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Be my guest. Ossie Davis

Author: Ossie DavisMichall JeffersJohn WarnerVincent PittignanoJohn GirolamoAll authors
Publisher: Ossining, N.Y., ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : NTSC color broadcast system : U-matic   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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American stage and film actor, playwright and social activist Ossie Davis discusses his career with interviewer Michall Jeffers. The emphasis is on Davis' role as Midge in the Broadway production of I'm not Rappaport, in which he replaced Cleavon Little to play opposite Hal Linden. Davis also discusses his 37-year marriage and working relationship with his wife Ruby Dee; how he and his wife cope with being perceived  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television
Talk shows
Interviews
Named Person: Ossie Davis; Ossie Davis; Ruby Dee; Herb Gardner; Hal Linden
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ossie Davis; Michall Jeffers; John Warner; Vincent Pittignano; John Girolamo; Dennis Rivellino; June Silverman; Roger Forte; E R Holder; Continental Cablevision.
OCLC Number: 84919390
Notes: Credits at end of tape.
Credits: Post-production, E.R. Holder ; camera operators, Vincent Pittignano, John Girolamo ; set and lighting design, John Warner ; music, Dennis Rivellino ; prod. assistants, June Silverman, Roger Forte, E.R. Holder.
Performer(s): Guest: Ossie Davis. Interviewer: Michall Jeffers.
Event notes: Videotaped at Continental Cablevision, Ossining, N.Y., 1986.
Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (28 min.) : sound, color NTSC ; 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Continental Cablevision presents ; written and created by Michall Jeffers ; produced and directed by John Warner.

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American stage and film actor, playwright and social activist Ossie Davis discusses his career with interviewer Michall Jeffers. The emphasis is on Davis' role as Midge in the Broadway production of I'm not Rappaport, in which he replaced Cleavon Little to play opposite Hal Linden. Davis also discusses his 37-year marriage and working relationship with his wife Ruby Dee; how he and his wife cope with being perceived as "cultural monuments;" and his play Purlie Victorious, which he wrote and in which he starred.

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