David Dortort


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Haskell Boggs

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Haskell Boggs on various people he's worked with in his career: David Dortort
01:42
Haskell Boggs on Bonanza creator David Dortort 
02:20

Robert Butler

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Robert Butler on directing an episode of Bonanza, "Broken Ballad" (airdate: October 29, 1961) where the cast gave him a difficult time (Correction: interviewer mistakenly calls Lorne Greene "Lorne Michaels")
04:41

David Canary

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David Canary on working with Bonanza producer David Dortort
02:05

Bob Finkel

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Bob Finkel on getting hired along with David Dortort, Norman Felton and Sheldon to produce and create different genres of shows
01:18
Bob Finkel on David Dortort
00:33

Richard Lewis

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Richard Lewis on Dale Robertson, John Payne, and David Dortort
00:44

Jay Livingston

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Ray Evans and Jay Livingston on writing the theme to Bonanza
02:05

Kent McCray

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Kent McCray on being production manager for Bonanza, and on working with creator David Dortort
04:46

Thomas W. Sarnoff

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Thomas W. Sarnoff on NBC's development of Bonanza 
04:41
Thomas W. Sarnoff on Bonanza creator David Dortort
05:28
Thomas W. Sarnoff on working with David Dortort to find loopholes in a contract Sarnoff had done at NBC; and bringing back Bonanza in TV movies featuring the next generation
07:39

Marlo Thomas

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Marlo Thomas on her guest appearance as a Chinese war bride on Bonanza  in the episode "A Pink Cloud Comes from Old Cathay" (airdate: April 12, 1964)
01:05

George Watters

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George Watters on editing The High Chapparal and Bonanza for producer David Dortort
08:28

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