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Author: Alexander H Cohen; David Rothenberg; Betty L Corwin; Character Generators/Video.; New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Publisher: New York, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : NTSC color broadcast system : U-matic   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Broadway producer Alexander H. Cohen reviews his career from the 1940's to the present day, examining his relationships with other showmen, with his wife and sometime co-producer Hildy Parks, and with such performers as Marlene Dietrich. He discusses his work as producer of the first Tony Awards ceremonies to be televised. Mr. Cohen also reflects on his experience with the 1976-7 revival of Hellzapoppin featuring  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Alexander H Cohen; Hildy Parks; Marlene Dietrich; Jerry Lewis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander H Cohen; David Rothenberg; Betty L Corwin; Character Generators/Video.; New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
OCLC Number: 52021602
Performer(s): Interviewed by David Rothenberg.
Event notes: Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y., Oct. 9, 1997.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Other Titles: Alexander H. Cohen interviewed by David Rothenberg
Responsibility: [Video prod. co., Character Generators, Inc. ; video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.

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Broadway producer Alexander H. Cohen reviews his career from the 1940's to the present day, examining his relationships with other showmen, with his wife and sometime co-producer Hildy Parks, and with such performers as Marlene Dietrich. He discusses his work as producer of the first Tony Awards ceremonies to be televised. Mr. Cohen also reflects on his experience with the 1976-7 revival of Hellzapoppin featuring Jerry Lewis, which he closed rather than bring to New York, and on how the business of producing plays for Broadway has changed over time.

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