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Messel, Oliver 1904-1978

Overview
Works: 103 works in 133 publications in 2 languages and 1,674 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Outlines and syllabi  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical films  Television adaptations  Televised operas  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Costume designer, Set designer , Author, Illustrator, Artist, Designer, Honoree
Classifications: PR2831.A2, 822.33
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Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals
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 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
The Sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The spectacular full length version of this classic ballet starring Rudolf Nureyev as Prince Florimund and Veronica Tennant as Princess Aurora ... is introduced in an on-camera appearance by Nureyev, who speaks briefly about the ballet, and gives a capsule outline of the story"--Container
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet 'The sleeping beauty'( Visual )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 83 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
Stage designs and costumes by Oliver Messel( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 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
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
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Visual )

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

Sumario : Se presenta el ensayo realizado para la presentación 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

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

Lady Sysonby's cook book by Ria Sysonby( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 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

Rashomon( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Music Box, direction Irving Berlin & J.J. Shubert, David Susskind and Hardy Smith present Claire Bloom, Rod Steiger, Oscar Homolka, Akim Tamiroff in Peter Glenville's production "Rashomon," a new play by Fay and Michael Kanin, based on stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa, with Noel Willman, Ruth White, Michael Shillo, Elsa Freed, Jack Bittner, directed by Peter Glenville, settings and costumes by Oliver Messel, lighting by Jo Mielziner, music by Laurence Rosenthal, associate producer Michael Abbott, produced by arrangement with Peter Cookson
Romeo and Juliet by George Cukor( Visual )

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

Even though their families are feuding, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly marry. Romeo gets in a fight and kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. When her parents insist that she marry Paris, Juliet and the friar devise a plan that she hopes will make things right
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

Anna Leontieva as the Angelic Apparition (far left with book), Lubov Tchernicheva as Francesca (centre front left), Paul Petroff as Malatesta's Younger Brother Paolo (centre front left), Roman Jasinsky as Lancelot (centre front right), Sono Osato as Guinevere (centre front 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
Costume design by Oliver Messel( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Drawing in watercolor and pencil signed of a woman in a long dress shown from two angles
 
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Alternative Names
Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne

Messell, Oliver

Oliver Messel

Oliver Messel britischer Modeschpfer und Kostmbildner

Oliver Messel English stage designer

Oliver Messel scenografo inglese

Oliver Messell

Languages
English (66)

German (1)

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