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John Barrymore reads Shakespeare. [Vol. 1] [sound recording].

Title
John Barrymore reads Shakespeare. [Vol. 1] [sound recording].
Author
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Publication
[S.l.] : Audio Rarities, [196-?]

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AudioUse in library *LZR 11905 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in.
Uniform Title
Plays. Selections
Alternative Title
Plays.
Subject
Note
  • Audio Rarities: 2280 (on container: LPA 2280).
  • Contains scenes from Hamlet, Twelfth Night, King Richard III, and Macbeth.
  • Program notes on container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded from radio broadcasts in 1937 made shortly before Barrymore's death.
Contents
Hamlet. Ghost scene ; Instructions to the Players ; Now I am alone ; To be or not to be -- Twelfth night. Sir Toby Belch ; Malvolio's letter scene -- Richard III. Gloucester's speech ; Was ever woman? ; Tyrell scene ; News of Richmond ; Ghost scene ; Battle scene -- Macbeth. If it were done ; Thane of Cawdor ; Battle scene ; Tomorrow and tomorrow.
Call Number
*LZR 11905
Author
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Title
John Barrymore reads Shakespeare. [Vol. 1] [sound recording].
Imprint
[S.l.] : Audio Rarities, [196-?]
Performer
Performed by John Barrymore.
Event
Recorded from radio broadcasts in 1937 made shortly before Barrymore's death.
Summary
Dramatic readings from four Shakespearean plays are introduced by John Barrymore, who sets the stage and tells his own feelings about the plays and characters. He is accompanied at times by other actors, sound effects, and music.
Added Author
Barrymore, John, 1882-1942. Performer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet. Selections.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Selections.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth. Selections.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III. Selections.
Publisher No.
2280 Audio Rarities
LPA 2280 Audio Rarities
Research Call Number
*LZR 11905 Program notes on container.
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