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Episode 20 – Neil Simon

10/12/2018
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This week, David and Katherine remember the works of Neil Simon. ------------------------- (Robert Q Lewis) Phil Silvers Show Sid Caesar (Bucks County Playhouse) Little Me with Sid Caesar Victor Garber in Little Me Little Me with Martin Short Broadway a la Carte The Odd Couple Sweet Charity Promises Promises Sweet Charity with Shirley MacLaine The Out-of-Towners Prisoner of Second Avenue The Good Doctor Last of the Red Hot Lovers Plaza Suite California Suite The Sunshine Boys The Goodbye...

Episode 19 – The Harvard Collection

8/20/2018
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This week we explore the largest public collection of Hirschfeld works, The Harvard Collection. Get a taste of the collection--it's just the tip of the iceberg. -------------------------------- Richard Kiley in Man of La Mancha Fogg Self portrait Put it in Writing Ella Fitzgerald Orson Welles Ethel Waters in Africana Rang Tang (not in Harvard collection) Jules Hatfield in The Waltz of the Dogs Paula Truman in the Grand Street Follies Barretts of Wimpole Street / The Glass Menagerie Lost in...

Episode 18 – Elizabeth Taylor

7/13/2018
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This week, David and Katherine tour the career of Elizabeth Taylor through the drawings of Al Hirschfeld. ------------------------- National Velvet Katharine Hepburn Undercurrent Sam Marx A Date with Judy Robert Stack Ivanhoe The Last Time I Saw Paris 1960 Acamdy Award Hopefuls 1961 Academy Award Nominees Laurence Olivier in The Entertainer (stage) The Movies There’s No Business Like Show Business (James Dean) CBS Specials SJ Perelman and Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Richard Burton...

Episode 17 – CBS

6/15/2018
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The Hirschfeld Century Podcast returns with an episode dedicated entirely to CBS. From radio to television, learn more about Hirschfeld's 60 year relationship with the network. 1944 Postcards (complete list) Self Portrait Edward R Murrow Douglas Edwards William L Shirer Dateline America in the Air Service to the Front Thanks to the Yanks Major George Fielding Eliot Ozzie and Harriet George Burns and Gracie Allen Garry Moore and Jimmy Durante 1967 Garry Moore Drawing Cecil B De Mille directs...

Episode 16 – My Fair Lady

4/17/2018
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This week we celebrate the upcoming production of My Fair Lady on Broadway! Of course, Hirschfeld was there from the very beginning... ------------------------------------------------- My Fair Lady Cast Album Pygmalion My Fair Lady Moss Hart Lerner and Loewe Camelot Mural for the Playbill Room Generic My Fair Lady Julie Andrews The Boyfriend John Held Star! The Sound of Music Mary Poppins I Can Get it for you Wholesale Putting it Together Victor/Victoria Julie Harris Rex Harrison Lilli...

Episode 15 – Old Hollywood Scandals

3/12/2018
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Join us as we relive some of the earliest Hollywood scandals through the drawings of Al Hirschfeld. ------------------------------------------------- William Randolph Hearst Marion Davies Charles Chaplin (character study) Charles Chaplin in Sunnyside Manhattan Oases Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle Buster Keaton Thelma Todd Charley Chase Laurel & Hardy The Marx Brothers Murder Inc Lana Turner Sean Connery ------------------------- Visit our website Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us...

Episode 14 – Rodgers and Hammerstein

2/13/2018
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This week, join The Al Hirschfeld Foundation's David Leopold and Katherine Eastman as they tour the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein. ------------------------- Lorenz Hart Present Arms Jumbo Higher and Higher On Your Toes The Mikado Babes in Arms The Nicholas Brothers Duke McHale Are You With It? Boys from Syracuse Boys from Syracuse (Generic) Boys from Syracuse (Unlikely Casting) Show Boat Last Time I Saw Paris Carmen Jones Billy Rose Oklahoma! Mike Todd The Ziegfeld Follies Florence...

Episode 13 – Politics

1/23/2018
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Americana Alexander King Harold Ross as Joseph Stalin New Masses Martha Graham Cover Isolationist Ken Magazine History of the American Communist Party PM Magazine Retreat from Washington 9 Old Men of the Supreme Court Peace in Our Time American Mercury Claude Pepper John Lewis The Nation FDR Cover Eisenhower Inauguration De Gaulle American Mercury Cover Churchill American Mercury Cover Churchill Self Portrait American Mercury Cover Vivien Kellems Joseph McCarthy Richard Nixon Spiro Agnew...

Episode 12 – Justin “Squigs” Robertson

11/6/2017
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This week we host our first guest on the podcast, Justin "Squigs" Robertson! Squigs' drawings of Broadway are can be found at squigsonline.com, Broadway.com as party of the "Broadway Ink" feature, and the Lights of Broadway Trading Cards. ———————— Follow along with Squigs drawings here by clicking here! Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Cape Playhouse Bucks County Playhouse Stephen Sondheim (1977) Ethel Merman in Annie Get Your Gun Mary Martin in The Sound of Music Hal Prince Guys...

Episode 11 – Rock N Roll

10/23/2017
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From Elvis to Britney, get ready to rock! ———————— Elvis Presley (1956) The Beatles and the Singing Nun The Monkees The David Frost Show Kid Galahad Follow That Dream Bye Bye Birdie Elvis Presley (’68 Comeback Special) Ringo Starr Jane Fonda / Warren Beatty Hair Creative Management Association Aerosmith Sentiment Stages a Comeback The World of Culture in 1977 Season Preview 1984-1985 Dick Clark Playboy Music Poll ASCAP Madonna The Pointer Sisters The Beatles Elvis Presley (Blue Suede Shoes)...

Episode 10 – Elia Kazan

10/10/2017
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Join us as we explore the works of the controversial/legendary entertainment figure, Elia Kazan ———————— Elia Kazan Lee Strasberg Harold Clurman Stella Adler Stanislavsky Eugene O’Neill George Kaufman Sidney Kingsley Men in White Gold Eagle Guy Waiting for Lefty Till the Day That I Die Clifford Odets The Case of Clyde Griffith Golden Boy The Young Goes First Casey Jones The Grateful Dead Thunder Rock Night Music Liliom Carousel Five Alarm Waltz Cafe Crown Sam Jaffe Skin of Our Teeth The...

Episode 9 – TV Guide

9/5/2017
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This week, we tour the history of television through Hirschfeld's work on the cover and inside of TV Guide. ———————— TV Guide Drawings ———————— Visit our website Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram

Episode 8 – Hello, Dolly!

8/21/2017
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This week, we talk all things Hello, Dolly! and of course, Carol Channing ————————- Carol Channing Hello, Dolly Alec Guinness is Dylan Eve Arden What’s Cookin' On Broadway Mothers on Broadway Troubled Fathers Villains on Broadway Husbands and Wives on Broadway Supporting Players Whose Numbers Stopped Their Musical Shows Gentlemen Prefer Blondes The Merchant of Yonkers Our Town The Matchmaker David Merrick Ethel Merman Milk and Honey Louis Armstrong Celine Dion Hair Mary Martin Merrick and 3...

Episode 7 – Summer Theatre

7/31/2017
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Join Al Hirschfeld Foundation Creative Director David Leopold and Archives Manager Katherine Marshall-Eastman as they talk summer theatre through the drawings of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. ————————- Summer Theatre drawings Among Those Featured This Week in New Plays on Summer Stages Map of Ye Summer Theaters Red Barn Theatre Suffern Playhouse Bucks County Playhouse George Kaufman Labertville Music Circus Eagles Mere Players Dolly Haas Two Weeks Pay Every Barn's A Stage Some of the...

Episode 6 – Jazz Part 2

7/11/2017
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Join Al Hirschfeld Foundation Creative Director David Leopold and Archives Manager Katherine Marshall-Eastman as they talk "all that jazz" through the drawings of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. ------------------------- Blackbirds of 1928 Rhapsody in Black At Home Abroad Ethel Waters Processional Porgy and Bess Bill “Bojangles” Robinson Sweet Bye and Bye Swingin’ the Dream Midsummer Night’s Dream Louis Armstrong Maxine Sullivan Benny Goodman Louis Armstrong’s Trumpet Swing It Beat the...

Episode 5 – Jazz Part 1

7/5/2017
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Join Al Hirschfeld Foundation Creative Director David Leopold and Archives Manager Katherine Marshall-Eastman as they talk "all that jazz" through the drawings of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. ————————- Lena Horne Fred Astaire Benny Goodman Erroll Garner Billie Holiday Bing Crosby Nat King Cole Rosemary Clooney Tony Bennett Louis Armstrong Anita Ellis Josh White Dee Dee Bridgewater Ethel Waters Rang Tang Frank Sinatra Harry James Louis Prima Duke Ellington Lionel Hampton Artie Shaw...

Episode 4 – What’s My Line?

6/21/2017
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Join Al Hirschfeld Foundation Creative Director David Leopold and Archives Manager Katherine Marshall-Eastman as they talk all things What's My Line? through the drawings of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. ————————- Drawings: What’s My Line Arlene Francis Dorothy Kilgallen Bennett Cerf Steve Allen Fred Allen Tony Randall Jack Lemmon TV Guides Broadway First Nighters CBS Sunday “The Experts” from Show Business is No Business The Commercial Tree ------------------------- Visit our...

Episode 3 – The Manchurian Candidate

6/21/2017
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Join Al Hirschfeld Foundation Creative Director David Leopold and Archives Manager Katherine Marshall-Eastman as they explore stories of Frank Sinatra and The Manchurian Candidate through the drawings of the legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. ————————- Drawings: Frank Sinatra Seventeen Magazine MGM Sinatra Manchurian Candidate United Artists Defiant Ones CBS News The Summit ------------------------- Visit our website Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram

Episode 2 – Hirschfeld Bio

6/21/2017
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Join Al Hirschfeld Foundation Creative Director David Leopold and Archives Manager Katherine Marshall-Eastman as they introduce you to legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. ————————- Drawings: Sculpture Goldwyn Pictures Universal Selznick Pictures Selznick Brochure Sydney Chaplin (1st published caricature) Miguel Covarrubias Bali Harry Lauder Fanny Brice & George Jessel MGM The Marx Brothers Laurel & Hardy Peace in Our Time Are You With It Nina The Country Wife Self Portraits Friday Drawing...

Episode 1 – Fiddler on the Roof

6/21/2017
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Join Al Hirschfeld Foundation Creative Director David Leopold and Archives Manager Katherine Marshall-Eastman as they explore stories of Fiddler on the Roof through the drawings of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. ------------------------- Drawings: Fiddler on the Roof Zero Mostel Rhinoceros Boris Aronson Jerome Robbins The Marx Brothers Carousel ------------------------- Visit our website Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram