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Mamoulian : life on stage and screen

Author: David Luhrssen
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2013.
Series: Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An Armenian national raised in Russia, Rouben Mamoulian (1897--1987) studied in the influential Stanislavski studio, renowned as the source of the ""method"" acting technique. Shortly after immigrating to New York in 1926, he created a sensation with an all-black production of Porgy (1927). He then went on to direct the debut Broadway productions of three of the most popular shows in the history of American musical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012038978
Named Person: Rouben Mamoulian; Rouben Mamoulian; Rouben Mamoulian
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Luhrssen
ISBN: 0813141192 9780813141190
OCLC Number: 824353568
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: forgotten innovator --
Caucasian youth --
From West End to Rochester --
Young lion of Broadway --
The sound of applause --
Hollywood: the breakthrough years --
Queen Garbo --
I loves you, Porgy --
Golden boy --
Lost in the stars --
Summer holiday.
Series Title: Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
Responsibility: David Luhrssen.

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An Armenian national raised in Russia, Rouben Mamoulian (1897--1987) studied in the influential Stanislavski studio, renowned as the source of the ""method"" acting technique. Shortly after immigrating to New York in 1926, he created a sensation with an all-black production of Porgy (1927). He then went on to direct the debut Broadway productions of three of the most popular shows in the history of American musical theater: Porgy and Bess (1935), Oklahoma! (1943), and Carousel (1945). Mamoulian began working in film just as the sound revolution was dramatically changing the technical capabi

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