Friday, July 2, 2010

Goodbye Giuseppe "Spaghetti" Valetti

A lot has been written since Wednesday night about one of the kings of Springbok Radio, Gordon Mulholland.  He could also be heard in "General Motors on Safari", "33 Half Moon Street" and a couple of dramas.  So, without saying what has been said before, here is a list of programs in the SABC Radio Archives in which his memory will live on in sound!  Rest in peace, Guiseppe!

SERVICE RADIO SOUTH AFRICA
CLASS INTERVIEW
PROGRAM KALEIDOSCOPE
TITLE GORDON MULHOLLAND
CONCEPT NOREEN ALEXANDER IN CONVERSATION WITH SA ACTOR, GORDON MULHOLLAND ABOUT HIS ACTING CAREER SPANNING 40 YEARS AND HIS VIEWS ON SA ACTING AWARDS
CATNO T 87/751
RECORDBC 19860120
DURATION 5:26

SERVICE RADIO SOUTH AFRICA
CLASS INTERVIEW
PROGRAM LIMELIGHT
TITLE GORDON MULHOLLAND
CONCEPT PATRICIA GLYN IN CONVERSATION WITH ACTOR GORDON MULHOLLAND ABOUT HIS LATEST SHOW, A ONE-MAN SHOW ENTITLED 'GORDON BLEU'
CATNO T 92/565
RECORDBC 19911217
DURATION 6.30
PRODUCER GLYN PATRICIA
CONTENTS 'GORDON BLEU' - MOTIVATIONS FOR THIS ONE-MAN SHOW - ABOUT THE SHOW ITSELF - COMPILATION OF SONG, DANCE AND CHAT - WHERE DOES HE GET ALL HIS DIALOGUE - TRAVELS ABROAD - TRAINING - HIS GREATEST STRENGHT - LONELY PART OF SHOW - ROLE MODELS - REX GARNER – PETER ELLIOT

SERVICE SPRINGBOK RADIO
CLASS SERIAL
PROGRAM GENERAL MOTORS ON SAFARI
CONCEPT A PROGRAM BRINGING THE AFRICAN BUSHVELD OF TODAY AND YESTERDAY TO YOU BY MEANS OF DRAMATISED FACT, FICTION AND TRUE LIFE DOCUMENTARY
PART OF THE FRANS ERASMUS COLLECTION
RECORDBC 1967-1968
Gordon was one of the actors
6 programs available

SERVICE RADIO SOUTH AFRICA
CLASS INTERVIEW
PROGRAM 'AT PADDY'S PLACE'
TITLE THE LAST 'AT PADDY'S PLACE'
CONCEPT THE LAST PROGRAMME OF THIS SERIES
CATNO T 85/1232
RECORDBC 19851228
DURATION 30:30
PRODUCER O'BYRNE ~ PADDY
CONTENTS PADDY O'BYRNE LOOKS BACK OVER THREE YEARS WITH EXTRACTS OF INTERVIEWS WITH CHARLES FORTUNE SUE MCGREGOR GORDON MULHOLLAND JOYCE PARKER JOHN ROBBIE (SPRINGBOK FLYHALF) AND PAMELA DEAL

SERVICE SPRINGBOK RADIO
CLASS AKTUALITEIT
PROGRAM SARIE 1985-TOEKENNINGS/SARIE 1985 AWARDS
TITLE SARIE 1985-TOEKENNINGS/SARIE 1985 AWARDS
CONCEPT SPRINGBOKRADIO SE LAASTE SARIE-TOEKENNINGS IS TYDENS 'N NOSTALGIESE GELEETHEID AAN DIE WENNERS OORHANDING. DIE AANBIEDERS WAS GORDON MULHOLLAND EN AMANDA STRYDOM. THE FINAL SARIE AWARDS OF SPRINGBOK RADIO WERE HANDED TO THE WINNERS ON A NOSTALGIC OCCASSION. THE PRESENTERS WERE GORDON MULHOLLAND AND AMANDA STRYDOM.
CATNO TM 2194(85)
RECORDBC 19851121
DURATION 50:00

Dramas in which he played:
• The Cassius Touch – 1971
• Trelawny of the Wells - 19650/09/29
• The day of Good Hope – 1958/05/28
• Dear Brutus – 1963/10/03
• Hamlet – 1969/06/28
• A Sea Change – 1990/09/19
• The Fortress – 1967/03/18
• The Flower Seller – Unknown date
• The years of the locust – 1966/09/29
• While Rome burned – 1966/11/02
• The Bachelor – 1965/04/14
• A Question of loving – 1965/04/08

-Retha Buys, Custodian: Springbok Radio, SABC Radio Archives

1 comment:

  1. RIP, Gordon Mulholland!
    Nice article, Retha

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