Theatre scrapbook collection, 1860-1950.

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Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection, 1860-1950.

Theatre scrapbook collection, 1860-1950.

19th century American and British stage, photographs of 19th and early 20th century American and British actors, Irish Theatre programs, American silent film, and film and stage personalities.

28.5 linear ft.

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Megrue, Roi Cooper, 1883-1927

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Paulson, Edward

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Valentino, Rudolph, 1895-1926

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Hazelton, George Cochrane Jr. 1868-1921

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Harry Lofgren Minstrel Show.

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Allister, Claude, 1891-1970

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Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946

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Damon Runyon was born in Manhattan, Kansas, and did his first writing as a correspondent for the Hearst newspapers during World War I. Runyon became a well known American humorist and short story writer between the two wars. From the description of Constable Correspondence, 1936-1937. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122612709 List available. From the description of Letter to Ernest Costello, 1946 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Tanguay, Eva, 1878-1947

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Burke, Billie, 1885-1970

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American actress of stage and screen. From the description of Billie Burke collection, 1910-1957. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70965264 Florenz "Flo" Ziegfeld was a theatrical impressario who perfected a form of the musical comedy revue, the Follies, regarded as the pinnacle of the field, while he himself became a legendary figure, making and losing several fortunes, and marrying two of his biggest stars, Anna Held and Billie Burke. Born ...

Howard, Sidney

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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 ...

Barry, Tom, 1884-1931

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Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993

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Actress, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lillian Gish : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742647 Actress. From the description of Papers of Lillian Gish, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130921 Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1980's. From the description of Papers, 1919-1997. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 392...

Coleman, Ronald A.

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Williams, Jessie

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McClellan, C. S. M.

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Dressler, Marie, 1869-1934

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Canadian stage and screen actress. From the description of Autograph letters signed "Marie" (13) : [various places], to Florence Graves (Mrs. W.L. Graves), 1925-1933 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533742 American actress, connected for a time with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. From the description of Birthday celebration album, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122397801 ...

Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933

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Louis Evan Shipman was a playwright and author. He attended Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Columbia University and Harvard University. From the guide to the Louis Evan Shipman papers, ca. 1859-1933., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Playwright, novelist and editor of Life (1922-1924), Louis Evan Shipman's most sucessful play was probably D'ARCY OF THE GUARDS (1901). Other titles include THE CRISIS, THE CROSSING, ON PAROLE, THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUT...

Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932

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Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932), an American actress known onstage as Mrs. Fiske (born Marie Augusta Davey), appeared in dramas, comedies, and musical comedies. From the description of Minnie Maddern Fiske letters, 1913-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486237 From the guide to the Minnie Maddern Fiske letters, 1913-1941, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American actress. From the description of Letters from Mrs. F...

Epenscheid, Gertrude E. (Gertrude Elliot)

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Benny, Jack, 1894-1974.

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Jack Benny (1894-1974) was an American vaudeville, radio, television and film actor. Born Benjamin Kubelsky in Waukegan, Illinois, Benny first honed his talents as a comedian on the vaudeville stage, then found that his style was uniquely adapted to the new medium of radio, where he became a national celebrity with his Jack Benny Show (1943-1958). His wife, Mary Livingstone, often starred on the Jack Benny Show. Benny took his show to television and continued to appear in his own show, in specia...

Mannering, Mary, 1876-1953

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Ryley, M. C.

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Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York and Chicago, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Dec. 5 and 1890 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532629 From the description of Letters, 1858, 1887. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56685372 Edwin Booth (1833-1893) was the son of Junius Brutus Booth, the great British tragedian, and the older brother of John Wilkes Booth; Edwin was best known for his Shakespearean roles. ...

Hughes, Rupert, 1872-1956

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Rupert Hughes was born in Lancaster, MO on January 31, 1872, and grew up in Keokuk, Iowa. He attended the Western Reserve Academy, and received a BA from Adelbert College, Cleveland, in 1892, and an MA from Yale University in 1893. His writing career began with a book for boys which was serialized in the highly regarded St. Nicholas magazine, and he was an assistant editor for several magazines. He eventually wrote more than 50 books. Hughes served in the New York National Guard during the Spani...

Craven, Frank, 1875-1945

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Barrymore, John, 1882-1942

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Moore, Carlyle, 1909-1977

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Anglin, Margaret, 1876-1958

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Canadian actress. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [Wilmington, 9 March 1915], and [New York, n.d.], to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1915, 9 March. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270680597 Margaret Anglin (1876-1958) was a Canadian-born actress, director, and producer who was considered one of the finest actresses of her day. Anglin performed on Broadway and around the country from 1889 to 1936. Like many of Broadway's stars at the beginn...

Forbes, James, 1871-1938

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Epithet: Dom OSB, of Ampleforth Abbey British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x0002a1 Epithet: 5th son of Arthur, 9th Baron Forbes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000350 Title: 17th Baron Forbes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000009...

Hopwood, Avery, 1882-1928

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American playwright. From the description of Avery Hopwood papers, 1898, 1911-28, 1933-66. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895342 From the description of Papers, 1898, 1911-28, 1933-66. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34491697 ...

Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011

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John Cooper Jr. was born in Los Angeles, CA on Sept. 15, 1921; one of Hollywood's most popular child stars (1930s), he appeared in films such as The champ (1931), The bowery (1933), and Treasure Island (1934); in the 1940s he started a successful television career as actor, producer, director, and executive and served as vice president in charge of TV program production, Columbia Pictures (1964-69); the winner of two Emmys, Cooper's numerous television credits include, The people's choice, The w...

Nazimova, 1879-1945

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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...

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 ...

Held, Anna 1877-1918

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Actress and singer, whose Broadway stage career was managed by her husband, Florenz Ziegfield. From the description of Anna Held letters : to Eddy O'Day, 1915-1916. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 9626680 Anna Held, a musical comedy star, was born March 8, 1873 in Warsaw. She began her career on stage in London and Paris where she attracted the eye of Florenz Ziegfeld who signed her to a contract to tour America. She moved to ...

Ellis, Edith

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Stewart, Anita, 1895-1961

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Klein, Charles, 1867-1915

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British-born American playwright. From the description of Charles Klein Plays, 1900-1921. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494160 The playwright Charles Klein was born in London, England, on 7 January 1867. He was one of four sons of Hermann Klein, a professor of languages, and the former Adelaide Soman. All four brothers had careers in the performing arts: Hermann was a singing teacher and mu...

Young, Rida Johnson

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Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979

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Actress; interviewee married Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and Charles (Buddy) Rogers. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary Pickford : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419352 Star of the silent screen, Mary Pickford, called America's sweetheart, was perhaps the most famous actress of her day. From the guide to the Mary Pickford scrapbook, 1915-1917, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Divisio...

Sheldon, Edward J.

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Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935

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Mitchell wrote the plays "Becky Sharp" and "The New York Idea" among many others. From the description of Papers, 1890-1934. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31178976 Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862-1935), American poet and playwright, used the pseudonym John Philip Varley. His best-known plays were Becky Sharp (1899) and The New York Idea (1906). He taught playwriting at the University of Pennsylvania from 1928 to 1930. His father was S. W...

Peabody, Josephine Preston, 1874-1922

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Peabody was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. After the death of her father in 1882, the family moved to Dorchester, Mass. She attended Latin School in Boston, and was a special student at Radcliffe College, 1894-1896. She published fourteen volumes of poems and verse plays, and lectured on poetry and literature at Wellesley College, 1901-1903. A pacifist and feminist, she joined the Fabian Society in 1909, and wrote a prose play, Portrait of Mrs. W. (Mary Wollstonecraft). She died in Cambridge, Mass. For ...

Kenyon, Charles, 1880-1961

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Cagney, James, 1899-1986

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of James Cagney : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122573987 Harlan Ware (1902-1967) (whose full name was William Harlan Ware) was born in Lakota, North Dakota, and educated in the public schools of Winnetka, Illinois. He was a police reporter for the City News Bureau in Chicago. He wrote novels, plays, and radio scripts. His best-known scripts are for the radio programs "The B...

Fields, Weber C.

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Parker, Lottie Blair

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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 ...

Winter, William West, 1881-1940

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Epithet: naval commander British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000125 ...

Scarborough, George Adolphus, 1859-1900

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Orpheum Theatre (San Francisco, Calif.)

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Kester, Paul, 1870-1933

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Paul Kester (1870-1933) was an American dramatist and author. He wrote popular novels and also plays which were produced on Broadway with well-known American and British actors. His older brother, Vaughan Kester (1869-1911) was a journalist and novelist who wrote short stories and assisted Paul with his plays. Harriet Watkins Kester was their mother and Jessie Jennings Kester was married to Vaughan Kester. From the description of Paul Kester papers, 1880-1933. (New York Public Librar...

Beiller, Bayard.

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MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956

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Percy MacKaye was a poet and dramatist. From the description of Note, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007259 American poet and dramatist. From the description of Papers, 1909-1912. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36097093 Author Percy MacKaye was born into a theatrical family in New York City. He graduated from Harvard in 1897, and travelled through Europe for a time before taking a teaching job at the Craigie School in N...

Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928

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British actress. From the description of Dame Ellen Terry correspondence and calling card, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980587 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000002 Dame Ellen Terry was a 19th century British actress, who for many years performed opposite Henry Irving at the Lyceum Theatre, London. She was made a Dame Grand Cross in 1925. Fro...

Reid, James M.

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Affiliated with Harcourt Brace & Company. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1953. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243780642 ...

Anspacker, Louis.

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Broadhurst, George Howells, 1866-1952

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Montgomery, James, 1882-1966

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Sayre, Theodore Burt

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Author. Born 1874. From the description of Theodore Burt Sayre correspondence, 1902 January 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980406 ...

Hurlburt, William.

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Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palm Beach, to Mrs. Sullivan, 1903 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489232 From the description of [Letter] 1893 Feb. 22 [to] Madame / J. Jefferson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251899 From the description of Letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451408 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Clancy and Reilly, 1880 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Thomas, Augustus, 1857-1934

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American playwright. From the description of Letter, 1922 Feb. 27, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904560 Playwright. After early years as a journalist, Thomas wrote popular plays, such as "Alabama" and "Arizona," during the 1890s and the first fifteen years of the twentieth century. In all, he wrote or adapted more than one hundred plays. In addition, Thomas was a leader in dramatic organizations, was active in the Democratic Party, and p...

Presbrey, Eugene W. (Eugene Wiley), 1853-1931

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Dodd, Lee Wilson, 1879-1933

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Moskovskii khudozhestvennyi akademicheskii teatr.

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Thomas, A. E. (Albert Ellsworth), 1872-1947

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A.E. Thomas, playwright. From the description of Merely murder : a play in three acts, typescript, 1937 June 1. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164228 Actress Carroll McComas was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the daughter of Judge Charles Carroll McComas, a direct descendent of Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Alice Moore McComas, a writer, actress and suffragist. McComas began her career as a whistler in vaude...

Bartholomae, Philip

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Ade, George, 1866-1944

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Hoosier journalist, humorist, and playwright best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the streets and of the town," which was illustrated by John T. McCutcheon; for his syndicated "Fables in slang;" and for his Broadway plays including The college widow and The county chairman. From the description of George Ade papers, 1871-1970. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 41996200 George Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University in 188...

Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950

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Julia Marlowe was an English actress. She married Edward Hugh Sothern on 17 August 1911. From the description of Letters : to Horace Howard Furness, Horace Howard Furness, Jr., and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness, 1890-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868093 Julia Marlowe was an actress. She was married to Edward Sothern. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1911-1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat rec...

Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890

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English actor and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Brighton, 26 November [n.y.], and Brighton or London [n.d.], to Mr. [Lewis Strange] Wingfield, Nov. 26 [no year] and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673105 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577868 Composer of The wearin' o' the green. From the description of Autogra...

Patterson, Joseph.

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Walter, Eugene, 1874-1941

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American playwright known for "The easiest way" and "Paid in full." Adapted John Fox, Jr., novels "Trail of the Lonesome Pine" and "Little shepherd of Kingdom Come" for the stage. From the description of Quotations and letter, 1908 August 12, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55532299 ...

Cohan, George M.

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Entertainer. From the description of Scripts of George M. Cohan, 1933-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455917 From the description of George M. Cohan play scripts, 1928, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71208762 Dramatic author, composer, manager, and actor. From the description of Letter to Elizabeth Freeman, 1920. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510230 American composer. ...

Talmadge, Constance, 1898-1973

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Talmadge, Norma, 1894-1957

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Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922

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Castle, Irene, 1893-1969

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Actress, dancer. From the description of Irene Castle papers, 1916-1946, 1916-1923 (bulk). (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64074361 ...

Manners, Hartley

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Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.

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Anton Chekhov, playwright. From the description of Uncle Vanya : scenes from country life in four acts : typescript, 1988, 26 February. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466752 From the description of Ivanov: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486670 Anton Chekhov, playwright. Michael Henry Heim, translator. From the description of Uncle Vanya: typescript, 1976. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id...

Sutherland, Evelyn.

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Royle, Edwin Milton, 1862-1942

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Tully, Richard Walton, 1877-1945

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Barry, Phillip.

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Frederick, Pauline, 1885-1938

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De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955

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Willam Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer, and lecturer. From the guide to the William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection, circa 1913-1940, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion ...

Friganza, Trixie, 1870-1955

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Moore, Martha, 1865-1925.

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Lombard, Carole, 1908-1942

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Davis, Richard Hunt

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Hutton, Frederick.

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Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923

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Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) was a French actress. From the guide to the Sarah Bernhardt Collection, 1878-1969, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Actress, sculptor, and painter, Sarah Bernhardt was born in Paris, France. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007114 French born actress, artist, and writer. From the description of Sarah Bernhardt Collection, c...

Carpenter, Edward Childs, 1872-1950

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Georgi, Yvonne

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Goodman, Jules E.

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Teck Theatre (Buffalo, NY)

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Swanson, Gloria

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Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Gloria Swanson : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620278 American actress, motion-picture producer, and author. From the description of Papers. Series II. Career, ca. 1914-1983. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122419032 From the description of Papers. Series VI. After Death, 1983-19...

Peple, Edward, 1869-1924

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Clarke, Joseph Ignatius Constantine, 1846-1925

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Allen, Viola, 1867-1948

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Actress. From the description of ALS, Saturday, Empire Theatre, to Miss Freeman. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935481 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000013 American actress. From the description of Invitation and an envelope, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367563537 From the guide to the Viola Allen letters, 1885, (...

Starr, Frances

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Hoyt, Charles King

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Stark, Samuel,

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The signatures of George W. Lewis, William Burke Wood, and William Warren, all active in the theater worlds of Philadelphia and New York City, are found in many of the prompt books. From the description of 19th century British and American stage : promptbooks, 1820-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863211 Expert on American theater, the "Stark Index" was Stark's means of amassing data from all sources. Some references on the file cards refer to publications including j...

Templeton, Fay, 1865-1939

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Greene, Patterson

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Crothers, Rachel, 1878-1958

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Rachel Crothers, playwright. From the description of The Herfords: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122627108 From the description of Young wisdom, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533659 From the description of Myself Bettina: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122576247 ...

Shearer, Norma, 1902-1983

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Nirdlinger, Charles Frederic

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Middleton, George W.

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West, Mae, 1972-

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Actress and author. From the description of Papers of Mae West, 1921-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78482873 ...

Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908

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Epithet: American dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0000aa Bronson Howard (1842-1908), playwight. Born and raised in Detroit, Howard worked as a journalist from the mid 1860s to mid 1870s before making his living as a playwright, earning him the reputation as the dean of American drama. From the description of Bronson Howard playscripts, 1866-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702...

Moore, Victor, 1876-1962

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Buchanan, Thompson, 1924-

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Long, John L.

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Browne, Porter Emerson, 1879-1934

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Power, Tyrone, 1914-1958

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Trotti was a Hollywood screenwriter. From the guide to the Brigham Young script, 1940, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000145 ...

Paulton, Harry, 1842-1917

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Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905

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Jane Eliza Lathrop was born August 25, 1828, the daughter of Dyer Lathrop of Albany, New York. In 1850 she married Leland Stanford, returning with him to California in 1855 where they settled in Sacramento. Leland Stanford later became President of the Southern Pacific Railroad and Governor of California. Their only child, Leland Stanford, Jr., was born in 1868. During a European tour in 1884 he contracted typhoid fever and died in Florence, Italy. In 1885, Jane and Leland Stanford founded the L...

Rosenfeld, Sydney, 1855-1931

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Mayo, Margaret, 1882-1951

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Margaret Mayo (November 19, 1882-Februrary 25, 1951) was an American actress and dramatist. She was born as Lillian Slatten in Brownsville, Illinois, to Warren Slatten and Elizabeth Slatten (née Cavender). After her parents divorced, Mayo moved with her mother to Portland, Oregon, where she attended school at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Salem, Oregon. Mayo moved to New York City in her early teens and won a small part in the play Thoroughbred at the Garrick Theatre in 1896. S...

Pasadena Playhouse

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Knoblock, Edward, 1874-1945

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Knoblock was an American dramatist who lived much of his life in Europe and wrote dramatizations of novels as well as original and collaborative work. From the description of Papers, 1893-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122521181 From the guide to the Edward Knoblock papers, 1893-1945., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Epithet: formerly Knoblauch, playwright British Library Archives and Manu...

Gillette, William, 1853-1937

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American actor and author. From the description of Autograph letters and cards signed (7) and typewritten letters signed (8) : Hadlyme, Conn., etc., to William H. Briggs and others at Harper & Brothers, 1927 Jan. 2-1928 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589041 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to the Editor of the Hartford Courant, 1889 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269575084 American actor and playwright. Fro...

Kreutzberg, Harald, 1902-

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Davis, Bette, 1908-1989

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Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Bette Davis : oral history, [197-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631883 ...

Ballard, Frederick, 1884-1957

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John Frederick (Fred) Ballard was born in Grafton, Nebraska in 1884 and moved with his parents to Havelock, Nebraska in 1891. Ballard enrolled at the University of Nebraska in 1900 and graduated in 1905 with a Bachelor's degree in Literature. He completed a Master's degree in English Literature in 1907. His thesis was entitled The History and Tendancy of American Drama. After college he moved to Chicago on the advice of playwright Charles Klein to work in theaters and study the theater industry ...

Kennedy, Charles R., Jr.

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Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909

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William Clyde Fitch (1865-1909), American playwright. From the description of Nathan Hale : an original play in four acts, [circa 1897] / by Clyde Fitch. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702202011 Dramatist. From the description of Grace de Granmont : holograph play script, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 163614397 1886 graduate of Amherst College. American playwright best known for plays of social satire and character study and notable for having fou...

Bates, Blanche, 1873-1941

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Gates, Eleanor, 1875-1951

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Armstrong, Paul, 1869-1915

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Farrar, Geraldine

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American soprano. From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [n.p.], 1961, to [Joseph Chouinard?], 1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270913139 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Ridgefield, Conn., 31 January 1934 and New York [n.d., 1934], to H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1934 Jan. 31 and [n.d. 1934]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576719 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Ridgefield, Conn., 28 August ...

Barrymore, John, 1878-1954.

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Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977

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Epithet: junior; MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001303.0x0000e2 Charles Spencer Chaplin was born in Paris in 1889. He became universally known for his performances as a comedic silent screen actor. From the description of Scrapbook, 1931. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 18313546 Epithet: actor Title: Knight ...

Fairbanks, Douglas, 1883-1939

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Ring, Blanche 1877-1961

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Gable, Clark, 1901-1960

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Clark Gable (b. Feb. 1, 1901, Cadiz, OH–d. Nov. 16, 1960, Hollywood, CA) was an American film actor and military officer, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood". He began his career as a stage actor and appeared as an extra in silent films between 1924 and 1926, and progressed to supporting roles with a few films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1931. The next year, he landed his first leading Hollywood role and over the next three decades he became a leading man in more than 60 motion pictures....

Thompson, Denham.

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Moody, William Vaughn, 1869-1910

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American poet, playwright and teacher. From the description of Papers, 1889-1924 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248317 Playwright and poet. From the description of Letters of William Vaughn Moody [manuscript], 1896-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814575 William Vaughn Moody [1869-1910], American poet, play write and teacher, studied painting at the Pritchett Institute of Design in 1...

Abbey Theatre

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The Abbey Theatre was established in Dublin in 1904 as a venue for Irish playwrights. It developed out of the Irish Literary Theatre, which had been founded by William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory in 1899. From the description of Abbey Theatre playbills and related materials, 1907-1955, 1994. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 419521354 The Abbey Theatre was founded in 1904 in Dublin, Ireland. From the description of Abbey Theatre collection, ...

Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946

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"These were written at periods when Mr. Tarkington and Susanah [his wife] were in Indianapolis and they wanted to have news from Kennebunkport, Maine. We had known him very shortly after we moved to Kennebunkport in about 1917, after the war. He was known as 'the gentleman from Indiana' and was a well known author at the time the first letter in this collection was written. . . . Mr. Tarkington had rented a house in Kennebunkport for many years but decided that he would like to design his own pl...

Selwyn, Edgar, 1875-1944

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Barthelmess, Richard, 1895-1963

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Actor Richard Barthelmess, who went straight from Trinity College to silent films, gave two outstanding performances for D. W. Griffith in BROKEN BLOSSOMS (1919) and WAY DOWN EAST (1920), both with Lillian Gish. With his innocent, unsophisticated image, he was a popular leading man through the 1920s, notably TOL'ABLE DAVID (1921). With the advent of sound, he moved to supporting roles. His later films included THE DAWN PATROL (1930) and ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (1939). Barthelmess retired in 1942....

Gray, Gilda

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May, Edna

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Caldwell, Anne, 1867-1936

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Epithet: Mrs; novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x0001fc Lyricist, collaborator with Jerome Kern and Vincent Youmans. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rockville Centre, Long Island, to "my dear friend", 1929 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923772 ...