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Home recording of children spoofing a radio detective series: Katharine Hepburn recites brief excerpt of Juliet; Children singing "The Arkansas Traveler" excerpt

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Title
Home recording of children spoofing a radio detective series: Katharine Hepburn recites brief excerpt of Juliet; Children singing "The Arkansas Traveler" excerpt
Additional title: Arkansas traveller (Tune)
Names
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (Performer)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Collection

Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1950 - 1959 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
[Part 1]: [Home recording of children spoofing a radio detective series; ends abruptly] (10:17); [Part 2]: [Katharine Hepburn recites brief excerpt of Juliet (Act 3, scene 2 of "Romeo and Juliet")] (0:23) -- [Children singing "The Arkansas Traveler"; ends abruptly] (1:08)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2951
Topics
Parodies
Dramatic monologues
Folk music -- United States
Detective and mystery stories
Genres
spoken word
Notes
Content: "Side 1 act 1 scene 2; Side 2, act 2, scene 1-2; 2 takes shcard pairs 20 autotale; Scotch side 1, act 1 and same sence 2"--From original audiotape container.
Performers: Katharine Hepburn, reciter (Part 2; first 26 seconds only) ; [Unidentified children].
Venue: Recorded [Unidentified location] [195-?]
Acquisition: Separated from; Billy Rose Theatre Division, Katharine Hepburn papers, 1854-1997 (bulk 1928-1994); 2007.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (11:56) : analog, half track, 7 1/2 ips, mono, NAB ; 7 in.
Audio is very erratic; sound is slightly overloaded due to the high recording level.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20609433
RLIN/OCLC: 907806880
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bdd71ce0-b8bd-0133-3caa-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

  • 1907: Creator Born
  • 1950: Created (Approximate)
  • 2003: Creator Died
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Home recording of children spoofing a radio detective series" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1950 - 1959. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c1cc2860-b8bd-0133-fafd-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Home recording of children spoofing a radio detective series" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 12, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c1cc2860-b8bd-0133-fafd-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1950 - 1959). Home recording of children spoofing a radio detective series Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c1cc2860-b8bd-0133-fafd-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Home recording of children spoofing a radio detective series