Interview with Abel Green, 1971-11-19

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Title
Interview with Abel Green, 1971-11-19
Additional title: They're playing our song
Names
Green, Abel, 1900-1973 (Interviewee)
Wilk, Max (Interviewer)
Collection

Interviews for the book "They're playing our song"

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-11-19
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 53159
Shelf locator: *LT-10 2169
Topics
Green, Abel, 1900-1973
Journalists -- United States
Editors -- United States
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title supplied by cataloger from information on the original container.
Content: Original interview conducted by Max Wilk, playwright, screenwriter and author of fiction and nonfiction books, for the book "They're playing our song" published in 1973.
Venue: Recorded in New York 1971 November 19.
Additional physical form: Also available on CD (1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 53159.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 54 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
Description
Abel Green a journalist best known as the editor of Variety for forty years, comments on shows, composers, the difference between success at the box office and critics' reviews, financial operations of various theaters (Shubert Theater, Music Box Theater, Jewel Box Theater, Eugene O'Neil Theater, Billy Rose Theater), and owners of these theaters. He recalls many anecdotes from his long career as an editor of an entertainment magazine, closely connected to show business in New York. The rest of the interview he speaks about Irving Berlin, who has been his longtime good friend.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879646312
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202488
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7544aae0-b3f8-0133-3b78-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 1973: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Abel Green, 1971-11-19" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77284860-b3f8-0133-9b70-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Abel Green, 1971-11-19" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77284860-b3f8-0133-9b70-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Abel Green, 1971-11-19 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77284860-b3f8-0133-9b70-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Abel Green, 1971-11-19