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Traditions of acting

Author: George R CreeganJean CoquelinCyril MaudeRobert Cochran HilliardConstant CoquelinAll authors
Publisher: Steubenville, Ohio : Creegan Co., 1991.
Series: Crest cassettes.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Early sound recordings of renowned actors, originally collected by George R. Creegan, and taken from early cylinders, discs, off-the-air radio broadcasts and other sources. Most pieces are excerpts from English language plays (scenes, soliloquies, etc.), primarily Shakespeare's; several selections are from French and German plays.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George R Creegan; Jean Coquelin; Cyril Maude; Robert Cochran Hilliard; Constant Coquelin; Sarah Bernhardt; Tyrone Power; E H Sothern; Julia Marlowe; John Barrymore; William S Hart; Joseph Jefferson; Ada Rehan; Henry Ainley; Walter Hampden; Edgar L Davenport; Frank Burbeck; Viola Allen; Otis Skinner; Lionel Barrymore; Josef Kainz; H B Irving; Ellen Terry, Dame; Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Sir; Margaret Rutherford; Creegan Company.
OCLC Number: 26513261
Description: 4 sound cassettes (ca. 240 min.) : analog + program notes + 1 guide ([14] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.)
Contents: Vol. I. 1. Cyrano De Bergerac (Rostand) / Constant Coquelin. 2. L'Aiglon (Rostand) / Sarah Bernhardt. 3. Phedre / Sarah Bernhardt. 4. Merchant of Venice / Tyrone Power, Sr. 5-7. Merchant of Venice / E.H. Sothern, Julia Marlowe. 8. Romeo & Juliet / E.H. Sothern, Julia Marlowe. 9. Lasca / William S. Hart. 10. Macbeth / John Barrymore. 11. Hamlet / John Barrymore --
Vol. II. 1-3. Rip Van Winkle / Joseph Jefferson. 4. Twelfth night / Ada Rehan. 5. Hamlet / Herbert Beerbohm Tree. 6. Henry IV / Herbert Beerbohm Tree. 7. Julius Caesar / Herbert Beerbohm Tree. 8-9. Julius Caesar / E.H. Sothern, Julia Marlowe. 10. Romeo & Juliet / E.H. Sothern, Julia Marlowe. 11. Twelfth Night / E.H. Sothern, Julia Marlowe. 12. Taming of the shrew / E.H. Sothern, Julia Marlowe. 13. Hamlet / E.H. Sothern, Julia Marlowe. 14. Hamlet / Ellen Terry. Vol. III. 1. Henry V / Henry Ainley. 2-3. Hamlet / Henry Ainley. 4-5. Henry V. / Walter Hampden. 6. The Rivals (Sheridan) / Walter Hampden. 7a. Taming of the shrew / Ada Rehan. 7b. The Country girl / Ada Rehan. 8. As you like it / Edgar L. Davenport. 9. Hamlet / Frank Burbeck. 10. Henry VIII / Frank Burbeck. 11. Merchant of Venice / Viola Allen, Otis Skinner. 12. Twelfth night / Viola Allen. 13. Winter's tale / Viola Allen. 14. Richard III. / John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore. 15. Napoleon II (Hugo) / Jean Coquelin. 16. Der Totentanz (Goethe) / Josef Kainz. Vol. IV. 1. Richard III / Henry Irving. 2. Much ado about nothing / Ellen Terry. 3. Hamlet / Ellen Terry. 4. Winters [sic] tale / Ellen Terry. 5. Merchant of Venice / Ellen Terry. 6. Romeo & Juliet / Ellen Terry. 7. Hamlet / Ben Greet. 8. Much ado about nothing / Ben Greet. 9. Macbeth / Ben Greet. 10. As you like it / Ben Greet. 11. The Little girl (Davis) / Robert Hilliard. 12. Julius Caesar / De Wolf Hopper. 13. A Telephone reconciliation overheard in London during the Great War c. 1914 / Cyril Maude. 14. Dinky (Harwood) / Cyril Maude. 15. As you like it / Otis Skinner. 16. The Importance of being ernest / John Gielgud, Margaret Rutherford. 17. Henry V / Lawrence [sic] Olivier.
Series Title: Crest cassettes.
Responsibility: Creegan Company.

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Early sound recordings of renowned actors, originally collected by George R. Creegan, and taken from early cylinders, discs, off-the-air radio broadcasts and other sources. Most pieces are excerpts from English language plays (scenes, soliloquies, etc.), primarily Shakespeare's; several selections are from French and German plays.

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