Arthur Bell interviews George Carlin, 1973-04-07Additional title: Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews
NamesBell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Interviewer)Carlin, George (creator)Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (interviewer.)
Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19730407
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LDC 52774Shelf locator: *LTC 4511
TopicsCarlin, George -- InterviewsCarlin, George -- InfluenceBruce, Lenny -- Friends and associatesStand-up comedy -- United StatesComedians -- United States -- InterviewsActors -- United States -- Interviews
GenresInterviewsInterviews (Sound recordings)
NotesInterview by Arthur Bell, most probably conducted for his popular column "Bell tells" in the Village Voice, or for his book on the stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce that has never been written or published.Title supplied by cataloger from information on original cassette.Streaming files were created in two parts; track IDs have been inserted every five minutes on service compact disc for reference purposes.Venue: Recorded in 1973 April 7 [New York, N.Y.].Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 audio disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original, available in *LDC 52774.Acquisition: Gift; Bell Estate; 1990 NN-RHA.Forms part of Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews, 1970-1980, *L (Special) 90-32.
Physical Description2 streaming audio files (approximately 46 min)Digital, stereo.
DescriptionLegendary American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer George Carlin discusses his long-term career as a stage and television performer, his preferences in choosing audience for his shows, and explains his hard decision to move from middle class and well paid stages to colleges, that better fitted his conception to be free as an artist. He talks about his family, and his life-time fight with alcohol and drug addiction. He also recalls his personal and professional relationships with another popular comedian Lenny Bruce who was one of Carlin's influences.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19946191Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c5432cd0-8a97-0131-a460-58d385a7bbd0
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