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Title
Homosexual news: excerpts
Names
Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Donor)
Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Interviewer)
Agnew, Randy (Interviewee)
Deblasio, Ralph, 1930-2007 (Interviewee)
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 (Interviewee)
Collection

Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 (Questionable)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 52807
Shelf locator: *LTC 4538
Topics
Agnew, Randy
Deblasio, Ralph, 1930-2007
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986
Gay men -- United States
Authors, English -- 20th century
Genres
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Interviews by Arthur Bell, most probably conducted for his popular column "Bell tells" in the Village Voice.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger from information on original cassette.
Venue: Recorded [1970?] [New York, N.Y.]
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 audio disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original, available in *LDC 52806.
Acquisition: Gift; Bell Estate; 1990 NN-RHA.
Content: Forms part of Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews, 1970-1980, *L (Special) 90-32.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio cassette (approximately 51 min.) : analog, stereo
Description
Track 1. Excerpt from the radio program Homosexual news, presented by Pete Wilson. Track 2, 7-12. Anglo-American novelist and playwright Christopher Isherwood talks about his life and career as a writer in Europe and the USA, his family background, and his homosexuality. He discusses his books and novels that earned a world-wide recognition such as Goodbye to Berlin that was the inspiration for the play I am a camera (1951), the 1955 film I am a camera (both starring Julie Harris), the Broadway musical Cabaret (1966) and the film (1972) of the same name, and his biographical book Christopher & his kind. He speaks about his long-term relationships with his partner, the portrait artist Don Bachardy. Being a gay activist, Isherwood also talks about gay rights in the United States in the 1970's. Track 3. Short excerpt from Homosexual news. Track 4. Excerpt from the interview with Randy Agnew, that Arthur Bell recorded for his article ("The Randy Agnew file: getting straightened out") which appeared in the September 24, 1970 issue of the Village Voice. Track 5. Phone interview with community activist and Greenwich Village Republican district leader Ralph [DeBlasio]. Track 6. Excerpt from the recording of gay activists meeting.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19990243
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 22ebdbc0-8a99-0131-1bc0-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Homosexual news" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/23d78ec0-8a99-0131-e2c7-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Homosexual news" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 24, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/23d78ec0-8a99-0131-e2c7-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1970). Homosexual news Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/23d78ec0-8a99-0131-e2c7-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Homosexual news