Mamoulian : life on stage and screen / David Luhrssen.

An Armenian national raised in Russia, Rouben Mamoulian (1897--1987) studied in the influential Stanislavski studio, renowned as the source of the ""method"" acting technique. Shortly after immigrating to New York in 1926, he created a sensation with an all-black production of Po...

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Main Author: Luhrssen, David.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2013.
Series:Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:An Armenian national raised in Russia, Rouben Mamoulian (1897--1987) studied in the influential Stanislavski studio, renowned as the source of the ""method"" acting technique. Shortly after immigrating to New York in 1926, he created a sensation with an all-black production of Porgy (1927). He then went on to direct the debut Broadway productions of three of the most popular shows in the history of American musical theater: Porgy and Bess (1935), Oklahoma! (1943), and Carousel (1945). Mamoulian began working in film just as the sound revolution was dramatically changing the technical ...
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0813141192
9780813141190