The Tragedian, The Rebel, And The PrinceStreaming Video - 2006
This program focuses on the Booth family to evaluate their tremendous impact on American theater and, in a broader sense, to create an image of Victorian American culture. Brooks McNamara, expert on 19th-century theater at New York University, and theater historian and author Mary Henderson delve into the careers of the acclaimed tragic actor Junius Brutus Booth, Sr.; the notorious assassin John Wilkes Booth; and Edwin Booth, America's first great Hamlet and the most important American actor of the 19th century.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c1999
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (30 min.) :,sd., col., digital file