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Autograph letters signed (48) and telegram : Seattle, Los Angeles, Victoria (British Columbia), Florence, New York, Windsor (Vermont), West Brooksville (Maine), Totnes (Devon), to Edward Wagenknecht, 1933-1973 and [n.d.].

Author: Ellen Van Volkenburg Browne; Edward Wagenknecht; Pierpont Morgan Library. Wagenknecht Collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Discussing productions of Iphigenia (1934) and Eastward in Eden (1947), which she directed; declining to write a memoir about the Chicago Little Theater; mentioning the actresses Beatrice Straight, Margaret Rawlings, and Dorothy Tutin; thanking him for sending various books; commenting on his work on Longfellow; saying she found Claire Bloom "vocally monotonous and not yet of genuine tragic stature" in Romeo and  Read more...
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Named Person: Beatrice Straight; Margaret Rawlings; Dorothy Tutin; Claire Bloom; Richard Nixon; Dorothy Elmhirst; Michael Whitney Straight; Geraldine Farrar
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Van Volkenburg Browne; Edward Wagenknecht; Pierpont Morgan Library. Wagenknecht Collection.
OCLC Number: 270867539
Description: 49 items.

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Discussing productions of Iphigenia (1934) and Eastward in Eden (1947), which she directed; declining to write a memoir about the Chicago Little Theater; mentioning the actresses Beatrice Straight, Margaret Rawlings, and Dorothy Tutin; thanking him for sending various books; commenting on his work on Longfellow; saying she found Claire Bloom "vocally monotonous and not yet of genuine tragic stature" in Romeo and Juliet (ca. 1954); reporting Nellie C. Cornish's death and asking him to rework her autobiographical account of the Cornish School; explaining why she moved from the Barbizon Plaza to the Hotel Laurelton (later the Laurelton-Wellington Hotel); complimenting Michael Whitney Straight's novel Carrington (1960); remembering hearing Paul Robeson in Othello; thanking him for dedicating his book on Chicago to her; noting that she is sorting her papers and Maurice Browne's for the theater collection at the University of Michigan; regretting Geraldine Farrar's death; appreciating his Merely Players (1966); regretting Nixon's election in 1968; reporting Dorothy Elmhirst's death. Many signed "Nellie Van."

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