|Item from Earl Wilson's column, Dec, 17, 1953|
The show was also something of a technological feat, for not only was it shot live, it was shot live from two different locations: Murrow's NY studio, and the interviewee's home.The broadcast always began with the same intro: "Good evening, I'm Ed Murrow. And the name of the program is Person to Person. It's all live – there's no film."
Murrow (left) and Heston (right) during the interview. Heston explains he's in NYC on layover before leaving for Egypt for location shooting on his next picture, The Ten Commandments.
* * *Disappointed that the program didn't show much detail of Penthouse 7, we found more contemporary images of the place, from a 2014 Douglas Elliman listing. (It's now off the market.)
|The living room has 17-foot ceilings, southeast views, windows galore|
|One of the two terraces (see floor plan, below)|