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Saturday night live. [1982-02-27] [videorecording]

Title
Saturday night live. [1982-02-27] [videorecording] / [executive producer, Lorne Michaels ; originally produced for WNBC-TV]
Publication
New York, 1982.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (116 min.) : sd., col. 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
Saturday night live (Television program)
Alternative Title
Saturday night live with Joe Papp in forced audition skit. February 27, 1982
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television series.
Note
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • No production credits on tape. Producer information from Internet movie database.
  • Program taped off air. Includes commercials.
Access (note)
  • Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required prior to viewing.
Performer (note)
  • Robin Duke, Christine Ebersole, Mary Gross, Tim Kazurinsky, Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo, Tony Rosato, Brian Doyle-Murphy.
  • Host: Elizabeth Ashley, musical guests: Hall and Oates, special guest: Harry Anderson.
Event (note)
  • First broadcast by WNBC-TV, Channel 4, New York, N.Y. on February 27, 1982.
Call Number
NCOX 5253
Title
Saturday night live. [1982-02-27] [videorecording] / [executive producer, Lorne Michaels ; originally produced for WNBC-TV]
Imprint
New York, 1982.
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 prior to viewing.
Cast
Robin Duke, Christine Ebersole, Mary Gross, Tim Kazurinsky, Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo, Tony Rosato, Brian Doyle-Murphy.
Performer
Host: Elizabeth Ashley, musical guests: Hall and Oates, special guest: Harry Anderson.
Event
First broadcast by WNBC-TV, Channel 4, New York, N.Y. on February 27, 1982.
Summary
Episode of the late-night live comedy variety show Saturday night live, hosted by actress Elizabeth Ashley. The program features a skit beginning at 45:39 and ending at 49:00 in which actor Eddie Murphy forces producer/director Joseph Papp to audition him while holding a hostage at gunpoint.
Added Author
Michaels, Lorne, 1944- television producer.
Duke, Robin, performer.
Ebersole, Christine, performer.
Gross, Mary, 1953- performer.
Kazurinsky, Tim, performer.
Murphy, Eddie, 1961- performer.
Piscopo, Joe, performer.
Rosato, Tony, performer.
Doyle-Murphy, Brian, performer.
Ashley, Elizabeth, 1939- host.
Ashley, Elizabeth, 1939- performer.
Anderson, Harry, 1952-2018, performer.
Papp, Joseph, performer.
Hall and Oates (Musical group)
WNYC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.) producer.
Added Title
Title on container: Saturday night live with Joe Papp in forced audition skit. February 27, 1982
Saturday night live (Television program)
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5253
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