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1Title:  Famous actors of the day in America   
 Creator:  Strang, Lewis Clinton, 1869-1935 | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  L.C. Page and Company, Boston, 1900. 
 Notes:  Includes index. 
 Extent:  355 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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2Title:  Titans of the American stage: Edwin Forrest, the Booths, the O'Neills   
 Creator:  Shaw, Dale, 1927- 
 Publication:  Westminster Press, Philadelphia, c1971. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-156) and index. 
 Extent:  160 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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3Title:  Memories, an autobiography   
 Creator:  Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959 
 Publication:  Harper, New York, c1955. 
 Notes:  "Of the first edition of Memories, two hundred and sixty-five copies have been printed on special paper, specially bound, numbered and signed by the author. Of these two hundred and fifty copies are for sale."--p. [ii] 
 Extent:  310 p., [31] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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4Title:  History of the American stage: containing biographical sketches of nearly every member of the profession that has appeared on the American stage, from 1733 to 1870   
 Creator:  Brown, T. Allston (Thomas Allston), 1836-1918 
 Publication:  Dick & Fitzgerald, New York, [c1870] 
 Extent:  6, [3]-421 p. : incl. ports., front. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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5Title:  Famous actors of the day in America: second series   
 Creator:  Strang, Lewis Clinton, 1869-1935 
 Publication:  L.C. Page, Boston, 1902. 
 Extent:  viii, 343 p. : front., ports. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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6Title:  The American stage and those who have made it famous   
 Creator:  Kobbé, Gustav, 1857-1918 | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Gebbie and Co, New York and, Philadelphia, 1901. 
 Extent:  2 p. l., vii-xii, 294 p. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors -- United States -- Biography | CHR 1901

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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7Title:  Children of Ol' Man River: the life and times of a show-boat trouper   
 Creator:  Bryant, Billy. 
 Publication:  L. Furman, New York, [c1936] 
 Extent:  xiv, 303 p. illus. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Bryant, Billy | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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8Title:  This life   
 Creator:  Poitier, Sidney. 
 Publication:  Knopf, New York, 1980. 
 Extent:  374 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Poitier, Sidney | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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9Title:  My life   
 Creator:  Reynolds, Burt. 
 Publication:  Hyperion, New York, c1994. 
 Extent:  xix, 330 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Reynolds, Burt | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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10Title:  Life and art of Joseph Jefferson: together with some account of his ancestry and of the Jefferson family of actors   
 Creator:  Winter, William, 1836-1917 | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Macmillan & Co, New York, London, 1894. 
 Notes:  The present memoir is a complete revision of a work published in 1881 under title: The Jeffersons. cf. Pref. 
 Extent:  xv, 319 p., plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Jefferson, Joseph, -- 1829-1905 | Jefferson family | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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11Title:  Prince of players: Edwin Booth   
 Creator:  Ruggles, Eleanor, 1916- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  P. Davies, London, [1953] 
 Notes:  "Notes on sources": p. [307]-311. 
 Extent:  x, 318 p. : ports. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Booth, Edwin, -- 1833-1893 | Actors -- United States -- Biography | CHR 1953

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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12Title:  Junius Brutus Booth: theatrical Prometheus   
 Creator:  Archer, Stephen M. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, c1992. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-334) and index. 
 Extent:  xiv, 346 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Booth, Junius Brutus, -- 1796-1852 | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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13Title:  When Romeo was a woman: Charlotte Cushman and her circle of female spectators   
 Creator:  Merrill, Lisa. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, c1999. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-310) and index. 
 Extent:  xxv, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cushman, Charlotte, -- 1816-1876 | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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14Title:  I wanted to be an actress: the autobiography of Katharine Cornell   
 Creator:  Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974 | Sedgwick, Ruth Woodbury. 
 Publication:  Random House, New York, [1939] 
 Notes:  "First printing." "Number 172." 
 Extent:  xviii, 361 p. front., plates, ports. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cornell, Katharine, -- 1893-1974 | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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15Title:  Thomas Abthorpe Cooper: father of the American stage 1775-1849   
 Creator:  Maginnes, F. Arant, 1936- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  McFarland, Jefferson, N.C, c2004. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-228) and index. 
 Extent:  xiii, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cooper, Thomas Abthorpe, -- 1776-1849 | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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16Title:  Good night, sweet prince   
 Creator:  Fowler, Gene, 1890-1960 
 Publication:  The Viking press, New York, 1944. 
 Notes:  At head of title: The life & times of John Barrymore. Illustrated lining-papers. 
 Extent:  xvi, 477 p. plates, port. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Barrymore, John, -- 1882-1942 | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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17Title:  The life of Dan Rice   
 Creator:  Brown, Maria Ward. 
 Publication:  The author, Long Branch, N.J, [c1901] 
 Extent:  ix, 501 p. front., pl., port. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Rice, Dan, -- 1823-1900 | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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18Title:  Junius Brutus Booth: theatrical Prometheus   
 Creator:  Archer, Stephen M. 
 Publication:  Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, c1992. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xiv, 346 p. : ill., ports ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Booth, Junius Brutus, -- 1796-1852 | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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19Title:  The fabulous Lunts: a biography of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne   
 Creator:  Brown, Jared. 
 Publication:  Atheneum, New York, 1986. 
 Notes:  Includes index. Bibliography: p. [467]-477. 
 Extent:  xviii, 523 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Lunt, Alfred | Fontanne, Lynn | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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20Title:  My life east and west   
 Creator:  Hart, William Surrey, 1874-1946 | Ridge, Martin. 
 Publication:  Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1994. 
 Notes:  First published 1929. Includes index. 
 Extent:  lxiii, 417 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Hart, William Surrey, -- 1874-1946 | Actors -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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