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Job 65, Cleopatra's Night, 1920

Summary: This opera in two acts was adapted from the book by Alice Leal Pollack, with music by Henry Hadley. It was produced by the Metropolitan Opera Company under Giulio Gatti-Casazza. The conductor was Gennaro Papi, the director was Richard Ordynski, and the scenes were designed by Bel Geddes. The production opened on 1 February 1920 with Frances Alda and Orville Harrold.

Hunter Code: OP 3
Hunter Guide: page 142

Box/Location Folder Description
flat file e 1-2 Preliminary Sketches.
flat file f 1-2 Drawings --- 2 Blueprints of plans and elevations.
theater box 115 f 3 Drawings --- Floor plan.
theater box 115 i 1 Publicity --- Clippings.
flat file i 2 Publicity --- Clipping 1920.
theater box 115 j 1 Correspondence.
theater box 115 m 1 Programs.

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