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Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958)
Blueprint of stage design for The Legend
Ink on paper

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 58, Legend, The, 1918-1919

Summary: The Legend was a one act lyric tragedy with a book by Jacques Byrne, and music by Joseph Charles Breil. Bel Geddes designed the scenery and costumes for the Metropolitan Opera Company production which opened on 12 March 1919, sharing a bill with The Temple Dancer and Shanewis. Roberto Moranzoni conducted, and Rosa Ponselle and Louis D'Angelo starred.

Hunter Code: OP 6
Hunter Guide: page 145

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Box/Location Folder Description
flat file f 1 Drawing --- Blueprint of stage plan.
theater box 117 i 1-2 Publicity --- Review clippings.
theater box 117 j 1 Letter rec. 7 Dec 1918.
theater box 117 m 1 Program.