Anton Dolin papers, 1926-1983.
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Anton Dolin (1904-1983) was an English ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer. He started his career with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1921 and became one of the principal dancers for the company. Later, together with another Ballets Russes dancer Alicia Markova, he established Markova-Dolin Ballet. Dolin was instrumental in establishing London Festival Ballet (later English National Ballet). He also ocassionally appeared on stage as an actor. From the guide to the Anton Dol...
Sir Charles Blake Cochran, theatrical producer, agent and promoter. From the description of Sir Charles Blake Cochran papers, 1898-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79763221 From the description of Sir Charles Blake Cochran papers, 1898-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150310 ...
Beatrice Lillie, stage star, was born in Toronto, Canada on May 29, 1894. Her first appearances on stage were in 1914 in Canada and in England in musical revues. She made her Broadway debut in Andre Charlot's Revue of 1924 . Miss Lillie's most notable Broadway performances were in The Seven Lively Arts, Inside U. S. A., Ziegfeld Follies of 1957 and High Spirits . She toured the world in An Evening with Beatrice Lillie from 1952 to 1956. Miss Lillie appeared in films and on television. She marrie...
Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson was one of the most honored actresses in the history of film, receiving seven nominations from the Motion Picture Academy for "Best Actress" (six in the 1940s) and winning the award in 1942. From the description of Greer Garson collection, 1880-1996 (1935-1993) (Smithton Public Library District). WorldCat record id: 75287613 On September 29, 1904, Greer Garson was born in London to George and Nina Greer Garson. Following her education ...
Actress, comedienne. From the description of Reminiscences of Gracie Fields : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147483 ...
Jacob Epstein was born on 10 November 1880 in New York. While working in a bronze foundry, he studied sculptural modelling at evening classes. In 1902, he went to Paris to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and the Academie Julian. He moved to London in 1905, where he settled permanently, becoming a British subject in 1911. Among his major works is a figure of Christ in bronze, made during the First World War, which was bought by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Epstein was knighted in 1954 and died in Lon...
Ruth Page, American dancer, choreographer, and director of ballet companies, was born in 1899, the daughter of a physician in Indiana. Her dance studies began with local teachers in Indianapolis. Like many a young girl, she was inspired by seeing Anna Pavlova perform, and actually did perform with the legendary dancer's troupe during a tour to South America in 1918. Her training continued in Chicago with Adolph Bolm who created The Birthday of the Infanta for her, dancing the role with Bolm's Ba...
Biography Born James Gordon Dawson Stannus, December 23, 1902 in Wicklow, Ireland; better known as Gordon Anthony, a theatrical photographer whose work revolved primarily around dance; his sister, Ninette de Valois, danced for Diaghilev and directed the Sadler's Wells and Covent Garden Ballets; his photographs during the ballet revival in England in the 1930s helped the Royal Ballet obtain international prominence; began his career in 1926, p...