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Scenic rendering (husband's home) for Nju
Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958)
Ca. 1916
Pastel on board

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Job 22, Nju, 1916-1919

Summary: Bel Geddes designed the settings for this Aline Barnsdall and Players Producing Company production of Ossip Dymow’s play which opened at the Los Angeles Little Theatre on October 31, 1916. Directed by Richard Ordynski and translated from the Russian by Rosalind Ivan, it was subtitled “an everyday tragedy.” The candid drama concerns Nju’s open love affair with a bohemian poet and eventual suicide.

Hunter Code: DR 30
Hunter Guide: page 70

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Box/Location Folder Description
flat file b 1 Scene Renderings --- Scene in the husband's home.
flat file b 2 Scene Renderings --- Scene in the bedroom in the house.
flat file b 3 Scene Renderings --- Scene in a furnished room.
flat file b 4 Scene Renderings --- Scene in a private room in a cafe.
theater box 70 i 1 Publicity --- Reviews 1916.
theater box 70 j 1 Correspondence --- NBG - Ordynski 1917. Re Toledo property 1917-1919.
theater box 70 m 1 Programs --- Players Producing Co. 1916-1917 Season.