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Joseph Papp : related television coverage and various television programming, [videorecording]

Title
Joseph Papp : related television coverage and various television programming, March 2 to 18, 1981 [videorecording]
Publication
New York, 1981.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (280 min.) : sd., col. and b&w SP; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Series Statement
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Uniform Title
  • Midday with Bill Boggs (Television program)
  • Newsline (Television program)
Alternative Title
  • Kitty: return to Auschwitz.
  • Lies: a collaboration.
  • Tribute to Nijinski.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentaries and factual works.
  • Drama.
  • Interviews.
  • Television.
Note
  • Dubbed compilation of segments taped off air. Includes commercials.
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Compilation of television coverage related to Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival. Cassette also includes various other television programming. Five segments from New York City, aired March 3 to 18, 1981. One segment from Yorkshire, England aired [ca. 1981].
  • Segments 3, 5 and 6 contain no specific mention of Papp or the New York Shakespeare Festival.
Access (note)
  • Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required before viewing.
Call Number
NCOX 5252
Title
Joseph Papp : related television coverage and various television programming, March 2 to 18, 1981 [videorecording]
Imprint
New York, 1981.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Access
Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required before viewing.
Summary
Segment one: Midday with Bill Boggs, Tenth anniversary show, aired WNEW-TV, Channel 5, March 2, 1981. Beginning at 27:00 and ending at 35:29, producer/director Joseph Papp discusses with host Bill Boggs, his work directing the New York Shakespeare Festival during the past ten years. Papp's discussion includes producing two plays by David Rabe, The basic training of Pavlo Hummel and Sticks and Bones; various successful productions by the New York Shakespeare Festival; his interest in working in the theater versus television; his current work on a theatrical project for television; and, in response to an audience member's question, how to break into a career in acting. Program produced by Gwen Barrett, directed by Chet Lishowa.
Segment two: Newsline, aired WNET-TV, Channel 13, March 6, 1981. Papp segment begins at 107:00. A report by Kathleen Campion on President Reagan's budget cuts that will result in a 50 percent reduction in federal funding for the arts. Papp discusses his own proposal to abolish federal arts funding altogether and transfer the responsibility to state arts councils instead. Program produced by Bruce Campbell, directed by Robert Evans.
Segment three: Tribute to Nijinski, aired WNET-TV, Channel 13, March 9, 1981. Segment begins at 118:00 and ends at 163:00. Part one of a television tribute to the ballet dancer, Waslaw Nijinski. Segment is followed by ca. 15 min. of footage from the film, Mississippi, directed by A. Edward Sutherland starring W.C. Fields and Bing Crosby.
Segment four: CBS News, aired WCBS-TV, Channel 2, March 11, 1981. Segment beginning at 213:00 concerns a production of Eugene O'Neill's Long day's journey into night. The play, which features an all-Black cast, has ended its current run. It is scheduled to re-open next week at the Public Theater at the invitation of producer/director Joseph Papp.
Segment five: Lies: a collaboration. Aired WNYC, Channel 31, March 18, 1981. Segment begins at 220:00 and ends at 250:00. A one-woman performance with special video effects about an actress with financial problems. Performance is followed by a 5 min. discussion between the collaborators of the work. Adapted from the poem by Lee Breuer, produced and directed by Doris Chase, performed by Ruth Maleczech, music composed by Bob Telson.
Segment six: Kitty: return to Auschwitz. Aired Yorkshire Television, [ca. 1981]. Segment begins at 241:00 and ends abruptly during the program at 280:00. A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp returns there, 36 years after her imprisonment as a child.
Added Author
Boggs, Bill, host, interviewer.
Papp, Joseph, interviewee.
Barrett, Gwen, producer.
Lishowa, Chet, director.
Campbell, Bruce, producer.
Evans, Robert, director.
Campion, Kathleen, reporter.
Campion, Kathleen, host.
Chase, Doris, 1923-2008.
Breuer, Lee.
Maleczech, Ruth, performer.
Telson, Bob, composer.
WNEW-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
WCBS-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.) producer.
WNYC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.) producer.
Yorkshire Television, producer.
Added Title
Midday with Bill Boggs (Television program)
Newsline (Television program)
Kitty: return to Auschwitz.
Lies: a collaboration.
Tribute to Nijinski.
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5252
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