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Hühnerhof : Komödie in 3 Akten [promptbook]

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Bernard, Tristan, 1866-1947


Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943




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Max Reinhardt Promptbooks


Leather-covered, pages no longer fully bound. All text in German, except pencilled notes in Act I. Gray pencil markings, black and brown pen unspecified. Significant stage sketchings at beginning of each act, detailed movement sketches on following pages. Penciled notes up to Act II appear to be in another language. Lack of German notes in entire Act I (see supplement folder). Reverts back to German, with black pen notes at beginning of Act II. Most notes concern notes/rewrites of dialogue, and stage movements.
Includes supplement: gray promptbook for Act I with cast list, stage sketches. Handwritten notes in brown pen, black pen, and gray pencil. Appears to be Reinhardt notes for Act I not found in original promptbook. Notes appear to mostly deal with character’s tone, amendments to dialogue, or
stage directions/movements.


27cm x 22cm


January 1909, Berlin

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Located in Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections
PT2635.E548P75 v.6


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Who is Max Reinhardt? The celebrated Austrian theater director Max Reinhardt, recognized in America primarily for his elaborate productions of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Franz Werfel’s The Eternal Road, and Karl Vollmoeller’s The Miracle, was born in 1873 at Baden near Vienna, Austria and died in New York City in… More

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Bernard, Tristan, 1866-1947, “Hühnerhof : Komödie in 3 Akten [promptbook],” Digital Collections, accessed July 13, 2024,