Putnam County Playhouse scrapbook 1946-1949


Putnam County Playhouse scrapbook 1946-1949

The Putnam County Playhouse scrapbook, compiled by Carl Harms, is a record of plays produced at the Playhouse from 1946-1949. Programs, production photographs, and clipping make up the collection. Among the young actors appearing with the company were Lee Marvin, Larry Arrick, Mike Nichols and Isabel Sanford. Of special interest are notes by Carl Harms stating that actress/director/teacher Osceola Archer may have been the first African-American director in summer stock.

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Marvin, Lee, 1924-1987

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Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) was an American film and television actor. Known for his distinctive voice and premature white hair, Marvin initially appeared in supporting roles, mostly villains, soldiers, and other hardboiled characters. A prominent television role was that of Detective Lieutenant Frank Ballinger in the crime series M Squad (1957–1960). Marvin is best remembered for his lead roles as "tough guy" characters such as Charlie Strom in The Killers (1964), Rico F...

Harms, Carl, 1910-

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Sailor. Full name: H. Carl Harms. From the description of Carl Harms papers, 1940-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983832 Carl Harms, actor, appeared in many of the Putnam County Playhouse productions. He joined the Equity Stock Committee in 1947 and became involved in almost every aspect of Actors' Equity Association. The Putnam County Playhouse was an offshoot of Trial Stages, Inc., which was formed in 1940 by a group of Broadway ...

Actors' Equity Association

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The Paul Robeson Award is presented annually by Actors' Equity Association to honor an individual for both artistic achievement and exemplary humanitarian service. From the description of Paul Robeson award ceremonies collection [sound recording], 1978-1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123489015 Actors' Equity Association (AEA) is the union of professional legitimate stage actors and stage managers. AEA negotiates contracts and agreements that often affect...

Nichols, Mike, 1963-

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Trial Stages, Inc

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Arrick, Larry

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Archer, Osceola

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Putnam County Playhouse (Mahopac, N.Y.)

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