• Filmed scenes from The Hairy Ape, by Eugene O’Neill, directed by Alexander Tairov and L. L. Lukianov, Moscow Kamerny Theatre (premiere: January 24, 1926). НВ 3826/2. Copyright © A. A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum, Moscow.


  • [Intertitles:]
    [1.] A. Ia. Tairov, Artistic Director of the Kamerny Theatre
    [2.] The Stenberg Brothers, the theater’s designers
    [3.] Eugene O’Neill, The Hairy Ape, 1926
    [4.] Actress Nikritina in the role of Mildred Douglas
    [5.] Actor Tsenin in the role of Yank

Filmed scenes from The Hairy Ape

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

  • This short film shows the outside of the Kamerny Theatre, Tairov and the Stenberg Brothers (smoking), and several scene excerpts from The Hairy Ape, including the Fifth-Avenue fox-trotters, Yank's attempt to break the bars that enclose him, and the stokehole pantomime for which the production was so famous.

    See book: p. 128, 129

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  • Premiere: January 24, 1926
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