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Messel, Oliver 1904-1978

Overview
Works: 90 works in 114 publications in 2 languages and 1,148 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Study guides  Film adaptations  Fiction  Graphic novels  Dictionaries 
Roles: Costume designer, Set designer , Honoree, Illustrator, Artist, Designer
Classifications: PR2831.A2, 822.33
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Stage designs and costumes by Oliver Messel ( Book )
5 editions published between 1933 and 1953 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 78 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
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Book )
5 editions published between 1936 and 1951 in English and held by 66 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
Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet 'The sleeping beauty' ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lady's not for burning ( Book )
4 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 8 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
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sumario : Se presenta el ensayo realizado para la presentacioĢn de la obra Ariadne auf Naxos
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 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare ( Book )
2 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lady Sysonby's cook book by Ria Sysonby ( Book )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romeo and Juliet by George Cukor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young lovers are destroyed by the bitter feud between their powerful families, the Montagues and the Capulets. Set in Verona during the Renaissance
The Venetian glass omnibus by Edward Frank Willis James ( Book )
2 editions published between 1932 and 1933 in English and held by 3 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 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Romeo and Juliet, with designs by Oliver Messel by William Shakespeare ( Book )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sleeping beauty ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dimitri Rostoff as Francesca's Husband Gianciotto Malastesta (far left), Lubov Tchernicheva as Francesca (second from left), Vera Nelidova as Francesca's Nurse Chiara (sixth from left), Edouard Borovansky as Malatesta's Spy Girolamo (far right), and artists of the company, in Francesca da Rimini, The Original Ballet Russe, Australian tour, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, 1940 by Hugh P Hall ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1940 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
One of a collection of photographs taken by Hugh P. Hall of 28 ballet productions performed by the Covent Garden Russian Ballet (toured Australia 1938-1939) and the Original Ballet Russe (toured Australia 1939-1940). These are the second and third of the three Ballets Russes companies which toured Australasia between 1936 and 1940. The photographs were taken from the auditorium during a live performance in His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne and mounted on cardboard for display purposes. For conservation and storage, the photographs have been demounted. The original arrangement of the photographs has been recorded, and details are available from the Pictures Branch of the National Library
[Original Ballet Russe] ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Excerpts from productions of the Original Ballet Russe
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
Sono Osato as Guinevere (standing left), Roman Jasinsky as Lancelot (standing right), and artists of the company, in Francesca da Rimini, The Original Ballet Russe, Australian tour, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, 1940 by Hugh P Hall ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1940 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
One of a collection of photographs taken by Hugh P. Hall of 28 ballet productions performed by the Covent Garden Russian Ballet (toured Australia 1938-1939) and the Original Ballet Russe (toured Australia 1939-1940). These are the second and third of the three Ballets Russes companies which toured Australasia between 1936 and 1940. The photographs were taken from the auditorium during a live performance in His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne and mounted on cardboard for display purposes. For conservation and storage, the photographs have been demounted. The original arrangement of the photographs has been recorded, and details are available from the Pictures Branch of the National Library
The play's the thing ( Book )
1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
National Theatre, E Street Theatre Corporation, lessee, Edmund Plohn, manager, Gilbert Miller in association with James Russo and Michael Ellis presents Louis Calhern in Ferenc Molnar's "The Play's the Thing," adapted from the Hungarian by P.G. Wodehouse, with Faye Emerson, Arthur Margetson, Ernest Cossart, Claud Allister, Francis Compton, Richard Hylton, directed by Mr. Miller, lighting by Ralph Alswang, gowns by Castillo, scenery designed by Oliver Messel
 
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Alternative Names
Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne
Messell, Oliver
Oliver Messel
Oliver Messell
Languages
English (60)
German (1)
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