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Roxy and Radio City Music Hall costume designs

Title
Roxy and Radio City Music Hall costume designs: [graphic,] circa 1930-1939.
Author
Packard, Albert.
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Box 3Still imageSupervised use *T-Vim 1993-036 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Still imageSupervised use *T-Vim 1993-036 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 1Still imageSupervised use *T-Vim 1993-036 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Additional Authors
Montadoro, Marco.
Description
355 designs in 3 boxes: gouache; 38 x 54 cm. or smaller.
Summary
The Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall costume design drawings executed in gouache provide detailed and colorful documentation of many Roxyette and Rockette performances.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Costume design drawings.
  • Gouaches.
Source (note)
  • Gift of Regina Packard, 1993.
Biography (note)
  • Albert Packard was the business manager of the costume shop for both the Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall from 1930 until 1982.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Roxy and Radio City Music Hall costume designs and records, *T-Vim 1993-036.
Call Number
*T-Vim 1993-036
OCLC
NYPG93-F277
Author
Packard, Albert.
Title
Roxy and Radio City Music Hall costume designs: [graphic,] circa 1930-1939.
Biography
Albert Packard was the business manager of the costume shop for both the Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall from 1930 until 1982. The Roxyettes/Rockettes, a precision chorus line marked by synchronized high kicking, began as the Missouri Rockets in 1925. After moving to New York City, they becoming the resident performers at the Roxy Theatre and were renamed the Roxyettes. The Roxyettes were part of the opening show at Radio City Music Hall in 1932, stayed on and were renamed the Rockettes in 1934. Both theaters had a ballet corps as well as the precision dancers.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Roxy and Radio City Music Hall costume designs and records, *T-Vim 1993-036.
Source
Gift of Regina Packard, 1993.
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Montadoro, Marco.
Research Call Number
*T-Vim 1993-036
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