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Elliot Norton Reviews; King Vidor


Dubbed from A2-01541. Original date 10/15/74.

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Elliot Norton Reviews
King Vidor
Series Description

Boston theatre critic Elliot Norton interviews prominent actors, directors and producers on their craft. (Aired from October, 1958 to 1982. Winner of both Peabody and Tony Awards.) Series release date: 1958

Program Description

Kind Vidor, “a philosopher of film” and maybe the most intellectual of all the Hollywood directors, is now teaching a course in filmmaking at Dartmouth College. He journeys from New Hampshire to appear on Elliot Norton Reviews. Mr. Vidor has made some of the most notable films in American history. Among them, those well remembered are: “The Big Parade,” “Show People,” “The Crowd,” “Duel in the Sun” and “War and Peace.”

Taped October 15, 1974.



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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Performing Arts
Chicago: “Elliot Norton Reviews; King Vidor,” 10/15/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_46542FE6EC1448DF96BB532601119728.
MLA: “Elliot Norton Reviews; King Vidor.” 10/15/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_46542FE6EC1448DF96BB532601119728>.
APA: Elliot Norton Reviews; King Vidor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_46542FE6EC1448DF96BB532601119728
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