Papers, ca.1920-1980.

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Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980.

Papers, ca.1920-1980.

Correspondence, manuscripts, playscripts, screenplays, diaries, documents, contracts, financial records, photographs, phonograph records, motion pictures, playbills, posters, sheet music, cartoons, art work, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and printed materials. .

72 linear ft (ca.75,000 items in 150 boxes).

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Dore Schary (1905-1980) was an American motion picture producer and playwright. From the description of Dore Schary collection of letters by Confederate soldiers, 1861-1864. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122456033 Motion picture writer and producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Dore Schary : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512760 Motion picture producer an...

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Arthur Schwartz, composer. Dorothy Fields, lyricist. Betty Smith and George Abbott, librettists. Betty Smith, novelist. David Ives, concert adaptation. From the description of A tree grows in Brooklyn : typescript, 2005. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79468106 Songwriter, producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Schwartz : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608352 Rob...

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Lee Simonson and his wife, Carolyn Simonson. From the description of Letters, 1928-1962, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155876028 Simonson (1888-1967) was an American scenographer. He graduated from Harvard College in 1909. From the guide to the Papers, 1919-1938., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library) Simonson (1888-1967) was an Amer...

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Katharine Hepburn (b. May 12, 1907, Hartford, Conn.-d. June 29, 2003, Old Saybrook, Conn.), American actress. From the description of Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580735 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Beverly Hills], to Edward Wagenknecht, 1949 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864087 Although she was best known as a star of the screen,...

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Joseph Hirsch papers, 1932-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502546 Joseph Hirsch (1910-1981) was a painter and lithographer from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Joseph Hirsch, 1970 Nov. 13-Dec. 2 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596628 From the description of Oral history interview with Joseph Hirsch, 1970 Nov. 13-Dec. 2 [sound recording]. (Unkno...

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Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. From the description of Robert Henri letter, 1911 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79700794 American artist. From the description of Robert Henri papers, 1922-1928. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935956 From the description of Robert Henri speedwriting card index, circa 1922-1928. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 298597773 From the description of Robert Henri diary ...

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Slezak, Walter

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Walter Slezak was born to Leo and Elsa (Wertheim) Slezak on May 3, 1902, in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Slezak was known as an actor, singer, and writer. He made his New York City stage debut in 1930. He made his film debut in 1942. Mr. Slezak married Johanna Van Rijn on October 10, 1943. Mr. Slezak died on April 22, 1983. From the description of Walter Slekak papers, 1905-1983. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580327 Walter Sl...

Brown, Vanessa, 1928-

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Brown was born on Mar. 24, 1928 in Vienna, Austria; came to the US in 1938; BA, UCLA, 1949; appeared in Broadway plays, As you like it (1950) and The seven year itch (1952-54); appeared in films, including Youth runs wild (1941), The heiress (1948), and The bad and the beautiful (1952); married Mark R. Sandrich, 1959; became writer-coordinator for Voice of America in 1962; correspondent with Los Angeles Times Service, 1970-74, and National Public Radio, 1973-74; writer, KTLA-TV, 1972-74; worked ...

Powell, Dick, 1904-1963

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Born as Richard E. Powell on Nov. 14, 1904 in Mountain View, AR; former band vocalist, instrumentalist, and occasional MC, made film debut, 1932; featured in Warner Bros musicals in 1930s; made transition to dramatic roles, particularly private-eye heroes, in 1940s; became producer-director in 1950s and president of Four Star Television production company; married to Joan Blondell and June Allyson; died in 1963. From the description of Papers, 1930-1945. (University of California, Lo...

Erdman, Dick, 1925-

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Grimes, Tammy

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Nissen, Greta, 1906-1988

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Cronkite, Walter

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American broadcast journalist. From the description of Walter Cronkite letter to Miss Spelman [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174963316 For newspapers, radio, and television, Walter Cronkite (1916-2009) covered almost every major news event in the world from World War II to his retirement in 1982. Since then, he worked on special projects and continued a career in writing. He was born Nov. 4, 1916 in St. Joseph, M...

Lewis, Mary, 1897-1941

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Bernstein, Aline, 1881-1955

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Costume and set designer for the American theater, Aline Bernstein worked with the Lewisohn sisters at the Henry Street Settlement, designed productions for the Grand Street Follies, five Lillian Hellman plays, and two RKO spectaculars, and received a Tony award for her costumes for the opera Regina (1950), among other highlights. She was also an author and helped establish the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art serving as its president for the last nine years of her life. ...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887-1959

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Composed 1937, part of the 2nd of 4 film suites. Suite no. 2 first performed 11 October 1946, orchestra conducted by the composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Impressão moura : from Descobrimento do Brasil / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56349185 Composed 1932, originally as a children's ballet for a youth concert. First performance Rio de Janeiro, 23 November 1932, Burle Marx conductor. Suite extract...

Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004

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Legendary actress, teacher, and author Uta Thyra Hagen was born on June 12, 1919 in Göttingen, Germany the second child of Oskar and Thyra Leisner Hagen. Her father had begun the Handel Opera Festival in Göttingen and her mother was a Danish opera singer and teacher. In 1924, the family moved to Madison, Wisconsin, where Oskar Hagen founded the art history department. However, the Hagens continued to travel to Europe in the summers. Hagen grew up in Madison and attende...

Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986

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Dancer, choreographer, and actor. Robert Helpmann was born in South Australia in 1909, and died at the age of 77 in 1986. He danced with Anna Pavlova during her Australian tour in 1926 before joining J.C. Williamson's company. He was premier danseur with Sadler's Wells 1933-1950. He produced several ballets, choreographed the ballet "Red Shoes", and created "The Display" for the Australian Ballet. He was artistic director of the Australian Ballet from 1965 to 1976. From the descripti...

Bikel, Theodore

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Gilmore, Margalo, 1897-

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Kelly, Gene

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Gene Kelly (b. Eugene Curran Kelly, Aug. 23, 1912, Pittsburgh, Pa.-d. Feb. 2, 1996, Beverley Hills, Calif.), American actor, dancer, singer, choreographer, director, and producer. From the description of Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582961 Dancer, actor, choreographer. From the description of Reminiscences of Gene Curran Kelly : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat recor...

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 ...

Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-

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Antonio Sotomayor (1923-1985) was a painter, muralist, illustrator, caricaturist, and educator from San Francisco, Calif. From the description of Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744428884 Bolivian born, American author and illustrator of children's books. From the description of Papers, 1967. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62423962 From the description of Khasa goes to the fiesta : pr...

Guthrie, Tyrone, Sir, 1900-1971

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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...

Marx, Zeppo, 1901-1979

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West, Rebecca, 1892-1983

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Rebecca West was a British author and journalist. Born Cicily Fairfield, of Scots-Irish heritage, she adopted the name of the strong-willed heroine of Ibsen's play, Rosmershmolm. She trained as an actress, but concentrated on writing and contributed to various liberal journals. In addition to social commentary and literary criticism, she wrote novels; her writing was distinguished by passion, intelligence, and style. Her personal life included a decade-long affair with H.G. Wells, affairs with C...

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 ...

Stokes, Rose Pastor, 1879-1933

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Rose Pastor Stokes was a Communist and an editor, lecturer, and author. From the description of Letter, 1914. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007901 Social worker, reformer, and author. From the description of Playscripts of Rose Pastor Stokes, 1913-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068623 Rose Pastor Stokes was a factory worker from 1890-1902, and a journalist from 1903-1905. In 1917-1918, she opposed the entry of the United States int...

Cohen, Benjamin V.

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Lawyer and statesman. Full name: Benjamin Victor Cohen. Born 1894; died 1983. From the description of Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983 (bulk 1918-1983). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071317 Benjamin V. Cohen, a Muncie-born attorney, practiced corporate law in New York City. He was active in the Jewish Zionist movement, and engaged in foreign services including overseeing the writing of the League of Nations Mandate and formulating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, t...

King, Alan, 1927-2004

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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...

Styne, Jule, 1905-1994

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Previews began Oct. 20, 1980, at the Palace Theatre, New York, N.Y. After 8 performances it closed without ever opening officially. Charles Kimbrough and Jack Weston were in the cast album released by Original Cast Records. From the description of One night stand / music and scoring by Jule Styne ; book and lyrics by Herb Gardner, 1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 764469120 Composer of "Gypsy" and other music. From the description of Autograph ...

Crist, Judith

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Judith Crist, film critic, wrote primarily for New York Magazine and TV Guide during this period. From the description of Judith Crist press books, 1969-1982. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122407705 Judith Crist, film critic. From the description of Interview with Burt Lancaster, 1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122616237 ...

Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969

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Albert, Eddie

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Actor. From the description of Letter, 1984. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49419439 ...

Flon, Suzanne, 1918-2005

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Champion, Gower, 1919-1980

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Champion was born in Geneva, IL, June 22, 1919; grew up in Los Angeles, CA; appeared in Broadway musical reviews, including Streets of Paris, Lady comes across, and Count me in, 1939-41; appeared with wife Marjorie Bell (Marjorie Celeste Belcher) as dancing team, Marge and Gower Champion, NYC, 1947; appeared in various movies, including Show Boat, Lovely to look at, Everything I have is yours, Give the girl a break, and Mr. Music; various television appearances on Toast of the town, GE Theatre, ...

Hirschfeld, Alexander

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Caricaturist; New York, N.Y. From the description of Al Hirschfeld caricature. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 42743827 Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003) was a graphic artist from New York, N.Y. From the description of Al Hirschfeld papers, 1931-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291249 Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003) was an artist known for his theatrical cartoons in the New York Times and elsewhere. One photostatic print ...

Freedley, George, 1904-1967

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George Reynolds Freedley, author, librarian, lecturer, educator, and theatre critic was born September 5, 1904 in Richmond, Virginia. He was the son of George Jacobs Freedley and Maude A. Reynolds. Freedley graduated from the University of Richmond in 1925. He studied at Yale University, where he was a student of George Pierce Baker from 1926 to 1928, and received his Master for Fine Arts in drama in 1936. After leaving Yale in 1926 Freedley worked in the theatre in vari...

Baird, Cora Burlar.

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Montand, Yves, 1921-1991

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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...

Hope, Constance, 1908-1977.

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Public relations specialist, artists' representative. Constance Hope was married to Milton Lionel Berliner. From the description of Constance Hope papers, 1931-1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102518 ...

Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980

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Dorothy Day (1897-1980), American pacifist, social activist, convert to Roman Catholicism, author, and advocate for the poor; founded the Catholic Worker Movement with Peter Maurin. From the description of Dorothy Day collected papers, 1915- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 721330723 Editor and publisher of The Catholic Worker. From the description of Correspondence, with Agnes Inglis, 1943-1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat recor...

Gingold, Hermione, 1897-1987

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Lederer, Charles, 1910-1976

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Belasco, David, 1853-1931

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American theatrical producer and playwright. From the description of Letter : to Luther Price, 1906 Apr. 2. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494221 American theatrical producer, impresario, director and playwright. From the description of David Belasco letter, 1905 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709924141 From the description of David Belasco letter, 1929 Oct. 30. (Unknown). W...

Schildkraut, Joseph, 1895-1964

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Fisher was a bookseller in New York City. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler, 1947-1948. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864364 ...

Arthur, Jean, 1905-

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Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955

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American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...

Ritchard, Cyril, 1897-1977

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Dancers, actors and singers Ritchard and Elliott, based in London, made an Australian tour in 1932 with the musicals 'Blue roses' and 'Follow through', and a further visit in 1946 with a season at the Comedy Theatre, starring in a set of three one-act plays and songs by Noel Coward under the title 'Set to music'. From the description of Scrapbooks of Cyril Ritchard and Madge Elliott, 1931-1946 [manuscript]. 1931-1946. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225109643 ...

Cukor, George, 1899-1983.

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Film director. From the description of Reminiscences of George Dewey Cukor : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569616 Cukor was born and raised in New York City and became a director of stage and screen, working primarily at MGM. He died in 1983. From the description of George Cukor Christmas card : print, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872715 ...

Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986

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Producer/director Cheryl Crawford (1902-1986) was a founding member of the Group Theatre in 1931, and of the Actors Studio in 1947. Born in Akron, Ohio, Crawford became involved with the Theatre Guild in the 1920s, first as secretary, later as actress and stage manager, and ultimately as casting director. With Lee Strasberg she co-directed the Group Theatre's first production, THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, in 1931, and went on to direct and/or produce many plays in the decades ...

Hartl, Léon, 1889-.

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Self-trained painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1889. A protege of the Whitney Club. From the description of Leon Hartl papers, 1925-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515442 Léon Hartl (1889-1973) was a French-born painter known for his figures, still lifes and landscapes. He emigrated to American in 1912 and spent much of his working life in New York. From the guide to the Léon Hartl Papers, 1924-1966, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Li...

Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969

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Brown was an American drama critic and author. He graduated from Harvard University in 1923. He wrote for the New York evening post, 1929-1941 and The Saturday review, 1944-1969. From the description of [Letters to Nancy W. Bragdon / John Mason Brown] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 174550264 Brown was an American author. He graduated from Harvard College in 1923. He was drama critic for the New York Evening Post (1929-1941) and New York World (1941-1942) and was a colu...

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 ...

Harris, Jed

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Theatrical producer. Name changed from Jacob Hirsch Horowitz. Born 1900; died 1979. From the description of Papers of Jed Harris, 1928-1950 (bulk 1939-1943). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131853 Harris was a theatrical producer who worked with Werfel on the Broadway adaptation of Jacobowsky und der Oberst in the summer of 1943, but their collaboration did not come to fruition. The play was ultimately produced by the Theatre Guild and opened in March 1944. From...

Richardson, Ralph, sir, 1902-1983

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Epithet: actor Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x000003 ...

Booth, Shirley, 1907-

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Richardson, Tony, 1928-1991

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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...

Aherne, Brian

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Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001b2 ...

Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939

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Columnist. From the description of Typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Herbert J. Seligmann, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874885 American journalist. From the description of Letter : New York City, to M. D. Wechsler, 1930 Mar. 5. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625143 From the description of Letter : New York City, to John Carden, 1931 Sept. 1. (Harry Ransom Humanities Resea...

Shaffer, Peter, 1926-....

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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...

New York Girls' Scholarship.

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Resnik, Regina, 1922-....

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Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969

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Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

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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...

Douglas, Melvyn

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Actor; interviewee b. 1901, d. 1981. From the description of Reminiscences of Melvyn Douglas : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451630 From the description of Reminiscences of Melvyn Douglas : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131510 ...

Robson, Flora, 1902-1984

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English actress. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) and typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Denys Blakelock, 1949 July 22, 1960 June 22 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872180 Epithet: DBE, actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000043 ...

Connelly, Marc, 1890-1980

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American playwright, actor, director, producer, and author; b. Marcus Cook Connelly; d. 1980; winner of O. Henry Short Story Prize (1930) and Pulitzer Prize (1930); member of the Algonquin Round Table literary group. From the description of Marc Connelly collection, 1915-1980. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70974938 Playwright; full name is Marcus Cook Connelly. From the description of Reminiscences of Marc Connelly : oral history, 1959. (Columbia Unive...

Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997

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General manager of the Metropolitan Opera. From the description of Rudolf Bing letter to Hubert Pryor, 1951 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 614998562 Bing was the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera from 1950 to 1972. From the description of Correspondence from Alma Mahler, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862944 Epithet: KBE, impresario British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Perso...

Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed and autograph postal card signed : Petersfield, to Denys Blakelock, 1958 Dec. 10 and [1959] Sept. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870929 Access to the archive was provided to Piers Paul Read who wrote the authorised biography of Alec Guinness. Therefore the archive, to some extent, has been arranged and information has been collected and added by Read. The impact of his use of the archive is most noticeable...

Spewack, Samuel and Bella.

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Samuel Spewack, 1899-1971 (Columbia College B.A., 1919) and Bella Cohen Spewack, 1899 1990, were authors of Broadway plays and musicals, novels, short stories, and articles. They were also foreign correspondents for Europe and Russia for the NEW YORK WORLD, 1919-1926, and the NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, 1922-1926, respectively. From the description of Papers, ca.1920-1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343400 ...

Berg, Gertrude, 1899-1966

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Mrs. Gertrude Berg was born in New York City on October 3, 1899, the daughter of Jacob and Diana Edelstein. She married Lewis Berg in 1918 and has 2 children, Cherney and Harriet. She first appeared in radio as actress-author-producer of the program The Goldbergs in 1929. She also wrote the program Kate Hopkins and was writer-producer of The House of Glass in 1935. Mrs. Berg was a collaborator on the film Make a Wish with Bobby Breen, and was Mollie in the film The Goldbergs . She appeared in th...

Moore, Dudley, 1935-2002

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Epithet: Dublin rioter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000261 ...

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963

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American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

Mankiewicz, Herman J. (Herman Jacob), 1897-1953

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Clurman, Harold, 1901-1980

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Harold Clurman, director, author, teacher, critic, and occasional actor, was born Harold Edgar Clurman on September 18, 1901, in New York City, son of Samuel M. and Bertha (Saphir) Clurman. Mr. Clurman was co-founder of the Group Theatre (1931) and was made executive consultant of the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center. He became theater critic for "The Nation" in 1953 and also wrote for the "London Observer", "New Republic" and "Tomorrow Magazine". He married Stella Adler in 1943, he later mar...

Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980

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Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967

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Author; interviewee married Alan Campbell. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Rothschild Parker : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158240 Dorothy Parker was born in West End, New Jersey, in an upper-middle-class family of mixed heritage. Estranged from her parents due to her dislike of her strict, devout stepmother, she read voraciously and wrote verse. Seeking a career in literature, she worked for Vogue,...

Beaumont, Hugh, 1909-1982

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Norton, Elliot, 1903-

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American drama critic, teacher, and author. From the description of Elliot Norton collection, 1930-1994. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969523 ...

Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000

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Charles Schulz was born November 26, 1922, in Minneapolis, MN, and died February 13, 2000, in Santa Rosa, CA. He was an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator, famous for his cartoon strip, 'Peanuts.' Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vols. 10, 118. From the description of Charles Schulz Papers 1962. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 432980498 Charles Schulz was born November 26, 1922, in Minneapolis, MN, and died February 13, 2000,...

Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

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Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, IN; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty million Frenchmen (1929), Gay divorcé (1932), Anything goes (1934), Leave it to me (1938), DuBarry was a lady (1939), Kiss me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You do something to me, Night and day, I get a kick out of you, Anything goes, I love Paris, Let's do it, B...

Robertson Justice, James, 1907-1975

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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 ...

Dassin, Jules, 1911-2008

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Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author & publisher. Columbia A.B. 1919; Litt.B. 1920. From the guide to the Bennett Cerf Papers, ca. 1898-1977., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Publisher and editor. Founder of Random House, New York, with Donald S. Klopfer; president, 1927-1966; and chairman of the board, 1966- Other publishing affiliations include Bantam Books (New York) and Modern Library, Inc. (New York). From the description of Calling card : N...

Hart, Moss, 1904-1961

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Director, theatre owner/operator, writer, producer and performer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [195-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923811 ...

Jones, Barry, 1893-1981

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Carmer, Carl, 1893-1976

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Carl Carmer was an author, folklorist, and educator, known as a regional writer whose New York-based works achieved a national audience. Born in Cortland, New York, and educated at Hamilton College and Harvard University, he served as professor of English at several universities before commitiing himself to writing full-time in 1928. He worked as a columnist, and then became editor of Theatre Arts Monthly from, 1929-1933. He wrote poetry, essays, and juvenile fiction, often based in New York's F...

Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960

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Novelist. Works by Vicki Baum include GRAND HOTEL, SECRET SENTENCE, HELENE, MEN NEVER KNOW, THE SHIP AND THE SHORE, MARION ALIVE, THE WEEPING WOOD, DANGER FROM DEER, and HEADLESS ANGEL. From the description of Vicki Baum papers, 1929-1953. (University at Albany). WorldCat record id: 84085248 Born (1888) and raised in Vienna, Vicki Baum first published stories as a teenager but then focused on musical studies at the Vienna Conservatory, where she made her profess...

Sports Center of Israel.

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Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Elie Abel (1920- ) was Dean of Journalism, Columbia University. (M.S., 1942). From the description of William Averell Harriman papers on Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, 1941-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880054 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. From the description of Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988 (bulk 1895-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071710 Gove...

Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004

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Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943

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Epithet: film actor and director, born Maximilian Goldmann British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003ac Austrian actor, manager, and director, Ernest Julian Reinhardt (1876-1954) was a creative innovator in scenery and staging. He produced plays and spectacles in Germany, Austria, England and the United States and founded the Salzburg Festival in 1920. From the guide to the Max Reinhardt collecti...

Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962

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Mabel Ganson was born on February 20, 1879 in Buffalo, New York. She was sent to the finest boarding schools in Buffalo and Manhattan. While living in Florence, Italy and later in Greenwich Village with her second husband, Edwin Dodge, she became known for her reputation for socializing and people gathering. After Mabel and Edwin Dodge divorced, she married artist Maurice Sterne in 1916. They moved to Santa Fe, and then Taos. Antonio Luhan became her fourth husband in 1923. It was in Taos that M...

Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980

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Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig. Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941) co-written with James Thurber. His screenwriting creits include: WHISTLING IN THE DARK, THE MALE ANIMAL and SHE'S WORKING HER WAY THROUGH COLLEGE. His film credits include a lead role in THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE, as well as co-producer of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH. Nug...

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...

Colbert, Claudette

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Bonnet, Henri, 1888-1978

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French League of Nations official. From the description of The United Nations : typescript, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553883 ...

Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971

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Author, screenwriter. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Loebel Spewack : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131679 Authors, screenwriters; interviewees are married. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Loebel and Bella Cohen Spewack : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308382 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Samuel Spewack, 1899-1971 (Co...

King, Alexander, 1900-1965

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Author, illustrator, and storyteller; b. Alexander Koenig (or Konig) in Vienna, Austria; immigrated to New York, N.Y., ca. 1913. From the description of Papers, 1953-1987 (bulk 1958-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28424340 Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Born Alexander Koenig (or Konig), Vienna, Austria; immigrated to New York, N.Y., ca. 1913. From the description of Papers of Alexander King, 1953-1987 (bulk 1958-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Brook, Peter, 1927-2009

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Blackmer, Sidney, 1895-1973

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Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935

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American painter and etcher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, NY, to Mr. Schnell, of Harper and Brothers, 1890 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470640 Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y. From the description of Childe Hassam letters, [undated] and 1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133251 Prominent and prolific American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. From the description...

Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999

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Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Full name Clifton Paul Fadiman. From the description of Papers of Clifton Fadiman, 1952-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068775 Author, literary critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifton Fadiman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411663 Writer, editor. Fadiman worked on many projects for the...

Blatas, Arbit

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Arbit Blatas (1908-1999) was born a Russian Jew in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1908. He began painting very early, and had his first exhibition at the age of 14. His father refused to let him go to Paris to study unless he could prove he was talented, so at 17 the two of them went to Riga to see a painter there and have him assess young Blatas' skills. Fortunately, he deemed the boy very talented and so Blatas' father agreed to let him go to Paris. He arrived in Paris at the pe...

Gielgud, Val Henry, 1900-1981

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Epithet: of the BBC British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x0000c0 ...

Klopfer, Donald Simon, 1902-

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Clooney, Rosemary

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Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957

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Stage and screen actress (Radcliffe College, A.B., 1899) Hull was married to actor Shelley Hull. For biographical information, see Dictionary of American Biography, 1956-1960, and Dear Josephine: The Theatrical Career of Josephine Hull (1963), by William Clasgow Bruce Carson. From the description of Papers, 1895-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007671 Stage and screen actress (Radcliffe College, A. B., 1899), Hull was married to actor Shelley Hu...

Duke, Vernon, 1914-

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Goldwyn, Samuel, 1882-1974

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Epithet: film producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003a8 ...

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...

Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973

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Contains correspondence from Gladys Lloyd Cassell Robinson, wife of Edward G. Robinson. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1940-1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155893597 American actor and author; b. Emanuel Goldenberg in Romania. From the description of Edward G. Robinson collection, 1912-1988. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 71055456 Edward G. Robinson owned an electric company in Auro...

Davidson, Jo

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American sculptor. From the description of Letter : Paris, to William O. Inglis, New York, 1926 April 1. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 316061200 Jo Davidson was an American sculptor who made images of some of the most notable figures of his day. Born in New York City, he studied at the Art Students League and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He became well-known for his portrait busts, which combine artistic sensibility with psychological insight. Among his subj...

Ives, Burl, 1909-1995

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Carl Sandburg once called Burl Ives "America's Great Ballad Singer." From the 1940s to the 1960s, his diverse talents and spirited performances made him one of America's best-loved entertainers. The traditional repertoire of American folk tunes represented in his performances was considerably different from the popular music of the day. His presence on the musical scene not only served to sustain an awareness of neglected American folk songs, but would contribute to the resurgence of interest in...

Hornblow, Arthur, 1893-1976

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Arthur Hornblow was editor of Theatre Magazine in New York. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1925. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883644 Motion picture producer; interviewee d. 1976. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Hornblow, Jr. : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574521 ...

Gould, Morton

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Composed 1934. First performance Jan. 2, 1936, Philadelphia, at a concert for Youth, by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chorale and fugue in jazz / by Morton Gould. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51998771 American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist (b. Dec. 10, 1913 in New York; d. Feb. 21,1996 in Orlando, Florida). From the description of Morton G...

Kravchenko, Alekseĭ Ilʹich, 1889-1940

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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 ...

Pavlov, Ivan Nikolaevich, 1872-1951.

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Bedford, Brian, 1935-

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Adams, Edie, 1912-

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Coca, Imogene

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Freud, Anna, 1895-1982

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Child psychoanalyst (1895-1982). From the description of Papers, 1941-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155493481 Psychoanalyst, author, and daughter of Sigmund Freud. From the description of Anna Freud papers, 1880-1995 (bulk 1946-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982551 Psychoanalyst; d. 1982. From the description of Papers, 1880-1988 (bulk 1946-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31816437 Bi...

Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936

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American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1931 July 5, Carmel, Calif., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904650 American journalist & editor. From the description of Papers of Lincoln Steffens [manuscript], ca. 1910. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817346 Discussion of the corruption in the city at the turn of the twentieth century. From the description of Pittsburgh: a city as...

Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011

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Actor, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Sidney Lumet : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619795 ...

Davidson, Florence Edenshaw, 1896-1993

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Graham, Katharine, 1917-2001

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Publisher and author. From the description of Papers of Katharine Graham. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073529 Katharine Graham (1917-2001) was a newspaper publisher and executive with the Washington Post Company. She was on the editorial staff at the Washington Post from 1939 to 1945, was a member of the Sunday circulation and editorial departments from 1969 to 1979, served as president of the Washington Post Company from 1963 to 1973, chairman of the board from 1973 to ...

Lazar, Irving, 1907-1993

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American talent agent. From the description of An oral history interview with Irving Paul ("Swifty") Lazar / conducted by David Farneth and Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, 1991 November 12 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122364658 ...

Garson, Greer, 1904-1996

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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 ...

Mellett, Lowell, 1884-1960

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Lowell Mellett (1884-1960), journalist and government official, was an administrative assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1940 to 1944. From the description of Mellett, Lowell, 1884-1960 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573012 Journalist. Mellett joined federal service in 1937, serving as Director of the National Emergency Council, 1937-1938, Director of the Office of Government Reports, 1939-1942, and Admini...

Harris, Sam Hyde, 1889-1977

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Landscape painter; Los Angeles, California. From the description of Sam Hyde Harris papers, 1928-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291497 ...

United Nations relief and rehabilitation administration

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United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration was established in 1943. Its purpose was to provide for the relief of war victims in any area under the control of any of the United Nations. Its operations came to an end in 1946. From the description of United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration records, 1943-1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 298686802 The Bureau of Services was previously known as the Bureau of Area...

Glenville, Peter, 1913-1996

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British stage and film director. From the description of Peter Glenville Papers, 1914-2001 (bulk 1933-1993). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 84696414 Peter Glenville was born to a noted theatrical family on 28 October 1913 in London. Peter’s parents Shaun Glenville, an Irish-born comedian, and Dorothy Ward were musical theater performers much-loved for their work in that characteristically-Briti...

Middleton, George, 1880-1967

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Playwright, author, and copyright specialist. From the description of George Middleton papers, 1872-1970 (bulk 1911-1958). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980169 Biographical Note 1880, Oct. 27 Born, Paterson, New Jersey 1902 Graduated from Columbia University, New York, N.Y. ...

Morison, Patricia, 1915-

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Pusey, James Carver.

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Harris, Rosemary, 1930-

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Aumont, Jean Pierre

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French actor; b. Jean-Pierre Philippe Salomons on 5 Jan. 1911 in Paris; d. 30 Jan. 2001 in Saint-Tropez, France; was also a playwright and author; From the description of Jean-Pierre Aumont collection, 1929-1978 bulk 1951-1977. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 318200136 ...

Reinking, Ann

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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 ...

Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982

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Ingrid Bergman (b. 29 August 1915, Stockholm, Sweden-d. 29 August 1982, London, England) was a Swedish acrtess. After starring in Intermezzo (1939), she rose to fame in the US. Bergman is well known for Casablance (1942), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), Gaslight (1944), and several Alfred Hitchock films. She was married Petter Aron Lindstrom and later married director Roberto Rossellini....

Enters, Angna, 1897-1989

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Dancer, mime, actress, painter, designer, and writer; New York, N.Y. Born New York, N.Y., raised Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Year of birth commonly given as 1907; however Enters graduated from high school in 1915 as Anita Irene Enters. From the description of Angna Enters greeting cards and printed material, 1943-1967 1958-1967 (bulk dates). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122396949 American-born dancer, mime, painter, and writer, Angna Enters was a unique performer in the world of...

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...