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Lillian Gish remembered . . . Reminiscences and readings by Robert Anderson and Teresa Wright

Title
Lillian Gish remembered . . . Reminiscences and readings by Robert Anderson and Teresa Wright [videorecording] / [Video director] Penny Ward ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.
Publication
New York, c1997.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOW 194Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Pally, Alan J
  • Anderson, Robert, 1917-2009
  • Wright, Teresa, 1918-2005
  • Ward, Penny
  • Corwin, Betty L.
  • American Theatre Wing.
  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Description
1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Summary
  • Opens with introductory remarks by Alan J. Pally.
  • Playwright Robert Anderson details the origins of his 1968 play I never sang for my father, which starred Lillian Gish and Teresa Wright; Ms. Wright tells of working with Ms. Gish in the play, and also speaks of meeting her sister Dorothy Gish. Ms. Wright reads a speech delivered by Lillian Gish endorsing the re-election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936. Mr. Anderson and Ms. Wright read from correspondence between Ms. Gish and Rodney Ackland, Ruth Gordon, Henry King, Una Merkel, and Eva Le Gallienne.
Series Statement
Lillian Gish remembered
Subjects
Note
  • Lillian Gish remembered consisted of a series of free public programs celebrating the donation of the personal archive of Lillian Gish to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Collection, presented in the Bruno Walter Auditorium periodically between March and June of 1997. Series producer, Alan J. Pally.
  • Tenth program in series.
  • Copy of program available.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York, N.Y., May 10, 1997.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the financial assistance of American Theatre Wing, Inc.
Call Number
NCOW 194
OCLC
NYPG99-F952
Title
Lillian Gish remembered . . . Reminiscences and readings by Robert Anderson and Teresa Wright [videorecording] / [Video director] Penny Ward ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.
Imprint
New York, c1997.
Series
Lillian Gish remembered
Event
Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York, N.Y., May 10, 1997.
Funding
Recorded with the financial assistance of American Theatre Wing, Inc.
Local Subject
Tributes.
Added Author
Pally, Alan J, producer.
Anderson, Robert, 1917-2009, speaker.
Wright, Teresa, 1918-2005, speaker.
Ward, Penny, videographer.
Corwin, Betty L.
American Theatre Wing.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Research Call Number
NCOW 194
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