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Celebrating Josh : a tribute by his friends

Title
Celebrating Josh : a tribute by his friends [videorecording] / The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, The Actors' Fund, The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, and The League of American Theatres and Producers present ; conceived and directed by John Fearnley and Tom Logan ; executive producer, David S. Rosenak ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.
Publication
New York, 1988.

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Description
2 videocassettes (U-matic) (101 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 3/4 in.
Subjects
Note
  • No credits on tape. Production credits gathered from program.
  • Although they were listed in the program, Jule Styne, Ray Walston, and Vera Zorina were unable to appear.
  • Tributes by Hal Prince and President Ronald Reagan, who could not attend the memorial, are read by Arlene Francis. Paul Newman's tribute was videotaped elsewhere and shown on a video monitor at the event.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Stage manager, Tom Porter.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Max Showalter.
  • Musical director and pianist: Paul Trueblood.
  • Speakers: Gene Saks, James Stewart, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman (on video), Eli Wallach, Mary Martin, Norris Houghton, Hope Lange, Elliot Norton, Richard Coe, Helen Hayes, and Red Buttons.
  • Performers: The Princeton Triangle Club Quartet, Benay Venuta, John Michael King, Stanley Grover, Charles Strouse, and Mary Martin.
  • The Musical Moments singers: Suellen Estey, Vivian Hoffman, John Foster, Jess Richards, D. Michael Heath, and Lori Sabot.
  • Archival footage: Joshua Logan, Nedda Harrigan Logan, James Stewart, Marlon Brando, William Holden, Kim Novak, Marilyn Monroe, Maurice Chevalier, Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Mary Martin, and Ezio Pinza.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., Nov. 14, 1988.
Call Number
NCOV 746
OCLC
689051921
Title
Celebrating Josh : a tribute by his friends [videorecording] / The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, The Actors' Fund, The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, and The League of American Theatres and Producers present ; conceived and directed by John Fearnley and Tom Logan ; executive producer, David S. Rosenak ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.
Imprint
New York, 1988.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Stage manager, Tom Porter.
Cast
Host: Max Showalter.
Musical director and pianist: Paul Trueblood.
Speakers: Gene Saks, James Stewart, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman (on video), Eli Wallach, Mary Martin, Norris Houghton, Hope Lange, Elliot Norton, Richard Coe, Helen Hayes, and Red Buttons.
Performers: The Princeton Triangle Club Quartet, Benay Venuta, John Michael King, Stanley Grover, Charles Strouse, and Mary Martin.
The Musical Moments singers: Suellen Estey, Vivian Hoffman, John Foster, Jess Richards, D. Michael Heath, and Lori Sabot.
Archival footage: Joshua Logan, Nedda Harrigan Logan, James Stewart, Marlon Brando, William Holden, Kim Novak, Marilyn Monroe, Maurice Chevalier, Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Mary Martin, and Ezio Pinza.
Event
Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., Nov. 14, 1988.
Summary
Memorial tribute to director, producer, playwright, and performer Joshua Logan (1908-1988). Features spoken tributes, reminiscences, and songs associated with his career, as well as film clips from movies he directed.
Local Subject
Tributes.
Added Author
Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers (U.S.), producer.
Actors' Fund of America, producer.
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, producer.
League of American Theatres and Producers, producer.
Fearnley, John, 1914- conceptor.
Fearnley, John, 1914- director.
Logan, Tom, 1953- conceptor.
Logan, Tom, 1953- director.
Rosenak, David S, producer.
Porter, Tom, stage manager.
Showalter, Max, host.
Trueblood, Paul, musical director.
Trueblood, Paul, instrumentalist.
Saks, Gene, 1921-2015, speaker.
Stewart, James, 1908-1997, speaker.
Stewart, James, 1908-1997, performer.
Woodward, Joanne, 1930- speaker.
Newman, Paul, 1925-2008, speaker.
Wallach, Eli, 1915-2014, speaker.
Martin, Mary, 1913-1990, speaker.
Martin, Mary, 1913-1990, performer.
Houghton, Norris, speaker.
Lange, Hope, speaker.
Norton, Elliot, 1903- speaker.
Coe, Richard L. (Richard Livingstone), 1914-1995, speaker.
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993, speaker.
Buttons, Red, 1919-2006, speaker.
Princeton Triangle Club Quartet.
Venuta, Benay, performer.
King, John Michael, 1926-2008, performer.
Grover, Stanley, performer.
Strouse, Charles, performer.
Estey, SuEllen, performer.
Foster, John, performer.
Heath, D. Michael, performer.
Hoffman, Vivian, performer.
Richards, Jess, performer.
Sabot, Lori, performer.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019.
Reagan, Ronald.
Logan, Joshua.
Logan, Nedda Harrigan.
Brando, Marlon.
Holden, William, 1918-1981.
Novak, Kim.
Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962.
Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972.
Marvin, Lee.
Eastwood, Clint, 1930-
Pinza, Ezio.
Corwin, Betty L.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Research Call Number
NCOV 746
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