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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 101, Mother of Christ, The, 1924-1944

Summary: Bel Geddes designed the settings for this play in seven parts by Mercedes de Acosta. It was considered for production in 1925, 1935, 1939, and 1944, but never produced.

Hunter Code: DR 29
Hunter Guide: page 70

Box/Location Folder Description
object a 1 Model --- Scale model of stage (30 x 18 x 20 1/4 inches).
theater box 70 e 1 Preliminary Sketches --- 7 Action diagrams, plan, detail.
flat file h 1-2 Photographs --- 2 Photos of model by Bruguière.
theater box 70 h 3-4 Photographs --- 5 Photos of model.
theater box 70 h 5 Photographs --- 2 Photos of Elenora Mendelssohn.
theater box 70 i 1 Publicity --- Clipping 1926.
theater box 70 j 1 Correspondence --- NBG - Mercedes de Acosta, Winthrop Ames 1924.
theater box 70 j 2 Correspondence --- NBG - de Acosta et al. 1930-1939, 1944. Arthur Wing Pinero manuscript of two scenes [n.d.].
theater box 70 k 1 Script.
theater box 70 k 2 Script.--- Second revision w/ ms. notes and action diagrams 1924-1925.
theater box 70 k 3 Script.--- Revision 'The Infinite Light' 1930s.
theater box 70 l 1 Action diagrams 1925.
theater box 70 o 1 Cost estimate 1935.
theater box 70 y 1 Play Reading Records of L. Morrell 1936 and Joan Geddes 1944.

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