PERSON TO PERSON {BETTY FURNESS SEGMENT} (TV)

Summary

A segment from this series of live interview programs. In this part of the program, host Edward R. Murrow visits the Upper East Side Manhattan home of entertainer Betty Furness, who discusses the following topics, among others: her love of knitting; how she got into commercial announcing; her past television work; her biggest professional "kick"; a picture she took of news anchor Eric Sevareid and Murrow on election night '52; other pictures she has taken, including one of James Mason; whether she still visits Hollywood; whether men or women are better salespeople; her nickname as "queen of the kitchen"; the gowns she wears; her Westinghouse kitchen appliances; her cooking abilities; and her desire to be in a hit play. Furness then introduces her daughter Babbie before further discussing how television has affected her life.


Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: 1955 Friday PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:12:32
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T:25544
  • GENRE: Talk/Interviews
  • SUBJECT HEADING: She Made It Collection (Betty Furness)
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1953-1961
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Credits

  • Edward R. Murrow … Host
  • Babbie Furness … Guest
  • Betty Furness … Guest
  • James Mason
  • Eric Sevareid