Original Sweeney Todd TV commercial

23 Jun 2018

Found this gem and thought you might like to see – it's a TV commercial made for the original 1979 production of Sweeney Todd, featuring its stars Len Cariou and Angela Lansbury. The advert was shot on the Uris stage (the largest on Broadway, since renamed the Gershwin), and you can see the immense factory structure with its large glass roof – the remnants of an actual iron foundry shipped in from Rhode Island! – that served as the setting.

 

 

Director, Camera: Fred Levinson

Copywriters: Laurie Birnbaum, Ruth Downing Karp

Art Directors: Paul Waxman, Paul Verliuzzo

Editor: Cal Shultz

Composer/Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim

Talent: Angela Lansbury, Len Cariou

 

Thanks to the Paley Center for credit information

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