1990 NBC: Los Angeles, CA (TV)  
July 17, 1990 The Journal (CBC TV, Canada) 7 min.
September 18, 1990 Sex In The 90's (MTV) 1 min.
c. 1990 Lost Interview c. 1990  
c. 1990-93 Parker Lewis Can't Lose—an episode of sitcom used "You Are What You Is".  
c. 1991 Unidentified Interview  
1991 Portland General Electric Ad  
April 14, 1991 The Naked Truth—Tom Arnold Special (HBO TV) 1 min.
May 20, 1991 Today Show (NBC TV) 1 min.
May 27, 1991 Bain De Minnit (French TV) 9 min.
June 4, 1991 Showbiz Today (CNN TV) 4 min.
June 24, 1991 "Adieu CA", Nahranove Sportoni Hale, Prague, Czechoslavakia  
June 30, 1991 Taban Szinpada—Budapest, Hungary (Maygar TV 2) 43 min.
June 30, 1991 FZ In Budapest—Bucse jam & nightclub 84 min.
June 30, 1991 Eridqnus—Hungarian Documentary 52 min., aud.
1991 Stúdió (MTV, Hungary) 8 min.
1991 Bobby Brown (Hungarian TV) 3 min.
1991 Zappafest—FZ in Hungary (Hungarian TV) 27 min.
July 1, 1991 POP11—FZ visit to Budapest clips 11 min.
July, 1991 FZ & The Ensemble Modern in LA  
July 21, 1991 The New Music (Canadian TV) 10 min.
August 13, 1991 TF1 France 2 min.
August 23, 1991 Raw Power—interview & pier footage (BBC TV) 7 min.
August 31, 1991 Raw Power (ITV) 7 min.
September 7, 1991 Seattle Power and Light TV Ad (KOIN TV) 1 min.
September 22, 1991 Hopela—promo film from Flo & Eddie period, shows Mothers in London. (Dutch TV) 4 min.
October 10, 1991 Frank Zappa: Peefeeyatko by Henning Lohner 60 min.
October 24, 1991 Your Vote—FZ as host/narrator (TLC) 28 min.
November 7, 1991 Various News Spots on Frank's cancer—announcement by Moon & Dweezil 6 min.
November 30, 1991 Sounds Of The 60s: 1968-9—In Living Colour (BBC 2) 30 min.
December 3, 1991 Geraldo—Groupie Report 1 min.
December 11, 1991 Ivo Niehe—Profile (TROS DUTCH TV2) 19 min.
January-April, 1992 The Class Of The 20th Century (A&E) 10 hours.
1992 Class of the 20th Century—(A&E) 1 min.
1992 Culturesending on Arte—Yellow Shark (Germany AIDA) 9 min.
1992 Yellow Shark—comments and press conference (Austrian TV) 2 min.
June 1, 1992 From The Vault (zappa.com)  
July, 1992 FZ & The Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt  
July 21, 1992 Yellow Shark press conference (Frankfurt Germany) 85 min.
August 15, 1992 Ren & Stimpy—Powdered Toast Man (Nickelodeon) 19 min.
August 17, 1992 Devórame 2 (TVE 2, Spain) 7 min.
September 16, 1992 Rehearsals for Yellow Shark, Alte Oper, Frankfurt 36 min.
September, 1992 Interview in Frankfurt  
September 17, 1992 E! News Daily (E! TV) 1 min.
September 17, 1992 AAAFNRAA. Yellow Shark Rehearsals (German PPV) 30 min.
September 17, 1992 The Yellow Shark (Premiere, German PPV) 88 min.
September 17, 1992 Frank Zappa—25 Jahre Extravaganza (DoRo) 29 min.
September 16-17, 1992 Backstage footage from Yellow Shark, Alte Oper, Frankfurt 4 min.
September 23, 1992 E! News Daily—Telephone Interview With Howard Stern 10 min.
September 24, 1992 CNN Headline News—3 clips (CNN TV) 1 min.
October 21, 1992 MTV election spot (MTV) 1 min.
October 23, 1992 Democracy In Action, Pheonix Arizona (KAET TV) 3 min.
c. October, 1992 Aida (German TV) 3 min.
December 21, 1992 Entertainment Tonight—birthday spot (NBC TV) 1 min.
1993 Rykodisc Retail Reel #5  
1993 BBC TV special—documentary, with new BBC68 footage 90 min.
1993 Beastiak Beasts—animation to G-Spot/Cleetus 8 min.
January, 1993 "Salad Party 93" (BBC raw footage) 90 min.
March 11, 1993 The Late Show (BBC-2 TV) 48 min.
1993 The Revenge Of The Dead Indians by Henning Lohner 130 min.
May 14, 1993 Today Show (NBC TV) 10 min.
June 27, 1993 E! Howard Stern interviews Moon with FZ call-in 22 min.
July 11, 1993 Amerikanische Traeume (Varese & Zappa) (ZDF German TV) 8 min.
July, 1993 FZ & Ensemble Modern Warner Bros. Soundstage, Burbank, California  
August, 1993 BBC-2 TV video compilation—all but two vids are commercial releases (BBC-2 TV) 86 min.
c. October, 1993 Interview about Slonimsky 1 min.
December 6, 1993 CNN Prime News (CNN TV) 4 min.
December 6, 1993 Entertainment Tonight (NBC TV) 3 min.
December 6, 1993 MTV News At Night—interviews JCB & MIchael Gray (MTV ENGLAND) 9 min.
December 6, 1993 Showbiz Today—FZ Tribute (CNN) 3 min.
December 6, 1993 Tagesthemen (German news) 3 min.
December 6, 1993 Various Memorial Clips  
December 11, 1993 Talkin' Jazz FZ Tribute—Peaches & G-Spot video (Superchannel) 8 min.
December 11, 1993 The Week In Rock (MTV) 3 min.
December 16, 1993 Sista Filmen—Documentary 30 min.
December, 1993 A.M Philadelphia (WPVI TV) 2 min.
December, 1993 The Year in Rock (MTV) 1 min.

1994 et sq.

January 7, 1994 An American Dissident: un tributo a Frank Zappa (Videomusic, Italy) 78 min.
January 16, 1994 Much Music Special (Canadian TV) 12 min.
January 19, 1994 The Last Extravaganza Arte Special 48 min.
January, 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000—Tribute (COM) 1 min.
January, 1994

Rage (ABC, Australia)—Slash introduces the "You Are What You Is" videoclip

5 min.
1994 A Touch Of Genius—The Life And Times Of Nicolas Slonimsky/The First 100 Years by John Huszar 57 min.
1994 Moka Choc—FZ Portrait (Italian TV) 13 min.
March 5-June 11, 1994 Duckman—series (USA Network)  
May 23, 1994 The Crazy World Of Frank Zappa (World Video Distributors) 20 min.
August 17, 1994 Biography Promos—4 promos for 08/18 show (A&E) 1 min.
August 18, 1994 A&E Biography (TV) 46 min.
September 24, 1994 London Plus Interview 6 min.
October, 1994 Beavis And Butthead—"Canoe" ("You Are What You Is" videoclip)  
December, 1994 Ein Leben als Extravaganza—Das Genie Frank Zappa by Rudi Dolezal & Hannes Rossacher (DoRo, 1993; ZDF, Germany, 1994) 50 min.
January 18, 1995 Induction to R&R Hall of Fame—with Lou Reed and Moon (MTV) 10 min.
July 1, 1995 Celebrity Photographers—F,A & D (E!) 3 min.
October, 1995 Strictly Commercial Ad (Ch 31 Melbourne) 1 min.
December 7, 1995 Die Frühen Mutter: Frank Zappa—Jam Folge 19 (Viva II) 45 min.
December 16, 1995 Vilnius Zappa Statue 3 min.
1995 Psychomania: The Best Of Psychedelic Rock  
January 28, 1996 Friends #2.13  
March 29, 1996 Peter Rundel interviewed by Bas Andriessen 12 min.
September 15, 1996 The Straight Dope (A&E) 3 min.
1996 The Golden Age Of Rock 'n' Roll  
1996 Live From Greenwich Village  
1996 Sex Hygiene Scare Films, Vol. 2 Something Weird Video  
1996 Zappa's Joe's Garage, 1996 2 min.
Unknown date Amerika (VHS tape) 180 min.
August 19, 1997 Rock Cults: The Artist Formerly Known As Captain Beefheart (BBC2)  
November 22, 1997 Bogdie Dada (ABC-TV)  
1997 Happy Together (Cheun gwong tsa sit) by Wong Kar-Wai 93 min.
1997 The Ice Storm by Ang Lee 113 min.
January 30, 1999 Pamela Des Barres biography  
March 22, 1999 Antiques Roadshow (PBS)  
May 5, 1999 WDR TV documentary (Germany)  
August, 1999 Biography Channel Commercial  
1999 The Male Swagger  
June 23, 2000 My Wasted Life (BBC 2, UK) 30 min.
July 2, 2000 Frank Zappa: The Present-Day Composer Refuses To Die by Frank Scheffer (VPRO) 52 min.
2000 Hollywood Rocks The Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) AMC-TV (includes footage from The Big T.N.T. Show)  
2000 In The Ocean by Frank Scheffer 52 min.
December, 2000 100 Greatest Artists Of Hard Rock #36: Frank Zappa (VH1) 2 min.
December 25, 2000 The Roxy Trailer 3 min.
May 6, 2001 Y tu mamá también by Alfonso Cuarón 105 min.
2001 Plaster Caster by Jessica Villines 97 min.
2001 VH-1 Groupies show  
April 21, 2002 Warning: Parental Advisory by Mark Waters (VH1) 100 min.
June 20, 2002 Frank Zappa: Phase Two—The Big Note by Frank Scheffer (VPRO) 90 min.
March 8, 2003 Metropolis (Arte) 9 min.
May 9, 2003 Aspekte (ZDF) 7 min.
September 11, 2003 September 11: Bearing Witness To History (Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition, Fort Worth, TX) 10 min.
October 29, 2003 Conspiracies Episode 5: The truth behind Satan's servants... (TECH TV)  
November 26, 2003 Musikbyrån (Swedish TV, SVT2) 35 min.
December 7, 2003 The E! True Story Hollywood #314. Rock Star Daughters  
December 11, 2003 Surround Music Awards Presentation 2 min.
January 23, 2004 Dweezil & Lisa "St. Alphonso's Pancake Breakfast Party" (Food Network)  
2004 Vinilo. La historia del rock. Frank Zappa (MuchMusic, Argentina) 26 min.
2004

Here's A Piano I Prepared Earlier: Experimental Music In The 1960s (BBC Four)

50 min.
March 13, 2005 Derailroaded by Josh Rubin 86 min.
July 21, 2005 Trafic.Musique (France 2) 15 min.
July 14, 2006 I Love The 70s: Volume 2 Episode #10: 1979 (VH1) 60 min.
December 8, 2006 Classic Albums: Over-Nite Sensation/Apostrophe (') (NRK 1, Norway) 50 min.
December, 2006 U2 "Window In The Skies" 4 min.
April 22 & 29, 2007 Frank Zappa—A Pioneer Of The Future Of Music, parts I & II by Frank Scheffer (Nederland 2) 120 min.
November 26, 2007 Frank Zappa—Music In Review (DVD, Classic Rock Legends) 65 min.
June 25, 2008 Vinyl—Rock & Pop Geschichten—1968 (EinsFestival, Germany) 28 min.
August 28, 2008 Roboter essen kein Sauerkraut. Die Anfaenge deutscher Rockmusik (Arte, Germany) 90 min.
December 12, 2008 The Story Of Beat-Club 1968-1970 (DVD, ARD Video) 3 min.
2008 The Wrecking Crew by Danny Tedesco 98 min.
February 16, 2009 Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention—In The 1960s (DVD) 134 min.
November 13, 2009 Regional Info, France 3 2 min.
February 22, 2010 Frank Zappa—The Freak-Out List (DVD) 88 min.
April 1, 2010 Joe Travers—Vaultmeister (zappa.com) 9 min.
April 8, 2010 Le Dispositif 46—Rituel de la décapitation du Pape by Thomas Bertray & Pacôme Thiellement 19 min.
September 19, 2010 Zappa Back In Baltimore (ABC 2) 2 min.
December 4, 2010 Today In History (AP) 2 min.
December 11, 2010 Visión 7 Internacional (Televisión Pública Argentina) 3 min.
c. December 21, 2010 Metropolis (Cmais+, Brazil) 12 min.
March 9, 2011 Ed Mann: Frank Zappa Collaborator (Breakfast Television, Edmonton) 4 min.
December 31, 2011 "Montana" (3sat & ZDFkultur) 3 min.
January 20, 2012 1982: L'estate de Frank (Salvo Cuccia, Rai Storia, Italy) 30 min.
May 31, 2012 ZDF heute nacht (ZDF) 3 min.
July 17, 2012 History Detectives (PBS) 14 min.
October 13, 2012 The Legends Of Laurel Canyon by Tina Malave (Eye On LA, ABC7) 60 min.
November 28, 2012 Ritual Of Pope Decapitation—Teaser by Thomas Bertray & Pacôme Thiellement 2 min.
December 19, 2012 Frank Zappa Bio: Life And Career (Watchmojo) 8 min.
June 20, 2013 Frank Zappa's Classical Come-Back (Financial Times Videos) 7 min.
July 26, 2013 Ruhm ohne Richtum (ZDF) 3 min.
August 28, 2013 Todavía es temprano (TV Pública, Argentina) 10 min.
August 29, 2013 Summer 82 When Frank Zappa Came To Sicily by Salvo Cuccia  
2013 Frank Zappa—Mini Biography (Biography.com) 5 min.
October 27, 2013 Sostiene Bollani (Rai 3) 8 min.
December 4, 2013 La tinta y la imagen: Frank Zappa (Milenio Televisión, Mexico) 4 min.
December 8, 2013 Pierre Boulez, le geste musical (France 5) 52 min.
December 17, 2013 "Cheepnis" (iTunes) 10 min.
May 14, 2014 Deep Purple's Smoke On The Water (Official Film Clip) 6 min.
May 16, 2014 Uhr Die kurze Nacht der langen Haare (ARD, Germany) 155 min.
2014 Frank Zappa—1969-1973—Freak Jazz, Movie Madness & Another Mothers  

Undated or (Still) Unreleased

  Nightflight—FZ Profile (USA) 10 min.
  Frank Zappa—The Man And His Music (unreleased)  
  Frank Zappa: Civilization Phaze III by Frank Scheffer  
  Freak Out In Cucamonga by Adam Fiorenza  
  Zapped by Thorsten Schütte  
December 21, 2014 Ritual Of Pope Decapitation by Thomas Bertray & Pacôme Thiellement  

 


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