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The 24th Annual Tony Awards

Title
The 24th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / Executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Publication
New York, c1970.

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Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (95 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
1970 Tony Awards
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Includes original television commercials and blackouts intended for commercials.
  • There is a brief loss of image and sound ca. 88 min.
  • Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
  • Special Tony Award winners: Sir Noel Coward for his many enduring contributions to the theatre; Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne; New York Shakespeare Festival, for pioneering efforts on behalf of new plays, Joseph Papp, producer; Barbra Streisand.
  • This year's awards ceremony marked the TV singing debut of stars Katharine Hepburn and Lauren Bacall, who were both nominated for Best Actress in a Musical. Ms. Bacall won for her portrayal of Margo Channing in Applause.
  • Musicals and plays represented (show, song / performer): Applause, Applause; Welcome to the theatre / Bonnie Franklin, Lauren Bacall and Company -- Coco, Always mademoiselle / Katharine Hepburn and Company -- Purlie, I got love / Melba Moore -- Walk him up the stairs / Cleavon Little 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 NBC Television Network at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 19, 1970.
Contents
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Fritz Weaver, actor / Child's play -- Cleavon Little, actor / Purlie -- Ken Howard, featured actor / Child's play -- René Auberjonois, featured actor / Coco -- Tammy Grimes, actress / Private lives -- Lauren Bacall, actress / Applause -- Blythe Danner, featured actress / Butterflies are free -- Melba Moore, featured actress / Purlie.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): Ron Field, choreographer / Applause -- Cecil Beaton, costume designer / Coco -- Joseph Hardy, director, play / Child's play -- Ron Field, director, musical / Applause -- Jo Mielziner, lighting designer / Child's play -- Joseph Kipness and Lawrence Kasha, producers, musical / Applause -- Frank McMahon, playwright; Michael McAloney and Burton C. Kaiser, producers / Borstal boy -- Jo Mielziner, scenic designer / Child's play.
Call Number
NCOX 284
OCLC
80990544
Title
The 24th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / Executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Imprint
New York, c1970.
Series
Tony Awards
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Performer
Hosts: Julie Andrews, Shirley MacLaine and Walter Matthau.
Presenters: Clive Barnes, Claire Bloom, Michael Caine, Jack Cassidy, David Frost, Cary Grant, Patricia Neal, George C. Scott, James Stewart, Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens.
Event
Videotaped by the NBC Television Network at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 19, 1970.
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.
Andrews, Julie, host.
Matthau, Walter, host.
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003, performer.
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014, performer.
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008. presenter.
Bloom, Claire, 1931- presenter.
Caine, Michael, presenter.
Frost, David, 1939-2013. presenter.
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986, presenter.
Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010, presenter.
Scott, George C., 1927-1999, presenter.
Stewart, James, 1908-1997, presenter.
Smith, Maggie, 1934- presenter.
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980, recipient.
Weaver, Fritz, 1926-2016, recipient.
Little, Cleavon, recipient.
Howard, Ken, 1944-2016, recipient.
Auberjonois, René, 1940-2019, recipient.
Grimes, Tammy, recipient.
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014, recipient.
Danner, Blythe, recipient.
Moore, Melba, recipient.
Field, Ronald, 1934-1989, recipient.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976, recipient.
Hardy, Joseph, 1929- recipient.
McMahon, Frank, recipient.
McAloney, Michael, recipient.
Streisand, Barbra, recipient.
Kipness, Joseph, recipient.
Kasha, Lawrence, -1990, recipient.
Lunt, Alfred, recipient.
Fontanne, Lynn, recipient.
Coward, Noël, 1899-1973, recipient.
Papp, Joseph, recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
NBC Television Network.
Added Title
1970 Tony Awards
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 284
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