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Scrapbook on Lola Montez, 1958-1983 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2135446
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Burke, Alan, 1922-2007
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1958-1983 
1 folio package. 
Summary

Copies from a scrapbook containing newspaper cuttings and programs relating to the 1958 Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust production of "Lola Montez" starring Mary Preston and subsequent productions by other companies including Miranda Theatre Group (1967), Canterbury Theatre Guild (1983) and the University of Melbourne. Also includes some cuttings relating to the 1959 television production of "Pardon Miss Westcott".

Biography/History

Playwright and director. Burke co-wrote the play "Lola Montez" which was produced by the Elizabethan Theatre Trust in 1958 and produced for television in 1959. See also "The Esso guide to the performing arts collections of the National Library of Australia" (1991), p. 52, 60, 127.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 833.

Related Material An oral history interview with Alan Burke is held at the National Library at ORAL TRC 2368.  Photographs of the Australian Elizabethan Trust production of "Lola Montez" are held by the Pictorial Section at PIC P832/1-73 LOC R11.  Records of the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust are held at MS 5908. 
Subjects Burke, Alan, 1922-2007 -- Archives.  |  Musicals -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1958-1983 
Occupation Dramatists.
Other authors/contributors Montez, Lola, 1818-1861  |  Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust  |  Brisbane Arts Theatre  |  Miranda Theatre Group  |  Canterbury Theatre Guild

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