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From Olivier’s dance of death to Picasso’s Quixote: the National Theatre’s poster power | Stage | The Guardian

An exhibition of highlights from the NT’s archive triggers memories of striking productions and shows how the poster imprints a play on the public’s imagination Source: From Olivier’s dance of … Continue reading

10/19/2017 · 5 Comments

First Night Design | Dame Gladys Cooper #Quote #Actress #Cards

Originally posted on First Night Design:
Miss Gladys Cooper [1888-1971] in Fancy Dress Greeting Card by FirstNightVintage Looking into a mirror on her deathbed: ‘If this is what virus pneumonia…

03/16/2016 · 1 Comment

Finborough Theatre Posters

Originally posted on The Library Time Machine:
After the interest in the post on Royal Court Theatre posters I had a look at our other collection of theatre posters, for…

09/24/2015 · Leave a comment

Royal Court posters

Originally posted on The Library Time Machine:
I’m not a great afficionado of the theatre, so I haven’t been able to think of a clever title for this week’s post.…

03/19/2015 · Leave a comment

First Night Design | “His profession made him rich…”

Originally posted on First Night Design:
David Garrick as Benedict in Much Ado About Nothing 1770 © Sarah Vernon Often referred to as the first modern practitioner, actor-manager, poet and…

03/07/2015 · Leave a comment

16 Vintage Movie Theatre Etiquette Posters from 1912

Originally posted on TwistedSifter:
? The Library of Congress has a fascinating series of vintage movie theatre “etiquette” posters from 1912. At the time, films were silent as movies with…

01/22/2015 · Leave a comment

First Night Design | Tallulah Bankhead — “pure as the driven slush”

Originally posted on First Night Design:
New in my vintage store is this wonderful black & white portrait of Tallulah Bankhead. Tallulah Bankhead 1902–1968 © First Night Vintage “I’m as pure…

08/22/2014 · Leave a comment