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Interview with Carmen Capalbo about Bobby Clark, 1961-10-16

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Title
Interview with Carmen Capalbo about Bobby Clark, 1961-10-16
Names
Capalbo, Carmen (Interviewee)
Lipton, Bill, 1926- (Interviewer)
Collection

Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark, 1961-1964

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1961-10-16
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L(Special) 93-36
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2734
Topics
Clark, Bobby, 1888-1960
Capalbo, Carmen -- Interviews
Actors -- United States
Comedians -- United States
Theatrical producers and directors
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title from collection record; date from the original container.
Venue: Recorded at Capalbo's home on 68th Street in New York 1961 October 16.
Acquisition: Gift; Bill Lipton, 1984.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 122 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips., two track mono ; 7 in.
Description
Carmen Capalbo, a Broadway theater director and a friend and associate of Bobby Clark, a famous actor/comedian, portrays him as an unassuming reserved person completely void of vanity, a loner who was shy and dull in life but charged with extraordinary energy on stage, a difficult but a highly moral man. Capalbo's observation of the difference between old time actors and his contemporary ones focuses on the utmost respect and devotion to the theater by the former and their keen sense of value of every item that was related to or used in performances (costumes, shoes, props) and their attention to every detail. A number of trunks with such collections were donated by Clark to NYPL. Capalbo also shares his memories of Mike Todd, a theater and film producer, and Gypsy Rose Lee, a burlesque entertainer.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147582
RLIN/OCLC: 908467915
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20616415
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de27c3d0-b8bf-0133-d93e-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

  • 1961: Created
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Carmen Capalbo about Bobby Clark, 1961-10-16" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1961. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2563310-b8bf-0133-0273-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Carmen Capalbo about Bobby Clark, 1961-10-16" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2563310-b8bf-0133-0273-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1961). Interview with Carmen Capalbo about Bobby Clark, 1961-10-16 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2563310-b8bf-0133-0273-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Carmen Capalbo about Bobby Clark, 1961-10-16