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Finding Aid for the Jack Cole Papers, 1935-1975
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Production Records

 

ALIVE AND KICKING (stage prod.)

Box 1 , Folder 13

Photographs: scene shots and portraits/candid photographs (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Marc Herstens, Gwen Verdon, Paul Olson, George Bockman, Marie Groscap, and Jack Miller, 1950s. 94 items.

Box 1 , Folder 14

Programs with correction sheets, 1950s. 9 items. - Clippings. - Correspondence: 22 telegrams.

 

ALLAH BE PRAISED! (stage prod.)

Box 1 , Folder  9

Program, 1948. - Clipping. - Correspondence: Card.

 

AMERICAN BALLET

Box 3 , Folder  8

Photographs: poses of dancers, incl. Marc Herstens, Edward Hedges, Freda Flyer, Mary Howard, and Erik Kristin. 27 items.

Box 6 , Folder  1

Photographs: Poses of dancers. 10 items. (oversize)

 

BOMARZO (stage prod.)

Box 2 , Folder  1

Programs and librettos, 1960s. 4 items. - Magazines with inserts. 2 items. - Opera season roster, 1969. - Clippings. - Photographs: photos depicting participation of J.C. 3 items.

Box 6 , Folder  3

Article. The New York Times Magazine, March 10, 1967. (oversize)

 

BONANZA BOUND (stage prod.)

Box 2 , Folder  2

Programs, incl. souvenir program, 1947-8. 4 items. - Clippings. - Photographs: scene shots, incl. Matilda Naaman. 8 items. - Correspondence: Telegram.

 

CARNIVAL AT FLANDERS (stage prod.)

Box 2 , Folder  4

Programs, 1958. 3 items. - Clippings. - Correspondence: 5 telegrams.

 

CHEZ PAREE (night club)

Box 2 , Folder  3

Photographs: incl. "Chino" Pozo, Harry Day, Ethel Harry, and George Martin, 1940s. - Clippings. - Flyer/advertisement.

 

CHU CHEM (stage prod.)

Box 2 , Folder  5

Clippings, 1966. - Program. - Photograph: portrait of J.C. in costume enclosed with letter. - Advertisement.

 

DANCE REPERTORY COMPANY

Box 3 , Folder  9

Performance list.

 

DONNYBROOK (stage prod.)

Box 2 , Folder  7

Programs, 1961. 2 items. - Clippings and advertisements. 24 items.

Box 6 , Folder  4

Scrapbook: incl. research materials (images) and clippings relating to Donnybrook. (oversize)

 

ESCADRILLE

Box 2 , Folder 10

Correspondence: Note. - Script.

Box 3 , Folder 12

Correspondence: Letters and contracts with attachments, 1970s, mainly associated with "Escadrille/Shooting the Bad Guys Down" script. 18 items. - Resume: David Holliday. - Review of Cleo Laine.

 

THE FARMER TAKES A WIFE (motion picture)

Box 1 , Folder  5

Photographs: stills and photographs depicting participation of J.C., 1953. 30 items.

 

FLORIDA PERFORMANCES (night clubs)

Box 3 , Folder 11

Photographs (some cut and shaped for display purposes), 1940s. 4 items. - Correspondence: 2 telegrams. - Clippings. - Membership card.

 

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (stage prod.)

Box 2 , Folder  6

Programs, incl. souvenir program, 1962. 4 items. - Clippings.

Box 6 , Folder  8

Clippings. (oversize)

 

GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (motion picture)

Box 1 , Folder  6

Photographs: stills and photos depicting participation of J.C., 1953. 8 items.

 

HARKNESS BALLET

Box 3 , Folder 10

Clippings, incl. "Requiem for Jimmy Dean". - Programs, 1967.- Photographs. - Correspondence: Christmas card, 2 notes, 9 letters with attachments, Postcard, Registered mail receipt. - Call sheet. - Questionnaire. 2 copies. - Pamphelet. - Ticket.

 

THE I DON'T CARE GIRL (motion picture)

Box 1 , Folder  4

Photographs: stills and photographs depicting participation of J. C., 1953. 15 items.

 

KEAN (stage prod.)

Box 2 , Folder  8

Clippings, 1961. - Correspondence: Memorandum, Postcard. - Poster: jazz version of Kean. - Music scores: 1 folder and 5 items.

 

KISMET (stage prod.)

Box 1 , Folder 11

Photographs: scene shots and poses, incl. Alfred Drake, Doretta Morrow, Beatrice Kraft, Florence Lessing, Reiko Sato, Bonnie Evans, Patricia Dunn, and Joan Diener, 1954. 37 items. - Flyer/advertisement.

Box 2 , Folder 11

Clippings, incl. London prod., 1950s. - Correspondence: 6 telegrams, Memorandum, 2 notes. - Programs. 3 items.

Box 6 , Folder  6

Photographs: poses of Florence Lessing. (oversize)

Box 6 , Folder  7

Articles, with duplicates. 10 items. (oversize)

 

LAS VEGAS PERFORMANCES (night clubs)

Box 3 , Folder  7

Message card/advertisement. - Photograph. - Clipping.

 

MAGDALENA (stage prod.)

Box 2 , Folder  9

Photographs: scene shots (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Nona Doggett, Libby Burke, Hugo Haas, and Irra Patina. Candid photographs of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Robert Wright, George Forrest, and Jose Brandao, 1948. 45 items.

Box 2 , Folder 12

Correspondence: 21 telegrams, 2 letters, incl. contract agreement, Note.

Box 3 , Folder  1

Revisions. 28 pages. - Staging directions/changes from Wright and Forrest. 18 pages. - Song synopsis, act I. 10 pages. - Script (portion). 4 pages.

Box 3 , Folder  2

Clippings. - Programs, incl. souvenir program. 3 items.

Box 6 , Folder  2

Clippings, 1948. (oversize)

 

MATA HARI (stage prod.)

Box 3 , Folder  4

Clippings, 1967-8. - Article and reprints with attached correspondence. 3 items. - Sponsorship page.

Box 6 , Folder  5

Article, Look Magazine, February 6, 1968. (oversize)

 

MEET ME AFTER THE SHOW (motion picture)

Box 1 , Folder  7

Photographs: stills, 1952. 7 items.

 

NIGHT CLUB PERFORMANCES, ETC.

Box 3 , Folder  6

Photographs and programs: incl. Anna Austin, Florence Lessing, Alice Dudley, Virginia Miller, Patricia McKee, Radio City Music Hall, May Wine (stage prod.), and Icaro (stage prod.). 20 items. - Clippings.

 

ON THE RIVIERA (motion picture)

Box 1 , Folder  8

Photographs: stills and photographs depicting participation of J.C., 1951. 21 items.

 

RAINBOW ROOM (night club)

Box 1 , Folder  1

Photographs: solitary poses of J.C. (some cut and shaped for display purposes), 1940s. 22 items.

Box 1 , Folder  2

Photographs: poses of J. C. with dancers (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Alice Dudley, Beatrice Kraft, Evelyne Kraft, Anna Austin, and Florence Lessing, 1940s. 49 items.

Box 1 , Folder  3

Photographs: poses of other dancers (some cut and shaped for display purposes), 1940s. 15 items.

Box 3 , Folder  5

Clippings, 1948.

 

SLAPSY MAXIE (night club)

Box 3 , Folder  3

Correspondence: 1 letter, 2 telegrams, 2 notes, 1947. - Flyers/advertisements. 2 items. - Photographs: (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Lena Horne and Carol Haney. 3 items. - Clippings.

 

THE THRILL OF BRAZIL (motion picture)

Box 1 , Folder 10

Photographs: stills, 1946. 23 items.

 

ZIEGFELD FOLLIES (stage prod.)

Box 1 , Folder 12

Photographs: scene shots incl. scene of "Wedding of a Solid Sender". 49 items. - Clipping.

 

Photographs/Personal/Miscellaneous

 

BALLETS RUSSES

Box 4 , Folder  1

Photographic negatives: images of Serge Diaghileff from books on Diaghileff and Ballets Russes. 5 items.

 

CATALOG OF BOOKS AND PICTURES ON DANCE

Box 4 , Folder  2

Xeroxed copies of parts one and two.

 

DANCE NOTES

Box 4 , Folder  3

Notebook pages of writings and sketches for dance. 23 pages.

 

ENTERTAINMENT HALL OF FAME AWARD

Box 6 , Folder  9

Award. - Correspondence: letter, 1975. (oversize)

 

CAROL HANEY

Box 5 , Folder  1

Photographs: Candid shots, poses, and portrait. 4 items.

 

HOUSE AND STUDIO

Box 6 , Folder 10

Photograph. - Architectural drawings. 3 items. (oversize)

 

INTERVIEWS ABOUT J.C.

Box 4 , Folder  4

Transcripts of interviews conducted by Glen Loney. [Restriction: Permission to quote must be obtained from G. Loney].

Box 5 , Folder  2

Interview: last interview by Jerome H. Delmater, 1973.

 

MUSIC

Box 6 , Folder 11

Sheet music (bound in folder) for "Four Spanish Dances Dating From The Epoch of Cervantes." (oversize)

 

PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHS

Box 5 , Folder  4

Photographs: photos of scenes, pets, and people, incl. Anna Austin Crane, Marcus Blechman, Fannie Lessing, and Florence Lessing. 34 items.

 

PHOTOGRAPHS - J.C.

Box 5 , Folder  5

Portraits of J. C. (some cut and shaped for display purposes), incl. Rainbow Room portraits (1940s) and photograph of sketched portrait. 18 items.

Box 6 , Folder 12

Photographs, incl. from the Rainbow Room and British Building. 4 items. (oversize)

Box 6 , Folder 13

Portraits and detail of hands. 8 items. (oversize)

 

PHOTOGRAPHS - IDENTIFIED

Box 5 , Folder  6

Portraits of George Tobias, and Uday Shan-Kar and son.

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

Box 5 , Folder  7

Japanese performers, Van Damm Collection, New York Public Library. 14 items.

 

PHOTOGRAPHS - UNIDENTIFIED

Box 5 , Folder  8

Portraits and candid photographs. 9 items.

Box 6 , Folder 14

Portrait with autograph. (oversize)

 

RECORDS

Box 5 , Folder  9

Birth certificate (xerox). - Correspondence: 3 notes. - School records (xerox).

 

RESEARCH MATERIALS

Box 4 , Folder  5

Papers, clippings, correspondence, list of film materials available at various institutions. Compiled by Glenn Loney. (3 folders)

 

SCRAPBOOK

Box 5 , Folder 10

Xeroxed pages from scrapbook(s) [part of Glenn Loney's research]. 15 pages.

 

UDAY SHAN-KAR

Box 6 , Folder 15

Photographs: scene shots, poses, and candid photos of, and relating to, Uday Shan-Kar. 10 items. (oversize)

 

SKETCHES

Box 6 , Folder 16

Unsigned sketches on one page: Portrait, Figure drawing. (oversize)

 

WRITINGS ABOUT J.C.

Box 5 , Folder  3

Articles/manuscripts and note. 6 items.

Box 5 , Folder 11

Manuscript: "Going, Going, Gone" by Glenn Loney.

Box 5 , Folder 12

Manuscript: "A Work in Progress: Jack Ewing Richter a.k.a. Jack Cole" by Anna Austin Crane.

Box 5 , Folder 13

Manuscript: "Unsung Genius" by Glenn Loney. (3 folders)

Box 6 , Folder 17

Articles and covers, incl. duplicates. 6 items. (oversize)