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Lewis Archibald interviews Arthur J. Bressan

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Title
Lewis Archibald interviews Arthur J. Bressan
Names
Archibald, Lewis (Interviewer)
Bressan, Arthur J (Interviewee)
Collection

Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985 (Questionable)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC 6403--6404
Topics
Bressan, Arthur J
AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) in motion pictures
Motion picture producers and directors
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Interview by Lewis Archibald, most probably conducted for the magazine "Downtown".
Content: Title supplied by cataloger from audition of original cassette.
Content: Part one includes approximately 8 minutes only (11:57-19:58) excerpt from the interview with Arthur J. Bressan; the beginning and the end of the side contain excerpts from interviews with unidentified people, first with a woman, second with a man-woman couple. An unidentified man-woman interview continues and ends on part 2.
Venue: Recorded [1985?] New York, N.Y.
Content: Archival original (2 audiocassettes ; analog, mono) available on *LTC 6403--6404.
Acquisition: Gift; Lewis Archibald; 1996 NN-RHA.
Citation/reference: Forms part of Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews, *L (Special) 96-05.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 2 audiocassettes (approximately 127 minutes) ; analog, mono
Description
Lewis Archibald, a journalist who wrote for the magazine "Downtown," interviews American filmmaker Arthur J. Bressan. Bressan talks about his career after he switched from the gay pornography genre to documentary and featured films. He speaks about the drama film "Buddies" (1985), the first American feature film on the subject of the AIDS pandemic, that he directed. He also discusses the AIDS issue, and how it affected many lives of his friends and colleagues in the 1980's.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 890151974
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20291010
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 20d090d0-b7b9-0133-1317-3c07547a230f
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  • 1985: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Lewis Archibald interviews Arthur J. Bressan" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2360bac0-b7b9-0133-537d-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Lewis Archibald interviews Arthur J. Bressan" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 10, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2360bac0-b7b9-0133-537d-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1985). Lewis Archibald interviews Arthur J. Bressan Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2360bac0-b7b9-0133-537d-3c07547a230f

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Lewis Archibald interviews Arthur J. Bressan