MacDonald, Jeanette, 1903-1965

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Jeanette MacDonald was born June 18, 1901 in Philadelphia; Broadway chorus girl in 1920, rapidly reached stardom in stage musicals and operettas; film debut, The love parade, 1929; teamed with Maurice Chevalier at Paramount; from 1933 at MGM, she paired with Nelson Eddy in singing partnership; married actor Gene Raymond, 1937; retired from screen to seek a new career in concert halls and on stage; died in 1965.

From the description of Papers, 1931-1951 bulk 1942-1951. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 37999096

Actress, singer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Jeannette MacDonald : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565397

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Jeanette MacDonald was born June 18, 1903 in Philadelphia; Broadway chorus girl in 1920, rapidly reached stardom in stage musicals and operettas; film debut, The Love Parade, 1929; teamed with Maurice Chevalier at Paramount; from 1933 at MGM, she was paired with Nelson Eddy in singing partnership; married actor Gene Raymond, 1937; retired from screen to seek a new career in concert halls and on stage; died in 1965.

From the guide to the Jeanette MacDonald Papers, 1931-1951, bulk 1942-1951, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Guelph Spring Festival Archives. R.C.A. Victor reproductions of watercolour portraits of recording artists, 1977. University of Guelph
creatorOf MacDonald, Jeanette, 1903-1965. Reminiscences of Jeannette MacDonald : oral history, 1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Rouben Mamoulian Papers, 1740-1987, (bulk 1906-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf MacDonald, Jeanette, 1903-1965. Papers, 1931-1951 bulk 1942-1951. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Film mss., 1933-1986 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn American screen and theater : photographs and lobby cards, 1914-1965, (bulk: 1930-1949). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Lancaster, MaryJean Bollinger. MaryJean Bollinger Lancaster collection, 1937-1940. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
referencedIn American screen and theater : photographs and lobby cards, 1914-1965, (bulk: 1930-1949) Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Jeanette MacDonald Papers, 1931-1951, bulk 1942-1951 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn Mamoulian, Rouben. Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987 (bulk 1906-1987). Library of Congress
referencedIn Walter Terry papers, 1913-1982 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
creatorOf Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf MacDonald, Jeanette, 1903-1965. Correspondence to Leopold Stokowski, 1939. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn American Music Research Center. Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald collection, 1935-2001. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith Franklin, Joan, person
associatedWith Franklin, Robert, person
correspondedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Guelph Spring Festival Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Lancaster, MaryJean Bollinger. person
associatedWith Mamoulian, Rouben. person
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith Railroad Hour Radio Program corporateBody
associatedWith Terry, Walter person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Women singers--Archival resources
Musicals
Motion pictures
Popular music
Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources
Singers--Interviews
Actresses--Interviews
Occupation
Performer
Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources
Women singers--United States--Archival resources
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Birth 1903-06-18

Death 1965-01-14

Americans

English

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