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The 23rd Annual Tony Awards

Title
The 23rd Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Publication
New York, c1969.

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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
  • Carroll, Diahann
  • King, Alan, 1927-2004
  • Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014
  • Bailey, Pearl
  • Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
  • Benjamin, Richard, 1938-
  • Cambridge, Godfrey, 1929-1976
  • Comden, Betty
  • Duke, Patty, 1946-2016
  • Green, Adolph
  • Hoffman, Dustin, 1937-
  • Lansbury, Angela, 1925-2022
  • Lemmon, Jack
  • Merman, Ethel
  • Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005
  • Morse, Robert, 1931-
  • Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977
  • Prentiss, Paula, 1938-
  • Preston, Robert, 1918-1987
  • Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-
  • Uggams, Leslie
  • Verdon, Gwen
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Serabian, Lorraine
  • Manahan, Anna
  • Carney, Art, 1918-2003
  • Orbach, Jerry
  • McKechnie, Donna
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Jarvis, Scott
  • Slater, W. B
  • Duell, William, 1923-2011
  • Baddeley, Hermione, 1908-1986
  • Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980
  • Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989
  • Layton, Joe, 1931-
  • Ward, Douglas Turner
  • Krone, Gerald S
  • Francis, Arlene
  • Holgate, Ron
  • Mercer, Marian
  • Harrison, Rex
  • Pacino, Al, 1940-
  • Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990
  • Alexander, Jane, 1939-
  • Hunt, Peter H
  • Burnett, Carol
  • Harris, Julie, 1925-2013
  • Sackler, Howard
  • Stone, Peter, 1930-2003
  • Ostrow, Stuart, 1932-
  • American Theatre Wing, producer.
  • NBC Television Network.
Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (120 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
1969 Tony Awards
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • Includes original television commercials and blackouts intended for commercials.
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
  • 1969 marked the first year scenes from the nominated plays were presented.
  • Musicals and plays represented (show, song / performer): Zorba, Life is / Lorraine Serabian and Company -- Lovers / Scene with Art Carney and Anna Mannahan -- Promises, promises, She likes basketball; Turkey lurkey time -- Jerry Orbach, Donna McKechnie and Company -- The great white hope / Scene with James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander -- 1776, Momma, look sharp / Scott Jarvis, William Duell, B. J. Slater -- Hair; Three-five-zero-zero, Let the sun shine in / Company.
  • Special Award winners: The National Theatre Company of Great Britain, award accept by Sir Laurence Olivier; The Negro Ensemble Company, Douglas Turner Ward, artistic director; Gerald S. Krone, administrative director; Rex Harrison; Leonard Bernstein; Carol Burnett.
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 20, 1969.
Contents
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): James Earl Jones, actor / The great white hope -- Jerry Orbach, actor / Promises, promises -- Al Pacino, featured actor / Does a tiger wear a necktie? -- Ronald Holgate, featured actor / 1776 -- Julie Harris, actress / Forty carats -- Angela Lansbury, actress / Dear world -- Jane Alexander, featured actress / The great white hope -- Marian Mercer, featured actress / Promises, promises.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): Joe Layton, choreographer / George M! -- Loudon Sainthill, costume designer, award accepted by Hermione Baddeley / Canterbury tales -- Peter Dews, director, play, award accepted by Arlene Francis / Hadrian VII -- Peter Hunt, director, musical / 1776 -- Peter Stone, book; Sherman Edwards, music and lyrics; Stuart Ostrow, producer, musical / 1776 -- Howard Sackler, playwright; Herman Levin, producer, play / The great white hope -- Boris Aronson, scenic designer / Zorba.
Call Number
NCOX 283
OCLC
  • 81148410
  • 81148410
Title
The 23rd Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Imprint
New York, c1969.
Series
Tony Awards
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Performer
Hosts: Diahann Carroll and Alan King.
Presenters: Lauren Bacall, Pearl Bailey, Harry Belafonte, Richard Benjamin, Godfrey Cambridge, Betty Comden, Patty Duke, Adolph Green, Dustin Hoffman, Angela Lansbury, Jack Lemmon, Ethel Merman, Arthur Miller, Robert Morse, Zero Mostel, Paula Prentiss, Robert Preston, Vanessa Redgrave, Leslie Uggams, Gwen Verdon, Shelley Winters.
Event
Videotaped by the NBC Television Network at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 20, 1969.
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.
Carroll, Diahann, host.
King, Alan, 1927-2004, host.
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014, presenter.
Bailey, Pearl, presenter.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927- presenter.
Benjamin, Richard, 1938- presenter.
Cambridge, Godfrey, 1929-1976, presenter.
Comden, Betty, presenter.
Duke, Patty, 1946-2016, presenter.
Green, Adolph, presenter.
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937- presenter.
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-2022, presenter.
Lemmon, Jack, presenter.
Merman, Ethel, presenter.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005, presenter.
Morse, Robert, 1931- presenter.
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977, presenter.
Prentiss, Paula, 1938- presenter.
Preston, Robert, 1918-1987, presenter.
Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937- presenter.
Uggams, Leslie, presenter.
Verdon, Gwen, presenter.
Winters, Shelley, presenter.
Serabian, Lorraine, performer.
Manahan, Anna, performer.
Carney, Art, 1918-2003, performer.
Orbach, Jerry, performer.
McKechnie, Donna, performer.
Jones, James Earl, performer.
Jarvis, Scott, performer.
Slater, W. B, performer.
Duell, William, 1923-2011, performer.
Baddeley, Hermione, 1908-1986, recipient.
Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980, recipient.
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989, recipient.
Layton, Joe, 1931- recipient.
Ward, Douglas Turner, recipient.
Krone, Gerald S, recipient.
Francis, Arlene, recipient.
Holgate, Ron, recipient.
Mercer, Marian, recipient.
Harrison, Rex, recipient.
Pacino, Al, 1940- recipient.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990, recipient.
Alexander, Jane, 1939- recipient.
Hunt, Peter H, recipient.
Burnett, Carol, recipient.
Jones, James Earl, recipient.
Harris, Julie, 1925-2013, recipient.
Orbach, Jerry, recipient.
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-2022, recipient.
Sackler, Howard, recipient.
Stone, Peter, 1930-2003, recipient.
Ostrow, Stuart, 1932- recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
NBC Television Network.
Added Title
1969 Tony Awards
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 283
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