Lloyd Moss

Lloyd Moss appears in the following:

Francine du Plessix Gray

Saturday, November 02, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to author Francine du Plessix Gray about her life and career. She tells a story about how her mother got them out of Nazi-occupied Tulle. She talks about the literature she was drawn to and about her novels and autobiography. She discusses themes of androgyny and of ...

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Luther Davis

Saturday, October 26, 1985

Lloyd Moss speaks with American playwright and screenwriter Luther Davis. They begin by talking about one of Moss's most famous productions, "Kismet". Davis discusses how he got into screenwriting, about the current state of writing for theater and film, and the hazards of Hollywood and New York. He also discusses ...

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Eartha Kitt

Saturday, October 19, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks with the vivacious actress and singer Eartha Kitt about her life and international career. She started as a ballet dancer with the Katherine Dunham troupe. She talks about finding success in Europe and being discovered by Orson Welles. She talks about her role in the play New ...

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Henry Mancini

Saturday, October 12, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to composer Henry Mancini. They talk about his vast body of work including songs that have become standards, television themes, and movie scores. He talks about writing music for movies like The Glenn Miller Story, The Benny Goodman Story, and Breakfast at Tiffany's. Mancini discusses his musical ...

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Mary Cunningham

Saturday, October 05, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to businesswoman Mary Cunningham about her life and career. She discusses her latest book, Power Play, and the scandal that made headlines and eventually led to her resignation. Cunningham discusses the musical selections she chose.


WNYC archives id: 68411

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Garrison Keillor

Saturday, September 14, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to humorist, radio personality, author and cult figure Garrison Keillor. He talks about his shy nature and being the spokesperson for shy people. They talk about his life as a writer and his latest work, Lake Wobegon Days. They talk about his radio program, A Prairie Home ...

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Glenn Close

Saturday, June 08, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to award-nominated actress Glenn Close. She is a lyric soprano who has sung the national anthem four times at Shea Stadium and was part of a singing group called The Fingernails. She discusses her career on stage and the success of her films The World According to ...

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Alan Dershowitz

Saturday, May 25, 1985

Lloyd Moss interviews famed defense lawyer and author Alan Dershowitz (described as "America's most outspoken lawyer of last resort" and self-described as "gadfly to the legal establishment") about his early exposure to great cantors in Boro Park, his career, his young "mouth of Webster and head of clay," and his ...

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Lynn Redgrave

Saturday, May 04, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to English actress Lynn Redgrave about her life and career. She talks about her family of actors, including her mother and father, nephew and nieces. She talks about her work in The Happy Hooker and Aren't We All? Redgrave discusses the musical selections she chose.


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Jim Dale

Saturday, April 27, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to English comedian, actor, and composer Jim Dale. He talks about his earlier career as a singer and songwriter. They mention the theme song "Georgy Girl" for which Dale wrote the lyrics. He talks about his work in the theater, particularly his roles in Scapino and in ...

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Lawrence Durrell

Friday, April 26, 1985

Lloyd Moss speaks with the expatriate British novelist, essayist, poet and travel writer Lawrence Durrell. Durrell discusses his life on the Greek island of Corfu, and in Paris and India. He also speaks about his brief career as a piano player, as well as about his most famous written work, ...

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Rosemary Harris

Saturday, March 23, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to English actress Rosemary Harris about her career and her life in the United States. She talks about her work on stage, film and television. Ms. Harris discusses the musical selections she chose.


WNYC archives id: 68403

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Baron Guy de Rothschild

Friday, March 01, 1985

Lloyd Moss talks to French banker Baron Guy de Rothschild about his family history and his memoirs Whims of Fortune. Among his many anecdotes is one about the premiere of Bolero in Paris. He discusses the musical selections he chose.


WNYC archives id: 68407

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Theresa Merritt

Saturday, January 19, 1985

Lloyd Moss interviews actress and singer Theresa Merritt about her life and career. Ms. Merritt discusses the musical selections of her choosing.


WNYC archives id: 68401

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Cleavon Little

Tuesday, January 01, 1985

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Lloyd Moss talks to actor Cleavon Little about his life and career. Little talks about his experience at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and ...

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John Simon

Saturday, October 27, 1984

Lloyd Moss interviews Yugoslavian-born critic John Simon about his outspoken work and the threats to his well being, as well as elegance and passion in music. Mr. Simon discusses the musical selections of his choosing.


WNYC archives id: 68180

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Nicholas Gage

Saturday, September 22, 1984

Lloyd Moss talks to reporter and author Nicholas Gage whose bestselling novel Eleni is about the execution of his mother. They talk about his personal history, his career as an investigative journalist and the film interpretation of the book. Gage discusses the musical selections he chose.


WNYC archives id: 68325

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Danny Aiello

Saturday, September 15, 1984

Lloyd Moss talks to actor Danny Aiello about his life and career. He talks about the film Old Enough which has received many awards. He talks about his previous career in the labor union and his late start in acting. He talks about his roles ranging from the tough guy ...

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Martin Segal.

Saturday, September 08, 1984

Lloyd Moss interviews financier and Lincoln Center board member Martin Segal about his life and his involvement in the cultural life of the city, particularly the performing arts --including his involvement in the La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts. Mr. Segal discusses the musical selections of his choosing.


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Sheldon Harnick

Saturday, March 31, 1984

Lloyd Moss talks to lyricist Sheldon Harnick. He is best known for musicals like Fiddler on the Roof and Fiorello! which won a Pulitzer Prize. Harnick discusses the musical selections he chose.


WNYC archives id: 68305

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