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Finding Aid for the Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust, 1938
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Description
Max Reinhardt (1873-1943) produced plays and was a stage actor. He founded the Kammerspiele and Grosse Schauspielhaus theatres in Berlin, was first to produce the early works of Richard Strauss and founded the Salzburg Festival. The collection consists of four manuscript, typescript, and printed volumes which served as prompt books for productions of Faust.
Background
Reinhardt was born on September 9, 1873 in Baden bei Wien, Austria; studied for the stage with Emil Buerde, making his debut in Salzburg in 1893; acted in, and later produced plays at the Deutsche Theater du Berlin, 1895-1932, of which he was the owner from 1905; founded the Kammerspiele and Grosse Schauspielhaus theatres in Berlin; produced German classic plays and the entire works of Shakespeare; was first to produce the early works of Richard Strauss; left Germany for Czechoslovakia in 1933, and later came to the U.S.; toured the U.S. 5 times with American actors, producing The Miracle and A Midsummer Night's Dream; founded the Salzburg Festival; he died on October 31, 1943.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.