Ouspenskaya, Maria, 1876-1949

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Russian-born actress in America.

From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Stark Young, 1935 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874993

Ouspenskaya was born July 29, 1876 in Tula, Russia; she came to the US in 1923 with the Moscow Art Theater; performed on Broadway and ran a NY acting school before going to Hollywood, CA, in 1936; films include: Dodsworth (1936), Conquest (1937), Love affair (1939), Dr. Ehrlich's magic bullet (1940), The wolf man (1941), Kings row (1942), Frankenstein meets the wolf man (1943), I've always loved you (1946), and A kiss in the dark (1949); she died in 1949.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1922-1942. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38514913

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Ouspenskaya was born July 29, 1876 in Tula, Russia; she came to the U.S. in 1923 with the Moscow Art Theater; performed on Broadway and ran a New York acting school before going to Hollywood, California, in 1936; films include: Dodsworth (1936), Conquest (1937), Love affair (1939), Dr. Ehrlich's magic bullet (1940), The wolf man (1941), Kings row (1942), Frankenstein meets the wolf man (1943), I've always loved you (1946), and A kiss in the dark (1949); she died in 1949.

From the guide to the Maria Ouspenskaya Papers, ca. 1922-1942, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Goodman, Dean,. His life in theatre : an oral history : transcript, 2004 / Dean Goodman ; interviewer, Jeff Friedman ; editors, Sheryl Flatow ... [et al.]. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf Ouspenskaya, Maria, 1876-1949. Papers, ca. 1922-1942. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Maria Ouspenskaya Papers, ca. 1922-1942 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Ouspenskaya, Maria, d. 1949. Typed letter signed : New York, to Stark Young, 1935 May 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Ouspenskaya, Maria, 1876-1949. Correspondence with Leopold Stokowski, 1939. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Theatre Arts Monthly, collection of portraits, ca., ca., 1924-1939 (bulk), 1916-1964 (inclusive). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Goodman, Dean, person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Young Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Young, Stark, 1881-1963, person
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Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources
Acting teachers--Archival resources
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Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources
Acting teachers--United States--Archival resources
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Birth 1876-07-29

Death 1949-12-03

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