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|Named Person:||Noel Coward; Alfred Lunt; Lynn Fontanne; Fritz Weaver; Cleavon Little; Ken Howard; René Auberjonois; Tammy Grimes; Lauren Bacall; Blythe Danner; Melba Moore; Ronald Field; Cecil Beaton; Joseph Hardy; Jo Mielziner; Barbra Streisand; Charles Strouse; Frank McMahon|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alexander H Cohen; Hildy Parks; Clark Jones; Elliot Lawrence; Roy A Somlyo; Julie Andrews; Walter Matthau; Katharine Hepburn; Lauren Bacall; Clive Barnes; Claire Bloom; Michael Caine; David Frost; Cary Grant; Patricia Neal; George C Scott; James Stewart; Maggie Smith; Cecil Beaton; Fritz Weaver; Cleavon Little; Ken Howard; René Auberjonois; Tammy Grimes; Blythe Danner; Melba Moore; Ronald Field; Jo Mielziner; Joseph Hardy; Frank McMahon; Michael McAloney; Barbra Streisand; Joseph Kipness; Lawrence Kasha; Alfred Lunt; Lynn Fontanne; Noel Coward; Joseph Papp; American Theatre Wing.; NBC Television Network.
|Notes:||Credits at end of tape.
Includes original television commercials and blackouts intended for commercials.
There is a brief loss of image and sound ca. 88 min.
Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
Special Tony Award winners: Sir Noel Coward for his many enduring contributions to the theatre; Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne; New York Shakespeare Festival, for pioneering efforts on behalf of new plays, Joseph Papp, producer; Barbra Streisand.
This year's awards ceremony marked the TV singing debut of stars Katharine Hepburn and Lauren Bacall, who were both nominated for Best Actress in a Musical. Ms. Bacall won for her portrayal of Margo Channing in Applause.
Musicals and plays represented (show, song / performer): Applause, Applause; Welcome to the theatre / Bonnie Franklin, Lauren Bacall and Company -- Coco, Always mademoiselle / Katharine Hepburn and Company -- Purlie, I got love / Melba Moore -- Walk him up the stairs / Cleavon Little and Company.
|Credits:||Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.|
|Performer(s):||Hosts: Julie Andrews, Shirley MacLaine and Walter Matthau.
Presenters: Clive Barnes, Claire Bloom, Michael Caine, Jack Cassidy, David Frost, Cary Grant, Patricia Neal, George C. Scott, James Stewart, Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens.
|Event notes:||Videotaped by the NBC Television Network at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 19, 1970.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (VHS) (95 min.) : bsd., color NTSC ; 1/2 in.|
|Contents:||Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Fritz Weaver, actor / Child's play --
Cleavon Little, actor / Purlie --
Ken Howard, featured actor / Child's play --
René Auberjonois, featured actor / Coco --
Tammy Grimes, actress / Private lives --
Lauren Bacall, actress / Applause --
Blythe Danner, featured actress / Butterflies are free --
Melba Moore, featured actress / Purlie. Award recipients (name, category / play title): Ron Field, choreographer / Applause --
Cecil Beaton, costume designer / Coco --
Joseph Hardy, director, play / Child's play --
Ron Field, director, musical / Applause --
Jo Mielziner, lighting designer / Child's play --
Joseph Kipness and Lawrence Kasha, producers, musical / Applause --
Frank McMahon, playwright; Michael McAloney and Burton C. Kaiser, producers / Borstal boy --
Jo Mielziner, scenic designer / Child's play.
|Series Title:||Tony Awards|
|Other Titles:||1970 Tony Awards|
|Responsibility:||executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.|
- Coward, Noel, -- 1899-1973 -- Awards.
- Lunt, Alfred -- Awards.
- Fontanne, Lynn -- Awards.
- Weaver, Fritz -- Awards.
- Little, Cleavon -- Awards.
- Howard, Ken -- Awards.
- Auberjonois, René, -- 1940- -- Awards.
- Grimes, Tammy -- Awards.
- Bacall, Lauren, -- 1924-2014 -- Awards.
- Danner, Blythe -- Awards.
- Moore, Melba -- Awards.
- Field, Ronald -- Awards.
- Beaton, Cecil, -- 1904-1980 -- Awards.
- Hardy, Joseph, -- 1929- -- Awards.
- Mielziner, Jo, -- 1901-1976 -- Awards.
- Streisand, Barbra -- Awards.
- Strouse, Charles. -- Applause.
- McMahon, Frank. -- Borstal boy.
- New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
- Tony Awards.
- Theater -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Awards -- 1961-1970.