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The 26th Annual Tony Awards

Title
The 26th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Publication
New York, c1972.

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Additional Authors
  • Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000
  • Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004
  • Jones, Clark, 1920-2002
  • Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021
  • Somlyo, Roy A
  • Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982
  • Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007
  • Ustinov, Peter
  • Benjamin, Richard, 1938-
  • Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982
  • Bloom, Claire, 1931-
  • Dahl, Arlene
  • Duncan, Sandy, 1946-
  • Falk, Peter, 1927-2011
  • Grant, Lee, 1927-
  • Grey, Joel, 1932-
  • Hill, Arthur, 1922-2006
  • Holbrook, Hal
  • Stapleton, Jean, 1923-2013
  • Verdon, Gwen
  • Blyden, Larry, 1925-1975
  • Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992
  • Elliman, Yvonne
  • Fenholt, Jeffrey C
  • Gallagher, Helen, 1926-
  • Kirk, Lisa
  • Linden, Hal
  • McNair, Barbara
  • Merman, Ethel
  • Towers, Constance
  • Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986
  • Blair, Janet
  • Van, Bobby
  • Keeler, Ruby
  • Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
  • Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
  • Gorman, Cliff
  • Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985
  • Gardenia, Vincent
  • Thompson, Sada, 1929-2011
  • Smith, Alexis, 1921-1993
  • Wilson, Elizabeth, 1921-2015
  • Hopkins, Linda, 1924-2017
  • Guare, John
  • Shapiro, Mel
  • Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987
  • Klotz, Florence
  • Nichols, Mike
  • Musser, Tharon
  • Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980
  • Rabe, David
  • Papp, Joseph
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • American Theatre Wing, producer.
  • ABC Television Network.
Description
2 videodiscs (DVD) (135 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
1972 Tony Awards
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Videodisc one: 120 min. Videodisc two: 15 min.
  • Includes original television commercials and blackouts intended for commercials.
  • Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
  • Special Tony Awards were presented to Ethel Merman and Richard Rodgers. A dual musical salute was the highlight of the evening's entertainment.
  • Special Tony Awards winner: Fiddler on the roof, on becoming the longest-running musical in Broadway history, presented to Harold Prince.
  • Musicals represented (show, song / performer): Ain't supposed to die a natural death, Put a curse on you / Company -- Jesus Christ superstar, Medley / Jeff Fenholt, Yvonne Elliman and Company -- No, no, Nanette, You can dance with any girl / Helen Gallagher and Bobby Van; I want to be happy / Ruby Keeler and Company.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the ABC Television Network at the Broadway Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 23, 1972.
Contents
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Cliff Gorman, actor / Lenny -- Phil Silvers, actor / A funny thing happened on the way to the forum -- Vincent Gardenia, featured actor / The prisoner of Second Avenue -- Larry Blyden, featured actor / A funny thing happened on the way to the forum -- Sada Thompson, actress / Twigs -- Alexis Smith, actress / Follies -- Elizabeth Wilson, featured actress / Sticks and bones -- Linda Hopkins, featured actress / Inner city.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): John Guare and Mel Shapiro, book / Two gentlemen of Verona -- Michael Bennett, choreographer / Follies -- Florence Klotz, costume designer / Follies -- Mike Nichols, director, play / The prisoner of Second Avenue -- Harold Prince and Michael Bennett, directors, musical / Follies -- Tharon Musser, lighting director / Follies -- New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp, producer, musical / Two gentlemen of Verona -- David Rabe, playwright; New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp, producer / Sticks and bones -- Boris Aronson, scenic designer / Follies -- Stephen Sondheim, score / Follies.
Call Number
NCOX 286
OCLC
79847687
Title
The 26th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Imprint
New York, c1972.
Series
Tony Awards
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Performer
Hosts: Henry Fonda, Deborah Kerr and Peter Ustinov.
Presenters: Richard Benjamin, Ingrid Bergman, Claire Bloom, Arlene Dahl, Sandy Duncan, Peter Falk, Lee Grant, Joel Grey, Arthur Hill, Hal Holbrook, Jean Stapleton, Gwen Verdon.
Performers: Desi Arnaz, Janet Blair, Larry Blyden, Alfred Drake, Helen Gallagher, Lisa Kirk, Hal Linden, Barbara McNair, Ethel Merman, Constance Towers.
Event
Videotaped by the ABC Television Network at the Broadway Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 23, 1972.
Local Subject
Broadway theater -- Awards.
Added Author
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000, producer.
Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004, writer.
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002, director.
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021, conductor.
Somlyo, Roy A, producer.
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982, host.
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007, host.
Ustinov, Peter, host.
Benjamin, Richard, 1938- presenter.
Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982, presenter.
Bloom, Claire, 1931- presenter.
Dahl, Arlene, presenter.
Duncan, Sandy, 1946- presenter.
Falk, Peter, 1927-2011, presenter.
Grant, Lee, 1927- presenter.
Grey, Joel, 1932- presenter.
Hill, Arthur, 1922-2006, presenter.
Holbrook, Hal, presenter.
Stapleton, Jean, 1923-2013, presenter.
Verdon, Gwen, presenter.
Blyden, Larry, 1925-1975, performer.
Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992, performer.
Elliman, Yvonne, performer.
Fenholt, Jeffrey C, performer.
Gallagher, Helen, 1926- performer.
Kirk, Lisa, performer.
Linden, Hal, performer.
McNair, Barbara, performer.
Merman, Ethel, performer.
Towers, Constance, performer.
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986, performer.
Blair, Janet, performer.
Van, Bobby, performer.
Keeler, Ruby, performer.
Merman, Ethel, recipient.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979, recipient.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019, recipient.
Gorman, Cliff, recipient.
Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985, recipient.
Gardenia, Vincent, recipient.
Thompson, Sada, 1929-2011, recipient.
Smith, Alexis, 1921-1993, recipient.
Wilson, Elizabeth, 1921-2015, recipient.
Hopkins, Linda, 1924-2017, recipient.
Guare, John, recipient.
Shapiro, Mel, recipient.
Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987, recipient.
Klotz, Florence, recipient.
Nichols, Mike, recipient.
Musser, Tharon, recipient.
Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980, recipient.
Rabe, David, recipient.
Papp, Joseph, recipient.
Sondheim, Stephen, recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
ABC Television Network.
Added Title
1972 Tony Awards
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 286
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