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1 John Henry: A Play with Music Bradford, Roark; Wolfe, Jacques (music composer); Johnson, Albert (set designer)
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1939 Harper and Brothers. Several chips, small rips to jacket; age-darkened. Text clean; binding tight. 91pp, B/W set designs. Language: English. Price intact on flap. With 8 stage sets designed for the play by Albert Johnson and 8pp of musical score by Jacques Wolfe. Gray cloth-covered boards with black and red lettering and design. Author rewrote his 1931 novel as a play. Large cast list: Paul Robeson played John Henry in the Broadway musical production, which also featured Ruby Elzy and folksinger/blues man Josh White. Keywords: legend, legendary, myth, mythical, folklore, folk, lore, South, Southern, African-American, Negro, steamboat, roustabout, Mississippi, River, dialect, race, racial, stereotype, white, folklorist, Anthony Brown, director, theatre, theatrical. No ISBN. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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