Royce Rees collection of Sydney theatre photonegatives, 1946-1967

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Royce Rees collection of Sydney theatre photonegatives, 1946-1967

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ON 192 , PXA 739

Record identifier

YdmLd7j9

Royce Rees collection of Sydney theatre photonegatives, 1946-1967

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Royce Rees collection of Sydney theatre photonegatives, 1946-1967

Full title

Royce Rees collection of Sydney theatre photonegatives, 1946-1967

Author / Creator

Date

1946-1967

Call Numbers

ON 192 , PXA 739

Record Identifier

YdmLd7j9
Physical Description

Contents

Photographs - 6659 photonegatives, b&w (some col.)

Photographs - ca. 650 silver gelatin photoprints

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Series

Arrangement

Chronological

Access and use

Physical Access Conditions

This material is held in cold storage and requires 3 working days notice to retrieve. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian : Applies to negatives at ON 192

Subjects

Subjects and topics

Adelaide (S. Aust.) Barclay Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.) Bathurst (N.S.W.) Bercy Theatre (Brisbane, Qld.) Chullora Drive In (Chullora, N.S.W.) Comedy Theatre (Melbourne, Vic.) Elizabethan Theatre (Erskineville Road, Newtown, N.S.W.) Empire Theatre (Quay Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Empire Theatre (Tweed Heads, N.S.W.) Forum Theatre (Albert Street, Brisbane, Qld.) George Theatre (Brisbane, Qld.) Grand Opera House (Wellington, N.Z.) His Majesty's Theatre (Auckland, N.Z.) His Majesty's Theatre (Brisbane, Qld.) His Majesty's Theatre (Melbourne, Vic.) Liberty Theatre (232 Pitt Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Lyceum Theatre (214 Pitt Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Metro Theatre (28 Orwell Street, Kings Cross, N.S.W.) Odeon Theatre (Port Kembla, N.S.W.) Palladium Stage Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.) Paramount Theatre (Brisbane, Qld.) Royal Exchange Hotel (Albert Street, Brisbane, Qld.) St. James Theatre (Elizabeth Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) State Theatre (Flinders Street, Melbourne, Vic.) State Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.) Sydney Town Hall (Sydney, N.S.W.) Theatre Royal (Adelaide, S. Aust.) Theatre Royal (Castlereagh Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Theatre Royal (Christchurch, N.Z.) Tivoli Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.) Trocadero (George Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) interiors actors audiences ballet ballet dancers chorus boys chorus girls comedians concerts cross dressers dressing-rooms film actors magicians music shops musicals operas operettas pantomimes performers playbills portraits programs (documents) singers stage sets stages (theatres) theatre posters theatres & cinemas theatrical costumes theatrical producers & directors theatrical productions usherettes vaudeville windows Adult Females Adult Males Chater, Gordon, 1922-1999 children Nixon, Lola, 1935-2014 Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999 Aida (opera) Amour ridicule (ballet) Anastasia (play) Andrea Chenier (opera) Angel came (theatrical production) Annie get your gun (show) Aurora's wedding (ballet) Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust. Aztec Services Ltd. Ballet in blue (ballet) Barber of Seville (opera) Beau Danube (ballet) Black diamond (theatrical production) Black swan (ballet) Blithe spirit (play) Bluebird (ballet) Booth, Webster Boris Godounov (opera) Born yesterday (play) Borovansky Ballet Boutique fantasque (ballet) Boy friend (musical) Brigadoon (musical) Bronhill, June, 1929- Brownlee, John, 1901-1969 Bye bye Birdie (show) Call me madam (show) Can-can (show) Candide (ballet) Capriccio italien (ballet) Celebrity Circuit Ltd. Celebrity Theatres Ltd. Chaliapin, Feodor, 1873-1938 Charley's aunt (play) Cinderella (tale) Coppelia (ballet) Corrida (ballet) Corroboree (ballet) Crooks, Richard Dancing years (theatrical production) Thompson, Glenda Deep blue sea (theatrical production) Della Chiesa, Vivian Devil's disciple (play) Dial M for murder (play) Difference of opinion (theatrical production) Don Cossacks Choir and Dancers Duncan, Todd Edward my son (play) Enchanted tree (theatrical production) Enfants du Paradise (ballet) Eternal lovers (ballet) Facade (ballet) Fade out, fade in (show) Fall of the Roman Empire (film) Faun (ballet) Fields, Gracie Fievres (Sanctuary) (theatrical production) Flagstad, Kirsten Fly away Peter (theatrical production) Fordorama '64 Franquin, 1914-2010 Fuller Theatre Company Galli-Curci, Amelita Garnet Carroll Ltd. Gell, Heather Giselle (ballet) Goluboff, Grisha Gondoliers (operetta) Gordon, Hayes Gorham, Kathleen, 1932-1983 Graduation ball (ballet) Great Britain. Army. Grenadier Guards. Regimental Band Greater Union Theatres Ltd Halliday, Joan Harlem Blackbirds (musical group) Harvey (play) Hayes, Evie Hellzapoppin' (vaudeville) Helpman, Sheila Mary, 1916-1994 Hot ice (theatrical production) Ice follies (show) Iolanthe (operetta) J. & N. Tait Ltd. J.C. Williamson (Firm) J.C. Williamson Italian Opera Co. Jap show (theatrical production) John loves Mary (play) Julius Caesar (play) King and I (show) Kiss me, Kate (show) Kiwis (vaudeville) Ladies night at a Turkish baths (play) Lawrence, Marjorie, 1908?-1979 Lawsons (play) Litle hut (theatrical production) Little Red Riding Hood (pantomime) McCallum, John, 1918-2010 Madam Louise (theatrical production) Many happy returns (play) Mayne Lynton Co. Menuhin, Hephzibah, 1920- Menzies, Ivan Merry widow (operetta) Message for Margaret (play) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Mierowski, Henryk Mikado (operetta) Moiseiwitsch, Benno, 1890-1963 Moncrieff, Gladys, 1893-1976 Moon is blue (play) Mother Hubbard (pantomime) My three angels (play) Newman, Bill No, no, Nanette (show) Nothing but the truth (play) Nutcracker (ballet) Oklahoma (show) Oldaker, Max, 1907-1972 Once upon a mattress (play) One wild oat (play) Orpheus in the Underworld (operetta) Outlaw (play) Page, Pamela Paint your wagon (show) Pat Gregory Productions Ltd. Pate, Michael (actor) Petrouchka (ballet) Philips Radio Show Piddingtons (play) Pied piper (theatrical production) Pineapple Poll (ballet) Pirates of Penzance (operetta) Playbill Ltd. Pommy (play) Prince Igor (ballet) Private lives (play) Queensland State String Quartet Raisbeck, Rosina Reluctant debutante (play) Reluctant heroes (play) Rene, Roy, 1892-1954 Ronald Fortt Productions Ltd. Rubinstein, Martin Sadler's Wells Opera Company Sager, Peggy Salzman, Pnina Savage innocents (film) Scheherazade (ballet) Seagulls over Sorrento (play) Separate rooms (play) September tide (play) Simon & Laura (theatrical production) Smilin' thru (theatrical production) Song of Norway (operetta) Sorcerer (operetta) Sound of music (show) South Pacific (show) Steele, Suzanne Streetcar named Desire (play) Swan Lake (ballet) Sylphides (ballet) Symphonie fantastique (ballet) Tchinarova, Tamara, 1919- Tea house of the August Moon (play) Terra australis (ballet) Thomas, John Charles Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960 Tingwell, Charles Tres diablos (ballet) Trial by jury (operetta) Trovatore (opera) Turandot (opera) Twelfth night (play) Two hotshots (play) Two Miss Carrolls (play) Under the counter (play) Valley (play) Vienna Boys' Choir Virgil the Magician Water babies (theatrical production) Weaving, Jon White Horse Inn (operetta) Whitehall Productions Ltd. Wilcox, Gordon Will any gentleman? (play) Withers, Googie, 1917-2011 Wizard of Oz (show) Worm's eye view (play) Write me a murder (play) Yemm, Norman Ziegler, Anne Paris by night (show) Heckelman, Strelsa

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Many photonegatives in the collection were for theatre programs and publicity for JC Williamson and the Playbill programs of the Tivoli Circuit (never credited). Rees's montages for Borovansky Ballet were only briefly credited. About 20 of his images appear in: Entertaining Australia : an illustrated history / edited by Katharine Brisbane. Sydney...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Royce Rees collection of Sydney theatre photonegatives, 1946-1967

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

Author / Artists

NOTES

General note

Note the photoprints collection is very incomplete Photographer's original indexes available at PXA 739/6660 Rees's original three numbering schemes transcribed to the upper left of negative envelopes. (Collection incomplete) Contents List compiled by Original Materials Branch, State Library of New South Wales (from photographer's original indexes)...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Transferred from Dennis Wolanski Library of the Performing Arts, Sydney Opera House, 1997

Administrative / Biographical history

Royce Rees started work for Hal Williamson, (photographer, Reiby Place, 1946-1957, then 14 Lang Road, Centennial Park to 1960). Rees set up his own business 1961-1968 (12 Cunningham Street) and then 1969-1974 (17 Parker Street) and 1975-1976 (154 Elizabeth Street) -- ML 908/97 (Part II)

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

ON 192 , PXA 739

Record Identifier

YdmLd7j9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YdmLd7j9

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

153078

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