Midday with Bill Boggs

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Midday with Bill Boggs
Additional title: Bert and Ginger
Barrett, 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 / Origin
Date Created: 1980
Table of Contents
Ginger 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2674
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995
Nelson, Gail (Vocalist)
Kent, Helen
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-
Batteau, Robin
Pellegrini, Carlo
Astaire, Fred
Vertigo (Dance Company)
National Dance Institute (U.S.)
Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement 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 Betamax
Acquisition: Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betamax II) (105 min.) ; sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Ginger 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 Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20231172
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca859000-e876-0131-2e57-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Midday with Bill Boggs" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cd0020d0-e876-0131-7289-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Midday with Bill Boggs" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cd0020d0-e876-0131-7289-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980). Midday with Bill Boggs Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cd0020d0-e876-0131-7289-3c075448cc4b

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Midday with Bill Boggs