Interview with Ted Thomas (Thomashevsky)

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Title
Interview with Ted Thomas (Thomashevsky)
Names
Thomas, Ted, 1904-1988 (Interviewee)
Collection

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1979 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1750
Topics
Thomas, Ted, 1904-1988 -- Interviews
Thomashefsky, Bores, 1866-1939
Thomashevski, Besi, 1873-1962
Actors -- United States
Actresses -- United States
Theater, Yiddish -- New York (State) -- History
Stage managers -- 20th century
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title created by cataloger from audition.
Venue: Recorded probably in New York 197?
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (21 min.) : analog, stereo
Description
Ted Thomas's biographical account of his father's (Boris Thomashevsky, singer and actor, one of the biggest stars in Yiddish theatre) early success as a 11-year old boy singing at a Henry Street synagogue and providing for his family after their immigration to the US from Russia to acting in the Yiddish theater on 2nd Avenue at 12. Thomas proceeds with the story of Boris's encounter with his future wife Bessie (who also became an actress), their marriage, their work together in the theater, the development of their career (focusing on Boris's versatility and prominence) and the golden years of the Yiddish Theater.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 933940488
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20870389
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a077970-b952-0133-5bf6-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 1988: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ted Thomas (Thomashevsky)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1979. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5bc3d650-b952-0133-64f0-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ted Thomas (Thomashevsky)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5bc3d650-b952-0133-64f0-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1979). Interview with Ted Thomas (Thomashevsky) Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5bc3d650-b952-0133-64f0-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Ted Thomas (Thomashevsky)