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You're the top: the Cole Porter story

Title
You're the top: the Cole Porter story [videorecording] / Executive producer, Susan Lacy ; producer, Kirk D'Amico ; line producer, Vera Aronow ; co-producer, Elizabeth Cotnoir ; written and directed by Allan Albert ; a co-production of VPI-Videfilm Producers International, WNET, and Channel Four.
Publication
Los Angeles, Calif.: Island Visual Arts, c1990.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 590Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Lacy, Susan
  • D'Amico, Kirk
  • Aronow, Vera
  • Cotnoir, Elizabeth
  • Albert, Allan
  • Doniger, Scott P
  • Short, Bobby
  • Adler, Richard, 1921-2012
  • Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007
  • Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997
  • Donnelly, Honoria Murphy
  • Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992
  • Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr., 1909-2000
  • Feinstein, Michael
  • Fetter, Ted
  • Feuer, Cy
  • Gill, Brendan, 1914-1997
  • Hope, Bob, 1903-2003
  • Howard, Jean, 1910-2000
  • Kanin, Garson, 1912-1999
  • Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996
  • Kimball, Robert
  • Kirk, Lisa
  • Lazar, Irving, 1907-1993
  • Lilo
  • Martin, Ernest H., 1919-1995
  • Martin, Tony, 1913-2012
  • Morison, Patricia, 1915-2018
  • Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990
  • Ronstadt, Linda
  • Schwartz, Jonathan, 1938-
  • Smith, Alexis, 1921-1993
  • Saint Subber, Arnold
  • Warwick, Dionne
  • Yeston, Maury
  • Porter, Cole, 1891-1964
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Lawrence, Gertrude
  • Merman, Ethel
  • Garland, Judy
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • VPI-Videfilm Producers International, Ltd.
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (55 min.) : sound, color and black & white; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
American masters (Television program)
Uniform Title
American masters (Television program)
Alternative Title
Cole Porter story
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentaries and factual works.
  • Television.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • On-line editor, Scott P. Doniger.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Bobby Short.
  • Interviews: Richard Adler, Kitty Carlisle, Saul Chaplin, Honoria Murphy Donnelly, Alfred Drake, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Michael Feinstein, Ted Fetter, Cy Feuer, Brendan Gill, Bob Hope, Jean Howard, Garson Kanin, Gene Kelly, Robert Kimball, Lisa Kirk, Irving "Swifty" Lazar, Lilo, Ernest H. Martin, Tony Martin, Patricia Morison, Hermes Pan, Linda Ronstadt, Jonathan Schwartz, Alexis Smith, Saint Subber, Dionne Warwick, Maury Yeston, et al.
  • Archival footage: Cole Porter, Fred Astaire, Gertrude Lawrence, Ethel Merman, Bob Hope, Judy Garland, et al.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast on American Masters, WNET/13, New York, N.Y., July 23, 1990.
Call Number
NCOX 590
OCLC
1037947217
Title
You're the top: the Cole Porter story [videorecording] / Executive producer, Susan Lacy ; producer, Kirk D'Amico ; line producer, Vera Aronow ; co-producer, Elizabeth Cotnoir ; written and directed by Allan Albert ; a co-production of VPI-Videfilm Producers International, WNET, and Channel Four.
Imprint
Los Angeles, Calif.: Island Visual Arts, c1990.
Series
American masters (Television program)
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
On-line editor, Scott P. Doniger.
Cast
Host: Bobby Short.
Interviews: Richard Adler, Kitty Carlisle, Saul Chaplin, Honoria Murphy Donnelly, Alfred Drake, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Michael Feinstein, Ted Fetter, Cy Feuer, Brendan Gill, Bob Hope, Jean Howard, Garson Kanin, Gene Kelly, Robert Kimball, Lisa Kirk, Irving "Swifty" Lazar, Lilo, Ernest H. Martin, Tony Martin, Patricia Morison, Hermes Pan, Linda Ronstadt, Jonathan Schwartz, Alexis Smith, Saint Subber, Dionne Warwick, Maury Yeston, et al.
Archival footage: Cole Porter, Fred Astaire, Gertrude Lawrence, Ethel Merman, Bob Hope, Judy Garland, et al.
Event
Originally broadcast on American Masters, WNET/13, New York, N.Y., July 23, 1990.
Summary
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of composer Cole Porter, this profile provides a look at the man who embraced an elite lifestyle and chronicled the world of high society in words and music. Includes archival footage and interviews with his contemporaries and critics. Also includes rare photographs, performance footage, and excerpts from interviews with friends and associates.
Added Author
Lacy, Susan, producer.
D'Amico, Kirk, producer.
Aronow, Vera, producer.
Cotnoir, Elizabeth, producer.
Albert, Allan, director.
Doniger, Scott P, editor of moving image work.
Short, Bobby, host.
Adler, Richard, 1921-2012, interviewee.
Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007, interviewee.
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997, interviewee.
Donnelly, Honoria Murphy, interviewee.
Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992, interviewee.
Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr., 1909-2000, interviewee.
Feinstein, Michael, interviewee.
Fetter, Ted, interviewee.
Feuer, Cy, interviewee.
Gill, Brendan, 1914-1997, interviewee.
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003, interviewee.
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003, performer.
Howard, Jean, 1910-2000, interviewee.
Kanin, Garson, 1912-1999, interviewee.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, interviewee.
Kimball, Robert, interviewee.
Kirk, Lisa, interviewee.
Lazar, Irving, 1907-1993, interviewee.
Lilo, interviewee.
Martin, Ernest H., 1919-1995, interviewee.
Martin, Tony, 1913-2012, interviewee.
Morison, Patricia, 1915-2018, interviewee.
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990, interviewee.
Ronstadt, Linda, interviewee.
Schwartz, Jonathan, 1938- interviewee.
Smith, Alexis, 1921-1993, interviewee.
Saint Subber, Arnold, interviewee.
Warwick, Dionne, interviewee.
Yeston, Maury, interviewee.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964, composer.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964, lyricist.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964, performer.
Astaire, Fred, performer.
Lawrence, Gertrude, performer.
Merman, Ethel, performer.
Garland, Judy, performer.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
VPI-Videfilm Producers International, Ltd.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Cole Porter story
American masters (Television program)
Research Call Number
NCOX 590
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