Young, Roland, 1887-1953

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Roland Young (1887-1953) was a British-born stage, screen and television actor, who is best known as the star of the "Topper" series of movies. Young published a number of books, some included his drawings.

From the description of Roland Young drawings, 1922 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 659814673

From the guide to the Roland Young drawings, 1922 and undated., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Stage, screen and television actor, Roland Young (1887-1953), was born in London and performed in England and the United States. One of his most notable films was Topper (1937). Young became a U.S. citizen in 1918; he died at home in his sleep in New York City in 1953.

From the description of Roland Young scrapbook and originals, 1905-1973. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 645635240

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creatorOf Young, Roland, 1887-1953. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1921. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf McComas, Gene Frances, 1886?-1982. Papers of Gene Frances McComas, 1907-1952. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn J. Gus Liebenow, Collection, 1949-1999 Liberian Collectionshttp://www.onliberia.org
creatorOf Young, Roland, 1887-1953. Roland Young scrapbook and originals, 1905-1973. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Development of Political Science in the Twentieth Century, 1976-1978 Indiana University, Bloomington. Center for the Study of History and Memory
referencedIn Worcester Dramatic Museum. Papers, 1732-1995. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Pascal Covici Correspondence TXRC96-A14., 1924-1966, (bulk 1938-1964) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf YOUNG, ROLAND. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Roland Young drawings, 1922 and undated. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968. Theatrical caricatures : linocuts. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957. Westinghouse summer theatre-- Mr. Mummery's suspicion / by Dorothy L. Sayers. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Young, Roland, 1887-1953. Roland Young drawings, 1922 and undated. Houghton Library
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-1979. William and Mary : radio scripts, 1943 September 30 to 1944 March 23. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
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associatedWith Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 person
associatedWith Covici, Pascal, 1888-1964 person
associatedWith Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968. person
associatedWith Houghton, Arthur Amory, 1906-1990 person
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
associatedWith Liebenow, J. Gus person
associatedWith McComas, Gene Frances, 1886?-1982. person
associatedWith Negulesco, Jean. person
associatedWith Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-1979 person
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
associatedWith Worcester Dramatic Museum. corporateBody
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Birth 1887-11-11

Death 1953-06-05

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