Caricatures of performing artists, 1938-1965 and n.d.

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Dolbin, Benedikt F. Caricatures of performing artists, 1938-1965 and n.d.

Caricatures of performing artists, 1938-1965 and n.d.

Pencil sketches of various actors and singers including Ethel Barrymore, Maurice Chevalier, Katharine Cornell, Bramwell Fletcher, Helen Hayes, Lotte Lenya, Marcel Marceau, Raymond Massey, Burgess Meredith, Zero Mostel, Cyril Ritchard, Ethel Waters, Orson Welles and Blanche Yurka.

18 drawings : b&w ; 25 cm. x 33 cm.

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Welles, Orson, 1915-1985

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Actor, writer, director, and producer for stage, radio, and film. From the description of Papers, 1930-1959. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 31734907 George Orson Welles, named for his parents' friend George Ade, was born on May 6, 1915, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A child prodigy aided and encouraged by guardian Maurice Bernstein and teacher Roger Hill, Welles had considerable writing and acting experience before the age of twenty. Through the years this multi-talented...

Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977

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Actor and artist Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on February 28, 1915 in Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Seward Park High School and earned a B.A. in art from the City College of New York in 1935. After a series of jobs, he worked with the WPA art project teaching and lecturing at museums. His lectures were so entertaining that he was often booked at union halls, Catskills hotels, and various benefits. It was at one such event that radio director and producer Hyman Br...

Meredith, Burgess, 1907-1997

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American actor. From the description of Typed invitation : London, to [John Steinbeck], 1943 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775796417 ...

Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977

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Ethel Waters (born October 31, 1896, Chester, Pennsylvania–d. September 1, 1977, Chatsworth, California) was a musician and actress. She got her start in the 1920s in Baltimore, Maryland and also toured on the black vaudeville circuit. She began her singing career in Atlanta and then Harlem in the 1920s. She starred in many films and was the second African American to be nominated for an Academy Award. She was the first African-American to star on her own television show and the first African-Am...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972

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Epithet: of Add MS 39101 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000371 ...

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...

Massey, Raymond E., 1957-

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Lenya, Lotte

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Born in Austria, Lenya became an actress in Zürich, then moved to Berlin where she met and married Kurt Weill. They emigrated to the U.S. in 1935, where Lenya lived until her death a few months after this interview was recorded. From the description of An oral history interview with Lotte Lenya / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Alan Rich, New City, N.Y., 1981 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 12258368...

Yurka, Blanche

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Dolbin, Benedikt F.

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Biographical note: Austrian-emigre artist and journalist. Benedikt Fred Dolbin (originally Pollak) was born in Vienna and graduated from the Technische Hochschule Wien in 1910 as a civil engineer. After early efforts in the construction industry and as a cabaret singer, Dolbin was influenced by the work of Egon Schiele and turned to drawing as a career. From 1926 to 1933 Dolbin worked in Berlin, where he wrote on music and his drawings found their way into newspapers, bo...

Marceau, Marcel

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Fletcher, Bramwell

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