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Irene Worth in a tribute to Ellen Terry

Author: Alan J PallyEllen Terry, DameIrene WorthBetty L CorwinParker/Hodges Productions.All authors
Publisher: New York, ©1997.
Series: Theatrical treasures
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : NTSC color broadcast system : U-matic   Visual material : English
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Actress Irene Worth presents a biographical portrait of the actress Ellen Terry (1847-1928) through readings from Ms. Terry's autobiography, emphasizing her troubled emotional life, her professional association with Sir Henry Irving in Hamlet and other plays, and her impressions of prominent literary, political, and theatrical personalities of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, including Lord Tennyson, Prime Minister  Read more...
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Named Person: Irene Worth; Ellen Terry, Dame; John Gielgud; Henry Irving, Sir; Alfred Lord Tennyson; W E Gladstone; Edward Gordon Craig; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan J Pally; Ellen Terry, Dame; Irene Worth; Betty L Corwin; Parker/Hodges Productions.; New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
OCLC Number: 55639432
Notes: Theatrical treasures was a series of free public programs celebrating the holdings of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Series producer, Alan J. Pally.
Copy of program available.
Tribute coincided with the 150th anniversary of Ellen Terry's birth.
Event notes: Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York, N.Y., Dec. 4, 1997.
Description: 2 videocassettes (84 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Series Title: Theatrical treasures
Responsibility: the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts presents ; [video company, Parker/Hodges Productions, Inc. ; video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.

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Actress Irene Worth presents a biographical portrait of the actress Ellen Terry (1847-1928) through readings from Ms. Terry's autobiography, emphasizing her troubled emotional life, her professional association with Sir Henry Irving in Hamlet and other plays, and her impressions of prominent literary, political, and theatrical personalities of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, including Lord Tennyson, Prime Minister William Gladstone, her son Gordon Craig, and others. Ms. Worth supplements this material with excerpts from the writings of Ms. Terry's great-nephew John Gielgud and other contemporaries, and also supplies observations and interpretations of her own.

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