Scope and Content Notes:
Michael Ellis as performer, apprentice, director. Materials include programs, newspaper clippings, etc. beginning with the Atelier Players, program, Paris, 1938, “presented by Mayer Abrahamson.” Includes summer theatres in the U.S., 1939-40;
My Sister Eileen tour, 1942; U.S. Army, 1943; and his first Broadway appearance, in
The Duchess of Malfi in 1946. See the scrapbook in the oversized materials series for Michael Ellis' first professional stage appearance, 1941, and additional material on
My Sister Eileen. See scripts series for the
Nothing but the Truth playscript, directed by Ellis in Paris in 1938.