Photo of Khlestakov in Inspector General

From The Director's Prism: E. T. A. Hoffmann and the Russian Theatrical Avant-Garde by Dassia N. Posner

  • This photograph shows Khlestakov (Garin) in square glasses, a black coat and top hat, and a plaid scarf, with a bagel dangling on a string from his coat lapel.

    See book: p. 83

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  • Performing Arts
  • Premiere: December 9, 1926
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  • Erast Garin as Khlestakov in Inspector General, based on the play by Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Vsevolod Meyerhold and Mikhail Korenev, directed by Vsevolod Meyerhold, Meyerhold Theatre (GosTIM), Moscow (premiere: December 9, 1926). TWS FPN 5122. Copyright © Theaterwissenschaftliche Sammlung, University of Cologne.