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Francis Bruguière (American, 1875-1945)
Production photograph for The Rivals
Ca. 1922

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 76, Rivals, The, 1922, 1924

Summary: This Richard Brinsley Sheridan comedy was produced by the Players Club in Joseph Jefferson's version with three acts and seven scenes. Staged by William Seymour, with settings and lighting by Bel Geddes, there were eight performances at the Empire Theatre in New York beginning 5 June 1922, with Tyrone Power, Francis Wilson, Robert Warwick, Mary Shaw, and Patricia Collinge.

Hunter Code: DR 37
Hunter Guide: page 76

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Box/Location Folder Description
flat file f 1-3 Drawings --- 3 Plans and elevations.
theater box 72 h 1-2 Photographs --- 14 Bruguière prints of sets and scenes.
theater box 72 i 1-2 Publicity --- Clippings 1922.
theater box 72 j 1 Correspondence 1922.
theater box 72 m 1 Programs. One autographed by the cast.
flat file n 1 Blueprints --- 8 Plans and settings by Gerstle Mack for Max Reinhardt 1924.
theater box 72 p 1 Production Specifications --- List of pieces in Charles Frohman storehouse.