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Radio City Music Hall collection of the designs of James Stewart Morcom and John William Keck

Title
Radio City Music Hall collection of the designs of James Stewart Morcom and John William Keck, 1933-1979.
Author
Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.)
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Box/Folder 7Still imageRequest in advance *T-Vim 2002-005 Box/Folder 7Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box/Folder 8Still imageRequest in advance *T-Vim 2002-005 Box/Folder 8Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box/Folder 9Still imageRequest in advance *T-Vim 2002-005 Box/Folder 9Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box/Folder 10Still imageRequest in advance *T-Vim 2002-005 Box/Folder 10Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box/Folder 1AStill imageRequest in advance *T-Vim 2002-005 Box/Folder 1APerforming Arts Research Collections - Theatre
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Box 13Still imageSupervised use *T-Vim 2002-005 Box 13Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
10.68 lin. ft. (8 boxes and 6 oversized folders )
Subjects
Genre/Form
Set design drawings.
Source (note)
  • Jerry Marshall
Biography (note)
  • James Stewart Morcom, set and costume designer for theater and ballet, became the fifth Art Director for Radio City Music Hall in 1950.
  • John William Keck, New York scenic designer, succeeded Morcom as Art Director of Radio City Music Hall in 1973.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*T-Vim 2002-005
Author
Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.)
Title
Radio City Music Hall collection of the designs of James Stewart Morcom and John William Keck, 1933-1979.
Summary
The design collection consists of color set designs in watercolor, pastel, crayon and pencil for some of the stage shows at Radio City Music Hall. The collection is not complete; many years and productions are missing and many designs are unidentified. Some of Keck's designs are for non-Radio City projects.
Biography
James Stewart Morcom, set and costume designer for theater and ballet, became the fifth Art Director for Radio City Music Hall in 1950. He had had an active design career in New York and London and had designed for Radio City Music Hall when it opened in 1933 and also in the late 1940s. He retired in 1973.
John William Keck, New York scenic designer, succeeded Morcom as Art Director of Radio City Music Hall in 1973. He resigned in 1980 and next designed sets for the Metropolitan Opera House.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
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Added Author
Morcom, James Stewart, 1906-1988.
Keck, John William, 1929-2001.
Research Call Number
*T-Vim 2002-005
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