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Colt, Alvin

Overview
Works: 47 works in 55 publications in 1 language and 85 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Musical films  War films  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic drama 
Roles: Costume designer, Author, Recipient, Artist
Classifications: PT8868, 882.01
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alvin Colt
The Prince of Homburg by Heinrich von Kleist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chelsea Theater Center production. Tells the story of a 17th-century Prussian nobleman who disobeys his military orders, defeats the invading Swedish forces, and is sentenced to death for disobedience
Li'l Abner by Melvin Frank( Visual )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the beloved cartoon strip from Al Capp, Li'l Abner takes place in the hillbilly town of Dogpatch. When the city is chosen as a test site for A-bombs, its colorful citizens take up the good fight, with lots of fun and merriment
Mary Stuart( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, S. Hurok presents the National Phoenix Theatre, Eva Le Gallienne, Signe Hasso in Frederich Schiller's "Mary Stuart," a new adaptation of Jean Stock Goldstone and John Reich, with Staats Cotsworth, Patrick Waddington, Bruno Gerussi, Paul Ballantyne, Robert Goodier, directed by Tyrone Guthrie, scenery and lighting by Donald Oenslager, costumes by Alvin Colt
Night of 100 stars( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Variety show paying tribute to the worlds of show business, sports, fashion, and other fields. Gregory Hines opens the tribute to dance with a tap solo at ca. 41 min. into cassette 1. This performance was a fundraiser for the Actors' Fund of America
Ballet Caravan (Motion picture)( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pipe dream : the full text and lyrics of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical play based on the novel, Sweet Thursday, by John Steinbeck by Richard Rodgers( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam S. Shubert Theatre, Rodgers & Hammerstein present Helen Traubel, William Johnson, in a new musical "Pipe Dream," co-starring Judy Tyler with Mike Kellin, G.D. Wallace, music by Richard Rodgers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd, based on the novel "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck, directed by Harold Clurman, scenery and lighting by Jo Mielziner, costumes by Alvin Colt, orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett, musical director Salvatore Dell'Isola, dances and musical numbers staged by Boris Runanin
Clutterbuck( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Manhattan theatres, week of January 23, 1950, Biltmore Theatre, Irving L. Jacobs in association with David Merrick presents Arthur Margetson in "Clutterbuck," a new comedy by Benn W. Levy with Tom Helmore, Ruth Matteson, Ruth Ford, Claire Carleton, staged by Norris Houghton, setting by Samuel Leve, costumes supervised by Alvin Colt. Commencing Saturday evening, December 3, 1949
Top banana( Book )

2 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter Garden, Paula Stone and Mike Sloane present Phil Silvers in "Top Banana" (a new musical comedy), with Rose Marie, Jack Albertson, Lindy Doherty, Judy Lynn, Bob Scheerer, Joey Faye, Bradford Hatton, Herbie Faye, Eddie Hanley, Walter Dare Wahl, Zachary A. Charles, Hal Loman, Joan Fields, Johnny Trama, book by Hy Kraft, words and music by Johnny Mercer, settings and lighting by Joe Mielziner, dances by Ron Fletcher, costumes designed by Alvin Colt, musical director Harold Hastings, vocal arrangements and direction by Hugh Martin, orchestrations by Don Walker, produciton directed by Jack Donohue, production associate Harry Zevin
Sing me no lullaby( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Phoenix Theatre, T. Edward Hambleton, Norris Houghton, presents "Sing Me No Lullaby," a new play by Robert Ardrey, with Larry Gates, Richard Kiley, Jessie Royce Landis, John Marley, Beatrice Straight, Jack Warden, Marian Winters, directed by Paul Stewart, setting by Ben Edwards, costumes by Alvin Colt, lighting by Klaus Holm
Parade of stars( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribute to vaudeville staged at the Palace Theatre, intended as a benefit for the Actors' Fund of America. In the heyday of vaudeville the Palace was the venue regarded as the symbol of a vaudevillian's success. Several of the performers in this program portray top stars of vaudeville, and deliver songs or comedy routines with which they are identified
Waiting in the wings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Trojan women by Euripides( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, The American National Theatre and Academy presents the National Repertory Theatre: Michael Dewell and Frances Ann Dougherty, producers, "The Trojan Women," by Euripides, based on the version by Gilbert Murray, directed by Margaret Webster, scenery by Will Steven Armstrong, costumes by Alvin Colt, lighting by Tharon Musser, music by Dean Fuller
Wildcat by N. Richard Nash( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Erlanger Theatre, [October or November, 1960]
Broadway dress parade( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Panel discussion on theater costume design with designers Alvin Colt, William Ivey Long, and Patricia Zipprodt, moderated by Jane Greenwood
Alvin Colt designs by Alvin Colt( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of twelve boxes of costume designs (357 plates) for television productions (1961-1990), beginning with THE ENCHANTED NUTCRACKER but primarily from the 1970s and 1980s, and two boxes of sketches (18) for set designs for the theater from an earlier period of Colt's career (1935-1953)
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The National Repertory Theatre 1964-65 season "Hedda Gabler," by Henrik Ibsen, translated and directed by Eva Le Gallienne, scenery by Peter Larkin, costumes by Alvin Colt, lighting by Tharon Musser
Charade, Ballet Caravan, William Christensen, The father by Alvin Colt( Visual )

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

Phoenix '55 : sketches from the memorable revue at New York's Phoenix Theatre by Ira Wallach( Book )

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

Phoenix Theatre, T. Edward Hambleton, Norris Houghton presents Nancy Walker in "Phoenix '55," a new musical revue with Harvey Lembeck, Joshua Shelley, Louise Hoff, Kenneth Harvey, Bill Heyer, Marge Redmond, Elton Warren, Jo Wilder, music by David Baker, lyrics by David Craig, sketches by Ira Wallach, production staged by Marc Daniels, choreography by Boris Runanin, musical direction by Buster Davis, scenery designed by Eldon Elder, costumes designed by Alvin Colt, ballet music by John Morris, orchestrations by Ralph Burns and Clare Grundmann, lighting by Klaus Holm (the idea for this revue was conceived by Nicholas Benton and Stark Hesseltine)
The Ballet Society : George Balanchine artistic director, Leon Barzin, musical director : Third program : March 26, 1947, Central High School by N.Y.) Ballet Society (New York( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Costume designs by Alvin Colt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two costume designs in watercolor with fabric swatches attached, signed and dated
 
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Alternative Names
Alvin Colt American costume designer

Alvin Colt Amerikaans kostuumontwerper (1916-2008)

Alvin Colt US-amerikanischer Kost├╝mbildner

Languages
English (30)