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Issue Details: First known date: 1940-1949... 1940-1949 Balzac : A Radio Portrait
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Both here [The Golden Cockerel] and in Balzac was exemplified the man of genius, divine ambition and heroic ideals, in conflict with his own material nature, which brought him down-but only after resistance. (Leslie Rees The Making of Australian Drama: a Historical and Critical Survey from the 1830s to the 1970s (1973):190)

Production Details

  • Broadcast on ABC radio as part of 'Radio Repertory' on Monday 14 August 1950, from 7:30pm/

    Cast including Robert Bernard (Balzac), Ruby May (Anne-Charlotte-Laure Sallambier, Balzac's mother), Mary Disney (Laure, Balzac's sister), Margaret Mouchemore (Zulma Carraud, Laure's friend), and Elizabeth Wing (Madame de Habska, Balzac's wife).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      ca. 1940-1949 .
      Extent: 35 leavesp.
      Description: Typescript (photocopy)
      (Manuscript) assertion


      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Location: Hanger Collection
      Local Id: H1614
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