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Specialty Dancing Girls and Sharkey the Seal of Higher and Higher at a roller-skating party at Rockefeller Plaza Skating Rink

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Title
Specialty Dancing Girls and Sharkey the Seal of Higher and Higher at a roller-skating party at Rockefeller Plaza Skating Rink
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file

Productions

Higher and Higher

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T PHO B
Topics
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Higher and higher
Musicals
Rockefeller Center
Dancers
Seals (Animals)
Rockefeller Plaza (New York, N.Y.)
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Higher and higher
Roller skating -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1930-1940
Sharkey (Seal)
Roller skaters
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Creation/production credits: Music: Richard Rodgers; Book: Gladys Hurlbut, Joshua Logan; Lyrics: Lorenz Hart
Content: Attached typed caption: Sharkey, the famous trained seal who is appearing with Jack Haley, Marta Eggert and Shirley Ross in the hit musical comedy "Higher and Higher" at the Shubert Theatre, is the guest of honor at a roller skating party given by the "Higher and Higher" Specialty Dancing Girls at Rockefeller Plaza Skating Rink. Girls' skating costumes by Lord & Taylor.
Content: Richard Rodgers project.
Content: Rodgers and Hart.
Content: Uncredited publicity photograph.
Content: Stamped on verso: Telegraph, May 8, 1940.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photograph : b ; 21 x 26 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9fb8d00-ffa8-012f-1e9f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1940: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Specialty Dancing Girls and Sharkey the Seal of Higher and Higher at a roller-skating party at Rockefeller Plaza Skating Rink" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6cf6ec-c15a-aa65-e040-e00a18062038

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Specialty Dancing Girls and Sharkey the Seal of Higher and Higher at a roller-skating party at Rockefeller Plaza Skating Rink" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 26, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6cf6ec-c15a-aa65-e040-e00a18062038

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1940). Specialty Dancing Girls and Sharkey the Seal of Higher and Higher at a roller-skating party at Rockefeller Plaza Skating Rink Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6cf6ec-c15a-aa65-e040-e00a18062038

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Specialty Dancing Girls and Sharkey the Seal of Higher and Higher at a roller-skating party at Rockefeller Plaza Skating Rink