Franklin

Matinee tomorrow; fifty years of our theater, by Ward Morehouse.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966.
Publication:
New York, London, Toronto, Whittlesey House McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.. [1949]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, [2], 340, [2] p., [33] p. of plates illus., ports., facsims. 24 cm.
Subjects:
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
England London.
Ontario Toronto.
Notes:
With half-title.
"Copyright, 1949, by Ward Morehouse."
"Published by Whittlesey House a division of the McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc."
"In the writing of this book I have made an effort to put an informal history of the New York theater of the past half century into a single volume; to present an examination and, to some extent, an interpretation of the Broadway stage from the days of Lillian Russell to Mary Martin from the time of Clyde Fitch to that of Tennessee Williams."--Preface.
Includes index.
Price from dustjacket.
Black boards lettered and ruled in gilt against red background.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Culture Class Collection copy has autograph of Ward Morehouse.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1 has dustjacket (back cover torn) retained. Copy 2 has dustjacket (torn at spine and back) retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1 has ms. inscription: "To Harold Freedmont, who knows the theater, loves it, belongs to it - and also will find many friends within these pages - Ward Morehouse New York Nov. 16 - 1949".
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 has bookplate "Nancy Cushman Baldwin" on front pastedown.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 has ms. note "Duncan + Nancy Baldwin October 1949 From Father" on front flyleaf.
Penn Provenance:
Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966 (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1)
Baldwin, Nancy Cushman (bookplate) (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2)
Baldwin, Duncan (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Colleciton copy 2)
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1949
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1482612
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