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[Asche, Oscar (actor) : theatre programmes, etc. / held in the PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia]
Bib ID 1974133
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Description 1900-1959 
1 box 
Series

Australian performing arts programs and ephemera (PROMPT) collection

Summary

Collection of programmes reflecting his 40 year career in the English theatre. Includes some journal articles, ephemera and filmography.

Biography/History

John Stange(r) Heiss Oscar Asche (26 January 1871 – 23 March 1936), better known as Oscar Asche, was an Australian actor, director and writer, best known for having written, directed, and acted in the record-breaking musical Chu Chin Chow, both on stage and film, and for acting in, directing, or producing many Shakespeare plays and successful musicals.

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Associated photographs and biographical cuttings through the Special Collections Reading Room, National Library of Australia.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid. 
Subjects Asche, Oscar, 1871-1936.  |  Oscar Asche and Lily Brayton Company.  |  Actors -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Actors -- Great Britain -- Miscellanea.
Form/genre Theater programs  |  Theater programs
Other authors/contributors Asche, Oscar, 1871-1936  |  Brayton, Lily, 1876-1953  |  Oscar Asche and Lily Brayton Company

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