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Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 360 works in 403 publications in 2 languages and 367 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christian drama  Historical drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Political platforms 
Classifications: PS3509.L43, 822.912
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Most widely held works by Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum Collection (Library of Congress)
[Romeo and Juliet] by William Shakespeare( Recording )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murder in the cathedral by T. S Eliot( Recording )
2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from Murder in the cathedral are read
[Speaks out against presidential candidates] by Charles E Coughlin( Recording )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this portion from a speech broadcast over WOR radio on Sept. 12, 1936, Rev. Charles E. Coughlin criticizes both presidential candidates and speaks out in favor of the preservation of Christianity and sound Americanism
[James Joyce reads Anna Livia Plurabelle by James Joyce( Recording )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writer James Joyce reads Anna Livia Plurabelle which is a fragment from his novel Finnegan's wake
[Blanche Yurka reads selections from Romeo and Juliet] by William Shakespeare( Recording )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actress Blanche Yurka performs the garden scene and the nurse's first speech from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Recorded at Columbia University on Apr. 6, 1935. Includes duplicate recordings
[Radio broadcast of The fall of the city] by Archibald MacLeish( Recording )
2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A verse drama written especially for radio by Archibald MacLeish. On Apr. 11, 1937, the Columbia Workshop presents this play which is produced and directed by Irving Reese
The way of the world by William Congreve( Recording )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from William Congreve's play The way of the world are dramatically performed on Apr. 6, 1935. Includes duplicate recordings
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )
2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gripping production of Shakespeare's lyrically tragic history. BBC radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare. Since 1923, when the newly formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard. In the acclaimed BBC Radio Shakespeare series, each play is introduced by Richard Eyre, former Director of the Royal National Theatre. Revitalised, original and comprehensive, this is Shakespeare for the new millennium
Sonnets by William Shakespeare( Recording )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dame Sybil Thorndike reads sonnets 18, 29, 30, 31, 53, 54, and 116 by William Shakespeare. Includes duplicate recordings
[Cabell Greet interviews H.L. Mencken] by H. L Mencken( Recording )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In this radio broadcast from Nov. 16, 1937, Cabell Greet, professor of English, interviews writer H.L. Mencken concerning Mencken's new book The American language. Includes their discussion of various aspects of American language. Also contains examples of regional American dialects from Maine, New York City, Alabama, Texas, Iowa, and the Pacific Coast
[Radio broadcast of speech] by Homer S Cummings( Recording )
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In this speech broadcast on Mar. 21, 1935, Attorney General Homer Cummings makes an appeal for enactment of a law regulating narcotic use. He also discusses illicit use of narcotics in America and the public's need for education regarding this issue
[Broadcast of speech on international relations] by Norman Angell( Recording )
1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In this excerpt from a speech broadcast from London on Oct. 19, 1934, journalist and renowned pacifist Sir Norman Angell talks about the current political situation in Europe and discusses his philosophy for world peace
[Speech at Young Republicans' meeting] by Herbert Hoover( Recording )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In this speech given at the Young Republicans' meeting in Colorado on Mar. 7, 1936, former president Herbert Hoover defends his political record and strict adherence to Republican platform promises. He attacks President Roosevelt's New Deal programs, claiming they will undermine the power and regulatory control of state and local governments
[Recitations by Ernest Thesiger] by Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger( Recording )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Actor Ernest Thesiger recites two versions of the poem The handkerchief, by Adrian Ross, several cockney stories, and an English translation of a Romanian poem called The second wife. Recorded on Mar. 19, 1936
[Address to the Reichstag regarding the annexation of Austria] by Adolf Hitler( Recording )
1 edition published in 1938 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In this address to the Reichstag, broadcast over WABC radio on Mar. 18, 1938, from Berlin, Germany, Adolf Hitler attempts to justify Nazi Germany's recent forceful annexation of Austria. A translator describes the scene at the Reichstag and summarizes the speech. Also includes newscaster Bob Trout's report on the crisis in Europe
[No covenant with tyranny] by James P Warburg( Recording )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Author and businessman James P. Warburg discusses United States' relations with the Axis powers and Great Britain, the effects an Axis victory would have on America, isolationism, and the contrasts between Nazism and democratic systems
[Edna St. Vincent Millay reads several of her poems] by Edna St. Vincent Millay( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay reads the poems God's world, City trees, Elaine, and several sonnets
[Speech advocating constitutional democracy in the South] by Eugene Talmadge( Recording )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Governor Eugene Talmadge of Georgia speaks before delegates to a convention called for the purpose of consolidating constitutional democracy in the South. He also discusses sovereignty of the states and criticizes President Roosevelt's New Deal programs
[Broadcast of speech on the plight of unemployed women] by Eleanor Roosevelt( Recording )
1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In this excerpt from a speech broadcast on Nov. 7, 1934, Mrs. Roosevelt describes a home in New York City that has been established for unemployed women. She addresses other issues regarding unemployed women, such as vocational guidance and the urgent need for legislation to improve their plight
[W.H. Auden reads from his poetry] by W. H Auden( Recording )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
W.H. Auden reads several of his poems including In memory of W.B. Yeats, In time of war, Ascent of F6, Lyric, Look stranger, and Law like love. Ascent of F6 was written with Christopher Isherwood
 
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Alternative Names
Matthews Dramatic Museum Collection (Library of Congress)
Languages
English (23)
German (1)