Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

8401Remembering Downtown

Expand Messages
  • paul larner
    Nov 25, 2002
    • 0 Attachment
      This program will be of interest to those of us who were there and for those
      who would liked to have been. A time when trolleys and buses or our legs
      took us around the city in which we lived; before the auto took over and we
      moved to the suburbs.


      PKL



      >
      >Remembering Downtown Premieres
      >
      >Sunday on WMHT-TV
      >
      >Remembering Downtown�an hour long documentary focusing on the golden age of
      >downtown in Albany Schenectady and Troy�premieres this Sunday, December 1
      >at 8:00 p.m. on WMHT public television. The documentary also explores
      >efforts to revive local downtowns.
      >
      >Award-winning documentary producer Steve Dunn and media personality Bob
      >Cudmore are co-producers of the program, funded by a grant from the Troy
      >Savings Bank Charitable Foundation.
      >
      >"Shopping was a social event in the 40s, 50s and 60s," said Cudmore, who
      >narrates the documentary. "There was a feeling of warmth."
      >
      >Among the 17 people interviewed on-camera are Albany merchant Jack Yonally
      >of B. Lodge and Company, Schenectady merchant Linda Tolokonski of Rudnick�s
      >and WTEN reporter John McLoughlin. The musical theme is the 1964 song
      >"Downtown," written by Tony Hatch, performed by pianist Adrian Cohen and
      >vocalist Colleen Pratt.
      >
      >Earlier this year, Dunn won a New York State Broadcasters Association award
      >for the WMHT documentary Sacred Places, that gave an account of diverse
      >centers of worship in the region. In 2001, Cudmore narrated Dunn�s
      >documentary, The Iron Horse in Schenectady: Locomotives for the World. Dunn
      >and Cudmore co-produced Historic Views of the Carpet City: Amsterdam, New
      >York in 2000.
      >
      >###
      >
      >Contact: Marcy Stryker, WMHT: 518 357-1700
      >
      >Bob Cudmore: 518 346-6657
      >
      >Remembering Downtown Premieres
      >
      >Sunday on WMHT-TV
      >
      >
      >
      >Remembering Downtown�an hour long documentary focusing on the golden age of
      >downtown in Albany Schenectady and Troy�premieres this Sunday, December 1
      >at 8:00 p.m. on WMHT public television. The documentary also explores
      >efforts to revive local downtowns.
      >
      >Award-winning documentary producer Steve Dunn and media personality Bob
      >Cudmore are co-producers of the program, funded by a grant from the Troy
      >Savings Bank Charitable Foundation.
      >
      >"Shopping was a social event in the 40s, 50s and 60s," said Cudmore, who
      >narrates the documentary. "There was a feeling of warmth."
      >
      >Among the 17 people interviewed on-camera are Albany merchant Jack Yonally
      >of B. Lodge and Company, Schenectady merchant Linda Tolokonski of Rudnick�s
      >and WTEN reporter John McLoughlin. The musical theme is the 1964 song
      >"Downtown," written by Tony Hatch, performed by pianist Adrian Cohen and
      >vocalist Colleen Pratt.
      >
      >Earlier this year, Dunn won a New York State Broadcasters Association award
      >for the WMHT documentary Sacred Places, that gave an account of diverse
      >centers of worship in the region. In 2001, Cudmore narrated Dunn�s
      >documentary, The Iron Horse in Schenectady: Locomotives for the World. Dunn
      >and Cudmore co-produced Historic Views of the Carpet City: Amsterdam, New
      >York in 2000.
      >
      >###
      >
      >Contact: Marcy Stryker, WMHT: 518 357-1700
      >
      >Bob Cudmore: 518 346-6657
      >
      >
      >Visit www.bobcudmore.com on the web for information on the Amsterdam
      >history video and Bob Cudmore's book.
      >
      >
      >---------------------------------
      >Do you Yahoo!?
      >Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now


      _________________________________________________________________
      The new MSN 8: advanced junk mail protection and 2 months FREE*
      http://join.msn.com/?page=features/junkmail
    • Show all 6 messages in this topic