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Prelude and first curtains

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Summary:Examines the theater in America from the 1750s to the eve of the Civil War; including actor training, stage careers, and issues of immigration and segregation.
Contributor:Simon, Elena Pinto
Provider:Angelus Novus Productions
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Theater United States History 18th century
Theater United States History 19th century
American drama 18th century
American drama 19th century
Credits:Narrator: Elena Pinto Simon.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Theater
Performing Arts
Collection:Films@UM
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