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Midday with Bill Boggs

Title
Midday with Bill Boggs / produced by Gwen Barrett ; directed by Chester Ushawa ; produced at WNEW-TV 5 Metromedia Telecenter, New York.
Publication
1980.

Available Online

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Barrett, Gwen
  • Ushawa, Chester
  • Thuun, Einar
  • Boggs, Bill
  • Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995
  • D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021
  • Ross, Bertram, 1920-2003
  • Nelson, Gail (Vocalist)
  • Kent, Helen
  • Batteau, Robin
  • Pellegrini, Carlo
  • WNEW-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
Description
1 streaming video file (105 min.) : sound, color.
Alternative Title
  • Bert and Ginger
  • Bertram Ross Video Archive.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Filmed interviews.
Note
  • Title from opening video credits ; additional title from original Betamax cassette label.
  • Ginger Rogers segment has an introduction with brief clips from her film career.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Interviewer, Bill Boggs.
Source (note)
  • William Prensky;
Contents
Ginger Rogers interview (41 min.) / interviewees, Ginger Rogers and Gail Nelson -- Vertigo interview (9 min.) / interviewees, Helen Kent, Robin Batteau, Carlo Pellegrini -- Bertram Ross interview & performance (7 min.) / interviewee and performer, Bertram Ross ; piano, John Wallowitch -- Jacques D'Amboise interview & performance (17 min.) / interviewee, Jacques D'Amboise ; performers, National Dance Institute -- Crosswits (Game show) [excerpt] (17 min.) / host, Jack Clark ; guest stars, Robert Pine, Jon Bowzer Bauman, Vicki Lawrence, Alice Ghostley.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2674
OCLC
882098267
Title
Midday with Bill Boggs / produced by Gwen Barrett ; directed by Chester Ushawa ; produced at WNEW-TV 5 Metromedia Telecenter, New York.
Production
1980.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
computer
video
Type of Carrier
online resource
Original Version
Original format: 1 Betamax
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits
Interviewer, Bill Boggs.
Performer
Interviewees, Ginger Rogers, Bertram Ross, Jacques D'Amboise, and Vertigo's Helen Kent, Robin Batteau, and Carlo Pellegrini.
Event
Videotaped during interviews at WNEW-TV studio, New York City, N.Y. 1980.
Summary
Ginger Rogers discusses her current show at Radio City Music Hall entitled, A Rockettes Spectacular; winning a Charleston competition as a child; her mother's influence on her career; performing in 3-6 vaudeville shows a day as a child; the last time she danced with Fred Astaire at the Academy Awards; briefly talks about Howard Hughes, George Gershwin, and Gene Raymond in Flying Down to Rio, Joe E. Brown in You Said a Mouthful, and Fred Astaire; meeting and working with Mr. Astaire and what he was like as a partner and a choreographer; includes Question and Answer session; performer in A Rockettes Spectacular joins the interview with Ms. Rogers; interview with Vertigo dance company's Helen Kent, Robin Batteau, and Carlo Pellegrini; interview and performance with Bertram Ross; and Jacques D'Amboise and his National Dance Institute; concludes with an excerpt from the game show Crosswits.
Source
Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
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Added Author
Barrett, Gwen, producer.
Ushawa, Chester, director.
Thuun, Einar, lighting designer.
Boggs, Bill, interviewer.
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995, interviewee.
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, interviewee.
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, choreographer.
Ross, Bertram, 1920-2003, interviewee.
Ross, Bertram, 1920-2003, performer.
Nelson, Gail (Vocalist), interviewee.
Kent, Helen, interviewee.
Batteau, Robin, interviewee.
Pellegrini, Carlo, interviewee.
WNEW-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
Prensky, William, donor.
Added Title
Bert and Ginger
Bertram Ross Video Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2674
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