Interview with Saul Chaplin, 1971-10-25

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Title
Interview with Saul Chaplin, 1971-10-25
Additional title: They're playing our song
Names
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997 (Interviewee)
Wilk, Max (Interviewer)
Collection

Interviews for the book "They're playing our song"

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-10-25
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 53151
Shelf locator: *LT-10 2161
Topics
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997
Composers -- United States
Musical theater producers and directors -- United States
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title supplied by cataloger from information on the original container.
Original interview conducted by Max Wilk, playwright, screenwriter and author of fiction and nonfiction books, for the book "They're playing our song" published in 1973.
Venue: Recorded in London 1971 October 25.
Additional physical form: Also available on CD (1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 53151.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 70 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
Description
Saul Chaplin, an American composer and music director, who for years was part of the team "Cahn and Chaplin" with Sammy Cahn, (lyricist, songwriter and musician), speaks about his successful works and people he worked with. The works include movies: Cover girl, The Jolson Story (famous tune he wrote for it was The Anniversary Song), On the Town, High Society, Merry Andrew, Seven brides for seven brothers, An American in Paris, West side story, Kiss me Kate and Sound of music. The people he associated and collaborated with are: Cole Porter (of whom he speaks very highly), singer Al Jolson, whose popularized the song The Anniversary Song, songwriter Jerome Kern (whom he calls very strict), composer Jule Styne, singers Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Julie Andrews, and others from show business and the movie industry. He recounts stories and anecdotes from his long career.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879646462
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202502
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03a3dd20-b3f9-0133-c47d-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 1997: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Saul Chaplin, 1971-10-25" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/05573ae0-b3f9-0133-b0cc-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Saul Chaplin, 1971-10-25" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/05573ae0-b3f9-0133-b0cc-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Saul Chaplin, 1971-10-25 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/05573ae0-b3f9-0133-b0cc-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Saul Chaplin, 1971-10-25