Scope and Content
Title: Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust,
Date (inclusive): 1938
Collection number: 136
Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
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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.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mme. Helene Thimig-Reinhardt.
[Identification of item], Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust (Collection 136). Department of Special Collections, Charles
E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of four manuscript, typescript, and printed volumes which served as prompt books for productions of
Faust at the Pilgrimage Theater (Hollywood) and the Civic Auditorium (San Francisco) in 1938.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943--Archives.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832--
Theatrical producers and directors--Archival resources.