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Dear Friends: A Musical Tribute to Peter Knight
Additional title: Norman Maen Archive
Knight, Peter, 1917-1985 (Honoree)
Knight, Peter, 1917-1985 (Arranger)
Henebery, Terry (Presenter)
Lawrence, Vernon (Presenter)
Green, Benny, 1927-1998 (Author of dialog)
Green, Benny, 1927-1998 (Speaker)
Miura, Yūichirō, 1932- (Actor)
Crawley, F. R. (Frank Radford), 1911-1987 (Producer)
Kanau, Mitsuji (Photographer)
Norman Maen Dancers (Performer)
Yorkshire Television (Presenter)

Norman Maen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986
Place: Yorkshire, England
Publisher: Yorkshire Television Production
Table of Contents
Dear Friends: A Musical Tribute to Peter Knight (aired on Yorkshire Television, August 26, 1986) (59 min.) / written and introduced by Benny Green with Cleo Laine, John Dankworth, Jack Rothstein and featuring shows starring Gemma Craven, Lena Horne, Howard Keel, Grace Kennedy, David Kernan, Cleo Laine, Nigel Lythgoe Dancers, Norman Maen Dancers, Eric Morecambe, Sir Harry Secombe, Tommy Steele, Barbra Streisand, Caterina Valente, John Williams, Ernie Wise -- Yuichiro Miura: The Man who skied down Everest (A Crawley Films Presentation, London Weekend Television) (excerpt, ends abruptly) (65 min.) / produced by F.R. Crawley ; director of photography, Mitsuji Kanau ; cast, members of the Japanese Everest Skiing Expedition, 1970: Shintaro Ishihara, Yukihiko Kato, Taisuke Fujishima, So Anma.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6009
Television specials
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Television programs
Creation/production credits: presented by Terry Henebery and Vernon Lawrence ; all musical arrangements by Peter Knight.
Content: Title from opening video credits.
Venue: Videotaped during airing on Yorkshire Television and London Weekend Television at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London, England, 1984 November 19.
Acquisition: Gift; Domy Reiter-Sofer; 2014.
Content: Off-air recording with commercials
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (124 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Celebration of the work of music director Peter Knight with additional non-related footage of Yuichiro Miura.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 931590342
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20849399
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 252ea9c0-aa1e-0133-338a-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1917: Creator Born
  • 1985: Creator Died
  • 1986: Created
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dear Friends" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dear Friends" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986). Dear Friends Retrieved from

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