Milton Metz films

Abstract

The Milton Metz films (dated 1971-1976; 2.3 cubic feet; 104 items) consist of 104 reels of 16mm color film produced for the WHAS Television, Louisville morning show Omelet.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Milton Metz films
Extent
2.3 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Television programs
Television programs -- Kentucky -- Louisville
Arrangement
Collection is arranged alphabetically by interviewee's last name.
Finding Aid Author
Jason Flahardy
Preferred Citation
2004av027 : [identification of item], Milton Metz films, 1971-1976, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Milton Metz (1921-2017 January 12) was a radio and television personality in Louisville, Kentucky. He hosted is own call-in radio show, Metz Here, for 30 years. In addition to his work in radio, he worked as the weatherman on WHAS for 19 years. During the 1970s, he co-hosted a WHAS morning entertainment show, Omelet, for 9 years.
Scope and Content
The Milton Metz films (dated 1971-1976; 2.3 cubic feet; 104 items) consist of 104 reels of 16mm color film produced for the WHAS Television, Louisville morning show Omelet. The collection features interviews conducted by both Milton Metz and Faith Lyles with various television and film actors as well as figures in both the music industry and sports. While only a few of the films are dated, the entire run of Omelet aired from 1971-1976.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
Copyright to these films is held by WHAS TV in Louisville, KY. For copies, licensing and permissions, contact WHAS at 502-582-7711.

Contents of the Collection

Ralph Abernathy interview, undated

  • Item 1, file 2004av027_001
Discusses when he met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1951 and what it was like to be with Dr. King when he was assassinated. Playing time: 0:10:29; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Muhammad Ali interview, undated

  • Item 2, file 2004av027_002
Ali discusses fighting George Foreman and Joe Frazier in the same night. Ali also describes his love for Allah. Playing time: 0:09:40; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Rebecca Ann King interview, undated

  • Item 3, file 2004av027_003
Rebecca Ann King discusses the format of the 1973 Miss America pageant. Playing time: 0:08:31; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Lynn Anderson interview, undated

  • Item 4, file 2004av027_004
Anderson discusses life on the road and the future of country music. Playing time: 0:07:17; color and magnetic audio 16mm film.
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Adrienne Barbeau interview, undated

  • Item 5, file 2004av027_005
Barbeau discusses what it is like to play Carol on the CBS show Maude. Playing time: 0:08:39; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Meredith Birney Baxter and David Birney Baxter interview, undated

  • Item 6, file 2004av027_006
Baxter and Birney discuss their roles on Bridget Loves Bernie and the future of the show. Playing time: 0:07:40; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Tony Bennett interview, undated

  • Item 7, file 2004av027_007
Bennett discusses the composition of songs and what he thinks makes good music. Playing time: 0:12:04; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Bibi Besch interview, undated

  • Item 8, file 2004av027_008
Besch discusses her role in Love is a Many Splendored Thing and what it's like having a mother that is an actress, Gusti Huber. Playing time: 0:07:38; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Peter Bonerz interview, undated

  • Item 9, file 2004av027_009
Bonerz discusses performing on The Bob Newhart Show and coming to New York to get his acting start. Playing time: 0:08:23; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Dr. Joyce Brothers interview, undated

  • Item 10, file 2004av027_010
Dr. Brothers discusses her book, What Every Woman Ought to Know About Love and Marriage. Playing time: 0:10:27; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Charlie Callas interview, undated

  • Item 11, file 2004av027_011
Callas discusses the show Switch that he stars in. Playing time: 0:07:57; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Cab Calloway and Chris Calloway interview, undated

  • Item 12, file 2004av027_012
Cab Calloway discusses how he keeps his music fresh and the future of his three daughters. Playing time: 0:07:48; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Richard S. Castellano interview, undated

  • Item 13, file 2004av027_013
Castellano discusses how he broke into acting and his show Lovers and Other Strangers. Playing time: 0:05:45; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Wilt Chamberlin interview, undated

  • Item 14, file 2004av027_014
Chamberlin discusses his new book Wilt and relationships with women in society. Playing time: 0:09:14; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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James Coco interview, undated

  • Item 15, file 2004av027_015
Coco discusses his show Calucci's Department getting together with his friends to play poker. Playing time: 0:08:31; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Bud Collins interview, undated

  • Item 16, file 2004av027_016
Collins discusses commentating tennis events and figures in the tennis game in 1974. Playing time: 0:08:39; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Mike Connors interview, undated

  • Item 17, file 2004av027_017
Connors discusses the lead role of Mannix and what it takes to be successful. Playing time: 0:08:32; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Ellen Corby interview, undated

  • Item 18, file 2004av027_018
Corby discusses her role on the show The Waltons and the future of the show. Playing time: 0:07:34; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Don Cornelius interview, undated

  • Item 19, file 2004av027_019
Cornelius discusses the show Soul Train and how African-Americans are advancing in society. Playing time: 0:10:15; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Howard Cosell interview, undated

  • Item 20, file 2004av027_020
Cosell discusses sport commentators and writers. Playing time: 0:07:05; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Ronny Cox interview, undated

  • Item 21, file 2004av027_021
Cox discusses his series Apple's Way and he plays a song on his guitar. Playing time: 0:08:12; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Richard Crenna and Bernadette Peters interview, undated

  • Item 22, file 2004av027_022
Crenna and Peters discuss their success in the past and how long their careers will continue. Playing time: 0:08:55; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Bill Daily interview, undated

  • Item 23, file 2004av027_023
Daily discusses his role on The Bob Newhart Show and how he is involved with the Crusade for Children. Playing time: 0:07:06; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Mac Davis interview, undated

  • Item 24, file 2004av027_024
Davis discusses how it was growing up in a band and the skills it takes to be a performer and songwriter. Playing time: 0:09:30; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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John Dehner interview, undated

  • Item 25, file 2004av027_025
Dehner discusses working with Doris Day on the set of The Doris Day Show. Playing time: 0:08:23; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Jeane Dixon interview, undated

  • Item 26, file 2004av027_026
Dixon discusses ESP and her belief in God. Playing time: 0:07:14; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Buddy Ebsen interview, undated

  • Item 27, file 2004av027_027
Ebsen discusses his title role on Barnaby Jones and wanting to write a hit play. Playing time: 0:08:38; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Chad Everett interview, undated

  • Item 28, file 2004av027_028
Everett discusses playing Dr. Joe Gannon on the show Medical Center. Playing time: 0:08:16; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Chad Everett interview, 1975

  • Item 29, file 2004av027_029
Everett discusses playing Dr. Joe Gannon on the show Medical Center. Playing time: 0:06:14; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Morgan Fairchild interview, 1975

  • Item 30, file 2004av027_030
Fairchild discusses her TV series Search for Tomorrow. Playing time: 0:04:35; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Jamie Farr interview, undated

  • Item 31, file 2004av027_031
Farr discusses how he studied hard when he was younger to be an actor on M*A*S*H. Playing time: 0:08:08; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Lola Falana interview, undated

  • Item 32, file 2004av027_032
Falana discusses the different types of dances that she practices and acting on The New Bill Cosby Show. Playing time: 0:07:44; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Fifth Dimension (band), members: Billy Davis Jr., Marilyn McCoo, Florence LaRue interview, undated

  • Item 33, file 2004av027_033
Fifth Dimension discusses how they are able to function as a group on the road and in the studio. Playing time: 0:10:22; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Fannie Flagg interview, undated

  • Item 34, file 2004av027_034
Flagg discusses living and shooting The New Dick Van Dyke Show in Arizona. Playing time: 0:07:52; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Fourth Street Mall Construction Workers interview, undated

  • Item 35, file 2004av027_035
Fourth Street Mall Construction Workers (David Miller, Robert Booker, Charles Buster, Nathan Brown, Terry Gibson) discuss pouring concrete, building a manhole, driving a backhoe, removing pipes, and pulling cable on the construction site of the Fourth Street Mall. Playing time: 0:12:43; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Betty Friedan interview, undated

  • Item 36, file 2004av027_036
Friedan discusses her views on discrimination of women in society. Playing time: 0:09:51; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Vincent Gardenia interview, undated

  • Item 37, file 2004av027_037
Gardenia discusses his role on All in the Family and how he grew up in show business. Playing time: 0:09:22; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Will Geer interview, undated

  • Item 38, file 2004av027_038
Geer discusses his past experiences and his future playing on The Waltons. Playing time: 0:06:47; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Phyllis George interview, 1975

  • Item 39, file 2004av027_039
George discusses her tennis show and working with CBS Sports versus playing tennis. Playing time: 0:07:58; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Valerie Harper interview, undated

  • Item 40, file 2004av027_040
Harper discusses her role on the Mary Tyler Moore Show show and how her career has evolved from Rhoda. Playing time: 0:08:18; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Pat Harrington interview, undated

  • Item 41, file 2004av027_041
Harrington discusses his character on the show One Day at a Time. He dresses as his character for the interview. Playing time: 0:08:56; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Judd Hirsch interview, undated

  • Item 42, file 2004av027_042
Hirsch discusses his role on the CBS show The Law and growing up in New York. Playing time: 0:07:41; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Bob Hope interview, undated

  • Item 43, file 2004av027_043
Hope discusses his comedy shows and up-and-coming comedians. Playing time: 0:11:54; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Chet Huntley interview, undated

  • Item 44, file 2004av027_044
Huntley discusses moving from New York back to his home in Montana. Playing time: 0:09:54; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Linda Johnson interview, undated

  • Item 45, file 2004av027_045
Johnson discusses growing up with the Secret Service and having a daughter. Playing time: 0:09:33; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Henry Jones interview, 1975

  • Item 46, file 2004av027_046
Jones discusses his role as Judge Jonathan Dexter on the show Phyllis and his days back in the Army. Playing time: 0:09:43; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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George Kennedy interview, undated

  • Item 47, file 2004av027_047
Kennedy discusses working all week, relaxing during the weekends and growing up in show business. Playing time: 0:07:21; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Richard Wiley interview, undated

  • Item 48, file 2004av027_048
Wiley discusses regulations on television broadcast and the future of cable television in American society. Playing time: 0:04:38; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Ted Knight interview, undated

  • Item 49, file 2004av027_049
Knight discusses his role on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and the new personalities on the show. Playing time: 0:07:38; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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The Amazing Kreskin (George Kresge) interview, undated

  • Item 50, file 2004av027_050
The Amazing Kreskin discusses his mentalist program that he performs for audiences. Playing time: 0:13:10; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Hope Lang interview, undated

  • Item 51, file 2004av027_051
Lang discusses her role on The New Dick Van Dyke Show and filming in the kitchen. Playing time: 0:08:50; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Linda Lavin interview, undated

  • Item 52, file 2004av027_052
Lavin discusses her future with her husband and her role on Alice. Playing time: 0:08:42; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Cloris Leachman interview, 1975

  • Item 53, file 2004av027_053
Leachman discusses raising her children and supporting her large family. Playing time: 0:08:01; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Sheldon Leonard interview, undated

  • Item 54, file 2004av027_054
Leonard discusses his role on "Big Eddie" and how it is to be accepted as a producer and writer. Playing time: 0:07:37; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Art Linkletter interview, undated

  • Item 55, file 2004av027_055
Linkletter discusses his views on drug abuse and how society should act on keeping children off drugs. Playing time: 0:10:08; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Larry Linville and Loretta Swit interview, undated

  • Item 56, file 2004av027_056
Linville and Swit discusses their love on the show M*A*S*H and other characters. Playing time: 0:09:13; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Keye Luke interview, undated

  • Item 57, file 2004av027_057
Luke discusses his role on Anna and the King and Asians in the media. Playing time: 0:07:37; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Bill Macy interview, undated

  • Item 58, file 2004av027_058
Macy discusses how he got the role on the show Maude. Playing time: 0:07:03; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Nancy Marchand interview, 1975

  • Item 59, file 2004av027_059
Marchand discusses events that took place on the set of Beacon Hill and what she does in her time away from work. Playing time: 0:03:34; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Marjoe Gortner interview, undated

  • Item 60, file 2004av027_060
Gortner discusses his life as a preacher and how he plays the part of a drug addict on the show Earthquake. Playing time: 0:09:10; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Stevenson McLean, Wayne Rogers, and Loretta Swit interview, undated

  • Item 61, file 2004av027_061
Stevenson, Rogers, and Swit discusses events that take place on the show M*A*S*H* while they joke with Milton Metz. Playing time: 0:06:21; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Rod McKuen interview, undated

  • Item 62, file 2004av027_062
McKuen discusses how he writes music poetry and records music. Playing time: 0:09:09; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Anne Meara interview, 1975

  • Item 63, file 2004av027_063
Meara discusses how her and husband Jerry Stiller got started in their careers. Playing time: 0:04:46; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Don Meredith interview, 1975

  • Item 64, file 2004av027_064
Meredith discusses how he transferred from the football field to the broadcasting booth. Playing time: 0:07:39; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Lee Meriwether interview, 1975

  • Item 65, file 2004av027_065
Meriwether discusses her role on Barnaby Jones and what it's like coming to the Kentucky Derby for the first time. Playing time: 0:06:59; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Melba Moore interview, undated

  • Item 66, file 2004av027_066
Moore discusses her performance in Hair and taking a chance in show business. Playing time: 0:10:42; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Brent Musburger interview, undated

  • Item 67, file 2004av027_067
Musburger discusses football players making the transition to the broadcasting booth. Playing time: 0:08:09; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Ralph Nader interview, undated

  • Item 68, file 2004av027_068
Nader discusses how he revolutionized consumer advocacy. Playing time: 0:09:58; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Rick Nelson interview, undated

  • Item 69, file 2004av027_069
Nelson discusses how it was growing up in the entertainment business. Playing time: 0:10:13; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Wayne Newton interview, undated

  • Item 70, file 2004av027_070
Newton discusses how he started his career as a singer and has shifted with changes in entertainment. Playing time: 0:06:13; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Francesca Kitten Natividad Ms. Nude Universe interview, undated

  • Item 71, file 2004av027_071
Natividad discusses her job as a professional dancer at nightclubs and the good money she makes. Playing time: 0:05:37; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Odetta interview, undated

  • Item 72, file 2004av027_072
Odetta discusses how the heritage of American folk music and traditions of Africa are passed on from generation to generation. Playing time: 0:09:26; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Brock Peters interview, undated

  • Item 73, file 2004av027_073
Peters discusses his role in Lost in the Stars and about African films that are being released. Playing time: 0:06:31; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Emilio Pucci interview, undated

  • Item 74, file 2004av027_074
Pucci discusses the differences between Italian and American society. Playing time: 0:09:20; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Helen Reddy interview, undated

  • Item 75, file 2004av027_075
Reddy discusses her Grammy Award for I am Woman and her philosophy on women in society. Playing time: 0:09:13; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Lee Remick and Richard Crenna interview; B-Roll of Reel #98; Movie set in Indiana, undated

  • Item 76, file 2004av027_076
Playing time: 0:02:09; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Bob Richards interview, undated

  • Item 77, file 2004av027_077
Richards discusses his Olympic medals and encouraging kids to do their best in life. Playing time: 0:09:45; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Bobby Riggs interview, undated

  • Item 78, file 2004av027_077
Riggs discusses his plans to play tennis with professional women such as Margaret Court. Playing time: 0:09:12; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Alex Rocco interview, 1975

  • Item 79, file 2004av027_079
Rocco discusses his faith in God and his inspiration to get him through his television shows. Playing time: 0:04:27; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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George Romney interview, undated

  • Item 80, file 2004av027_080
Romney discusses his views of President Nixon's team on the problems of federal bureaucracy. Playing time: 0:06:27; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Richard Roundtree interview, undated

  • Item 81, file 2004av027_081
Roundtree discusses his television show Shaft and how it is to play an African-American hero in the new drama. Playing time: 0:08:55; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Mitch Ryan interview, undated

  • Item 82, file 2004av027_082
Ryan discusses his role on Executive Suite and how it was growing up in Louisville. Playing time: 0:07:54; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Daniel Schorr interview, undated

  • Item 83, file 2004av027_083
Schorr discusses the correspondent skills that he used to cover Watergate. Playing time: 0:09:28; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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George C. Scott interview, undated

  • Item 84, file 2004av027_084
Scott discusses his feelings on playing real and fictional characters. Playing time: 0:05:15; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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George S. Patton III interview, undated

  • Item 85, file 2004av027_085
Patton discusses the movie Patton that tells the story of his father during World War II. Playing time: 0:02:45; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Telly Savalas interview, undated

  • Item 86, file 2004av027_086
Savalas discusses his role on Kojak and how the talented cast makes it a success. Playing time: 0:08:33; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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George Savalas interview, undated

  • Item 87, file 2004av027_087
Savalas discusses his role on Kojak and what it's like working with his brother. Playing time: 0:06:56; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Seals and Croft (band), members: James Jim Seals and Darrell Dash Crofts interview, undated

  • Item 88, file 2004av027_088
Seals & Croft discuss the road that they have traveled to get where they are today. Playing time: 0:07:38; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Frank Sinatra Jr. interview, undated

  • Item 89, file 2004av027_089
Sinatra discusses his busy work schedule and touring around the world to give performances. Playing time: 0:11:50; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Ken Howard interview, undated

  • Item 90, file 2004av027_090
Howard discusses how his tall height has helped him get roles in the entertainment business. Playing time: 0:07:55; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Sally Stark interview, undated

  • Item 91, file 2004av027_091
Stark discusses her role on Love of Life and how it is to be married to Ron Harper, the star of Planet of the Apes. Playing time: 0:07:21; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Raymond St. Jacques interview, undated

  • Item 92, file 2004av027_092
St. Jacques discusses his role on Lost in the Stars and how he wants to bring African-American films to African-American audiences. Playing time: 0:09:52; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Don Stewart interview, undated

  • Item 93, file 2004av027_093
Stewart discusses his role on The Guiding Light and how comedy is not written into soap operas. Playing time: 0:08:45; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara interview, undated

  • Item 94, file 2004av027_094
Stiller and Meara discuss their careers together in the comedy business. Playing time: 0:08:05; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Pat Summerall interview, undated

  • Item 95, file 2004av027_095
Summerall discusses how he stays unbiased while doing CBS sports broadcasting. Playing time: 0:06:32; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Loretta Swit interview, 1975

  • Item 96, file 2004av027_096
Swit discusses her musical comedy she worked on before she was on the show M*A*S*H. Playing time: 0:09:24; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Conway Twitty interview, undated

  • Item 97, file 2004av027_097
Twitty discusses his directions in life that he could of traveled, baseball, the army, and music. Playing time: 0:07:37; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Lee Remick and Richard Crenna interview, undated

  • Item 98, file 2004av027_098
Remick and Crenna discuss filming a film in a residential area in Indiana. Playing time: 0:06:38; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Robert Wagner interview, 1975

  • Item 99, file 2004av027_099
Wagner discusses his role on Switch and how he must be flexible in different situations. Playing time: 0:06:55; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Kemmons Wilson interview, undated

  • Item 100, file 2004av027_100
Wilson discusses how he worked hard to build Holiday Inn from the ground up. Playing time: 0:10:10; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Jo Anne Worley interview, undated

  • Item 101, file 2004av027_101
Worley discusses how she balances her careers between acting, comedy, and theater. Playing time: 0:10:46; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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Rosemary Clooney interview, undated

  • Item 102, file 2004av027_102
Clooney discusses her singing career and how she is involved with the Crusade for Children. Playing time: 0:02:45; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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WHAS Christmas Film: Fred's Follies, undated

  • Item 103, file 2004av027_103
A short comedy film with staff of WHAS singing a Christmas song. Playing time: 0:07:20; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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How to Drive a Car (instructional film), undated

  • Item 104
A short film that describes how to operate a vehicle on America's roads and highways. Playing time: 0:09:15; color and magnetic audio 16mm film
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