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The 30th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording]

Title
The 30th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / produced by Alexander H. Cohen ; directed by Clark Jones ; a Bentwood Television production ; production supervisor, Jerry Adler ; written by Hildy Parks ; originally broadcast on the ABC Television Network.
Publication
New York, c1976.

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Videodisc 1Moving imageBy appointment only NCOX 5072 Videodisc 1Offsite
Videodisc 2Moving imageBy appointment only NCOX 5072 Videodisc 2Offsite
Videodisc 3Moving imageBy appointment only NCOX 5072 Videodisc 3Offsite

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Description
3 videodiscs (DVD) (175 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Series Statement
  • Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
  • Tony Awards
Alternative Title
1976 Tony Awards
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • These videos separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Videodisc one: 63 min. Videodisc two: 63 min. Videodisc three: 49 min.
  • Videodisc two overlaps with videodisc three by 19 min.
  • Program ends at 49 min., disc three. Remainer of disc contains extraneous material.
  • Includes original television commercials.
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Tenth anniversary of the Tony Awards broadcast. Program features excerpts from previously broadcast Tony Awards.
  • Award recipients (performer / play title): Shirley Knight / Kennedy's children -- Edward Herrmann / Mrs. Warren's profession -- Sammy Williams / A chorus line -- Kelly Bishop / A chorus line -- Donna McKechnie / A chorus line -- George Rose / My fair lady -- Irene Worth / Sweet bird of youth -- John Wood / Travesties.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): Florence Klotz, costume design / Pacific overtures -- Boris Aronson, set design / Pacific overtures -- Tharon Musser, lighting design / A chorus line -- Michael Bennett and Bob Avain, choreographer / A chorus line -- Ellis Rabb, director / The royal family -- Marvin Hamlisch, score / A chorus line -- James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, book / A chorus line -- Joseph Papp, producer / A chorus line.
  • Award recipient (regional theater): Arena Stage.
  • Award recipient (special award): Circle in the Square.
  • Award recipient (lifetime achievement): George Abbott.
  • Award recipient (actor's medal): Richard Burton.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the ABC Television Network at the Shubert Theater, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast, April 18, 1976.
Contents
  • Songs, videodisc one: Medley from A chorus line -- All I care about is love (Chicago) / Jerry Orbach.
  • Songs, videodisc two: Sweet Georgia Brown (Bubbling brown sugar) / Vivian Reed -- Medley of Broadway show tunes / Michele Lee, Clifton Davis, Leslie Uggams, Hal Linden -- The advantages of floating in the middle of the sea (Pacific overtures) / Company.
  • Songs, videodisc three: One finale (A chorus line) / Company.
Call Number
NCOX 5072
Title
The 30th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / produced by Alexander H. Cohen ; directed by Clark Jones ; a Bentwood Television production ; production supervisor, Jerry Adler ; written by Hildy Parks ; originally broadcast on the ABC Television Network.
Imprint
New York, c1976.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Tony Awards
Performer
Host: George C. Scott.
Speakers: Celeste Holm, Jane Fonda, Mary Martin, Ted Bessell.
Award presenters: Diana Rigg, Richard Burton, Eddie Albert, Trish Van Devere, Alan Arkin, Marlo Thomas, Christopher Plummer, Bonnie Franklin, Mike Nichols, Clifton Davis, Leslie Uggams, Cloris Leachman.
Event
Videotaped by the ABC Television Network at the Shubert Theater, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast, April 18, 1976.
Added Author
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000, producer.
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002, director.
Adler, Jerry, production stage manager.
Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004, writer.
Knight, Shirley, 1936-2020, recipient.
Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014, recipient.
Williams, Sammy, recipient.
Bishop, Kelly, recipient.
Klotz, Florence, recipient.
Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980, recipient.
Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987, recipient.
Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998, recipient.
Hamlisch, Marvin, recipient.
Kirkwood, James, 1924-1989, recipient.
Dante, Nicholas, recipient.
Papp, Joseph, recipient.
Abbott, George, 1887-1995, recipient.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984, presenter.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984, recipient.
Scott, George C., 1927-1999, host.
Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012, speaker.
Fonda, Jane, 1937- speaker.
Martin, Mary, 1913-1990, speaker.
Bessell, Ted, 1935-1996, speaker.
Rigg, Diana, presenter.
Albert, Eddie, presenter.
Van Devere, Trish, presenter.
Thomas, Marlo, presenter.
Plummer, Christopher, presenter.
Franklin, Bonnie, presenter.
Nichols, Mike, presenter.
Davis, Clifton, presenter.
Davis, Clifton, performer.
Uggams, Leslie, performer.
Uggams, Leslie, presenter.
Leachman, Cloris, presenter.
Bentwood Television Productions.
WABC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Added Title
1976 Tony Awards
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5072
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