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"Iron Men" clipping from The Stage
November 1, 1936

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 353, Iron Men, 1936-1955

Summary: In the late 1930s, Bel Geddes staged a production of this “superrealist” play by Francis Gallagher. Iron Men opened at the Longacre Theater in New York on 19 October 1936. A play in six scenes, it featured Jack Carr, Harry Horner, Gloria Blondell, and William Morris. A 1955 prospect was to be staged by Harry Horner.

Please note: For some sound recordings, streaming audio is available and can be accessed in the audiovisual room in the Reading and Viewing Rooms. If an identification number does not appear in the left hand column (e.g., R 1424), streaming audio is not available. Please speak to a reference librarian for assistance.

Hunter Code: DR 19
Hunter Guide: page 54


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Box/Location Folder Description
theater box 53 c 1 Costume Renderings --- Costume chart.
flat file d 1-15 Drawings --- Details.
flat file f 1-10 Drawings --- Plans and elevations.
theater box 53 g 1-3 Production Record Book --- Scripts, revisions.
theater box 54 g 4-5 Production Record Book --- Scripts, revisions (cont.).
theater box 55 g 6 Production Record Book --- Cost estimates, specifications, rehearsal schedules, production photographs, program, reviews.
theater box 55 h 1 Photographs --- Production photos by Avery Slack.
theater box 55 h 2 Photographs --- Production photos by Lucas Pritchard Studios.
oversize box 20 h 3-4 Photographs --- Production photos.
theater box 55 h 5 Photographs --- Production photos by unidentified photographer.
theater box 55 h 6 Photographs --- Production photos by Frances Waite.
theater box 55 h 2 Photographs --- 1 Negative.
negative box 37 h 6a Photographs --- 1 Negative.
theater box 55 i 1-2 Publicity --- Clippings.
theater box 56 i 3-5 Publicity --- Clippings (cont.).
theater box 56 i 6 Publicity --- Correspondence.
theater box 56 i 7 Publicity --- Announcement of opening.
theater box 56 j 1-2 Correspondence 1936-1948, 1955.
theater box 56 l 1 Action charts.
theater box 56 m 1 Program.
theater box 56 o 1 Contract. Financial records. Cost estimates 1936.
theater box 56 p 1-3 Production Specifications --- Cast list, rehearsal schedules, seating charts and patron list.
flat file r 1-3 Drawings --- Properties.
theater box 56 s 1 Sound --- Sound plot, correspondence 1936.
Sound Recordings s 2 Sound --- One 16 inch record containing 13 sound effects.
Sound Recordings
R 1424
s 3 Sound --- Tape recording of sound effects in s 2.
theater box 56 u 1-3 Drawings --- Lighting plans, preliminary skeches.
theater box 56 v 1 35mm Photographs [See h.6].
rolled storage w 1 Drawings --- Superceded plans.
theater box 56 y 1 Play reading records.

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