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Finding Aid for the Maria Ouspenskaya Papers, ca. 1922-1942
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Description
Maria Ouspenskaya (1876-1949) performed on Broadway and ran a New York acting school before going to Hollywood, California (1936). The collection consists of scripts, reviews, publicity material, and photographs related to Maria Ouspenskaya and her acting career, the Moscow Art Theater, and the Greenwich Village Theater in New York.
Background
Ouspenskaya was born July 29, 1876 in Tula, Russia; she came to the U.S. in 1923 with the Moscow Art Theater; performed on Broadway and ran a New York acting school before going to Hollywood, California, in 1936; films include: Dodsworth (1936), Conquest (1937), Love affair (1939), Dr. Ehrlich's magic bullet (1940), The wolf man (1941), Kings row (1942), Frankenstein meets the wolf man (1943), I've always loved you (1946), and A kiss in the dark (1949); she died in 1949.
Extent
8 boxes (4 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.