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Souvenir album : scenes of the play Ben-Hur.

Rockwood, George Gardner, 1832-1911(Added Author). Young, William,(dramatist.). Teal, Ben.(Added Author). Kelley, Edgar Stillman, 1857-1944(Added Author). Brooks, Joseph,-1918.(Added Author). Byron, Joseph, 1847-1923(Added Author). Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 Ben-Hur.(Added Author). Klaw & Erlanger.(Added Author).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 782 W191ba (Text) 00000105050785 Indiana book Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 40 unnumbered leaves : illustrations, music ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : American Colortype, [1900]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Cover title.
"Klaw & Erlanger's production of Gen. Lew Wallace's 'Ben-Hur'"--Leave [2].
"Illustrations from flash-light photographs by Joseph Byron"--Leave [2].
"Copyrighted, 1900, by Klaw & Erlanger"--Cover.
Photographers include Rockwood and Joseph Byron.
Souvenir program for the stage production of Ben-Hur, dramatised by William Young, staged by Ben Teal, vocal and instrumental music composed by Edgar Stillman Kelley, and business direction by Joseph Brooks.
Summary, etc.:
Includes illustrated covers, music and songs from the drama, text from the original novel and the drama, illustrated with photographs from the stage production.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The stage production opened Nov. 29, 1899 at the Broadway Theatre, New York, N.Y. Other New York productions include one at the New Amsterdam Theatre, Dec. 1911, and another at the Manhattan Opera House, Nov. 1916. Film adaptations include the 1925 version with Ramon Navarro, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson, and Francis X. Bushman, and another in 1959 with Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, and Martha Scott.
Subject: Religion in literature.
Jews > Persecutions > Drama.
Jesus Christ > Drama.
Rome > History > Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D. > Drama.

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Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

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