Rouben Mamoulian Papers 1740-1987 (bulk 1906-1987)
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Fred Astaire (b. Frederick Austerlitz May 10, 1899, Omaha, NE–d. June 22, 1987, Los Angeles, CA) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential dancers in the history of film and television musicals. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he starred in more than 10 Broadway and London musicals, made 31 musical films, 4 television specials, and issued num...
Epithet: of Add MS 39101 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000371 ...
Established in New York City in 1918, and initially administered by a board of managers, the Theatre Guild was for the greater part of its history co-directed by Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn, with Langner’s wife, Armina Marshall Langner, serving several administrative roles. Throughout the twentieth century the Theatre Guild was instrumental in improving the quality of American theatre, introducing audiences to new playwrights and forms of dramatic writing, stagecraft, and musical theatr...
Robert Todd Duncan was born February 12, 1903, in Danville, Kentucky to John and Lettie Duncan. Music was a part of his life from an early age. His mother, a music teacher, began giving him piano lessons when he was five. Duncan credited the discovery of his vocal talent to a later piano teacher and it eventually replaced piano as his instrument of choice. At the age of 17, Duncan attended a Roland Hayes concert in Louisville, Kentucky. According to Duncan, he was so moved by the pe...
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 ...
Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Bette Davis : oral history, [197-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631883 ...
Actress and singer, Joan Roberts, the original Laurey in OKLAHOMA (1943) was born in New York City and began her career on the stage as a child. She appeared in over 25 musicals on Broadway and on tour (1941-1950), was seen on television in the 1960s, and has recorded several albums of songs. From the guide to the Joan Roberts Papers, 1966-1993, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) ...
H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...
Frances Ring was Editor at WESTWAYS in Los Angeles. From the description of Letters (and manuscripts and photos) to Frances Ring, 1970-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863419 Goldie Weisberg was a fellow writer whose work Saroyan had discovered in a literary magzine. Saroyan initiated the correspondence, which focuses on their respective reading, writing, and work lives. From the description of Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938. (Unknown). Wor...
Horgan (1903-1995) was born in Buffalo, N.Y. and spent his youth in New Mexico. He attended the Eastman School of Music, 1923-26, where he studied voice and participated in operatic productions. After leaving the Eastman School he turned to a career in writing, publishing many fiction and non-fiction works, for which he won two Pulitzer prizes and a Bancroft Prize. From the description of Paul Horgan collection, 1923-1994, bulk 1931-1942. (University of Rochester, Eastman School of M...
Epithet: Secretary to the W India merchants British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00008e Epithet: of Add MS 34930 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00008d ...
Actress; born Adelaide Leventon; also known as Alla Nazimova. From the description of Nazimova collection, 1877-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82680687 Biographical Note 1879, June 4 Born Adelaide Leventon, Yalta, Russia 1896 Enrolled in the dramatic school of the Philharmonic Socie...
Theatrical and film director. Born 1897; died 1987. From the description of Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987 (bulk 1906-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132863 Stage and motion picture director; interviewee d.1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Rouben Mamoulian : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587306 Biographical Note ...
American playwright. From the description of Maxwell Anderson papers, 1930-1948. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 26661097 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 25 October 1937, to Peggy Wood, 1937 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873947 American playwright Maxwell Anderson was born in Atlantic, Penn., on 15 December 1888. He worked as a journalist early in his writing career and then turned largely to drama. He ...
Acting couple considered for nearly forty years to be the most famous team on the American stage, with their reputation established through intimate modern comedy. From the description of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton, 1941-1980. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363740 Actor, director. From the description of Letters, to Bennett Weaver, 1909-1915, 1931-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record i...
George Randolph Scott (1898-1987), was born in Orange County, Virginia and raised in North Carolina. He began his film career in 1928 with an uncredited role as a foreign serviceman in the comedy Sharpshooters. Scott continued to work as an actor in small roles on both stage and screen, eventually being signed to a seven year contract with Paramount Pictures in 1932. With Paramount, Scott made a series of "B" Westerns (Heritage of the desert, 1932, The thundering herd, 1933, and Man of the fores...
The Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe was a Jewish activist group led by Peter H. Bergson and Ben Hecht, among others; founded in 1943, the group publicized the extermination of the Jewish people ongoing under Nazi reign in Europe and pressured the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt to take measures to save Jewish refugees. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1943, 1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldC...
Marlene Dietrich (b. December 27, 1901, Berlin, Germany–d. May 6, 1992, Paris, France) was a German actress and singer. Throughout her long career, spanning from the 1910s to the 1980s, she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, Dietrich acted on the stage and in silent films. Dietrich starred in Hollywood films such as Morocco (1930), Shanghai Express (1932), and Desire (1936). Throughout World War II, she was a high-profile entertainer in the United St...
George Gershwin (1898-1973) was an American pianist and composer well-known for his collaborations with older brother Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin's work included musical theater, opera, most notably Porgy and Bess, and other classical compositions. From the guide to the George Gershwin sheet music, 1918-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) George Gershwin, composer. Ira Gershwin, lyricist. Ken Ludwig, librettist...
American playwright. From the description of Papers of Tennessee Williams [manuscript], 1927-1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809684 From the description of Typed letters signed (3) : Key West, Chicago and New York, to Seymour Peck, 1961 Jan. 19-1969 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875024 From the description of Tennessee Williams letter to Tim Moore [manuscript], 1976 September 13 or 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...
Epithet: né Alfred Capurro; actor and singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0003b6 ...