Theater and Entertainment Scrapbooks 1883-1947

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Theater and Entertainment Scrapbooks, 1883-1947

Theater and Entertainment Scrapbooks 1883-1947

This collection contains scrapbooks consisting of article clippings, theater programs, playbills, images of actors, and other ephemera pertaining to theater and live entertainment activities. A majority of the theater productions (and subsequent newspaper reviews) occurred in the Cleveland area, but there are several programs featuring New York City and Boston productions as well as other locations. Collection processed and EAD Finding Aid created by Jean Cottrill under the direction of Amy E. Dawson, Manager of Literature Department and Ohio Center for the Book.

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De Mille, Henry Churchill, 1850-1893

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Hanna Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio)

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Marsh, W. Ward, 1893-1971

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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, ...

Shubert Theatre (Boston, Mass.)

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Bellew, Kyrle, 1855-1911.

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English actor From the guide to the Harold Kyrle Bellew notes to Mr. Falk, 1885, 1895, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) English actor in America. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Philadelphia], to Helen F. Levy, 1908 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131686 ...

Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Mitchell, Thomas, 1892-1962

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Cleveland Public Library. Literature Department

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The Cleveland Public Library Literature Department contains materials related to classic and contemporary fiction, poetry, drama, cinema, radio, television, theater, literary criticism and biography, writing and journalism, printing and publishing, library and information science, humor, and public speaking. Currently, the Literature Department holds over 500,000 volumes and has a collecting emphasis on materials pertaining to American and English literature and local theater and au...

Davis, Owen, 1874-1956

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Davis was a playwright of dramas and melodramas. He wrote the play "Icebound" in 1922 for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Papers, 1910-1951. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29631562 ...

Stephen, Robert S.

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Nugent, J. C. (John Charles), 1878-1947

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Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959

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American actress. From the description of Ethel Barrymore autograph, 1895. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936509 ...

Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1894

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Doro, Marie

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Actress Marie Doro was born in Duncannon, Pennsylvania, the daughter of an attorney, E.H. Stuart. She first appeared on the stage in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1901, made her New York debut in 1903 and her London debut in 1905. She starred in THE MORALS OF MARCUS (1907), OLIVER (1912), as Oliver, THE NEW SECRETARY (1913), The LILIES OF THE FIELD (1921), and many others. She also starred in a number of silent films, particularly film versions of her plays. From the guide to the Marie Doro...

Bell, Archie, 1877-1943

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Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942

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Otis Skinner (1858-1942) was an American actor and writer. From the description of Otis Skinner papers, ca. 1898-ca. 1923. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314249 From the guide to the Otis Skinner papers, ca. 1898-ca. 1923, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American stage actor and author. From the description of Letter to Richard Butler Glaenzer, 1933 April 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record i...

Glaser, Vaughan, 1872-1958

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Stone, Fred, 1873-1959

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Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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British playwright; literary, art and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party. From the description of Richard S. Weiner Collection of George Bernard Shaw, 1886-1950. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31366657 Playwright and critic; founding member of Fabian Society, 1884. From the description of Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat ...

McDermott, William F.

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William Fee McDermott (1888-?) was a Presbyterian minister, religious editor of the Chicago Daily News, and author of numerous short stories and feature articles. As a free-lance writer, McDermott contributed over six hundred articles to national and religious magazines including Reader's Digest, Coronet, Colliers, Post, McCall's, This Week, Rotarian, Pageant, Kiwanis, Christian Herald and Life, Good Housekeeping, and many others. He wrote on a wide range of topics including social concerns, pol...

Hippodrome Theater (Hippodrome Building, Cleveland, Ohio)

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Adams, Maude, 1872-1953

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Maude Ewing Kiskadden (1872-1953), known professionally as Maude Adams, was an American stage actress who achieved her greatest success as Peter Pan. From the description of Maude Adams visiting cards, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 774127810 Actress, author, and educator. From the description of Maude Adams papers, 1925-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981090 American actress and teacher, also known as Maude Adams Kiskadden. ...

Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974

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Actress; Theatrical producer. From the description of Papers 1938-1960. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 46708799 Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Katharine Cornell : oral history, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440903 American actress. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874894 Germ...

Cleveland Play House (Organization : Cleveland, Ohio)

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Barry, Philip, 1896-1949

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American playwright Philip Jerome Quinn Barry was born on June 18, 1896 in Rochester, N.Y. He was the youngest of the four children of James Corbett Barry and Mary Agnes Quinn. James Barry was a successful marble and tile contracter whose family had emigrated from Ireland when he was ten. His wife, also of Irish descent, was a Philadelphian, daughter of the proprietor of a lumber business. Barry matriculated at Yale University in 1913, but, war service intervening, did not receive his B.A. until...