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A life in the theatre

Title
A life in the theatre [videorecording] / Produced by Peter Weinberg ; associate producer, Noam Yerushalmi ; executive producer, Jac Venza ; written by David Mamet ; directed for the stage by Gerald Gutierrez ; directed for television by Kirk Browning ; [produced for] PBS-TV.
Publication
New York, 1979.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 132Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Weinberg, Peter, 1948-1986
  • Yerushalmi, Noam
  • Venza, Jac
  • Mamet, David.
  • Gutierrez, Gerald
  • Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008
  • May, Henry
  • Ridge, John David
  • Knight, William
  • Waldman, Robert
  • Norton, Blake
  • Godfrey, John J
  • Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998
  • Evans, Peter, 1950-1989
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (90 min.) : sound, black & white; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Great performances
Uniform Title
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Alternative Title
Life in the theater
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Drama.
  • Television.
Note
  • Video and audio quality are extremely poor. Image is unsteady and erratic. Low buzz on audio track throughout.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Scenic designer, Henry May ; costume designer, John David Ridge ; lighting designer, William Knight ; music composed by Robert Waldman ; audio, Blake Norton ; videotape editor, John J. Godfrey.
Performer (note)
  • Featuring Ellis Rabb and Peter Evans.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast on WNET/13, New York, N.Y., Oct. 3, 1979.
Biography (note)
  • Based on David Mamet's stage play, which premiered Off-Broadway in October 1977, starring Ellis Rabb and Peter Evans, directed by Gerald Gutierrez.
Call Number
NCOX 132
OCLC
1076576067
Title
A life in the theatre [videorecording] / Produced by Peter Weinberg ; associate producer, Noam Yerushalmi ; executive producer, Jac Venza ; written by David Mamet ; directed for the stage by Gerald Gutierrez ; directed for television by Kirk Browning ; [produced for] PBS-TV.
Imprint
New York, 1979.
Series
Great performances
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Scenic designer, Henry May ; costume designer, John David Ridge ; lighting designer, William Knight ; music composed by Robert Waldman ; audio, Blake Norton ; videotape editor, John J. Godfrey.
Cast
Featuring Ellis Rabb and Peter Evans.
Event
Originally broadcast on WNET/13, New York, N.Y., Oct. 3, 1979.
Biography
Based on David Mamet's stage play, which premiered Off-Broadway in October 1977, starring Ellis Rabb and Peter Evans, directed by Gerald Gutierrez.
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Added Author
Weinberg, Peter, 1948-1986, producer.
Yerushalmi, Noam, producer.
Venza, Jac, producer.
Mamet, David. Life in the theatre.
Gutierrez, Gerald, director.
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008, director.
May, Henry, set designer.
Ridge, John David, costume designer.
Knight, William, lighting designer.
Waldman, Robert, composer.
Norton, Blake, sound designer.
Godfrey, John J, editor of moving image work.
Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998, actor.
Evans, Peter, 1950-1989, actor.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Added Title
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Research Call Number
NCOX 132
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