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Jean Cocteau Poster

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  • (1950) Book: "Diary of a Film", translated by Ronald Duncan. New York: Roy Publishers. 214 pp.
  • (1958) Stage: Wrote "The Infernal Machine", performed on Broadway. New adaptation by Albert Bermel. Directed by Herbert Berghof. Phoenix Theatre: 3 Feb 1958-9 Mar 1958 (40 performances). Cast: Jacob Ben-Ami (as "The Old Shepherd"), Clarice Blackburn (as "A Theban Mother"), Roberts Blossom (as "Anubis, The Egyptian God of the Dead"), Philip Bourneuf (as "Teiresias, The High Priest"), Peter Brandon (as "The Young Soldier"), Claude Dauphin (as "The Voice"), June Havoc (as "Queen Jocasta"), Earle Hyman (as "Ghost of Laius"), John Kerr (as "Oedipus"), Kimetha Laurie (as "Antigone, Daughter of Jocasta and Oedipus"), Joan McCracken (as "The Sphinx, The Goddess of Vengeance"), Albert Paulsen (as "The Soldier"), Bill Penn (as "The Messenger from Corinth"), Byrne Piven (as "The Drunk"), Joey Renda (as "Her Son"), Martin Rudy (as "Creon, Jocasta's Brother"), Gene Saks (as "The Captain of the Patrol"). Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director. Norris Houghton: Co-Founder).
  • Playwright: "Indiscretions"
  • (1951) Stage: Wrote "Les Parents Terribles" (aka "Intimate Relations"), performed at the Strand Theatre in London, England, with Fay Compton, Ballard Berkeley, Cicely Paget-Bowman, Robin Lloyd and Sarah Lawson in the cast.
  • Book: "Opium: The Story of a Cure".
  • (1986) Stage: Wrote "The Infernal Machine," performed at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England, with Maggie Smith, Robert Eddison and Jim Carter in the cast. Simon Callow was director.
  • (1993) Stage: Wrote "The Eagle Has Two Heads," performed in a Mytton Crest Theatre Company production at the Dame Lilian Baylis Theatre in Sadlers Wells, London, England, with Lisa Harrow, Stash Kirkbride, and Brian Spink in the cast. Susannah York was director.
  • (1994) Stage: Wrote "The Eagle Has Two Heads," performed in a Mytton Crest Theatre Company production at the Dame Lilian Baylis Theatre in Sadlers Wells, London, England, with Lisa Harrow, Stash Kirkbride, and Brian Spink in the cast. Susannah York was director.
  • (2/3/47) Stage: Wrote "The Eagle Has Two Heads," performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, OH, with Tallulah Bankhead in the cast.
  • Book: "Cocteau on the Film" (translated by Vera Triall).

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