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|Named Person:||Rex Harrison; Leonard Bernstein; Carol Burnett; James Earl Jones; Jerry Orbach; Al Pacino; Ron Holgate; Julie Harris; Angela Lansbury; Jane Alexander; Marian Mercer; Joe Layton; Loudon Sainthill; Peter Dews; Peter Hunt; Boris Aronson; Sherman Edwards; Howard Sackler|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Alexander H Cohen; Hildy Parks; Clark Jones; Elliot Lawrence; Roy A Somlyo; Diahann Carroll; Alan King; Lauren Bacall; Pearl Bailey; Harry Belafonte; Richard Benjamin; Godfrey Cambridge; Betty Comden; Patty Duke; Adolph Green; Dustin Hoffman; Angela Lansbury; Jack Lemmon; Ethel Merman; Arthur Miller; Robert Morse; Zero Mostel; Paula Prentiss; Robert Preston; Vanessa Redgrave; Leslie Uggams; Gwen Verdon; Shelley Winters; Lorraine Serabian; Anna Manahan; Art Carney; Jerry Orbach; Donna McKechnie; James Earl Jones; Scott Jarvis; W B Slater; William Duell; Hermione Baddeley; Boris Aronson; Laurence Olivier; Joe Layton; Douglas Turner Ward; Gerald S Krone; Arlene Francis; Ron Holgate; Marian Mercer; Rex Harrison; Al Pacino; Jane Alexander; Peter Hunt; Carol Burnett; Julie Harris; Howard Sackler; Peter Stone; Stuart Ostrow; American Theatre Wing.; NBC Television Network.|
|Notes:||Includes original television commercials and blackouts intended for commercials.
Credits at end of tape.
Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
1969 marked the first year scenes from the nominated plays were presented.
Musicals and plays represented (show, song / performer): Zorba, Life is / Lorraine Serabian and Company -- Lovers / Scene with Art Carney and Anna Mannahan -- Promises, promises, She likes basketball; Turkey lurkey time -- Jerry Orbach, Donna McKechnie and Company -- The great white hope / Scene with James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander -- 1776, Momma, look sharp / Scott Jarvis, William Duell, B.J. Slater -- Hair; Three-five-zero-zero, Let the sun shine in / Company.
Special Award winners: The National Theatre Company of Great Britain, award accept by Sir Laurence Olivier; The Negro Ensemble Company, Douglas Turner Ward, artistic director; Gerald S. Krone, administrative director; Rex Harrison; Leonard Bernstein; Carol Burnett.
|Credits:||Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.|
|Performer(s):||Hosts: Diahann Carroll and Alan King.
Presenters: Lauren Bacall, Pearl Bailey, Harry Belafonte, Richard Benjamin, Godfrey Cambridge, Betty Comden, Patty Duke, Adolph Green, Dustin Hoffman, Angela Lansbury, Jack Lemmon, Ethel Merman, Arthur Miller, Robert Morse, Zero Mostel, Paula Prentiss, Robert Preston, Vanessa Redgrave, Leslie Uggams, Gwen Verdon, Shelley Winters.
|Event notes:||Videotaped by the NBC Television Network at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 20, 1969.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (VHS) (125 min.) : bsd., color NTSC ; 1/2 in.|
|Contents:||Award recipients (performer, category / play title): James Earl Jones, actor / The great white hope --
Jerry Orbach, actor / Promises, promises --
Al Pacino, featured actor / Does a tiger wear a necktie? --
Ronald Holgate, featured actor / 1776 --
Julie Harris, actress / Forty carats --
Angela Lansbury, actress / Dear world --
Jane Alexander, featured actress / The great white hope --
Marian Mercer, featured actress / Promises, promises. Award recipients (name, category / play title): Joe Layton, choreographer / George M! --
Loudon Sainthill, costume designer, award accepted by Hermione Baddeley / Canterbury tales --
Peter Dews, director, play, award accepted by Arlene Francis / Hadrian VII --
Peter Hunt, director, musical / 1776 --
Peter Stone, book; Sherman Edwards, music and lyrics; Stuart Ostrow, producer, musical / 1776 --
Howard Sackler, playwright; Herman Levin, producer, play / The great white hope --
Boris Aronson, scenic designer / Zorba.
|Series Title:||Tony Awards|
|Other Titles:||1969 Tony Awards|
|Responsibility:||executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.|
- Harrison, Rex -- Awards.
- Bernstein, Leonard, -- 1918-1990 -- Awards.
- Burnett, Carol -- Awards.
- Jones, James Earl -- Awards.
- Orbach, Jerry -- Awards.
- Pacino, Al, -- 1940- -- Awards.
- Holgate, Ron -- Awards.
- Harris, Julie, -- 1925-2013 -- Awards.
- Lansbury, Angela, -- 1925- -- Awards.
- Alexander, Jane, -- 1939- -- Awards.
- Mercer, Marian -- Awards.
- Layton, Joe, -- 1931- -- Awards.
- Sainthill, Loudon -- Awards.
- Dews, Peter -- Awards.
- Hunt, Peter, -- 1925-2002 -- Awards.
- Aronson, Boris, -- 1900-1980 -- Awards.
- Edwards, Sherman. -- 1776.
- Sackler, Howard. -- Great white hope.
- Negro Ensemble Company.
- National Theatre (Great Britain)
- Tony Awards.
- Theater -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Awards -- 1961-1970.