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Francis Bruguière (American, 1879-1945)
Set model for Jeanne d'Arc
Ca. 1925

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Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958)
Scene rendering (“The Crowning”) for Jeanne d’Arc
Ca. 1925
Watercolor on paper

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 99, Jeanne d'Arc, 1925, 1941

Summary: A play in three acts and nine scenes written by Mercedes de Acosta, Jeanne d'Arc was designed, costumed, and directed by Bel Geddes, with music by Ruth White Warfield. It was produced by Eva Le Gallienne with the patronage of the U.S. Ambassador and the French Minister of Fine Arts at the Porte St. Martin Theatre in Paris from 12 June to 9 July 1925. It starred Eva Le Gallienne and Jacques Gretillat.

Hunter Code: DR 21
Hunter Guide: page 57

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Box/Location Folder Description
flat file b 1 Scene Renderings --- Watercolor, "The Capture."
flat file b 2 Scene Renderings --- Watercolor, "The Trial."
flat file b 3 Scene Renderings --- Watercolor, "The Burning."
flat file b 4 Scene Renderings --- Watercolor, "The Crowning."
theater box 57 c 1 Costume Renderings --- 2 Sketches.
theater box 57 c 2a-b Costume Renderings --- 54 Photostats of sketches with specifications.
flat file c 3-4 Costume Renderings --- 10 Sketches with specification notes.
theater box 57 c 5-6 Costume Renderings --- 40 Sketches.
flat file d 1-2 Drawings --- 2 Details.
flat file e 1-6 Preliminary Sketches --- 7 Sketches for scenes.
theater box 57 e 7 Preliminary Sketches --- 1 Sketch.
flat file f 1-4 Drawings --- 4 Plans and elevations.
theater box 57 g 1-2 Production Record Book --- 3 Bound vols. scripts.
theater box 57 g 3-5 Production Record Book --- 3 Bound vols. scripts (cont.).
theater box 58 g 4 Production Record Book--- Bound vol. of production records, schedules, correspondence, clippings.
flat file h 1 Photographs --- 5 Production photos by Abbé.
box 58 h 1a Photographs --- 10 Abbé prints.
flat file h 2-3 Photographs --- 2 Prints of stage model by Bruguière.
flat file h 5-8 Photographs --- Abbé prints.
flat file h 9-12a Photographs --- 5 Prints of stage model by Bruguière.
theater box 58 h 13 Photographs --- Prints of model and 2 scene renderings.
theater box 59 i 1-4 Publicity --- U.S. and French clippings, translations.
flat file i 5-6 Publicity --- Posters.
flat file i 7-11 Publicity --- Clippings.
theater box 59 i 12 Publicity --- Clippings.
flat file i 13 Publicity --- Caricature of NBG by Wynn, inscribed "To Norman Bel Geddes in memory of old Paris days," 1941.
theater box 59 j 1 Correspondence --- Letter rec. Richard Herndon 1925. NBG talk to actors.
theater box 59 k 1 Script --- Revisions after Paris production.
theater box 59 l 1-3 Action diagrams for scenes.
theater box 59 m 1-2 Programs.
theater box 59 n 1 Photostats of stage model and production photos.
flat file n 2-3 Blueprints of scene and property drawings.
flat file r 1-5 Drawings --- Properties.
theater box 59 t 1 Music score ms. by Ruth White Warfield.

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