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Job 412, It Happens on Ice, 1940-1942

Summary: This was a musical "Icetravaganza" in two acts and 21 scenes, with costumes, lighting, and settings designed by Bel Geddes. Staged by Leon Leonidoff and Gene Snyder, it was produced by Sonja Henie and Arthur Wertz (Sonart Productions) at the Center Theatre at the Rockefeller Center, New York, opening on 10 October 1940. It ran for 386 performances.

Hunter Code: XT 4
Hunter Guide: page 169

Box/Location Folder Description
theater box 210 c 1-25 Costume Renderings --- 153 Sketches by Miles White.
theater box 211 c 25-36 Costume Renderings --- 169 Watercolor sketches (4 by NBG).
theater box 211 e 1 Preliminary Sketches --- 12 details.
theater box 211 e 2 Preliminary Sketches --- 20 Plans and elevations.
theater box 211 h 1 Photographs --- Production stills.
oversize box 26 h 2 Photographs --- Production photos.
theater box 212 i 1-3 Publicity --- Clippings.
theater box 212 i 4 Publicity --- Rockefeller Center Magazine Oct1940.
theater box 212 j 1 Correspondence 1940-1941.
theater box 212 j 2 Meeting minutes 1940.
theater box 212 m 1-2 Programs 1940-1942.
theater box 212 n 1-3 Photostats --- Costume specifications.
oversize box 26 n 4 Photostats --- Costumes.
theater box 212 n 5 Blueprint of stage plan.
theater box 212 o 1 Contract.
theater box 212 p 1-2 Production Specifications --- Costume accessories and color.
theater box 212 p 3 Production Specifications --- Settings.
theater box 212 r 1 Property list.
theater box 212 u 1 Light cues and equipment list.

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