Interview with Arthur Lewis, 1971-01-08

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Title
Interview with Arthur Lewis, 1971-01-08
Additional title: They're playing our song
Names
Lewis, Arthur, 1916-2006 (Interviewee)
Wilk, Max (Interviewer)
Collection

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-01-08
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 53166
Shelf locator: *LT-10 2175
Topics
Lewis, Arthur, 1916-2006
Theatrical producers and directors
Lyricists -- United States
Composers -- United States
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title supplied by cataloger from information on the original container.
Content: 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 January 8.
Additional physical form: Also available on CD (1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 53166.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 35 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
Description
Arthur Lewis, a theater director and producer, talks about Frank Loesser, a songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits "Guys and dolls" and "How to succeed in business without really trying." He speaks about Loesser's high standards; his many diverse talents; his genuine admiration for other creators' successful works (Lewis claims that R. Rodgers and I. Berlin were intensely jealous of their colleagues' achievements); collaboration among Loesser, Jule Styne (songwriter), Cy Feuer (theatre producer), and theater companies and movie studios; the musical "South Pacific" and its production; his own (Lewis's) productions of Loesser's musicals "Guys and dolls" and "How to succeed in business without really trying" in London; and recalls some episodes from the past.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879646162
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202474
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6384bf0-b3f7-0133-a4b4-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1916: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 2006: Creator Died
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Arthur Lewis, 1971-01-08" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f8436900-b3f7-0133-d3e9-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Arthur Lewis, 1971-01-08" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 23, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f8436900-b3f7-0133-d3e9-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Arthur Lewis, 1971-01-08 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f8436900-b3f7-0133-d3e9-3c07547a230f

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Interview with Arthur Lewis, 1971-01-08