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Ten O'Clock News; Saxon Theater

06/17/1977

Man gives scholarly history of theater architecture in Boston, commenting on Boston's Theater District - Saxon (Majestic), Colonial, Wilbur, Tremont, Music Hall (Metropolitan). Includes interior details of Saxon - red velvet curtains and rails; gilded rococo balconies; relief of fruit, flowers, leaves, masks, angels.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Saxon Theater

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:20:59

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Theater
Buildings
Architecture
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Ryerson, Judy (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Saxon Theater,” 06/17/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4988308E3FD34F838CABEE4D1F72FB4F.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Saxon Theater.” 06/17/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4988308E3FD34F838CABEE4D1F72FB4F>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Saxon Theater. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4988308E3FD34F838CABEE4D1F72FB4F
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