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Flying high with the Phoenix : the theatrical adventures of T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton

Title
Flying high with the Phoenix : the theatrical adventures of T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton [videorecording] / Produced for the Century Association ; videography and digital editing by Bernard Moreau.
Publication
New York, c1996.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 1386Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Hambleton, T. Edward, 1911-2005.
  • Hambleton, T. Edward, 1911-2005
  • Houghton, Norris.
  • Houghton, Norris
  • Stiller, Jerry.
  • Ramsay, Remak.
  • Merck, Josie
  • Moreau, Bernard
  • Century Association (New York, N.Y.)
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (36 min.) : sd., col. SP; 1/2 in.
Summary
Video produced at the Century Association's exhibition devoted to the Phoenix Theatre and its founders, T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton. Includes footage of the exhibit's installation, and a tour of the completed exhbition conducted by Hambleton and Houghton, accompanied by actors Jerry Stiller and Remak Ramsay. They discuss several of the Phoenix's major productions, such as the 1954 musical The Golden Apple. Concludes with the exhibition's opening night, and speeches delivered by the two honorees and the exhibit's curator, Josie Merck.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Documentaries and factual works.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Exhibit conceived and organized by Josie Merck.
Performer (note)
  • Featuring T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton, with Jerry Stiller, Remak Ramsay, and Josie Merck.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Century Association, New York, N.Y., February 1996.
Biography (note)
  • The Phoenix Theatre, an Off-Broadway producing organization that staged both new works and revivals, was founded in 1953 by T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton. Its first home was in the former Yiddish Art Theatre on Second Avenue in the East Village. In the early 1960s the Phoenix moved to new quarters and merged with the Association of Producing Artists to become APA-Phoenix. The two companies disbanded in 1969. The Phoenix continued to produce plays until its dissolution in 1982.
Call Number
NCOX 1386
OCLC
741978909
Title
Flying high with the Phoenix : the theatrical adventures of T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton [videorecording] / Produced for the Century Association ; videography and digital editing by Bernard Moreau.
Imprint
New York, c1996.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Exhibit conceived and organized by Josie Merck.
Cast
Featuring T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton, with Jerry Stiller, Remak Ramsay, and Josie Merck.
Event
Videotaped at the Century Association, New York, N.Y., February 1996.
Biography
The Phoenix Theatre, an Off-Broadway producing organization that staged both new works and revivals, was founded in 1953 by T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton. Its first home was in the former Yiddish Art Theatre on Second Avenue in the East Village. In the early 1960s the Phoenix moved to new quarters and merged with the Association of Producing Artists to become APA-Phoenix. The two companies disbanded in 1969. The Phoenix continued to produce plays until its dissolution in 1982.
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Added Author
Hambleton, T. Edward, 1911-2005.
Hambleton, T. Edward, 1911-2005, speaker.
Houghton, Norris.
Houghton, Norris, speaker.
Stiller, Jerry.
Ramsay, Remak.
Merck, Josie, speaker.
Moreau, Bernard, videographer.
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)
Research Call Number
NCOX 1386
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