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Henry "Terry" Duffy and Dale Winter papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6234
Abstract

The Henry "Terry" Duffy and Dale Winter papers consist of clippings, publications, playbills, and photographs documenting the careers of theatrical producer Henry Duffy and his wife Dale Winter. Duffy and Winter, who were married, worked together for a number of years, and opened a theater together. The collection also includes information about performances by Charlotte Greenwood, Edward Everett Horton, and Billie Burke, as well as documenting the careers of Duffy and Winter.

Dates: 1917-2018

Marta Feuchtwanger papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0206
Abstract This archive contains the correspondence of Marta Feuchtwanger, wife of German-Jewish writer Lion Feuchtwanger, who survived her husband by almost thirty years. Marta Feuchtwanger remained an important figure in the exile community and devoted the remainder of her life to promoting the work of her husband. The collection contains Marta Feuchtwanger's personal correspondence, texts and manuscripts by her and others, royalty statements received for the works of her husband, correspondence with...
Dates: 1940 - 1987

Armond Fields American Theatre collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0337
Abstract

This collection documents the history of the American stage before talking cinema, reflecting the birth and death of vaudeville and the advent of the modern Broadway musical. The collection includes books, posters, theater programs, sheet-music covers, souvenirs, rare film footage of vaudevillians, including Weber & Fields, and manuscripts and research notes for Armond Fields' own books.

Dates: 1856 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1925

Ronald Getty collection of theatre programs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6141
Abstract 23 theatre programs from New York City and Los Angeles, including the last performance at the old Metropolitan Opera House, which was the Bolshoi Ballet in May 1966; Judy Garlan at the Palace in 1966; and the 3,225th performance of Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway. In addition to Broadway performances, the collection also includes programs for Yiddish theatrical programs; tributes to entertainers such as Sophia Loren and Busby Berkeley; and productions mounted by the Equity Library Theatre,...
Dates: 1957-2011

Fritzi Massary correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 6035
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of Fritzi Massary with her colleague and friend Violet Oldak. It also includes one letter from Liesl Frank, Fritzi's daughter, to Violet Oldak; a newspaper clipping about Fritzi Massary; an enclosed letter from Lili Darvas to Violet Oldak; a blank postcard featuring a publicity photograph of Massary; and a theater program. Violet Oldak played the character Trudi in the original cast of Operette by Noel Coward and Fritzi Massary played Liesl Haren....
Dates: 1934 - 1943

Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 7089
Abstract

The Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera consists of pamphlets, maps, postcards, theater programs, city directories, electric railway time tables, and transit passes from the Los Angeles City, County, and adjacent areas collected by former motion picture engineer, Wally G. Shidler. Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railway materials as well as theater programs from most of the major theaters in the Los Angeles area comprise a significant portion of the collection.

Dates: 1900 - 2005

Theater scrapbooks collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0046
Abstract

Two scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, theater reviews, interviews, obituaries, cast lists, programs, and other material pertaining to New York theatrical life, circa 1889-1904. A handwritten note on the inside cover of one of the scrapbooks states: "Property of Charles W. Aeaman / [address in Los Angeles, CA] / April 5, 1944."

Dates: 1889 - 1904

Theatrical, concert, and movie performances program collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6153
Abstract This small collection consists of programs, brochures, and souvenir programs for theatrical, concert, and movie performances held primarily in Los Angeles and New York City, 1856-1972. It include, but is not limited to, programs and performances of and by MGM, the Graumann Chinese Theatre, Pablo Casals, the Ice-Capades of 1941, the Chicago English Opera, Paul Robeson, George Gershwin, Katherine Hepburn, Madane Schumann Heink, Jenny Lind, Jacques Thibaud, Ricardo Martin, Vladimir Horowitz,...
Dates: 1856 - 1972; Majority of material found in 1920s-1940s

Juliet Spohn Twomey collection of theatre playbills

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6054
Abstract

Theatre playbills from New York, Los Angeles, and Pasadena. Includes many Federal Theatre Project playbills.

Dates: 1929 - 1945

USC School of Dramatic Arts records

 Collection
Identifier: 5287
Abstract The University of Southern California's School of Dramatic Arts began as the Department of Drama within the School of Speech in 1945. It was part of several other departments before it became an independent school in 1990. The records in the collection document many of the activities of the School in the second half of the 20th century and the early part of the 21st century. Included are programs and photographs from theatrical productions, photographs and documents from events including...
Dates: 1941-2007, undated

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