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Interview with Mike Todd Jr. about Bobby Clark, 1961-09-12

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Title
Interview with Mike Todd Jr. about Bobby Clark, 1961-09-12
Names
Todd, Michael, Jr., 1929-2002 (Interviewee)
Lipton, Bill, 1926- (Interviewer)
Collection

Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark, 1961-1964

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1961-09-12
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L(Special) 93-36
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2939
Topics
Clark, Bobby, 1888-1960
Todd, Michael, Jr., 1929-2002 -- Interviews
Actors -- United States
Comedians -- United States
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title from collection record; date and credits from audition and the original container that was discarded.
Venue: Recorded at Todd's office on Broadway in New York 1961 September 12.
Acquisition: Gift; Bill Lipton, 1984.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 37 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips., two track mono ; 7 in.
Description
Mike Todd (Jr.), the son of a famous theater and film producer Mike Todd who cast Bobby Clark in five Broadway shows, recalls some episodes and stunts from these productions, his father's relationship with Clark, and his father's objective to put Clark's comic talent and acrobatic skills in the center of the shows that assured the success of these performances. Some of the recollections touch upon Clark's individual qualities such rationality, frugality, and perfectionism. The 2nd part, a meaningless 27-second extract from an unidentified recording, is not related to the interview.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147582
RLIN/OCLC: 909398942
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20625302
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3ab0e1c0-b8c2-0133-3461-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1929: Creator Born
  • 1961: Created
  • 2002: Creator Died
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Mike Todd Jr. about Bobby Clark, 1961-09-12" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1961. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3e97f1c0-b8c2-0133-0abe-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Mike Todd Jr. about Bobby Clark, 1961-09-12" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3e97f1c0-b8c2-0133-0abe-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1961). Interview with Mike Todd Jr. about Bobby Clark, 1961-09-12 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3e97f1c0-b8c2-0133-0abe-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Mike Todd Jr. about Bobby Clark, 1961-09-12