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Interview with Benny Rubin about Bobby Clark

Title
Interview with Benny Rubin about Bobby Clark, 1961-08-23.
Publication
1961.

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Additional Authors
Found In
Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark.
Description
2 streaming audio files (approximately 54 min.) : digital, mono.
Alternative Title
Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Interviews (Sound recordings)
  • Radio commercials.
Note
  • Title from collection record; date from the original container.
  • Streaming files transferred from original audio reels.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming audio file online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Source (note)
  • Bill Lipton,
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark, *L(Special) 93-36
Call Number
*LT-7-A 2856
OCLC
908697601
Title
Interview with Benny Rubin about Bobby Clark, 1961-08-23.
Production
1961.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
audiotape reel
online resource
Access
Patrons can access streaming audio file online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer
Bill Lipton, interviewer ; Benny Rubin, interviewee.
Event
Recorded in Hollywood, California 1961 August 23.
Summary
Two unrelated recordings: the 1st (37 min.) is about Bobby Clark and the 2nd (17 min.) contains several takes of the Tide detergent commercials. Benny Rubin, a popular comedian well acquainted with Bobby Clark, recounts Clark's career from his early days as an acrobatic dancer in burlesque to success in comedy. His narrative includes a detailed description of the nature of tab show and burlesque, stories of his own experiences, and characteristics of a few notable fellow comedians (Fred Allen, Jack Benny, George Burns, Red Skelton) in life and on stage.
Original Version
Archival original format: (1 audiotape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips., two track mono ; 7 in.) in *LT-7-A 2856.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark, *L(Special) 93-36
Source
Gift; Bill Lipton, 1984.
Connect to:
Added Author
Rubin, Benny, interviewee.
Lipton, Bill, 1926- interviewer.
Lipton, Bill, 1926- donor.
Added Title
Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark.
Found In:
Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark.
Research Call Number
*LT-7-A 2856
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