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Rehearsal scene from Theatre Guild's production of Goethe's "Faust", NYC: 1928. L to R: Lee Simonson, set designer, with sketch book, Helen Chandler (Marguerite), Douglass Montgomery (Valentine), Dudley Digges in costume as Mephistopheles, Helen Westley (as Martha, in costume) and George Greenberg, stage mgr for production.

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Rehearsal scene from Theatre Guild's production of Goethe's "Faust", NYC: 1928. L to R: Lee Simonson, set designer, with sketch book, Helen Chandler (Marguerite), Douglass Montgomery (Valentine), Dudley Digges in costume as Mephistopheles, Helen Westley (as Martha, in costume) and George Greenberg, stage mgr for production.

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Rehearsal scene from Theatre Guild's production of Goethe's "Faust", NYC: 1928. L to R: Lee Simonson, set designer, with sketch book, Helen Chandler (Marguerite), Douglass Montgomery (Valentine), Dudley Digges in costume as Mephistopheles, Helen Westley (as Martha, in costume) and George Greenberg, stage mgr for production.
Names
Vandamm Studio (Photographer)
Collection

Vandamm theatrical photographs, 1900-1957.

Productions

Faust. (Guild Theatre, 1928)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900 - 1957
Date Created: 1928
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Vim 1961-001
Shelf locator: *T-Vim 1961-001, Vandamm 1242
Topics
Chandler, Helen, 1906-1965
Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947
Westley, Helen, 1879-1942
Montgomery, Douglass, d. 1966
Simonson, Lee, 1888-1967
Genres
Photographs
Glass negatives
Notes
Citation/reference: The Best Plays of 1928-1929, p. 389-90.
Content: SETS & COSTUMES designed by Lee Simonson.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 22800cf0-c5ac-012f-a6bc-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library holds or manages the copyright(s) in this item. If you need information about reusing this item, please go to http://nypl.org/permissions.

Item timeline of events

  • 1928: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Rehearsal scene from Theatre Guild's production of Goethe's "Faust", NYC: 1928. L to R: Lee Simonson, set designer, with sketch book, Helen Chandler (Marguerite), Douglass Montgomery (Valentine), Dudley Digges in costume as Mephistopheles, Helen Westley (as Martha, in costume) and George Greenberg, stage mgr for production." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1928. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4d4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Rehearsal scene from Theatre Guild's production of Goethe's "Faust", NYC: 1928. L to R: Lee Simonson, set designer, with sketch book, Helen Chandler (Marguerite), Douglass Montgomery (Valentine), Dudley Digges in costume as Mephistopheles, Helen Westley (as Martha, in costume) and George Greenberg, stage mgr for production." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4d4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1928). Rehearsal scene from Theatre Guild's production of Goethe's "Faust", NYC: 1928. L to R: Lee Simonson, set designer, with sketch book, Helen Chandler (Marguerite), Douglass Montgomery (Valentine), Dudley Digges in costume as Mephistopheles, Helen Westley (as Martha, in costume) and George Greenberg, stage mgr for production. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4d4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rehearsal scene from Theatre Guild's production of Goethe's "Faust", NYC: 1928. L to R: Lee Simonson, set designer, with sketch book, Helen Chandler (Marguerite), Douglass Montgomery (Valentine), Dudley Digges in costume as Mephistopheles, Helen Westley (as Martha, in costume) and George Greenberg, stage mgr for production.