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The 32nd Annual Tony Awards

Title
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Publication
New York, c1978.

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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
  • Franklin, Bonnie
  • Minnelli, Liza
  • Asner, Edward
  • Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
  • Channing, Carol
  • Guillaume, Robert
  • Harris, Julie, 1925-2013
  • Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
  • Hope, Bob, 1903-2003
  • Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996
  • Lavin, Linda, 1937-
  • Lemmon, Jack
  • Linden, Hal
  • Scheider, Roy
  • Van Patten, Dick
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Rawlins, Lester
  • Cullum, John, 1930-
  • Hughes, Barnard, 1915-2006
  • Carter, Nell
  • Wedgeworth, Ann
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Comden, Betty
  • Green, Adolph
  • Coleman, Cy
  • Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987
  • Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000
  • Maltby, Richard, Jr., 1937-
  • Bernhardt, Melvin
  • Fisher, Jules
  • Azenberg, Emanuel
  • Wagner, Robin, 1933-
  • McCann, Elizabeth I. (Elizabeth Ireland), 1931-
  • Leonard, Hugh
  • Osterman, Lester, 1914-2003
  • American Theatre Wing, producer.
  • CBS Television Network.
Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (99 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
  • 1978 Tony Awards
  • Footlights
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
  • Includes commercials.
  • The theme for the 1978 Tony Awards show was "footlights." The presenters recalled their first experiences in live theatre.
  • Musicals and plays represented (show, song / performer): The act, City lights / Liza Minnelli and company -- Ain't misbehavin', Ladies who sing with the band; Off time / company -- Dancin', Sing, sing, sing / company -- On the Twentieth Century, On the Twentieth Century -- company -- Runaways, medley / company.
  • Lawrence Langner Memorial Award for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in the American Theatre winner: Irving Berlin.
  • Regional Theatre Award winner: The Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, Connecticut.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 4, 1978.
Contents
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Kevin Kline, featured actor / On the Twentieth Century -- Lester Rawlins, featured actor / Da -- John Cullum, actor / On the Twentieth Century -- Barnard Hughes, actor / Da -- Nell Carter, featured actress / Ain't misbehavin' -- Ann Wedgeworth, featured actress / Chapter two -- Liza Minnelli, actress / The act -- Jessica Tandy, actress / The gin game.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): Betty Comden and Adolph Green, book / On the twentieth century -- Bob Fosse, choreographer / Dancin' -- Edward Gorey, costume designer / Dracula -- Richard Maltby, Jr., director, musical / Ain't misbehavin' -- Melvin Bernhardt, director, play / Da -- Jules Fisher, lighting designer / Dancin' -- Jujamcyn Theaters, Elizabeth I. McCann, et al., producers, revival / Dracula -- Emanuel Azenberg, et al., producers, musical / Ain't misbehavin -- Hugh Leonard, playwright; Lester Osterman, Marilyn Strauss, and Marc Howard, producers, play / Da -- Robin Wagner, scenic designer / On the twentieth century -- Cy Coleman, music; Betty Comden and Adolph Green, lyrics, score / On the Twentieth Century.
Call Number
NCOX 292
Title
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Imprint
New York, c1978.
Series
Tony Awards
Credits
Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Performer
Principal: Bonnie Franklin.
Presenters: Ed Asner, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Carol Channing, Robert Guillaume, Julie Harris, Helen Hayes, Bob Hope, Gene Kelly, Linda Lavin, Jack Lemmon, Hal Linden, Roy Scheider, Dick Van Patten.
Event
Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 4, 1978.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Added Author
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000, producer.
Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004, producer.
Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004, writer.
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002, director.
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021, conductor.
Somlyo, Roy A, producer.
Franklin, Bonnie, performer.
Minnelli, Liza, performer.
Asner, Edward, presenter.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- presenter.
Channing, Carol, presenter.
Guillaume, Robert, presenter.
Harris, Julie, 1925-2013, presenter.
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993, presenter.
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003, presenter.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, presenter.
Lavin, Linda, 1937- presenter.
Lemmon, Jack, presenter.
Linden, Hal, presenter.
Scheider, Roy, presenter.
Van Patten, Dick, presenter.
Kline, Kevin, recipient.
Rawlins, Lester, recipient.
Cullum, John, 1930- recipient.
Hughes, Barnard, 1915-2006, recipient.
Carter, Nell, recipient.
Wedgeworth, Ann, recipient.
Minnelli, Liza, recipient.
Tandy, Jessica, recipient.
Comden, Betty, recipient.
Green, Adolph, recipient.
Coleman, Cy, recipient.
Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987, recipient.
Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000, recipient.
Maltby, Richard, Jr., 1937- recipient.
Bernhardt, Melvin, recipient.
Fisher, Jules, recipient.
Azenberg, Emanuel, recipient.
Wagner, Robin, 1933- recipient.
McCann, Elizabeth I. (Elizabeth Ireland), 1931- recipient.
Leonard, Hugh, recipient.
Osterman, Lester, 1914-2003, recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
CBS Television Network.
Added Title
1978 Tony Awards
Title on screen: Footlights
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 292
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