Tag: theater

August 8, 2015 /

Babies, I’m feeling lazy. So this is my mute appreciation of a man from the past who shaped the present, design-wise. For further research contact the University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Center. Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958) was a visionary stage designer, director, producer, theater architect, industrial designer, producer…

June 4, 2015 /
January 24, 2015 /

At the age of 49 in 1950 Jean Arthur starred on Broadway in the role of Peter Pan with Boris Karloff playing Captain Hook. In later life Miss Arthur taught at Vassar, one of her students was Meryl Streep. “I guess I became an actress because I didn’t want to…

January 24, 2015 /

The first American actress to play Peter Pan on Broadway.

August 19, 2014 /

The iconic Grauman’s Chinese Theater, designed by Raymond A. Kennedy of the architectural firm also responsible for the Egyptian,  Meyer and Holler. Douglas Fairbanks was a part owner: Along with Sid Grauman, Mary Pickford, and Howard Schenck: Jean Klossner, also know as “Mr. Footprint” came up with the concrete formula…

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