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The Silent Clowns – Walter Kerr 1976 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

The Silent Clowns – interview with Walter Kerr – 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Silent Clowns – an era where film was just getting started – where narrative, plot and personalities were in their infancy and where Comedy was slapstick and sight gags reigned supreme. The Silent...

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Academy Awards 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

1957 Academy Awards – March 27, 1957 – NBC Radio version – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1957 Academy Awards – March 27, 1957 – NBC Radio version – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1957 Academy Awards. Yes, it was different then. The awards...

Culture In America 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Culture In America 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Culture In America: An Assessment – 1960 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Culture in America, circa 1960. Even 55 years ago, we were starting to ask questions about our accomplishments as a people – what contributions had we made as a society; not just of...

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Looking At Acting In 1955 – Weekend Gallimaufry

NBC Radio – Biography In Sound – The Actor – March 6, 1955 – The Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although this documentary concentrates primarily at Acting for the Stage in 1955, the sentiments and reflections on the craft spill easily over into film, as was evidenced by Rocky Graziano’s...

Frank Lloyd Wright And Carl Sandberg Talk About Chicago – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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...