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Author: Cecil ParrottPatrick BurrBrian Haines, actor.Jiří VoskovecJan WerlichAll authors
Publisher: [1977?]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Multiple languages
Publication:New York Shakespeare Festival records, 1954-1992
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Cassette contains a BBC radio broadcast about the history of The Liberated Theatre (Osvbozené divadlo) in Prague, and its two comedic revue stars, George Voskovec and Jan Werlich. Voskovec and Werlich (aka V + W) were masters of modern political commedia dell' arte in Czechslovakia during the 1920's-1930's until the occupation of the Third Reich. Satirical songs and instumental music of Jaroslav Jez̆ek was featured  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Radio programs
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil Parrott; Patrick Burr; Brian Haines, actor.; Jiří Voskovec; Jan Werlich; Jaroslav Ježek; Osvbozené divadlo (Prague, Czechoslovakia); BBC Radio.
OCLC Number: 430944809
Language Note: Spoken in English, sung in Czech.
Notes: Separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival records; for papers, see the Billy Rose Theatre Collection, *T-Mss 1993-028; for sheet music and scores, see the Music Division, JPB 04-03.
Performer(s): Sir Cecil Parrott, writer and introduction ; Brian Haines (Voskovec) ; Patrick Barr, narrator. Includes selected recordings of songs performed by George Voskovec and Jan Werlich.
Description: 1 audiocassette : analog, stereo
Other Titles: New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.

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Cassette contains a BBC radio broadcast about the history of The Liberated Theatre (Osvbozené divadlo) in Prague, and its two comedic revue stars, George Voskovec and Jan Werlich. Voskovec and Werlich (aka V + W) were masters of modern political commedia dell' arte in Czechslovakia during the 1920's-1930's until the occupation of the Third Reich. Satirical songs and instumental music of Jaroslav Jez̆ek was featured in their performances, including the pieces "Bloody moon rhapsody" from The mirage and "Dark blue world" from Dynamite island.

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