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Gisela May on the Theater of Brecht
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
"Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German "Berliner Ensemble" theater, reminisces about the German playwright Bertolt Brecht and performs short pieces to illustrate his techniques and ideas. Performance pieces include acting exercises, comparisons of cabaret style with the styles used in political satire,...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
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Gisela May Sings Brecht
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013 (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
"Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German "Berliner Ensemble" theater, in a concert of his songs. The music is by several of the major composers who worked with him: Paul Dessau, Hanns Eisler, Kurt Weill. The songs are sung in the original German, each preceded by a brief English explanation or accompanied...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013 (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
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Lotte Lenya Sings Weill
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directed by Ned Cramer, fl. 1959; produced by Lewis Freedman, 1926-1992, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1958), 24 mins
"Theater songs by Kurt Weill, texts by Bertolt Brecht, performed mostly in the original German by Weill's widow, the celebrated actress/singer Lotte Lenya. A chamber orchestra is under the baton of Maurice Levine. Selections, from "Mahoganny", "The Threepenny Opera", and other works, include "Moon of Alabama" (in...
directed by Ned Cramer, fl. 1959; produced by Lewis Freedman, 1926-1992, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1958), 24 mins
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The Deputy: Rolf Hochhuth and Hannah Arendt
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produced by Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1964), 28 mins
"Rolf Hochhuth, 32 year old German playwright, discusses his work "The Deputy" with political scientist Hannah Arendt. Hochhuth's play, just opened in New York City, (1964) attracted a great deal of attention by its theme-- that Pope Pius XII did so little to protest the extermination of the Jews by Nazi Germany a...
produced by Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1964), 28 mins
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