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Elliot Norton Reviews; Ethel Merman


Dubbed from A2-00504. Original date 4/29/75

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Elliot Norton Reviews
Ethel Merman
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

The old, familiar voice belts it ou just as always, still going strong after 4 decades and a diadem of stage hits. From her 1930 New York stage debut in “Girl Crazy” to her 1970 tour in a revised version of “Hello, Dolly,: Ethel Merman had brought pleasure and happiness to millions of theatre goers all over America. Miss Merman will be Mr. Norton’s special guest this week and she won’t sing, she’ll talk, about herself, her career and about that wonderfully unique endeavor, Show Biz.

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Performing Arts
Chicago: “Elliot Norton Reviews; Ethel Merman,” 04/29/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E1258BC02CC41B1B0CE34AF07214AD9.
MLA: “Elliot Norton Reviews; Ethel Merman.” 04/29/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E1258BC02CC41B1B0CE34AF07214AD9>.
APA: Elliot Norton Reviews; Ethel Merman. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E1258BC02CC41B1B0CE34AF07214AD9
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