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Salute ... to France!
Marcella Cisney

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Salute ... to France!

Published 1955 .
Written in French.

About the Book

"Salute to France," honorary chairman the honorable C. Douglas Dillon, United States ambassador to France, Mr. William A.M. Burden, chairman, visual arts, Mr. Robert W. Dowling, chairman, performing arts, Mrs. H. Alwyn Inness-Brown, vice chairman, performing arts, guests of honor his excellency, the ambassador of France to the United States, and Madame Couve de Murville. Macella Cisney, producer, Samuel Liff, stage manager, Kenneth Mays, assistant, Len Bedsoe, assistant, Tharon Musser, lighting, Bill Noon, Chief of crew, Meyer Davis Orchestra.

Table of Contents

Paris preview: I. Excerpts from the "Salute to France". Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, conductor, Harl McDonald, general manager, guest artists William Kincaid, flautist, William Smith, pianist, "Scene from the Elysian Fields," ("Orfeo," Gluck). "Syrinx for Flute Alone," (Debussy). "Alegretto," (Godard)
"Oklahoma!", Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II, producers, guest artist Shirley Jones
New York City Center Ballet, Lincoln Kirstein, general director, George Balanchine, artistic director, guest artists: André Eglevsky, Diana Adams. Pas de deux from "Nutcracker Suite," Tschaikowsky, accompanied by Nicholas Kopeikine, piano
Medea / by Robinson Jeffers, produced and directed by Guthrie McClintic, guest artist Judith Anderson, opening scene
II. Excerpts from the international exchange program of ANTA. José Limon and Company "The Moor's Pavane," music: Henry Purcell, choreography: José Limon, music arranged by Simon Sadoff. Variations on "Othello"
Porgy & Bess / by George Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, Blevins Davis and Robert Breen, producers, guest artist Cab Calloway, "It Ain't Necessarily So", "There's a Train That's Leaving for New York".

Edition Notes

Waldorf-Astoria, New York, February 20, 1955.

Title devised by Library staff from cover of main program.

Program includes sections: Salute to France, Salut à la France diner [menu], Paris preview, The American National Theatre and Academy, Sponsors.

LC copy accompanied by dinner invitation for Mr. Richard L. Coe and Guest to attend February 20, 1955, business card memo to Dick Coe from Frank Thompson, Jr., representative from New Jersey with excerpt from the Congressional Record from June 20, 1955 acknowledging the "Salute to France". Also accompanied by issue of "Equity" from March 1955 with article "Salute to France" on p. 10. Shelved under: Salute to France. Also accompanied by mimeograph typescript minutes of the meeting of the Drama Advisory Panel, International Exchange Program, February 9, 1955, marked "Confidential".

In: Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress).

Other Titles
Salute to France, Equity (New York, N.Y.)


Library of Congress
PN2093 .C64 1995 no. S311

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1 v. (theater program).

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