Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee collection, ca. 1939-1986.

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Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004. Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee collection, ca. 1939-1986.

Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee collection, ca. 1939-1986.

Library of 672 plays (many signed and inscribed); 221 other books; galley proof of William Saroyan's My heart is in the highlands, inscribed to Paul Muni; 7 typescripts; 691 playbills; 31 souvenir booklets; 10 brochures and conference materials; 14 posters; 871 radio and TV scripts in 58 volumes; 3 manuscripts files of letters, clippings, etc. (Stella Adler, Auntie Mame, Alexander Woollcott); 324 journal & magazine issues; 145 photographs (26 Auntie Mame 8x10; 69 Auntie Mame snapshots; 34 Carl Van Vechten postcard size; 16 Carl Van Vechten 8x10); Tiffany silverplated clock, inscribed by Herman Shumlin to Paul Muni; 22 cartoons (8 original Al Hirschfeld, 1 photostat; 7 original Sam Norkin, 2 photostats; 1 original William Auerbach-Levy; 1 original Oscar Liebman; 2 original Ronald Searle); 2 videotapes; 1 cassette tape; manuscripts, autographs & framed photographs (George Bernard Shaw, Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse, Sigmund Romberg, Noel Coward, Vernon Duke). Journals include: Dramatists Guild Quarterly, The Drama Review, New York Theater Review, Playbill. Dramatics, Hollywood Scriptwriter, Theater Arts, Educational Theater Journal, First Stage, London Theatre Record. Photograph subjects include: Edward Albee, Anthony Armstrong-Jones, Ina Claire, Ruby Dee, Keir Dullea, Ned Rorem, and others.

ca. 100 linear ft.

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Liebman, Oscar, 1918-

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Adler, Stella

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

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 ...

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 ...

Crouse, Russel, 1893-1966

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American playwright, journalist, and producer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], to Perry, [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923790 ...

Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968

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Auerbach-Levy, William, 1889-1964

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Theatrical caricaturist. From the description of Papers, 1917-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489784 Richard Barstow, 1908-1981, was a director and choreographer for stage, screen, television, circus, nightclubs, and industrial shows, often working with his sister Edith. From the description of Portraits of Richard Barstow, 19-- (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 699525344 ...

Norkin, Sam

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Lee, Robert Edwin, 1918-1994

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Saroyan, William, 1908-1981

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Frances Ring was Editor at WESTWAYS in Los Angeles. From the description of Letters (and manuscripts and photos) to Frances Ring, 1970-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863419 Goldie Weisberg was a fellow writer whose work Saroyan had discovered in a literary magzine. Saroyan initiated the correspondence, which focuses on their respective reading, writing, and work lives. From the description of Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938. (Unknown). Wor...

Shumlin, Herman, 1898-1979

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Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951

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Sigmund Romberg, prolific American composer and conductor of Hungarian birth, born Nagykanizsa, July 29, 1887; died New York, Nov. 9, 1951 who wrote over 70 operettas and 2,000 songs. From the description of Sigmund Romberg collection 1918-1950 1920-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130015 ...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Muni, Paul, 1895-1967

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Paul Muni (Mehilem Weisenfreund), actor of stage and screen, was born in Austria on September 22, 1895. Muni's early career on the American stage was in the Yiddish theater where he acted under the name Muni Weisenfreund. His first role was in the production TWO CORPSES AT BREAKFAST in 1908. During the years 1908 through 1926 he toured in Yiddish theater productions becoming a member of the Yiddish Art Theatre in 1918. Paul Muni married Bella Finkel an actress of the Yid...

Duke, Vernon

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Composed 1928. First performance Boston, 25 April, 1930, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 2 in D♭ / Vladimir Dukelsky [i.e. Vernon Duke]. 1928. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45204631 Composer. From the description of Vernon Duke letter to Frederick Marvin, 1966 Apr. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 465339253 From the description of Vernon Duk...

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 ...

Searle, Ronald, 1920-2011

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Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943

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Woollcott, American critic, member of the Algonquin Round Table, and the inspiration for the character of Sheridan Whiteside in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. From the description of [Letters, 1929-1940] / Alexander Woollcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491398373 American drama critic, journalist, playwright, essayist, and actor. From the description of Alexander Woollcott collection, 1921-[194-]. (Boston Univers...

Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004

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In 1925 high school teacher John T. Scopes was arrested and tried for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in Dayton, Tennessee. Scopes was defended by Clarence Darrow, while the prosecution was represented by William Jennings Bryan. The historical characters' names were changed for this dramatization, which originally premiered on Broadway in 1955. From the description of Inherit the wind / by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, 1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: ...