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Interview with "Senator" Ed Ford about Bobby Clark, 1961-06-08

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Title
Interview with "Senator" Ed Ford about Bobby Clark, 1961-06-08
Names
Ford, Ed, 1887-1970 (Interviewee)
Lipton, Bill, 1926- (Interviewer)
Collection

Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark, 1961-1964

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1961-06-08
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L(Special) 93-36
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2938
Topics
Clark, Bobby, 1888-1960
Ford, Ed, 1887-1970 -- Interviews
Actors -- United States
Comedians -- United States
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title from collection record; date and credits from the original container that was discarded.
Venue: Recorded at Lambs Club in New York City 1961 June 8.
Acquisition: Gift; Bill Lipton, 1984.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 27 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips., two track mono ; 7 in.
Description
Ed Ford, called "Senator," a vaudeville comedian, who first met Bobby Clark, an actor/comedian, at the Lambs Club where they both worked, recounts Clark's peculiarities, merits such as secret generosity, early days in the circus, and anecdotes from their rehearsals and skits.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147582
RLIN/OCLC: 908852341
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20620019
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 917852e0-b8c1-0133-7496-60f81dd2b63c
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

  • 1887: Creator Born
  • 1961: Created
  • 1970: Creator Died
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with "Senator" Ed Ford about Bobby Clark, 1961-06-08" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1961. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/efc2d160-c343-0133-b800-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with "Senator" Ed Ford about Bobby Clark, 1961-06-08" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/efc2d160-c343-0133-b800-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1961). Interview with "Senator" Ed Ford about Bobby Clark, 1961-06-08 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/efc2d160-c343-0133-b800-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with "Senator" Ed Ford about Bobby Clark, 1961-06-08