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The 39th Annual Tony Awards

Title
The 39th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones ; executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen.
Publication
New York, c1985.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (144 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards.
Alternative Title
1985 Tony Awards
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Commercials included.
  • Not all awards presented are included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
  • Musicals represented (show, song / performer): Big river, Muddy water; River in the rain / Daniel Jenkins, Ron Richardson and Company -- Grind, This must be the place / Ben Vereen and Company -- Leader of the pack, Medley / Company.
  • Special salute: The Songs of Jule Styne, Cy Coleman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Songs for Future Productions.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director: Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Martha Mason.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 2, 1985.
Contents
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Ron Richardson, featured actor / Big river -- Barry Miller, featured actor / Biloxi blues -- Derek Jacobi, actor / Much ado about nothing -- Leilani Jones, featured actress / Grind -- Judith Ivey, featured actress / Hurlyburly -- Stockard Channing, actress / Joe Egg.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): William Hauptman, book / Big river -- Florence Klotz, costume designer / Grind -- Des McAnuff, director, musical / Big river -- Gene Saks, director, play / Biloxi blues -- Richard Riddell, lighting designer / Big river -- Rocco Landesman, et al., producer, musical / Big river -- Neil Simon, playwright; Emanuel Azenberg, et al., producer, play / Biloxi blues -- Heidi Landesman, scenic designer / Big river -- Roger Miller, score / Big river.
  • Special awards: Yul Brynner, honoring his 4,525 performances in The king and I. New York State Council on the Arts for support for the theater, Kitty Carlisle Hart, chair.
Call Number
NCOX 341
Title
The 39th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones ; executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen.
Imprint
New York, c1985.
Series
Tony Awards.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Musical director: Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Martha Mason.
Performer
Presenters and performers: Danny Aiello, Susan Anton, Hinton Battle, Deborah Bauers, Deborah Burrell, Terry Burrell, Jim Dale, Loretta Devine, Jackie Gleason, Julie Harris, Rex Harrison, George Hearn, Van Johnson, Raul Julia, Rosetta LeNoire, Mary Martin, Millicent Martin, Maureen McGovern, Rita Moreno, Mike Nichols, Stefanie Powers, Juliet Prowse, Tony Randall, Lee Roy Reams, Lynn Redgrave, Chita Rivera, Wanda Richert, Tony Roberts, Rex Smith, Leslie Uggams, Dick Van Dyke, Ben Vereen, Tom Wopat.
Event
Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 2, 1985.
Added Author
Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004, producer.
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002, director.
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000, producer.
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021, conductor.
Mason, Martha, producer.
Aiello, Danny, 1933-2019, performer.
Anton, Susan, performer.
Battle, Hinton, performer.
Bauers, Deborah, performer.
Burrell, Deborah, performer.
Burrell, Terry, performer.
Dale, Jim, performer.
Devine, Loretta, performer.
Gleason, Jackie, 1916-1987, performer.
Harris, Julie, 1925-2013, performer.
Harrison, Rex, performer.
Hearn, George, performer.
Jenkins, Daniel H, performer.
Johnson, Van, 1916-2008, performer.
Julia, Raul, performer.
LeNoire, Rosetta, 1911-2002, performer.
Martin, Mary, 1913-1990, performer.
Martin, Millicent, performer.
McGovern, Maureen, performer.
Moreno, Rita, performer.
Nichols, Mike, performer.
Powers, Stefanie, performer.
Prowse, Juliet, 1936-1996, performer.
Randall, Tony, performer.
Reams, Lee Roy, performer.
Redgrave, Lynn, 1943-2010, performer.
Rivera, Chita, performer.
Richardson, Ron, performer.
Richert, Wanda, performer.
Roberts, Tony, 1939- performer.
Smith, Rex, performer.
Uggams, Leslie, performer.
Van Dyke, Dick, performer.
Vereen, Ben, performer.
Wopat, Tom, performer.
Miller, Barry, 1958- recipient.
Jacobi, Derek, recipient.
Jones, Leilani, 1957- recipient.
Ivey, Judith, 1951- recipient.
Channing, Stockard, recipient.
Hauptman, William, 1942- recipient.
Klotz, Florence, recipient.
McAnuff, Des, recipient.
Saks, Gene, 1921-2015, recipient.
Riddell, Richard, recipient.
Ettinger, Heidi, recipient.
Miller, Roger, 1936-1992, recipient.
Landesman, Rocco, 1947- recipient.
Brynner, Yul, recipient.
Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007, recipient.
Simon, Neil, recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
CBS Television Network.
Added Title
1985 Tony Awards
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 341
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