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New York, February-August, 1937
Ritz Theatre
Directed by Brett Warren
Music by Lee Wainer


production notebook 1 7-10 11-16 17-18
costume 20-23
floor 24
light 25-33
music 34-40
photos................pgs. 41-42, 46-60, 179 43-45
production 61-178
Production Notes in folders
casting and correspondence (55 pages)
production notes outline (2 pages)
script breakdown (4 pages)
excerpts from old scripts (90 pages)
notes in script excerpt folder (1, 2, 3)
ticket reservation form
publicity memos
publicity notes
reheasal notes
production notebook 2 5-7 8-12
costume 17-20
fly floor 21
light 22-30
music 31-35
production 36-38
sound 39 40-41
photographic prints
photographic negatives
photographic negatives - cast portraits

2 complete sets of music (scores and parts)
conductor score, set 1
conductor score, set 2
flute parts
flute parts, set 2,
clarinet 1 parts
clarinet 1 parts, set 2
clarinet 2 parts
clarinet 2 parts, set 2
trumpet 1 parts
trumpet 1 parts, set 2
trumpet 2 parts
trumpet 2 parts, set 2
trombone 1 parts
trombone 1, set 2
trombone 2 parts
tympani parts
tympani parts, set 2
drums parts
percussion parts
piano parts
bass parts
TVA song

Title - Power
Author - Arent, Arthur
Location - New York, NY(Ritz Theatre)
Date - Feb 23 - August?, 1937
Genre - Drama/Living Newspaper
Director - Brett Warren
Composer - Lee Wainer
Conductor - Myron Roman
Costume Designer - Louis Bunin
Set Designer - Howard Bay
Technical Director - Monroe Hack

Voice of the Living Newspaper - Charles Dill
Old Man at Radio, Martin Insull, M. H. Aylesworth, Clerk of the Senate, John Lord O'Brien, James Lawrence Fly - Charles Danforth
Old Man's Wife - Kate Cloud
Police Operator, Grocer, Butcher - Charles T. Lewis
Surgeon, Robert E. Healy, Federal Trade Commision Spokesman, Company Agent, Business Man - Gregory Robbins
Intern, Hardware Clerk - Maurice MacNevin
Intern, Rent Collector - Peter Marvin
Patient - Agnes Moss
Policeman, Electric Co. Clerk, Mayor's Secretary, Grocer, Voice of Linesman - James Swift
Theatre Manager, Barber - Joe Rose
Irish Mother, City Dweller's Wife - Guerita Donnelly
Bakery Proprietor, Policeman, Electric Co. Manager, Broker - Frank McMunn
Airport Radio Operator, Senator George W. Norris - Burton Mallory
Restaurant Proprietor, Grocery Clerk, Fruit Vendor, Linesman - Richard Keller
Traffic Accident Victim - Marjorie Betts
Driver of Car - Lionel Dante
Announcer, City Dweller - Jack Lorenz
William Gilbert, Man on Bench, Farmer - Wilfred Clark
Michael Faraday, Director, Samuel J. Insull, James M. Beck Business Man - H. H. McCollum
Georg Simon Ohm, Director, Editor, Public Utilities Commisioner - Harry Brooks
Zenobe T. Gramme, Electric Co. Manager, Father, Carl D. Thompson, Frank W. Smith, Governor Bibb Graves - Allan Tower
Thomas A. Edison, Senator Burton K. Wheeler, Utilities Representative, William Cope, Voice of Chief Justice Hughes - Dudley Hawley
Financier, T. Commerford Martin, J. L. Murphy, Politician, Wendell L. Willkie, Business Man - William Roselle
Consumer, Consumer Angus T. Buttonkooper - Muni Diamond
Electrician, Man Who Knows, Rent Collector, Linesman, Man on Soap Box - Robert Noack
Grocery Clerk, Fruit Vendor - Jack Shipman
Butcher - Joseph Murray
Butcher - Kermit Augustine
Chairman, Senator Sherman Minton, Bernard F. Weadock, Voice of Justice McReynolds - James F. Kelly
Witness, The Messrs. Carmichael, Mr. Lane, Utilities Executive, Forney Johnston - Bernard Pate
Daughter - Viola Swayne
Mrs. Lane of 1913 - Eleanora Barrie
Mrs. Lane of 1926 - Jane Graham
Hardware Clerk, Mayor Clare W. H. Bangs, Chairman, Man on Street, Governor Hil McAllister - Edward LeDuc
Drygoods Clerk - Lionel Dante
Drygoods Clerk - Seymour Malmude
Electric Co. Clerk, Company Agent, Consumer-at-Large - Warren Pittenger
Representative John E. Rankin, Chariman - Ulric Collins
Second Congressman, Storekeeper - Joseph Rivers
Third Congressman - William Arthur Row
Farmer's Wife - Jean Thomas
Old Woman - Edith Harcourt
Colored Farmer - Milton Williams
Man on Street - Jack Denver
Woman Stockholder - Marie Edwards
District Court Judge - Wilbur DeRouge
Court of Appeals Judge - John Harkins

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