Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark, 1961-1964

Collection Data

Collection consists of taped interviews recorded between the years 1961 to 1964 with artists and others associated with Bobby Clark, a minstrel, vaudevillian, performer on stage, film, television and circus. Interviewees include Ed Ford, Mike Todd Jr., Tex O'Rourke, Sidney Blackmer, Bill Doll, Bert Wheeler, Al Tyler, Sid Stone, Irene Rich, Mark Wiseman, Ed Wynn, Frank MacDonald, Pat Harrington Jr., Allen Case, Tom Brown and his wife, George Shelton, Maurice Barrets, Flora Shafer, Lucitte Clark, Benny Rubin, Norman Rose, John Kennedy, Sid Marion, Bud Abbott, Lon Clarke, Edwin McArthur, Marjorie, Carmen Capalbo, and Bill (William D.) Lipton. It was collected and given to NYPL by William D. Lipton of Portland, Oregon.
Ford, Ed, 1887-1970 (Interviewee)
Todd, Michael, Jr., 1929-2002 (Interviewee)
O'Rourke, Tex (Interviewee)
Blackmer, Sidney, 1895-1973 (Interviewee)
Wheeler, Bert, 1895-1968 (Interviewee)
Stone, Sid (Interviewee)
Rich, Irene, 1891-1988 (Interviewee)
Tyler, Al (Interviewee)
Doll, William M. (Interviewee)
Wiseman, Mark (Interviewee)
Wynn, Ed, 1886-1966 (Interviewee)
McDonald, Frank, 1899-1980 (Interviewee)
Harrington, Pat, 1929- (Interviewee)
Case, Allen (Interviewee)
Brown, Tom, 1913-1990 (Interviewee)
Shelton, George M. 1885-1971 (Interviewee)
Barrett, Maurice (Interviewee)
Clark, Lucitte (Interviewee)
Schafer, Flora (Interviewee)
Rubin, Benny (Interviewee)
Rose, Norman, 1917-2004 (Interviewee)
Kennedy, John, 1898-1988 (Interviewee)
Abbott, Bud, 1895-1974 (Interviewee)
Marion, Sid (Interviewee)
Clarke, Lon (Interviewee)
McArthur, Edwin (Interviewee)
Gateson, Marjorie, 1891-1977 (Interviewee)
Capalbo, Carmen (Interviewee)
Lipton, Bill, 1926-
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1961 - 1964
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L(Special) 93-36
Clark, Bobby, 1888-1960 -- Friends and associates
Actors -- United States
Comedians -- United States
Content: Information taken from the containers and might differ from the contents.
Acquisition: Gift ; Lipton, Bill, 1926- ; 1984 ; *L(Special) 93-36.
Physical Description
Extent: 21 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, acetate, mono. ; 7 in.
Extent: 6 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, acetate, mono. ; 5 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 438968148
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147582
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fc4c8cd0-5099-0136-3366-0a5efe62d9fa
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