Midday with Bill BoggsAdditional title: Bert and Ginger
NamesBarrett, Gwen (Producer)Ushawa, Chester (Director)Thuun, Einar (Lighting designer)Boggs, Bill (Interviewer)Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995 (Interviewee)D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Interviewee)D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Choreographer)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Interviewee)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Performer)Nelson, Gail, (Vocalist) (Singer)Kent, Helen (Interviewee)Batteau, Robin (Interviewee)Pellegrini, Carlo (Interviewee)WNEW-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Producer)
Bertram Ross Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1980
Table of ContentsGinger Rogers interview (41 min.) / interviewees, Ginger Rogers and Gail Nelson -- Vertigo interview (9 min.) / interviewees, Helen Kent, Robin Batteau, Carlo Pellegrini -- Bertram Ross interview & performance (7 min.) / interviewee and performer, Bertram Ross ; piano, John Wallowitch -- Jacques D'Amboise interview & performance (17 min.) / interviewee, Jacques D'Amboise ; performers, National Dance Institute -- Crosswits (Game show) [excerpt] (17 min.) / host, Jack Clark ; guest stars, Robert Pine, Jon Bowzer Bauman, Vicki Lawrence, Alice Ghostley.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2674
TopicsRoss, Bertram, 1920-Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995Nelson, Gail (Vocalist)Kent, HelenD'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-Batteau, RobinPellegrini, CarloAstaire, FredVertigo (Dance Company)National Dance Institute (U.S.)Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.)
GenresFilmed interviewsFilmed danceFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesStatement of responsibility: produced by Gwen Barrett ; directed by Chester Ushawa ; produced at WNEW-TV 5 Metromedia Telecenter, New York.Content: Ginger Rogers segment has an introduction with brief clips from her film career.Creation/production credits: Interviewer, Bill Boggs.Performers: Interviewees, Ginger Rogers, Bertram Ross, Jacques D'Amboise, and Vertigo's Helen Kent, Robin Batteau, and Carlo Pellegrini.Venue: Videotaped during interviews at WNEW-TV studio, New York City, N.Y. 1980.Original version: Original format: 1 BetamaxAcquisition: Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betamax II) (105 min.) ; sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionGinger Rogers discusses her current show at Radio City Music Hall entitled, A Rockettes Spectacular; winning a Charleston competition as a child; her mother's influence on her career; performing in 3-6 vaudeville shows a day as a child; the last time she danced with Fred Astaire at the Academy Awards; briefly talks about Howard Hughes, George Gershwin, and Gene Raymond in Flying Down to Rio, Joe E. Brown in You Said a Mouthful, and Fred Astaire; meeting and working with Mr. Astaire and what he was like as a partner and a choreographer; includes Question and Answer session; performer in A Rockettes Spectacular joins the interview with Ms. Rogers; interview with Vertigo dance company's Helen Kent, Robin Batteau, and Carlo Pellegrini; interview and performance with Bertram Ross; and Jacques D'Amboise and his National Dance Institute; concludes with an excerpt from the game show Crosswits.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20231172Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca859000-e876-0131-2e57-3c075448cc4b
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