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Messel, Oliver 1904-1978

Overview
Works: 112 works in 142 publications in 2 languages and 1,591 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Tragedies (Drama)  Juvenile works  Verse drama  Gangster films  Outlines and syllabi  Study guides  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Costume designer, Set designer , Author, Artist, Honoree, Designer, Illustrator
Classifications: PR2831.A2, 822.33
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The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on December 5, 2006. Features the Royal Ballet, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Valeriy Ovsyanikov. Alina Cojocaru and Federico Bonelli star in the production
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Androcles and the lion: Androcles is a Christian in ancient Rome who applies that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are eventually arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who did it.?--International Movie Data Base
Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet 'The sleeping beauty'( Visual )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's ballet, with Margot Fonteyn in the title role, presented on TV in color. Only a black-and-white kinescope of this production survives
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage designs and costumes by Oliver Messel( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1951 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Broadhurst Theatre, The Dwight Deere Wiman production of Olivia de Havilland in "Romeo and Juliet," by William Shakespeare, with Jack Hawkins, Evelyn Varden, James Hayter, Malcolm Keen, Isobel Elsom, Douglas Watson, directed by Peter Glenville, sets and costumes by Oliver Messel, incidental music by David Diamond
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aging Roman warrior Julius Caesar is determined to turn the naive, spoiled young Cleopatra into the true Queen of the Nile, during his campaign to conquer ancient Egypt
Sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

2 editions published in 1955 and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive the magic of Sleeping Beauty with a CD that combines music from the classic Disney film as well as a narrated story
The lady's not for burning; a comedy by Christopher Fry( Book )

4 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Gayety Theatre, Bernie Ferber, manager, Scott Kirkpatrick, press representative, Atlantis Productions (The Theatre Guild-Tennent Productions-John C. Wilson) presents "The Lady's Not for Burning," a romantic comedy by Christopher Fry, directed by John Gielgud, decor by Oliver Messel, costumes by B.J. Simmons and Co., Ltd., stage manager Alison Covil
Oliver Messel : an exhibition held at the Theatre Museum Victoria and Albert Museum : 22 june-30th October 1983 by Oliver Messel( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met en scène les péripéties qui accompagnent la représentation d'un opéra dans l'hôtel particulier d'un riche bourgeois de Vienne. Le prologue montre les préparatifs de la représentation et les réactions des personnages à la décision prise par le maître d'intercaler des scènes comiques dans l'opéra sérieux. L'acte unique représente Ariane à Naxos évoque sa solitude, l'arrivée de Bacchus et leurs noces triomphales. Les scènes sont entrecoupées d'intermèdes et de commentaires comiques
Lady Sysonby's cook book by Ria Sysonby( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of flowers : from the production House of flowers by Harold Arlen( )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Venetian glass omnibus by Edward James( Book )

2 editions published between 1932 and 1933 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
The private life of Don Juan by Alexander Korda( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Don Juan fakes his own death - only to find that he has promptly been forgotten - can a raven-haired beauty coax him back into the business?
The sleeping beauty( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Ltd., general administrator: David L. Webster, in association with the Arts Council of Great Britain presents The Royal Ballet (formerly The Sadler's Wells Ballet), from the Royal Opera House, London, under the management of S. Hurok, director: Ninette de Valois, associate director and principal choreographer: Frederick Ashton, musical director: Hugo Rignold, musical adviser: Robert Irving, associate conductr: Kenneth Alwyn, choreographers to The Royal Ballet: John Cranko, Kenneth Macmillan, ballet master: John Hart, guest conductor: Arthur Lief, presented in Washington by Patrick Hayes, III. "The Sleeping Beauty," Act III, produced by Nicolas Sergeyev after the choreography of Marius Petipa, music by Peter Illich Tchaikovsky, costumes and scenery designed by Oliver Messel, lighting by John Sullivan, conductor: Hugo Rignold
Oliver Messel : [first exhibition in America of recent designs for theatre and screen and portraits] by Oliver Messel( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death
Lac des cygnes [ballet program] : 1940, Theatre Royal, Colonel W. de Basil's Ballet( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Performance presented by J. C. Williamson Ltd., conductor: Max Goberman (leader: Haydn Beck), main performers: David Linchine, H. Algeranoff, Tamara Toumanova, Nicolas Ivangine, Lubov Tchernicheva, Sonia Orlova, Galina Razoumova, Tatiana Riabouchinska, Olga Morosova, Anna Volkova, Anna Leontieva, Alexandra Denisova, Sono Osato, Roman Jasinki, Paul Petroff, Yura Lazovsky, Michel Panaieff, Marina Svetlova, Tatiana Stepanova, Genevieve Moulin, Tatiana Leskova, Natasha Sobinova (Rosemary Deveson), Dmitri Rostoff, Serge Ismailoff, Marian Ladre, Lara Obidenna, Alberto Alonso, Borislav Runanine and Igor Schwezoff
 
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Alternative Names
Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne

Messell, Oliver

Oliver Messel

Oliver Messel britischer Modeschöpfer und Kostümbildner

Oliver Messel Brits scenograaf (1904-1978)

Oliver Messel English stage designer

Oliver Messel scenografo inglese

Oliver Messell

Languages
English (65)

German (1)

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