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Michael Chekhov.

Michael Chekhov.

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Published by New York University, School of the Arts in New York .
Written in English

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  • Chekhov, Michael, -- 1891-1955.

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    SeriesThe Drama Review -- T99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14356568M

    Get this from a library! Michael Chekhov. [Franc Chamberlain] -- Michael Chekhov was Stanislavsky's star student and a master acting teacher. Exiled from Soviet Russia, he made his way to England and then to the United States, spending his last years as an actor. First Edition. 8vo, pp. Illustrated. A nice copy in somewhat worn and soiled dj. Chekhov was an actor, teacher, and director. Leonard collaborated with him on his first book, To the actor, and later put together this book, after Chekhov's death, from the author's notes and taped lectures. Seller Inventory #


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