Anthology

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of July 30, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


87880. Anthology. February 28, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. The first show of the series, produced in co-operation of the Poetry Center of the 92nd Street YWHA/YMHA, New York City. 3:00 P. M. Except for the guest indicated on individual programs, the poetry readings have been previously recorded. Although an NBC system cue is heard, the program appears to have have been broadcast only on WNBC, New York. Some programs in this series were apparently on both the network as well as local, WNBC, New York. Carl Sandburg (recording), Harry Fleetwood (host), Theodore Sturgeon (guest), Edith Sitwell (recording), Helen Hayes (recording), Draper Lewis (director), Steve White (producer). 29:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87881. Anthology. March 14, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Murder In The Past; Merriment From The Present". Sustaining. The program starts with a recording from, "Julius Caesar." Noel Coward (recording), Harry Fleetwood (host), Orson Welles (recording), Joseph Holland (recording), Martin Gabel (recording), George Coulouris (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 24:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87882. Anthology. March 21, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. Edith Sitwell reads from her poem, "Facade." Edith Sitwell (recording), William Walter (music, recording), Harry Fleetwood (host), John Malcom Brenner (guest, director of the YMHA/YWHA), Agnes Moorehead (recording), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Steve White (producer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87883. Anthology. March 28, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. Excerpts are played from Tony's famous record, "New York, 19." Harry Fleetwood (host), Tony Schwartz (guest), William Carlos Williams (guest), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 28:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87884. Anthology. April 4, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Poetry Of The Theatre, By The Theatre and For The Theatre". Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood (host), Jose Ferrer (recording), Norman Rose (guest), Judith Anderson (recording), John Carradine (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87885. Anthology. April 18, 1954. WNBC, New York. "The Midnight Ride Of Paul Revere". Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood (host), Fredric March (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Tamar Cooper (guest), Stanley Tannen (guest). 28:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87886. Anthology. April 25, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. The program of August 29, 1954 (see cat. #87899) has the same name. The book of St. Millay's poetry, "Mine The Harvest," is to be published tomorrow. Deems Taylor tells about his relationship with her. Harry Fleetwood (host), Edna St. Vincent Millay (recording), Deems Taylor (guest), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Steve White (producer). 28:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87887. Anthology. May 2, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Thoughts and Stories Of England". Sustaining. A complete reading of, "The White Cliffs Of Dover." Harry Fleetwood (host), Lynn Fontanne (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87888. Anthology. May 16, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Poetry By Elizabeth Bishop". Sustaining. The first 15:02 the program only. Harry Fleetwood (host), Elizabeth Bishop (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Tom Wetherly (guest). 15:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

87889. Anthology. May 23, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. Mr. Eliot reads from his poem, "The Wasteland." Harry Fleetwood (host), T. S. Eliot (recording), Mary Ann Moore (recording), C. Day Lewis (recording), Jill Balcon (recording). 14:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

87890. Anthology. May 30, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. A "Special Memorial Day Edition." Harry Fleetwood (host), Bing Crosby (recording), Frank Lovejoy (recording), Agnes Moorehead (recording), Walter Huston (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87891. Anthology. June 20, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. Fleetwood interviews singer/composer/poet Tom Scott. Harry Fleetwood (host), Susan Reed (recording), Tom Scott (guest), Robert Blossom (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 28:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87892. Anthology. June 27, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Shakespearean Festival" Part 1. Sustaining. The first 15:40 of the program only. Harry Fleetwood (host), Alan Baedle (? recording), Peter Finch (recording), Claire Bloom (recording), William Squire (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 15:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

87893. Anthology. July 4, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Special July 4th Edition". Sustaining. Fleetwood is absent due to his two-week obligation to the Army Reserve in Boston. Gene Hamilton (host), Ronald Colman (recording), Tyrone Power (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 28:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

87894. Anthology. July 11, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Shakespearean Festival" Part 2. Sustaining. Gene Hamilton (host), Maurice Evans (recording), John Barrymore (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87895. Anthology. July 25, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Shakespearean Festival" Part 4. Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (producer), David Allen (recording), David Allen (recording), Margaret Ross (harpist). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87896. Anthology. August 1, 1954. WNBC, New York. "Carl Sandburg Reads His Poetry". Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood (host), Carl Sandburg (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Ogden Nash (recording). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87897. Anthology. August 8, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. A program of French poetry. Fleetwood's French is excellent! Harry Fleetwood (host), George Gee (? recording), Racquel Ruiz (recording), Linette Fisher (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87898. Anthology. August 22, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. A program of children's poetry and nursery rhymes. A 'Back to School" program. Harry Fleetwood (host), Noelle Guarnieri (recording), Iris Lynn Guarnieri (recording), Jesse Guarnieri (recording), Sandy Stewart (guest), David Ross (recording), Vera Lynn (recording), Leonard Warren (recording), Linda Sheldon (recording), Aimee Sheldon (recording), Randy Sheldon (recording), Jimmy Lampe (recording), Bruce Hamilton (recording), Bob Hamilton (recording), Jeff Hamilton (recording), Susan Hamilton (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87900. Anthology. September 5, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. Readings from, "The Tragical History Of Dr. Faustus," by Christopher Marlowe. Gene Hamilton (host), Robert Culp (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Elaine Carroll (recording), Leith Stevens (composer). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87901. Anthology. September 19, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. Mr. Price reads from, "Ode To A Graecian Urn." Members of "The Old Vic" read from, "A Midsummer's Night's Dream." Harry Fleetwood (host), Vincent Price (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Moira Shearer (recording), Stanley Holloway (recording), Robert Helfman (recording). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87902. Anthology. September 26, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. Mel Allen reads, "Casey At The Bat." The program is at a new broadcast time. Harry Fleetwood (host), Edith Evans (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Mel Allen (recording), Wallace House (recording), William Carlos Williams (recording). 29:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87903. Anthology. October 3, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. A program of readings by American poets. Harry Fleetwood (host), Archibald MacLeish (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Howard Hanson (conductor), David Meyers (baritone). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87904. Anthology. October 10, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. Dame Edith Evans starts with, "On Westminster Bridge," by Wordsworth. John Gielgud reads, "Ozymandius" by Shelley. Harry Fleetwood (host), John Gielgud (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Edith Evans (recording). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87905. Anthology. October 17, 1954. WNBC, New York. Sustaining. A program devoted to Edna St. Vincent Millay, shortly after her death. Harry Fleetwood (host), Edna St. Vincent Millay (recording), Deems Taylor (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87906. Anthology. October 24, 1954. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. Jim Ameche reads, "The Rubyat Of Omar Khyam." Fleetwood mentions that the program is not being heard on the network today, only in New York. This implies other programs were on the network, there's no indication which were. Harry Fleetwood (host), Jim Ameche (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), William Faulkner (recording), Carl Sandburg (recording). 28:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84124. Anthology. October 31, 1954. WRCA, New York. "The Three Witches Of MacBeth". Sustaining. A Halloween program with poems and stories about ghosts. The excerpt from MacBeth is from an RCA Victor album. The program is produced in co-operation with the YMHA and YWHA of New York Poetry Center. Alec Guinness, The Old Vic Company, Harry Fleetwood (announcer), Wallace House, John Malcolm Brennen (director of the Poetry Center), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Pamela Brown. 28:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87907. Anthology. November 7, 1954. WRCA, New York. "The Caedmon Story". Sustaining. A chat with the founders of Caedmon records, publishers of spoken word recordings. Harry Fleetwood (host), Ogden Nash (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Barbara Cohen (guest), Marion Roney (guest), Alfred Drake (recording), Basil Rathbone (recording), Dylan Thomas (recording), Judith Anderson (recording). 27:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87908. Anthology. November 14, 1954. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. A program of, "Poetry From Wales." Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (producer), Dylan Thomas (recording), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Peter John Stevens (guest), Richard Davis (guest). 28:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87909. Anthology. November 21, 1954. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. A program in honor of Thanksgiving Day. Harry Fleetwood (host), Agnes Moorehead (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), The Fred Waring Glee Club (recording), The New England Conservatory Alumni Chorus (recording), James Pease (baritone, recording). 28:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87910. Anthology. November 28, 1954. WRCA, New York. "Poetry and The Dance". Sustaining. The first 13:13 of the program only. Howard Reig is heard (briefly) in an original drama, "Isadora Duncan: Triumph, Tragedy, Triumph." Mr. Reig was seldom heard in any performing role, other than as an announcer. Harry Fleetwood (host), Sidney Smith (guest), Walter Cyrell (guest), Howard Reig (guest), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 13:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

87911. Anthology. December 5, 1954. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. Poetry by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Harry Fleetwood (host), Alec Templeton (guest, recording), Thelma Matesky (recording), Steve White (producer, Draper Lewis (writer, director). 28:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87912. Anthology. December 12, 1954. WRCA, New York. "Salute To Jewish Book Week". Sustaining. Jewish verse, in honor of, "Jewish Book Month." Harry Fleetwood (host), e. e. cummings (recording), Steve White (producere), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87913. Anthology. December 19, 1954. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. 6:30 P. M. A program of, "Poetry For Christmas." Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Edna St. Vincent Millay (recording), Dylan Thomas (recording). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87914. Anthology. December 26, 1954. WRCA, New York. "The Old and The New". Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood (host), Peggy Ashcroft (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), John Gielgud (recording), Johann Egglesrud (recording). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87915. Anthology. January 2, 1955. WRCA, New York. "Anthology 1954". Sustaining. A program featuring highlights from the first year of the program. Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Carl Sandburg (recording), Noel Coward (recording), Andre Kostelanetz (recording), Basil Rathbone (recording), Gene Hamilton (recording), Ogden Nash (recording), Edna St. Vincent Millay (recording), Deems Taylor (recording), Laurence Olivier (recording), The Fred Waring Glee Club (recording), Agnes Moorehead (recording). 28:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87916. Anthology. January 9, 1955. WRCA, New York. "Poetry In Song". Sustaining. Draper Lewis (writer, director), Flor Wendt (recording, soprano), Leonard Warren (recording), Harry Fleetwood (host), Mack Harrell (recording), Steve White (producer). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87920. Anthology. January 23, 1955. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. The poetry of Edgar Allan Poe and Thomas Hornsby Farrell. Harry Fleetwood (host), Basil Rathbone (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Thomas Hornsby Farrell (guest). 28:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87918. Anthology. January 30, 1955. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. Mr. Stevens and Mr. Sobiloff are heard reading their own poems. Harry Fleetwood (host), Wallace Stevens (recording), Hy Sobiloff (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87919. Anthology. February 6, 1955. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. The first poem is, "When I Had Fears That I May Cease To Be." Harry Fleetwood (host), Tennessee Williams (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), David Allen (recording, guest). 28:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87917. Anthology. February 13, 1955. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. Poems in honor of Lincoln's birthday. Harry Fleetwood (host), Orson Welles (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Walter Huston (recording), Carl Sandburg (recording). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87921. Anthology. February 20, 1955. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. The program starts with a recording of the BBC program, "By Heart." Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Patrick Dickenson (recording, BBC rebroadcast), Howard Reig, William Devon (recording, BBC recording), John Wingate. 29:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87922. Anthology. February 27, 1955. Program #52. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. The program starts with, "The Children's Hour," by Longfellow. W.H. Auden reads from his new book, "The Shield Of Achilles." The first anniversary program of the series. Harry Fleetwood (host), Donald Crisp (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), W. H. Auden (recording). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

87923. Anthology. March 3, 1955. WRCA, New York. "My Heart's In The Highlands". Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood, James McKeckney (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Jo Stafford (recording). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87924. Anthology. March 10, 1955. WRCA, New York. "Thoughts and Stories Of England". Sustaining. "The White Cliffs Of Dover" is featured. Harry Fleetwood (host), Lynn Fontanne (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Frank Black (composer, conductor). 28:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87925. Anthology. March 27, 1955. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. Readings by Sir Robert and Dame Edith Sitwell. Harry Fleetwood (host), Osbert Sitwell (recording), Edith Sitwell (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87926. Anthology. April 3, 1955. WRCA, New York. Sustaining. A reading from the medieval mystery play, "Abraham and Isaac." The founders of Caedmon records celebrate their third anniversary and third appearance on the program. Harry Fleetwood (host), Barbara Cohen (guest), Marion Roney (guest), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 28:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87927. Anthology. April 10, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. "The Art Of Ruth Draper". Sustaining. 1:00 P.M. The program's theme is revealed to be from, "Victory At Sea" (Richard Rodgers). Questions from listeners are answered. Mention is made that the program is being heard on the NBC radio network. Harry Fleetwood (host), Ruth Draper (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87928. Anthology. April 24, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. Sustaining. 1:00 P.M. A program in celebration of Shakespeare's birthday. Parts of "Romeo and Juliet" are heard. Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (producer), Claire Bloom (recording), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Laurence Olivier (recording), Marlon Brando (recording), Maurice Evans (recording). 25:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87929. Anthology. May 1, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. "Poet's Gold" Volume 1. Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Raymond Massey (recording), Helen Hayes (recording), Thomas Mitchell (recording). 28:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87930. Anthology. May 8, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. "Poet's Gold" Volume 2. Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood (host), Geraldine Brooks (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Wallace Stevens (recording, Pulitzer Prize winning poet), Norman Rose (recording). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87933. Anthology. May 15, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. Sustaining. Readings from the third and fourth RCA albums called, "Poet's Gold." Thomas Mitchell reads, "The Deacon's Masterpiece," by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Bob Wilson (host), Thomas Mitchell (recording), Helen Hayes (recording), Raymond Massey (recording), Carl Sandburg (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director). 29:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87932. Anthology. May 22, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. "The Literature and Language Of Learning". Sustaining. The president of "Phonotapes Inc.," plays some of their new releases. Mr. Brock says, "Tape will not replace records for a while," but he enumerates the many advantages of distributing sound literature on tape. This program may be dated May 15, 1955. Harry Fleetwood (host), Eugene Brock (guest), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), John Ciardi (recording). 29:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87931. Anthology. May 29, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. Sustaining. Poetry for Memorial Day. Readings from, "The Concord Hymn," by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (writer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Helen Hayes (recording), Walter Huston (recording), Claude Rains (recording). 29:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87934. Anthology. June 5, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. "The Lives and Times Of Archie and Mehitabel". Sustaining. Harry Fleetwood (host), David Wayne (recording), Eddie Bracken (recording), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Carol Channing (recording). 28:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87935. Anthology. June 12, 1955. NBC net, WRCA, New York origination. Sustaining. Dylan Thomas reads from, "A Child's Christmas In Wales." The last show of the series. Harry Fleetwood (host), Steve White (producer), Draper Lewis (writer, director), Dylan Thomas (recording), Geraldine Brooks (recording). 28:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 56 programs.