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Janis, Elsie, 1889-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-036
1.5 linear feet. (5 diaries)
Elsie Janis (1889-1956) was a performer in musical comedy, vaudeville, and motion pictures, and also a composer and screenwriter. Born Elsie Bierbower in Columbus, Ohio, March 16, 1889, Elsie Janis made her stage debut at the age of eight in THE... more
Mendelsohn, Felix, Jr
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-025
1 vol
Felix Mendelsohn, Jr. (1906-1991), was an advertising copy writer based in Chicago. As a young man, Mendelsohn aspired to be a journalist. He found work writing promotional copy, booklets and brochures for various companies. He died in 1991 at the... more
Benney, Robert, 1904-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-005
The Robert Benney research materials include photographs, clippings, posters, playbills, and ephemera relating to his career as a portraitist of stage and screen personalities. The bulk of the material spans 1926 to 1947, and consists of... more