Baker Street : programs and ephemera, 1964-1987.


Baker Street : programs and ephemera, 1964-1987.

Programs, handbills, reviews, and advertising material for productions of the musical Baker Street, book by Jerome Coopersmith, music and lyrics by Marian Grudeff and Raymond Jessel. The original production previewed in Boston and Toronto before premiering on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre on Feb. 16, 1965. The production later moved to the Martin Beck Theatre, where it closed on Nov. 14, 1965. The cast featured Fritz Weaver as Holmes, Peter Sallis as Watson, and Inga Swenson as Irene Adler. The collection also includes programs from regional, amateur, and high school productions from 1971-1987.

ca. 1.0 cubic ft.

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Sallis, Peter (person)

Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930 (person)

British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...

Coopersmith, Jerome (person)

Swenson, Inga, 1932?- (person)

Inga Swenson was an actress who began her career as a lyric soprano on Broadway in the late 1950s and then spent many years in Hollywood in films and on television, beginning with supporting roles in "Advise and Consent" and "The Miracle Worker" both in 1962. She is best known for her role as Gretchen Kraus, the house-keeper in "Benson", 1979-1986. From the description of Inga Swenson papers, 1979-1986. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 72483716 ...

Weaver, Fritz, 1926- (person)

Grudeff, Marian (person)

Jessel, Raymond (person)