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    • House of Connelly, The

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    • The first production of the newly formed Group Theatre. Directed by Lee Strasberg. Cast: Morris Carnovsky, Mary Morris, Eunice Stoddard, Stella Adler, Franchot Tone. The original ending of the play was changed from a grim one to one that implied...
    • Lulu Belle

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    • In this melodrama, Lulu Belle (played in blackface by Lenore Ulric) is a flamboyant prostitute who pounds the pavements both of San Juan Hill and Harlem ; she succeeds in luring a white barber, George Randall (Henry Hull), away from his wife and...
    • Strange Interlude

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    • O'Neill's Strange Interlude, produced by the Theatre Guild in 1928. Left to right are Glenn Anders, Lynn Fontanne, Tom Powers and Earle Larimore. Nina Leeds Evans (Lynn Fontanne) has a child by a man other than her husband because of the threat of...
    • Beyond the Horizon

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    • Because the star Richard Bennett took an interest, Beyond the Horizon was Eugene O'Neill's first play to reach Broadway, in 1920. In this scene of family conflict, Mary Jeffery as Mrs. Mayo, tries to restrain her husband, played by Erville...
    • Lulu Belle

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    • In this melodrama, Lulu Belle (played in blackface by Lenore Ulric) is a flamboyant prostitute who pounds the pavements both of San Juan Hill and Harlem ; she succeeds in luring a white barber, George Randall (Henry Hull), away from his wife and...
    • Beyond the Horizon

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    • Because the star Richard Bennett took an interest, Beyond the Horizon was Eugene O'Neill's first play to reach Broadway, in 1920. Mary Jeffrey, Sidney Macy, Erville Alderson, Robert Kelly, and Richard Bennett in a scene around the family dining...
    • Strange Interlude

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    • O'Neill's Strange Interlude, produced by the Theatre Guild in 1928. Nina Leeds Evans (Lynn Fontanne) has a child by a man other than her husband because of the threat of inherited insanity. Here, she is dismayed at the hatred her son Gordon...
    • Girl of the Golden West

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    • Blanche Bates and Robert Hilliard in The Girl of the Golden West, a theatrical play written, produced and directed by David Belasco and later made into an opera, La fanciulla del West, by Puccini. The four-act melodrama set in the California Gold...
    • Bert Williams

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    • Bert Williams, George Walker, Ada Overton Walker in Bandana Land, 1908. Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. He was by far the best-selling...
    • Clarence

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    • Alfred Lunt in his first starring role on Broadway, here in a scene with Helen Hayes and Mary Boland
    • Raisin in the Sun, A

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    • Claudia McNeil, Sidney Poitier and Diana Sands in a scene. A Raisin in the Sun was the first play written by a black woman to be produced on Broadway, as well as the first play with a black director (Lloyd Richards) on Broadway.
    • Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines

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    • Act 2: Opera singer Madame Trenoni's hotel room in the Brevoort House, New York, early 1870s ; Madame Trentoni, Aurelia Johnson (Ethel Barrymore) leans on the arm of her teacher, Professor Belliarto (Edwin Stevens) as she informs her companion,...
    • Girl of the Golden West

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    • Act 1, in the Polka Saloon, near Cloudy Mountain, California, 1849 ; the sheriff is disturbed by the attention paid by the proprietress, Minnie, to the new arrival, Dick Johnson, really the bandit Rammerrez. The Girl of the Golden West, a...
    • Girl of the Golden West

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    • Act 4, the boundless prairies of the west ; the former saloonkeeper and the former outlaw look to the dawn of a new day and a new life. Blanche Bates and Robert Hilliard in The Girl of the Golden West, a theatrical play written, produced and...

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