Gilbert Miller Collection 1921-1967 (bulk 1932-1955)

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Gilbert Miller Collection, 1921-1967, (bulk 1932-1955)

Gilbert Miller Collection 1921-1967 (bulk 1932-1955)

This collection consists principally of theater production materials related to the life and activities of producer and theater owner Gilbert Miller (1884-1969). It includes correspondence, speeches, scripts, photographs, programs and clippings that convey Miller’s theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.

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Merivale, John, 1917-1990

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Anouilh, Jean

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French dramatist. From the description of Jean Anouilh correspondence authorizing performance of plays, 1942-1969. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 60526849 From the description of Jean Anouilh correspondence authorizing performance of plays, 1942-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165240 Jean Anouilh, the French playwright, was born in Bordeaux on June 23, 1910. He came to prominence as early as 1932 with the success of L'hermine at the Théâtre de l'Oeuv...

Deval, Jacques, 1890-1972

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French playwright and director. From the description of Tovaritch : autograph manuscript fragment, not after 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 593475987 ...

Henry Miller's Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.)

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Nesbitt, Cathleen, 1888-1982

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Cathleen Nesbitt (1888-1982) was an English actress. From the description of Letters: to Anita Loos, 1965-1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515122 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000244 Epithet: afterwards Ramage actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1...

Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979

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Richard Rodgers (1920-1979) was an American composer well-known for his collaborations with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rodgers began writing music at the young age of 14 and went on to compose for both theatrical productions and films including Oklahoma, The King and I, The sound of music, and South Pacific. From the guide to the Richard Rodgers sheet music, 1920-1958., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Compos...

Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984

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Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973

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American author of works for the stage and screen also noted for his biographical essays and memoirs. S. N. Behrman was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1893. He was educated at Clark College, Harvard College (B.A. 1916) and Columbia University (M.A. 1918). During the late 1910s Behrman's short stories and book reviews appeared in magazines and newspapers including The Smart Set and The New York Times. During the 1920s he collaborated on stories and plays with Kenyon ...

Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993

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American actress. From the description of Helen Hayes papers, 1952-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 218473254 From the description of An oral history interview with Helen Hayes / conducted by Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, Nyack, New York, 1991 July 25 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122579830 Helen Hayes (1900-19...

Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : London and Naples, to Denys Blakelock, 1947-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872061 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "South Indian Ocean" [on the way to Australia], to Denys Blakelock, 1947 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872063 From the description of Typed letter signed (8) : London, to Denys Blakelock, 1948-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874989 ...

Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971

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Theatrical, motion picture, television producer and agent, Leland Hayward was born in Nebraska City, Nebraska on September 13, 1902. His father, Colonel William Hayward, was a well-known lawyer who would eventually become his son's personal attorney. His parents divorced several years later, both remarrying. Hayward studied at Princeton University, but dropped out after his first year. Following a brief career as a journalist in New York, his interests led him to show bu...

Merrick, David, 1911-2000

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David Merrick was a "noted and notorious" theatrical producer, responsible for the success of many Broadway musicals. From the description of David Merrick collection 1956-1970 (bulk 1960-1969). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128325 ...

Harrison, Rex

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English actor; b. Reginald Carey Harrison, 1908; d. 1990. From the description of Rex Harrison collection, 1914-1991 (bulk 1960-1990). (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958672 Epithet: alias 'Rex Harrison', actor Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x00017e ...

Dalrymple, Jean

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Producer, theatrical agent; interviewee b. 1910. From the description of Oral history interview with Jean Dalrymple, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731611 Theater impresario and publicist. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, July 27, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861651 Jean Van Kirk Dalrymple (b. Sept 2, 1902 Morrist...

Kostelanetz, André, 1901-1980

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André Kostelanetz (1901-1980) was born in Russia and studied in Petrograd before coming to the USA. He became a successful conductor and arranger, and in 1930 was engaged as conductor for the CBS radio network, beginning a long association with broadcasting and film work. He is credited with popularizing classical music. He made many successful arrangements of light music, using heavily concentrated instrumental sonorities, and his orchestrations had a direct influence on film music of the time...

Claire, Ina, 1892-1985

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Married name: Ina Claire Wallace (1895-1985). From the description of Ina Claire papers, [ca. 1900-1985?]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122502049 Ina Claire Wallace was a prominent actress in the 1900s. She was born Ina Fagen, but used her mother's maiden name, Claire, as her stage name. She began performing at age thirteen and performed on stage and in the movies. From the description of The Ina Claire Wallace papers. 1893-1985. (Uni...

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973

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English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...

Darvas, Lilli, d. 1974

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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...

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De Nobili, Lila, 1916-

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Bowes, Edward, Major, 1874-1946

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Agency Sketch April 1934 First radio broadcast of Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour on WHN, New York 1935 William Edward Maguiness (stage name Ted Mack) joins Bowes as emcee and talent scout March 24, 1935 Coast to coast broadcast on NBC radio with Chase &...

Tandy, Jessica

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Abbott, George, 1887-1995

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American theatrical producer and director. From the description of George Abbott letter to William Work, 1953 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 502306264 ...

Gielgud, John, 1904-2000

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (19) : London, to "Dear Mardi" [Mrs. John C. Hughes], 1972-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589158 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : London, Hampstead, and Beverly Hills, to Denys [Blakelock], 1958 Dec. 6-1964 May 30 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870868 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, t...

Cronyn, Hume

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Hume Cronyn: actor, producer, and director. Born 1911; died 2003. Jessica Tandy: actress. Born 1909; died 1994. Cronyn and Tandy married in 1942. From the description of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy papers, 1885-2007 (bulk 1935-2000). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982277 ...

Morley, Robert

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Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961

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George Simon Kaufman (November 16, 1889 - June 2, 1961) was a playwright, director, producer, humorist, and drama critic noted for his many collaborations with other writers and his contributions to 20th century American comedy. His most successful solo script was The Butter and Egg Man, 1925. As a collaborator, Kaufman was prolific: with Marc Connelly he wrote Merton of the Movies, Dulcy, and Beggar on Horseback; with Ring Lardner he wrote June Moon; with Edna Ferber he wrote The Royal Family, ...

Schmidt, Lars, 1917-

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Lawrence, Gertrude

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Gertrude Lawrence, actress, was born Gertrud Alexandra Dagnar Lawrence Klasen in London, England on July 4, 1898. She was a musical star of stage and screen. She worked frequently with producer John Golden, and with actor and writer Noel Coward. Miss Lawrence's last stage appearance was with Yul Brynner in the musical, The King and I, in 1951. Gertrude Lawrence died on September 6, 1952. From the guide to the Gertrude Lawrence collection, 1910-1952, (The New York Public Library. Bill...

Howard, Sidney Coe, 1891-1939

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Sidney Coe Howard was a popular and successful American playwright and screenwriter, becoming the first person to win both a Pulitzer Prize and an Academy Award. Born in Oakland, California, and educated at the University of California at Berkeley and Harvard, he served as an aviator in World War I. After the war he established a reputation as a journalist, investigating the social issues of the day, and publishing both short stories and translations; he found great success as a playwright, winn...

Kazan, Elia

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American film director. From the description of Carbon copy of a typed letter : place not specified, to Darryl [Zanuck], undated [1952 Jan. or Feb.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778505876 American film producer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to [John Steinbeck], undated [1948]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777247890 From the description of Preservation photocopy of a typed letter : place not specified, to John Stein...

Shubert, Lee, 1873?-1953

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American theatrical producer and manager. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 15 March 1946, to Miss Katherine [sic] Cornell, 1946 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874529 Prominent theatrical manager and producer. Lee Shubert and brothers Jacob J. and Sam S. Shubert established Shubert theatrical properties. From the description of Papers, 1903-1954, 1930-1945 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Whistler, Rex, 1905-1944

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Created as an illustration for one of eleven articles called the "The English Year" by Hector Bolitho and published in the December 1935 issue of Nash's Magazine. From the description of [Bringing the Yule log across the drawbridge] [graphic] [1935] (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 642891997 ...

Redgrave, Michael, Sir

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Adler, Stella

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Actress and acting teacher. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1982-ca. 1985]. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21485822 American composer and lyricist. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated [New York], 9 February 1979 and 20 June 1980, to Joan Peyser, 1979, Feb. 9 and 1980, June 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270991896 ...

Lewis, Robert, 1909-1997

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American actor. From the description of An oral history interview with Robert ("Bobby") Lewis / conducted by Peggy Meyer Sherry for The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, New York City, 1991 May 29 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122536427 Theatrical director. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Lewis : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New...

Beaumont, Hugh, 1908-1973

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Todd, Michael, 1909-1958

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Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984

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Drama critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Justin Brooks Atkinson : lecture, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631692 American drama critic educated at Harvard University, Atkinson became a literary editor of the New York Times in 1922 and served as the paper's dramatic critic from 1926 to 1960. From the description of Brooks Atkinson papers, 1925-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612378941 ...

Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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American composer. From the description of Irving Berlin letter to John W. Rumsey, 1959 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505243 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1971 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505236 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1957 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505260 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1956 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

De Liagre, Alfred, 1904-1987

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Theatrical producer, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred Gustav Etienne De Liagre, Jr. : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726212 Alfred de Liagre was born on October 6, 1904 in Passaic, New Jersey. He attended the Riverdale Country School and Yale University (Class of 1926). De Liagre began his career as a theatrical producer and director in 1933 with the Broadway production, "Three Cornered Moon....

Miller, Gilbert.

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Epithet: theatrical producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000250 Gilbert Miller (1884-1969) was active as a theatrical producer in New York and London from the early 1900s to the mid-1960s. He worked with a vast array of major artists and was responsible for bringing plays of noteworthy British and continental dramatists to New York as well as presenting a number of American plays. From ...

Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960

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Lyricist. From the description of Reminiscences of Oscar Hammerstein : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565446 Librettist, lyricist, producer, and publisher. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Boston, to James J. Fuld, 1955 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923808 ...

Whitehead, Robert, 1916-2002

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Biographical Note Robert Whitehead (1916-2002) was an American theatrical director and producer. Born March 3, 1916 in Montreal, Whitehead was the son of William Thomas Whitehead, an owner of textile mills, and Lena Mary Labatt Whitehead, an opera singer. He grew up in Montreal and attended college at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario. After graduation, Whitehead worked briefly as a commercial photographer before moving...

Gordon, Max, 1892-1978

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Theatrical producer. Gordon died in 1978. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1935-1959]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508050 ...

Ratoff, Gregory, 1897-1960

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