Finding Aid for the Jack Cole Papers, 1935-1975
Finding Aid for the Jack Cole Papers, 1935-1975
Collection number: 172UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, CA
- University of California, Los Angeles, Library
- Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
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- Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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- Production records
ALIVE AND KICKING (stage prod.)
Photographs: scene shots and portraits/candid photographs (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Marc Herstens, Gwen Verdon, Paul Olson, George Bockman, Marie Groscap, and Jack Miller, 1950s. 94 items.
Programs with correction sheets, 1950s. 9 items. - Clippings. - Correspondence: 22 telegrams.
ALLAH BE PRAISED! (stage prod.)
Program, 1948. - Clipping. - Correspondence: Card.
Photographs: poses of dancers, incl. Marc Herstens, Edward Hedges, Freda Flyer, Mary Howard, and Erik Kristin. 27 items.
Photographs: Poses of dancers. 10 items. (oversize)
BOMARZO (stage prod.)
Programs and librettos, 1960s. 4 items. - Magazines with inserts. 2 items. - Opera season roster, 1969. - Clippings. - Photographs: photos depicting participation of J.C. 3 items.
Article. The New York Times Magazine, March 10, 1967. (oversize)
BONANZA BOUND (stage prod.)
Programs, incl. souvenir program, 1947-8. 4 items. - Clippings. - Photographs: scene shots, incl. Matilda Naaman. 8 items. - Correspondence: Telegram.
CARNIVAL AT FLANDERS (stage prod.)
Programs, 1958. 3 items. - Clippings. - Correspondence: 5 telegrams.
CHEZ PAREE (night club)
Photographs: incl. "Chino" Pozo, Harry Day, Ethel Harry, and George Martin, 1940s. - Clippings. - Flyer/advertisement.
CHU CHEM (stage prod.)
Clippings, 1966. - Program. - Photograph: portrait of J.C. in costume enclosed with letter. - Advertisement.
DANCE REPERTORY COMPANY
DONNYBROOK (stage prod.)
Programs, 1961. 2 items. - Clippings and advertisements. 24 items.
Scrapbook: incl. research materials (images) and clippings relating to Donnybrook. (oversize)
Correspondence: Note. - Script.
Correspondence: Letters and contracts with attachments, 1970s, mainly associated with "Escadrille/Shooting the Bad Guys Down" script. 18 items. - Resume: David Holliday. - Review of Cleo Laine.
THE FARMER TAKES A WIFE (motion picture)
Photographs: stills and photographs depicting participation of J.C., 1953. 30 items.
FLORIDA PERFORMANCES (night clubs)
Photographs (some cut and shaped for display purposes), 1940s. 4 items. - Correspondence: 2 telegrams. - Clippings. - Membership card.
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (stage prod.)
Programs, incl. souvenir program, 1962. 4 items. - Clippings.
GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (motion picture)
Photographs: stills and photos depicting participation of J.C., 1953. 8 items.
Clippings, incl. "Requiem for Jimmy Dean". - Programs, 1967.- Photographs. - Correspondence: Christmas card, 2 notes, 9 letters with attachments, Postcard, Registered mail receipt. - Call sheet. - Questionnaire. 2 copies. - Pamphelet. - Ticket.
THE I DON'T CARE GIRL (motion picture)
Photographs: stills and photographs depicting participation of J. C., 1953. 15 items.
KEAN (stage prod.)
Clippings, 1961. - Correspondence: Memorandum, Postcard. - Poster: jazz version of Kean. - Music scores: 1 folder and 5 items.
KISMET (stage prod.)
Photographs: scene shots and poses, incl. Alfred Drake, Doretta Morrow, Beatrice Kraft, Florence Lessing, Reiko Sato, Bonnie Evans, Patricia Dunn, and Joan Diener, 1954. 37 items. - Flyer/advertisement.
Clippings, incl. London prod., 1950s. - Correspondence: 6 telegrams, Memorandum, 2 notes. - Programs. 3 items.
Photographs: poses of Florence Lessing. (oversize)
Articles, with duplicates. 10 items. (oversize)
LAS VEGAS PERFORMANCES (night clubs)
Message card/advertisement. - Photograph. - Clipping.
MAGDALENA (stage prod.)
Photographs: scene shots (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Nona Doggett, Libby Burke, Hugo Haas, and Irra Patina. Candid photographs of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Robert Wright, George Forrest, and Jose Brandao, 1948. 45 items.
Correspondence: 21 telegrams, 2 letters, incl. contract agreement, Note.
Revisions. 28 pages. - Staging directions/changes from Wright and Forrest. 18 pages. - Song synopsis, act I. 10 pages. - Script (portion). 4 pages.
Clippings. - Programs, incl. souvenir program. 3 items.
Clippings, 1948. (oversize)
MATA HARI (stage prod.)
Clippings, 1967-8. - Article and reprints with attached correspondence. 3 items. - Sponsorship page.
Article, Look Magazine, February 6, 1968. (oversize)
MEET ME AFTER THE SHOW (motion picture)
Photographs: stills, 1952. 7 items.
NIGHT CLUB PERFORMANCES, ETC.
Photographs and programs: incl. Anna Austin, Florence Lessing, Alice Dudley, Virginia Miller, Patricia McKee, Radio City Music Hall, May Wine (stage prod.), and Icaro (stage prod.). 20 items. - Clippings.
ON THE RIVIERA (motion picture)
Photographs: stills and photographs depicting participation of J.C., 1951. 21 items.
RAINBOW ROOM (night club)
Photographs: solitary poses of J.C. (some cut and shaped for display purposes), 1940s. 22 items.
Photographs: poses of J. C. with dancers (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Alice Dudley, Beatrice Kraft, Evelyne Kraft, Anna Austin, and Florence Lessing, 1940s. 49 items.
Photographs: poses of other dancers (some cut and shaped for display purposes), 1940s. 15 items.
SLAPSY MAXIE (night club)
Correspondence: 1 letter, 2 telegrams, 2 notes, 1947. - Flyers/advertisements. 2 items. - Photographs: (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Lena Horne and Carol Haney. 3 items. - Clippings.
THE THRILL OF BRAZIL (motion picture)
Photographs: stills, 1946. 23 items.
ZIEGFELD FOLLIES (stage prod.)
Photographs: scene shots incl. scene of "Wedding of a Solid Sender". 49 items. - Clipping.
Photographic negatives: images of Serge Diaghileff from books on Diaghileff and Ballets Russes. 5 items.
CATALOG OF BOOKS AND PICTURES ON DANCE
Xeroxed copies of parts one and two.
Notebook pages of writings and sketches for dance. 23 pages.
ENTERTAINMENT HALL OF FAME AWARD
Award. - Correspondence: letter, 1975. (oversize)
Photographs: Candid shots, poses, and portrait. 4 items.
HOUSE AND STUDIO
Photograph. - Architectural drawings. 3 items. (oversize)
INTERVIEWS ABOUT J.C.
Transcripts of interviews conducted by Glen Loney. [Restriction: Permission to quote must be obtained from G. Loney].
Interview: last interview by Jerome H. Delmater, 1973.
Sheet music (bound in folder) for "Four Spanish Dances Dating From The Epoch of Cervantes." (oversize)
Photographs: photos of scenes, pets, and people, incl. Anna Austin Crane, Marcus Blechman, Fannie Lessing, and Florence Lessing. 34 items.
PHOTOGRAPHS - J.C.
Portraits of J. C. (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Rainbow Room portraits (1940s) and photograph of sketched portrait. 18 items.
Photographs, incl. from the Rainbow Room and British Building. 4 items. (oversize)
Portraits and detail of hands. 8 items. (oversize)
PHOTOGRAPHS - IDENTIFIED
Portraits of George Tobias, and Uday Shan-Kar and son.
Japanese performers, Van Damm Collection, New York Public Library. 14 items.
PHOTOGRAPHS - UNIDENTIFIED
Portraits and candid photographs. 9 items.
Portrait with autograph. (oversize)
Birth certificate (xerox). - Correspondence: 3 notes. - School records (xerox).
Papers, clippings, correspondence, list of film materials available at various institutions. Compiled by Glenn Loney. (3 folders)
Xeroxed pages from scrapbook(s) [part of Glenn Loney's research]. 15 pages.
Photographs: scene shots, poses, and candid photos of, and relating to, Uday Shan-Kar. 10 items. (oversize)
Unsigned sketches on one page: Portrait, Figure drawing. (oversize)
WRITINGS ABOUT J.C.
Articles/manuscripts and note. 6 items.
Manuscript: "Going, Going, Gone" by Glenn Loney.
Manuscript: "A Work in Progress: Jack Ewing Richter a.k.a. Jack Cole" by Anna Austin Crane.
Manuscript: "Unsung Genius" by Glenn Loney. (3 folders)
Articles and covers, incl. duplicates. 6 items. (oversize)