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On all dates except for the 18th, there were 2 cameras in fixed positions. There are up to 50 photos from the 18th on Getty Images, all of which were shot from near the stage; no cameramen can be seen in any of them.

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You're right, but only 3 of the cameras were positioned near the stage (2 in the front, 1 on the right of the stage). None of them can be seen in those photos.

In total, there were more than 5 angles, by the way.

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UPDATE

Circulating

TV:

11-15 February 1969 - Miami, Florida, USA @ Thee Image Club (Communication Breakdown promo)

17 March 1969 - Gladsaxe, Denmark @ TV Byen (Danmarks Radio)

25 March 1969 - Staines, England @ Staines Lino Factory (Supershow)

27 March 1969 - Bremen, Germany @ Beat Club

19 June 1969 - Paris, France @ Tour Le Scene

Shows:

9 January 1970 - London, England @ Royal Albert Hall

27 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden

28 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden

29 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden

24 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena

25 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena

17 July 1977 - Seattle, Washington, USA @ The Kingdome

4 August 1979 - Stevenage, England @ Knebworth House Grounds (Knebworth Festival)

11 August 1979 - Stevenage, England @ Knebworth House Grounds (Knebworth Festival)

13 July 1985 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA @ John F. Kennedy Stadium (Live Aid)

14 May 1988 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden (Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary)

12 January 1995 - New York City, New York, USA @ Waldorf Astoria Hotel (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction)

10 December 2007 - London, England @ The O2 Arena (Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert)

Uncirculating (Confirmed)

21 March 1969 - Shepherds Bush, London, England @ Lime Grove Studios (How Late It Is) -- the show was filmed and aired but the tapes were wiped by the BBC. See this.

4 May 1973 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA @ Atlanta Braves Stadium -- see this and this.

24 July 1973 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA @ Three Rivers Stadium -- test footage for TSRTS.

17 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena -- confirmed by photos.

23 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena -- confirmed by photos and Kevin Shirley's interview.

30 April 1977 - Pontiac, Michigan, USA @ Pontiac Silverdome -- confirmed by several photos

5 December 2007 - Shepperton, Surrey, England @ Shepperton Studios (only single-camera footage circulates. The footage shot by the professional cameras was supposedly not recorded.)

Rumored to have been professionally filmed

28 June 1970 - Shepton Mallet, England @ Royal Bath & West Showground (Bath Festival 1970) -- see this

17 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena -- based on my research, this is the only Earls Court date that was not filmed.

21 May 1977 - Houston, Texas, USA @ The Summit -- could have been filmed from an elevated position. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwS1tC9Mp00.

30 May 1977 - Landover, Maryland, USA @ Capital Center -- see this.

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TV:
17 March 1969 - Gladsaxe, Denmark @ TV Byen (Danmarks Radio)
25 March 1969 - Staines, England @ Staines Lino Factory (Supershow)
27 March 1969 - Bremen, Germany @ Beat Club
19 June 1969 - Paris, France @ Tour Le Scene

Shows:

9 January 1970 - London, England @ Royal Albert Hall

5 May 1973 - Tampa, Florida, USA @ Tampa Stadium -- some parts of the show were filmed by a news crew for "Pulse."

24 July 1973 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA @ Three Rivers Stadium -- test footage for TSRTS. (only fragments circulate)
27 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden
28 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden
29 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden

7 February 1975 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden -- some parts of the show were filmed by a news crew.
24 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena
25 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena
17 July 1977 - Seattle, Washington, USA @ The Kingdome
4 August 1979 - Stevenage, England @ Knebworth House Grounds (Knebworth Festival)
11 August 1979 - Stevenage, England @ Knebworth House Grounds (Knebworth Festival)
13 July 1985 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA @ John F. Kennedy Stadium (Live Aid)
14 May 1988 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden (Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary)
12 January 1995 - New York City, New York, USA @ Waldorf Astoria Hotel (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction)

5 December 2007 - Shepperton, Surrey, England @ Shepperton Studios (only single-camera footage circulates. The footage shot by the professional cameras was supposedly not recorded.)
10 December 2007 - London, England @ The O2 Arena (Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert)

Uncirculating (Confirmed)

21 March 1969 - Shepherds Bush, London, England @ Lime Grove Studios (How Late It Is) -- the show was filmed and aired but the tapes were wiped by the BBC. See this.
4 May 1973 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA @ Atlanta Braves Stadium -- see this and this.
17 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena -- confirmed by photos.

18 May 1975 - London England @ Earls Court Arena
23 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena -- confirmed by photos and Kevin Shirley's interview.
30 April 1977 - Pontiac, Michigan, USA @ Pontiac Silverdome -- confirmed by several photos


Rumored to have been professionally filmed

28 June 1970 - Shepton Mallet, England @ Royal Bath & West Showground (Bath Festival 1970) -- see this
21 May 1977 - Houston, Texas, USA @ The Summit -- could have been filmed from an elevated position. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwS1tC9Mp00.
30 May 1977 - Landover, Maryland, USA @ Capital Center -- see this.

As of right now, my update seems about right.

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Here's what the luxury boxes looked like at the Capital Centre in Landover, MD (aka Largo, MD). Notice the monitors in the suites as well as the professional movie camera in the middle-left portion of the photo:

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Here's a look inside one of the luxury suites. Notice the TV monitor hanging from the ceiling:

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Here's a good look at the scoreboard in the center of the arena:

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Here's an article I found that made reference to the screen and that sometimes the major artists did not use it:

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UPDATE: some corrections

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TV:

- Miami, Florida, USA @ Thee Image Club (Communication Breakdown promo; the band is miming to the studio version of the song). Exact date and location not confirmed. 8mm B&W

14 March 1969 - Stockholm, Sweden @ Swedish TV (Communication Breakdown promo; the band is miming to the studio version of the song) 8mm B&W

17 March 1969 - Gladsaxe, Denmark @ TV Byen (Danmarks Radio) VIDEOTAPE

25 March 1969 - Staines, England @ Staines Lino Factory (Supershow) 16mm

27 March 1969 - Bremen, Germany @ Beat Club VIDEOTAPE

19 June 1969 - Paris, France @ Tour Le Scene VIDEOTAPE

Shows:

9 January 1970 - London, England @ Royal Albert Hall 16mm

27 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden 35mm (mostly) + 16mm

28 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden 35mm (mostly) + 16mm

29 July 1973 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden 35mm (mostly) + 16mm

24 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena VIDEOTAPE

25 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena VIDEOTAPE

17 July 1977 - Seattle, Washington, USA @ The Kingdome VIDEOTAPE

4 August 1979 - Stevenage, England @ Knebworth House Grounds (Knebworth Festival) VIDEOTAPE

11 August 1979 - Stevenage, England @ Knebworth House Grounds (Knebworth Festival) VIDEOTAPE

13 July 1985 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA @ John F. Kennedy Stadium (Live Aid) VIDEOTAPE

14 May 1988 - New York City, New York, USA @ Madison Square Garden (Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary) VIDEOTAPE

12 January 1995 - New York City, New York, USA @ Waldorf Astoria Hotel (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction) VIDEOTAPE

10 December 2007 - London, England @ The O2 Arena (Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert) 1080i HD cameras + Super 8mm

Uncirculating (Confirmed)

21 March 1969 - Shepherds Bush, London, England @ Lime Grove Studios (How Late It Is) -- the show was filmed and aired but the tapes were wiped by the BBC. See this. VIDEOTAPE

4 May 1973 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA @ Atlanta Braves Stadium -- see this and this.

24 July 1973 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA @ Three Rivers Stadium -- test footage for TSRTS.

17 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena -- confirmed by photos. VIDEOTAPE

18 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena -- confirmed by photos. confirmed by photos

23 May 1975 - London, England @ Earls Court Arena -- confirmed by photos and Kevin Shirley's interview. VIDEOTAPE

30 April 1977 - Pontiac, Michigan, USA @ Pontiac Silverdome -- confirmed by several photos. VIDEOTAPE

5 December 2007 - Shepperton, Surrey, England @ Shepperton Studios (only single-camera footage circulates. The footage shot by the professional cameras was supposedly not recorded.) 1080i HD cameras

Rumored to have been professionally filmed

28 June 1970 - Shepton Mallet, England @ Royal Bath & West Showground (Bath Festival 1970) -- see this

21 May 1977 - Houston, Texas, USA @ The Summit -- could have been filmed from an elevated position. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwS1tC9Mp00.

30 May 1977 - Landover, Maryland, USA @ Capital Center -- see this.

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This is the only photo I've been able to find with tangible proof of the Atlanta video cameras "in action." In other words, check out the photo of Page's head on the video screen in the upper left portion of the photo (this photo was taken by Laurence Ratner and included in his Live Dreams book; I had not seen this posted anywhere before):

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This is the only photo I've been able to find with tangible proof of the Atlanta video cameras "in action." In other words, check out the photo of Page's head on the video screen in the upper left portion of the photo (this photo was taken by Laurence Ratner and included in his Live Dreams book; I had not seen this posted anywhere before):

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I can't understand the prespective of the photo hahaha, It's either Small or it was ver far from the actual stage.

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