Coburn, Charles

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Charles Coburn (1877-1961) a character actor and Georgia native, enjoyed a lengthy career on stage, screen, and radio that reached its height in the 1940s and 1950s, when he was in his sixties and seventies.

From the description of Charles Coburn signed documents, 1940-1941. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 319689627

Charles Douville Coburn (1877-1961), Georgia-born stage and screen actor, manager, director, and producer. Coburn founded the Mohawk Drama Festival in 1935 at Union College in Schenectady, New York. The festival was one of the first cooperative ventures of university and professional theater.

From the description of Charles Coburn papers, 1892-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478207

Charles Douville Coburn (1877-1961) was a Georgia-born stage and screen actor, manager, director, and producer. Coburn founded the Mohawk Drama Festival in 1935 at Union College in Schenectady, New York. The festival was one of the first cooperative ventures of university and professional theater. Making his film debut at age sixty, Coburn went on to become a Hollywood film star.

From the description of Charles Douville Coburn guest book, 1937-1947. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 427885682

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. Best of Broadway (premiere)-- The royal family / by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber ; adapted for television by Ronald Alexander. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Coburn, Charles. [Theater programs and related ephemera in the John Davis Batchelder Collection. 2. Shakespeare]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Savage, Henry, 1903-1990. Papers, 1927-1985; (bulk 1933-1971). South Carolina Newspaper Project
referencedIn Lillian Chaplin Bragg papers, 1858-1967. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950. Papers of Edgar Lee Masters [manuscript], 1935-1984. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Light, Robert C. (Robert Chambliss). Oral history interview of Charles William Smith by Robert C. Light, 1973 November 14. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Savage, Henry, 1903-1990. Henry Savage papers, 1927-1994 (bulk 1933-1986). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Freeman, Pope. Pope Freeman collection of Charles Coburn research materials, 1900-1960. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Coburn, Charles. Charles Douville Coburn guest book, 1937-1947. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969. Federal Theatre Project visual materials, 1935-1937 and n.d. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Coburn, Charles. Charles Coburn signed documents, 1940-1941. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Charles Coburn photograph, 1900s. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Hendee, Thomas W. Papers, 1857-1870. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Coburn, Charles. Charles Coburn papers, 1892-1959. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Cadell, Elizabeth. Studio one-- The cuckoo in Spring / Elizabeth Cadell ; adapted for Studio one by Sam Hall. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
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associatedWith Bragg, Lillian Chaplin, 1895-1967. person
associatedWith Coburn, Charles, Mrs. person
associatedWith Coburn Players. corporateBody
associatedWith Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Freeman, Pope. person
associatedWith Hendee, Thomas W. person
associatedWith Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950. person
associatedWith Mohawk Drama Festival (Schenectady, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rosen, Victor, person
associatedWith Savage, Henry, 1903-1990. person
associatedWith Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) corporateBody
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Theater--20th century
Television actors and actresses
Entertaining--Registers
Guest books
Motion picture actors and actresses
Theater 19th century
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Entertainer--Photographs
Actors
Actors--Residence requirements
Citizenship
Actors--Social life and customs
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Active 1937

Active 1947

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