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Elliot Norton Reviews; Jack Macgowran


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Elliot Norton Reviews
Jack Macgowran
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

Jack MacGowran, brilliant Irish actor, discusses with Mr. Norton his long personal and creative association with Samuel Beckett. In this interview Mr. MacGowran reveals that Beckett himself, without program credit, directed, staged and designed the incredible one man show that MacGowran performed all across the United States and on public television in 1971.

This program was taped January 17, 1972, about a year before MacGowran’s death.

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Performing Arts
Chicago: “Elliot Norton Reviews; Jack Macgowran,” 01/17/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 16, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8743B7BD832C4B7F8440AF096748C6E2.
MLA: “Elliot Norton Reviews; Jack Macgowran.” 01/17/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 16, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8743B7BD832C4B7F8440AF096748C6E2>.
APA: Elliot Norton Reviews; Jack Macgowran. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8743B7BD832C4B7F8440AF096748C6E2
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