Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Chicago Democratic Convention - 1968

Norman Mailer Has A Word Or Two About Conventions In 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Norman Mailer – interview on Book Beat – January 15, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Norman Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor, and political activist. His novel The Naked and the Dead was published in 1948 and brought him almost instant renown. His best-known...

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Biography In Sound – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

F. Scott Fitzgerald – Biography In Sound – June 28, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – F. Scott Fitzgerald – a name which conjures up images of The Jazz Age, the “Era of Wonderful Nonsense“, the “Lost Generation” that period between the Wars. F. Scott Fitzgerald became synonymous with...

The Critic as viewed by the audience

Critic John Simon Talks To Artie Shaw – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Conversations With Artie Shaw – Guest: John Simon – Feb. 29, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Critics – an alternately loved and despised lot, viewed by some as a combination of giddy swooning fan and stone-faced curmudgeon. The critic, throughout history has been a starmaker and icon-basher. Why...

Major David Simons - Ballon to Outer Space

August 28, 1957 – A Balloon Into Space – A Closet Full Of Bathing Suits – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

August 28, 1957 – Life And The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 28, 1957 – 60 years ago history was made when Major David Simons piloted the first hot-air balloon, reaching over 100,000 feet to the edge of Outer Space. It was the first such experiment using...

Music From Hollywood 1963

The First Film Composer’s Night At The Hollywood Bowl – 1963 – Past Daily Gallimaufry

Hollywood Bowl – Film Composer’s Night – Hollywood Bowl Orchestra – Sept. 25, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Part 1 Hollywood Bowl – Film Composer’s Night – Hollywood Bowl Orchestra – Sept. 25, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Part 2 In what was the first of...

Jesse Lasky jr. talks about Jesse Lasky Sr.

Lasky On Lasky – Jesse Lasky Jr. Talks About Jesse Lasky Sr. 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Jesse Lasky (jr.) talks about Jesse Lasky (sr.) Conversation with Arthur Knight – 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jesse Lasky Sr., a name synonymous with the early days of Hollywood and one of its most famous figures during what became known as “The Golden Days Of Hollywood’ –...