LA VIE ELEGANTE (TV)

Summary

This documentary special focuses on the great mansions of Manhattan. Program highlights include Robert Trout presenting an introductory architectural history of American imitations of classic and Italian Renaissance styles; a history of Fraunce's Tavern; a look at the homes of Leonard W. Jerome, Henry Villard, Joseph Pulitzer, and Otto Kahn; the work of architects Richard Morris Hunt, partners John M. Carrere and Thomas Hastings, and the partnership of Charles Follon McKim, William Rutherford Mead, and Stanford White; a Horace Trumbauer home design; a re-creation of an evening at one of the Villard homes; and a look at mansions where various New York institutions are now located. Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: May 31, 1962 Thursday 10:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T81:0028
  • GENRE: Arts documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Architecture, American
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1962
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CREDITS

    • Ned Cramer … Executive Producer
    • Gordon Hyatt … Producer
    • Karl Malkames … Director
    • Robert Trout … Reporter
    • John M. Carrere
    • Thomas Hastings
    • Richard Morris Hunt
    • Leonard W. Jerome
    • Otto Kahn
    • Charles Follon McKim
    • William Rutherford Mead
    • Joseph Pulitzer
    • Horace Trumbauer
    • Henry Villard
    • Stanford White