Gay Morning America Season 2, Show 16 (1985-01-29)

Item

Title

Gay Morning America Season 2, Show 16 (1985-01-29)

Description

(00:02) Opening credits: George Sardi, Johnny Savoy, Johnny Pool, Lord Byron, Leslie Irons, Jerry Fitzpatrick, with special guests Songs in Blume, a tribute to Bobby Blume;
(00:54) George Sardi opening monologue;
(05:00) Sponsored message from Peeches 3;
(06:15) George Sardi introduces Lord Byron's exercise segment;
(06:53) Lord Byron interviews leaders of the Safety and Fitness Exchange who demonstrate self defense techniques;
(13:50) Call for write-ins;
(14:26) Sponsored message from Follies cinema;
(16:16) George Sardi introduces Leslie Irons;
(17:05) Leslie Irons discusses current entertainment and culture in New York City, the rise of home video and VCRs, and the loss of movie theaters (particularly adult movie theaters);
(24:07) Commercial for Waverly Waverly restaurant and bar;
(25:02) George Sardi reads from Connections, New York's gay newspaper and introduces the tribute group Songs in Blume;
(28:32) Performance by Songs in Blume;
(40:35) Sponsored message from Big Wok restaurant;
(43:35) Johnny Pool's cooking and cocktails segment, he demonstrates a recipe for "Chicken la Sardi" and answers write-in viewer questions;
(49:46) Hotline numbers for gay and lesbian resources;
(50:50) Sponsored messaged from Kaspars restaurant;
(53:00) Johnny Savoy discusses upcoming events and gives his "Commentary" about the trend of 'Gay Days' in discos;
(56:34) George Sardi closing monologue;
(57:20) Closing credits

Type

Moving Image

Date

1985-01-29

Extent

00:58:09

Annotation

Handwriting, in pencil, on tape label: "Gay Morning America / Show 16 / Blume / Master 58:00 Color / Savoy-Sardi" and in red pencil, "#21"

Language

English

Creator

A Sardi/Savoy Production

Creator Role

Producer

Provenance

Gift of George Sardi

Publisher

The Center

Coverage

New York (N.Y.)

Physical Format

U-matic Videotape

Digital Format

MP4

File Size

4 GB

Digitization Date

2020-09-29

Bibliographic Citation

Gay Morning America Season 2, Show 16 (1985/01/29), The Gay Center Audio/Visual Collections, [access date], http://gaycenter.prattsi.org/s/av/item/150.

Rights

Copyright held by The Center. No names may be published unless (1) the persons are publicly known as gay, or (2) their permission has been obtained, or (3) they are deceased. Restrictions are only in regards to publication; any researcher may view or copy any document in the collection.

Notes

Tape #21

Subject

Variety Shows (Television Programs)
Public-access Television
Gay community
New York City (N.Y.)

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