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Ball, Robert Hamilton 1902-1988

Overview
Works: 35 works in 106 publications in 1 language and 4,610 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PR651, 822.309
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Hamilton Ball
A short view of Elizabethan drama, together with some account of its principal playwrights and the conditions under which it was produced by Thomas Marc Parrott ( Book )
12 editions published between 1943 and 1958 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theatre language : a dictionary of terms in English of the drama and stage from medieval to modern times by Walter Parker Bowman ( Book )
13 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare on silent film; a strange eventful history by Robert Hamilton Ball ( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1899, when film projection was barely three years old, Herbert Beerbohm Tree was filmed as King John. In his highly entertaining history, Robert Hamilton Ball traces in detail the fate of Shakespeare on silent films from Tree's first effort until the establishment of sound in 1929. The silent films brought Shakespeare to a wide public who had never had the chance to see his plays in the theatre. And Shakespeare gave the film makers an air of respectability that was badly needed by a medium with a reputation for frivolity. This work, first published in 1968, brings history to life w
The plays of Henry C. De Mille by Henry Churchill De Mille ( Book )
7 editions published between 1941 and 1965 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
Lord Chumley by David Belasco ( )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The charity ball a comedy drama in four acts by David Belasco ( )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Men and women a drama of our times in four acts by Henry Churchill De Mille ( )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife a play in four acts by David Belasco ( )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short view of Elizabethan drama together with some accounts of its principle playwrights and the conditions under which it was produced by Thomas Marc Parrott ( Book )
5 editions published between 1943 and 1965 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The amazing career of Sir Giles Overreach ... : a history of the stage [in England and America] by Robert Hamilton Ball ( Book )
6 editions published between 1939 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plays of Henry C. De Mille, written in collaboration with David Belasco by Henry Churchill De Mille ( Book )
3 editions published between 1941 and 1965 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strange eventful history by Robert Hamilton Ball ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare : from Betterton to Irving by George Clinton Densmore Odell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two-volume history of Shakespeare productions on the London stage from the Restoration to the turn of the 20th century ... Chronicles the story of the vicissitudes of the plays themselves--the changes, cuts, deletions and additions of characters, rewritten endings, doctored verses, etc.--as well as of the manner of staging Shakespeare (developments in scenery, lighting, machinery, costumes, pageantry, song, dance, etc.)"--Back cover
Shakespeare from Betterton to Irving by George Clinton Densmore Odell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theatre language by Walter Parker Bowman ( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare from Betterton to Irving by George Clinton Densmore Odell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare on silent film by Robert H Ball ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Seymour theater collection by Robert Hamilton Ball ( Book )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ball, Robert Hamilton, 1902-
Languages
English (89)