A.N.T.A. Album of 1955

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A.N.T.A. Album of 1955
Genre Television special
Directed by Barry Shear
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Producer(s) Gilbert Miller
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 120 minutes
Production company(s) American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA)
Broadcast
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original airing March 28, 1955 (1955-03-28)

A.N.T.A. Album of 1955 is a closed-circuit American television special produced to raise funds for the relief agency CARE that was telecast live from the now-demolished Adelphi Theatre in New York City on March 28, 1955.[1] It is listed as a DuMont Television Network show, and is on Clarke Ingram's list of DuMont programming content stored at the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[2]

At the time, DuMont was in the process of being shut down.[3] Among those who appeared in the special included Helen Hayes, Lena Horne, Victor Moore, Ezio Pinza, and Elaine Stritch.[4]

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A copy of the special is in the collection of the UCLA Film and Television Archive.

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