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Great actors of the past

Author: Richard BebbEllen Terry, DameHenry Irving, SirSarah BernhardtHerbert Beerbohm Tree, SirAll authors
Publisher: London : Argo, ℗1977.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on LP : LP recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the voices of great actors and actresses from the period 1888-1920. Principally dramatic readings from works by Shakespeare, Racine, Rostand, Goethe, Alfieri, and others performed by Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, Sarah Bernhardt, Edwin Booth, Beerbohm Tree, Alexander Moissi, Julia Neilson, Constant Coquelin, Joseph Jefferson, Fred Terry, Tomasso Salvini, Lewis Waller, and Cyril Maude. Includes recordings made  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collections
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bebb; Ellen Terry, Dame; Henry Irving, Sir; Sarah Bernhardt; Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Sir; Edwin Booth; Lewis Waller; Alexander Moissi; Julia Neilson; Fred Terry; Constant Coquelin; Joseph Jefferson; Tommaso Salvini; Cyril Maude
OCLC Number: 24052299
Notes: Program notes, biographical notes on the actors, and discographical information on container.
Performer(s): Compiled by Richard Bebb ; performed by Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, Sarah Bernhardt, Edwin Booth, Beerbohm Tree, Alexander Moissi, Julia Neilson, Constant Coquelin, Joseph Jefferson, Fred Terry, Tomasso Salvini, Lewis Waller, and Cryril Maude.
Description: 1 audio disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono ; 12 in.
Contents: "The merchant of Venice" Act 4 Scene 1 / Shakespeare (Ellen Terry) --
"Richard III" Act 1 Scene 1 / Shakespeare (Henry Irving) --
"Phèdre" / Jean Racine (Sarah Bernhardt) --
"Trilby" / Du Maurier adapted Potter (Beerbohm Tree) --
"Othello" Act 1 Scene 3 / Shakespeare (Edwin Booth) --
"Snarleyow" / Kipling (Lewis Waller) --
"Faust" / Goethe (Alexander Moissi) --
"The scarlet pimpernel" Act 1 Scene 2 / Baroness Orczy (Julia Neilson and Fred Terry) --
"Cyrano de Bergerac" Act 1 Scene 4 / Edmond Rostand (Constant Coquelin) --
"Cyrano de Bergerac" Act 2 Scene 8 / Edmond Rostand (Constant Coquelin) --
"Hamlet" Act 4 Scene 5 / Shakespeare (Ellen Terry) --
"Rip Van Winkle" / Washington Irving (Joseph Jefferson) --
"L'Aiglon" Act 5 Scene 5 / Edmond Rostand (Sarsh Bernhardt) --
"King Henry VIII" Act 3 Scene 2 / Shakespeare (Henry Irving) --
"Saul" Act 2 Scene 1 / Alfieri (Tomasso Salvini) --
"Speech on the behalf of the Actors Benevolent Fund" (Cyril Maude).
Responsibility: compiled by Richard Bebb.

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Presents the voices of great actors and actresses from the period 1888-1920. Principally dramatic readings from works by Shakespeare, Racine, Rostand, Goethe, Alfieri, and others performed by Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, Sarah Bernhardt, Edwin Booth, Beerbohm Tree, Alexander Moissi, Julia Neilson, Constant Coquelin, Joseph Jefferson, Fred Terry, Tomasso Salvini, Lewis Waller, and Cyril Maude. Includes recordings made originally on cylinders.

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