Costume and set designs for Letter from Paris (Aldwych, 1952)

Scope and Content

This series includes costume and set designs, fabric samples and colour palettes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Letter from Paris, a play by Dodie Smith adapted from a novel by Henry James, The Reverberator (1908). Oliver Messel's production was first produced by H. M. Tennent Productions Ltd. at the Aldwych Theatre, London on 10 October, 1952. It was directed by Peter Glenville with music by Ronald Emanuel and featured Brenda Bruce as Francis Dosson and Nicholas Phipps as Charles Waterlow.