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#13168A: MIKE WALLACE INTERVIEW, THE
1958-03-01, ABC, 26 min.
Mike Wallace, Tennessee Williams

April 28th, 1957- April 18th, 1968 (with Mike Wallace) continuing till September 14th, 1958-ABC

A half-hour interview series with host Mike Wallace.
On this debut show, Mike interviews playwright Tennessee Williams.

NOTE:
One of the rare "lost" MIKE WALLACE INTERVIEW broadcasts, of which all but two of the 72 broadcasts survive.  

NOTE:
         Status of The Mike Wallace Interview
A total of 72 episodes of The Mike Wallace Interview were broadcast by ABC between 1957 and 1958. The series premiered on April 28th, 1957 and was sponsored by Phillip Morris through the April 18th, 1958 episode. The Fund for the Republic then sponsored a 13-week set of interviews entitled “Liberty and Freedom” (one of which was never broadcast) followed by an additional six episodes. The final broadcast took place on September 14th, 1958.

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has 66 of the 72 episodes of The Mike Wallace Interview, donated by Mike Wallace in the 1960's. Five of these broadcasts are only available as audio recordings while the rest are kinescopes. 
The Ransom Center also has a transcript of the Ben Hecht interview (broadcast February 25th, 1958) but no audio or video. Two of the episodes the Ransom Center does not have is a copy of is the controversial Mickey Cohen broadcast from May 19th, 1957, and the March 1, 1958 interview with Tennessee Williams, both of which do exist in the archive of ARCHIVAL TELEVISION AUDIO, Inc.

According to Steve Winston, Associate Curator of Film at the Ransom Center, “There are reports that the BBC still has some excerpts though we have not been able to locate the specific department that might hold them. Other than that, both interview appear to be lost.” 

Also missing from the Ransom Center’s collection are the two retractions read by ABC’s Oliver Treyz and Mike Wallace on May 27th  which Archival Television Audio, Inc. does have and December 14th. According to Winston, “We have no idea why the footage was not included in the kinescope. We don’t know if they were removed later, or if they were never recorded in the first place.” 

The UCLA Film & Television Archive has two episodes of the series: the Cyrus Eaton interview that is audio only at the Ransom Center and the Ben Hecht interview that the Ransom Center only has a transcript for. Both the Museum of Broadcasting and The Paley Center for Media have several episodes that are also part of the Ransom Center’s collection.

(According to a December 1957 article in The Los Angeles Times, a filmed “stand-by interview” with Evelyn Rudie was always ready to be used in the event a guest didn’t show up. It is not included in the episode count and its current whereabouts are unknown.)
                                                          
#670: HOLLYWOOD AND THE STARS: ON LOCATION: NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
1964-06-15, WNBC, 24 min.
Joseph Cotten, Ava Gardner, John Huston, Sue Lyon, Tennessee Williams, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr

Joseph Cotten narrates the making of the film with director John Huston and stars Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr and Sue Lyon. Also on hand Tennessee Williams.
#5449: A SALUTE TO AMERICAN IMAGINATION
1978-10-05, WCBS, 105 min.
Sid Caesar, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Tennessee Williams, Telly Savalas, Lee Grant, Ray Charles, Imogene Coca, Aretha Franklin, Ethel Merman, Madeline Kahn, Rita Coolidge, Kris Kristofferson, Wolfman Jack, Ronee Blakley, John Ritter, Neil Armstrong, Martin Balsam, Edward Asner, Martin Sheen, Arthur Miller, Henry Ford II

Hosts Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Telly Savalas & Madeline Kahn mark the 75th anniversary of the Ford Motor Company in a freewheeling variety show that features elaborate production numbers, drama, music, comedy & dance.             
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