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Elliot Norton Reviews; Bob Hope and Elliot Norton Special


Dubbed from A2-02894. Original date 12/1/78.

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Elliot Norton Reviews
Bob Hope and Elliot Norton Special
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

Elliot’s very special guest is Bob Hope. In this half-hour interview taped overlooking Cohaset Harbor, Hope talks about his evolution as a comedian, tries to characterize the components of his inimitable style and reminices about Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante and others. The interview was taped July 6th when Hope was performing at the South Shore Music Circus.

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Performing Arts
Chicago: “Elliot Norton Reviews; Bob Hope and Elliot Norton Special,” 12/01/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF975314323946F4B1E46BD28F9C6B94.
MLA: “Elliot Norton Reviews; Bob Hope and Elliot Norton Special.” 12/01/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF975314323946F4B1E46BD28F9C6B94>.
APA: Elliot Norton Reviews; Bob Hope and Elliot Norton Special. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF975314323946F4B1E46BD28F9C6B94
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