Souvenir album : scenes of the play Ben-Hur.

Title
Souvenir album : scenes of the play Ben-Hur.
Publication
New York : American Colortype, c1900.
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TextSupervised useAvailableMWEZ+ n.c. 27974.04Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
[40] leaves : ill., music; 26 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Series Statement
Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Alternative Title
  • Ben-Hur.
  • Tale of the Christ.
Note
  • Title from cover.
  • "Klaw & Erlanger's production of Gen. Lew Wallace's 'Ben-Hur'"--Leave [2]
  • "Illustrations from flash-light photographs by Joseph Byron"--Leave [2]
  • "Copyrighted, 1900, by Klaw & Erlanger"--Cover.
  • Photographers include Rockwood and Joseph Byron.
  • Souvenir program for the stage production of Ben-Hur, dramatised by William Young, staged by Ben Teal, vocal and instrumental music composed by Edgar Stillman Kelley, and business direction by Joseph Brooks.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library.
Biography (note)
  • The stage production opened Nov. 29, 1899 at the Broadway Theatre, New York, N.Y. Other New York productions include one at the New Amsterdam Theatre, Dec. 1911, and another at the Manhattan Opera House, Nov. 1916. Film adaptations include the 1925 version with Ramon Navarro, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson, and Francis X. Bushman, and another in 1959 with Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, and Martha Scott.
Call Number
MWEZ+ n.c. 27974.04
Title
Souvenir album : scenes of the play Ben-Hur.
Imprint
New York : American Colortype, c1900.
Series
Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Summary
Includes illustrated covers, music and songs from the drama, text from the original novel and the drama, illustrated with photographs from the stage production
Additional Formats
Also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library.
Biography
The stage production opened Nov. 29, 1899 at the Broadway Theatre, New York, N.Y. Other New York productions include one at the New Amsterdam Theatre, Dec. 1911, and another at the Manhattan Opera House, Nov. 1916. Film adaptations include the 1925 version with Ramon Navarro, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson, and Francis X. Bushman, and another in 1959 with Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, and Martha Scott.
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Programs
Added Author
Rockwood, George Gardner, 1832-1911.
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905. Ben-Hur.
Young, William, dramatist.
Teal, Ben.
Kelley, Edgar Stillman, 1857-1944.
Brooks, Joseph, -1918.
Byron, Joseph.
Klaw & Erlanger.
American Colortype.
Added Title
Ben-Hur.
Tale of the Christ.
National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Research Call Number
MWEZ+ n.c. 27974.04
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