Camera Three presents "The rendezvous",1955-09 Additional title: Camera Three (Television program)
NamesHerridge, Robert, 1914-1981 (Adapter)Avery, Gaylord (Presenter)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Composer)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Conductor)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Commentator)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)Blackburn, Robert, 1925- (Commentator)Scott, Toni, Mrs (Commentator)Macandrew, James (Moderator)Higgins, Michael, 1920-2008 (Narrator)Nettleton, Lois (Performer)Sarracini, Gerald, 1927-1957 (Performer)Herridge, Robert, 1914-1981 (Producer)Bowen, Ward C (Consultant)Tedesco, Louis (Technical director)Bonsignore, Sal (Lighting designer)Moriarty, Francis (Director)University of the State of New York (Sponsor)Columbia Symphony Orchestra (Performer)WCBS-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Distributor)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1955-09Date Created: 1955-11-10
Table of ContentsPart 1: [Excerpt, end of] Channel 2 commercials (Unidentified television announcer) -- [Opening remarks] (James Macandrew, moderator) -- The rendezvous -- [Closing remarks and credits] (Gaylord Avery, announcer) -- [Excerpt, end of] Stay tuned announcements (Channel 2) [ends abruptly]Part 2: Commentary (Tom Scott) ; Tom Scott plays a improvised piano prelude "Love to my friend Robert" to his "psychiatrist" Robert Blackburn (?) -- [Excerpt from B minor Mass: Credo / J. S. Bach] -- Commentary (Tom Scott) ; [Unidentified opera recording] ; [Set-up?] -- Sending a Western Union telegram for Robert Herridge via telephone for bill of payment [from Channel Three's] "Heart of darkness" ; One-sided argument (and possible manic break) via telephone with Robert Herridge via telephone about his payment for "Heart of darkness" (Tom Scott and Toni Scott, commentary) -- [Unidentified commentary and piano playing (3 pieces) in the background] (Tom Scott, commentary and piano ; with Robert Blackburn (?)) [ends abruptly]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 4071
TopicsHerridge, Robert, 1914-1981 -- Telephone callsTelevision playsTelegraphTelephone callsPiano musicMental illnessTurgenev, Ivan Sergeevich, 1818-1883. Svidanie. EnglishBach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Masses, BWV 232, B minor. Symbolum Nicenum. SelectionsScott, Tom, 1912-1961. RendezvousDrama
GenresMusicFilmed performancesTelephone callsTelevision music
NotesStatement of responsibility: [written by Ivan Turgenev] ; adapted for television by Robert Herridge. [Home recording about a telegram, an argument with Robert Herridge over the telephone and an improvised piano prelude], 1955-11-10 / by Tom Scott.Numbering: "12"--From original audiotape container spine.Source note: "Cam 3; 'Rendezvous", 9/ /55"--From original audiotape container.Creation/production credits: Part 1: Robert Herridge, adaptor and producer ; Francis Moriarty, director ; Dr. Ward C. Bowen, advisory consultant for the New York State Education Department and director of visual aids ; Louis Tedesco (?), technical director ; Sal Bonsignore (?), lighting director.Performers: Part 1: Michael Higgins (Narrator) ; Lois Nettleton (Akulina) ; Gerald Sarracini (Viktor Alexandrich) ; Tom Scott, composer and conductor ; [Columbia Symphony Orchestra?] ; James Macandrew, moderator ; Gaylord Avery, announcer. Part 2: Tom Scott, Dr. Robert Blackbrown (?) and Toni [Mrs. Tom Scott] (?), commentary.Venue: Originally broadcast WCBS-TV, New York, New York September 1955 (Part 1); Recorded Tom Scott's house, New York, New York 1955 November 10 (Part 2)Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.Language: Part 1 spoken in English (originally written in Russian); part 2 spoken in English.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (62 min., 57 sec.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.
DescriptionIn part 1, the dramatic performance of Ivan Turgenev's "The rendezvous" was presented by Camera Three (WCBS-TV, Channel 2) with the New York State Education Department. In part 2, composer Tom Scott performs an improvised piano prelude, dictates a telegram to Robert Harridge, and has a one-sided arguement with Mr. Herridge about payment for his work on "Heart of darkness" via telephone (contains colorful language)
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 940840869NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20904695Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0982c010-4644-0136-55c4-2ba334feae4e
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