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Rouben Mamoulian Collection
A Collection of theatre, film and concert programs for performances in New York, DC, Los Angeles London, England and other locations. (1930-1982).
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A collection of theater, film and concert programs for performances in New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, London, England and other locations. Also includes individual issues of film, theatre or entertainment journals, presentation copies and ephemera. Many items include annotations by Rouben Mamoulian. Includes presentation copy of "The History of the Theater" by Hannelore Marek inscribed by Helen C. Newman and inscribed copy in Russian of motion picture program "Liberation" to Mamoulian from Yuri Ozerov.
Rouben Mamoulian (1897-1987) was an was an Armenian American film and theatre director who interacted with major figures in the arts and entertainment of the twentieth century. He is known for his theatrical interpretations and innovative use of camera movement and sound. Mamoulian’s stylized scenes created a poetic look to his films and abandoned ordinary realism. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Directors Guild of America and a David di Donatello Luchino Visconti Award. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Frame and was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981.
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