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MS Thr 321

Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967. Basil Rathbone papers concerning Aldous Huxley's The giaconda smile: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Thr 321
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967.
Title: Basil Rathbone papers concerning Aldous Huxley's The giaconda smile,
Date(s): 1950-1951.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: English actor Basil Rathbone's prompt book for The Giaconda smile by English author Aldous Huxley as well as letters from Huxley to Rathbone.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*76M-69. Purchased with the Billy Rose fund; received: 1976 June 4.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Basil Rathbone Papers Concerning Aldous Huxley's The Giaconda Smile (MS Thr 321). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Huxley was an English novelist and Rathbone an English actor. Rathbone played a character in The giaconda smile in the New York City production (1950) and on tour (1951).

Scope and Contents

Includes Rathbone's prompt copy prepared for the touring version of The giaconda smile. Also includes letters from Huxley to Rathbone, among other items.

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