Theatre

Frank Lloyd Wright And Carl Sandberg Talk About Chicago – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Frank Lloyd Wright And Carl Sandberg Talk About Chicago – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– NBC Radio – Life And The World – Chicago – Frank Lloyd Wright – Carl Sandberg -Oct. 30, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since I’ve been spending time looking at cities this week, I ran across this interview with Poet Carl Sandberg and Architect Frank Lloyd Wright...

Harold Pinter – A Night Out – 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Harold Pinter – A Night Out – 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  – A Night Out – By Harold Pinter – World Premier – March 1, 1960 – BBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The arrival of Harold Pinter on the Theatrical scene in the late 1950s caused a stir, a sensation and a harbinger of things to...

An Interview With Lee Strasberg 1969 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

An Interview With Lee Strasberg 1969 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Speaking Freely – Lee Strasberg – interviewed by Edwin Newman – December 14, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Anyone who has studied acting either knows about or has studied the school of Acting known as The Method. Although not the originator, Strasberg is credited as being the...

Happy Birthday – George Bernard Shaw – July 26, 1856 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Happy Birthday – George Bernard Shaw – July 26, 1856 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– NBC Radio – New World – Discussing George Bernard Shaw – July 29, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – George Bernard Shaw – Irish Playwright, critic, activist, economist, essayist, novelist, was born on this day, July 26, 1856 in Dublin. He was co-founder of the London School of...

A Few Words From Mike Nichols And Elaine May And Arlene Dahl And Zachary Scott With Mitch Miller – 1961 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

A Few Words From Mike Nichols And Elaine May And Arlene Dahl And Zachary Scott With Mitch Miller – 1961 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sunday Evening With Mitch Miller – January 8, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Aside from his extensive work in Music and TV, Mitch Miller was also an avid interviewer. In the late 1950s and early 60s...

Scrambled World And The Passing Of An Icon – December 31, 1979

Scrambled World And The Passing Of An Icon – December 31, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak – December 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As 1979 came to a close, the world was once again facing The Big Question Mark. The Soviets were setting up shop...

Radio Free Oz (The Firesign Theatre) – KRLA – October 29, 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Radio Free Oz (The Firesign Theatre) – KRLA – October 29, 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KRLA – Radio Free Oz with The Firesign Theatre – October 29, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Anyone who spent any time in Los Angeles in the 1960s may no doubt remember the weekly trips into...

Jason Robards Has A Word Or Two About Acting And The Theatre – 1974 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Day at Night Program – Jason Robards – July 5, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Most people think of Jason Robards and his role as Ben Bradlee in All The President’s Men, but his career extended...

Lauren Bacall Has A Few Words – (1924-2014) – Past Daily Reference Room: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Lauren Bacall – Interviewed by Jeremy Issacs – March 20, 1995 – BBC I will admit, this has been a terrible week. We’ve lost two icons in as many days. Though one was sudden and shocking, the other is the end...

An Interview With James Mason – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – James Mason Interview – Martha Deane Program – WOR-AM – January 24, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Continuing the occasional series of Icon Interviews. This week it’s the legendary James Mason, who had a long and very distinguished career in...