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Father's Favorite Shortcut

From: Peter Bochan
Series: Shortcuts
Length: 27:37

A Father's Day Special, a classic mix of memorable music, clips and interviews with Dad

Father04_small Father's Favorite Shortcut A Father's Day classic with Groucho Marx, Robert Young, Harry Nilsson, Cat Stevens, Warner Olan as Charlie Chan, Randy Newman, Marilyn Monroe, Elton John, the Beach Boys, Woody Guthrie, Eddie Fisher, Judy Collins, Gene Autry, Mary Martin, Richard Burton, Liz Taylor, David Carradine, Bill Cosby, Jane Wyatt, Shirley Temple, Lee J. Cobb in Death Of A Salesman, Sandy Dennis, George Segal, Glenn Ford, Christopher Reeves, The Firesign Theatre, Papa John Creach, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin, Barbara Streisand, W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Mary Brian, David Chow, Philip Ahn, Keye Luke, Zeppo Marx and The Little Rascals... This one's for you Pop! (that's his picture--from the early 1940s)

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Piece Description

Father's Favorite Shortcut A Father's Day classic with Groucho Marx, Robert Young, Harry Nilsson, Cat Stevens, Warner Olan as Charlie Chan, Randy Newman, Marilyn Monroe, Elton John, the Beach Boys, Woody Guthrie, Eddie Fisher, Judy Collins, Gene Autry, Mary Martin, Richard Burton, Liz Taylor, David Carradine, Bill Cosby, Jane Wyatt, Shirley Temple, Lee J. Cobb in Death Of A Salesman, Sandy Dennis, George Segal, Glenn Ford, Christopher Reeves, The Firesign Theatre, Papa John Creach, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin, Barbara Streisand, W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Mary Brian, David Chow, Philip Ahn, Keye Luke, Zeppo Marx and The Little Rascals... This one's for you Pop! (that's his picture--from the early 1940s)

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Always fun!!

Another dandy piece from Peter Bochan and a worthy example of his great Shortcuts series

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Review of Father's Favorite Shortcut

Father?s Favorite Shortcut is a collection of unrelated clips of recordings on the theme of Dad. Although it lacks a central story or narration, the piece is technically well produced and it?s kind of fun to try to identify the individual clips.

Broadcast History

Produced in the early 1980s with analogue equipment, thanks to a CPB Satellite Development Grant