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  • Collection: Machinal

A scene of the play, Machinal, written by Sophie Treadwell, performed in 2014 in the Rebecca Hall

Vienna State Opera House.jpg
This is a photograph of the Vienna State Opera House. Sophie Treadwell visited Vienna in her later years, where the Opera House is one of the city's many iconic symbols.

A screenshot from the 1944 film Double Indemnity based on the Ruth Snyder story.

Screen Shot 2019-03-28 at 9.08.51 PM.pdf
The main theme, which is an oval form intersected by an irregular rectangle, is perceived like the center surrounded by the vortex of colors and forms. By means of records and some works examination art historians defined that the Composition VII is…

Front page of the San Francisco Bulletin 2 January 1912, reporting on the first "Cross City Race", since renamed Bay to Breakers

Ruth Snyder Court.jpg
A picture of Ruth Snyder wearing a black dress during her trial in Long Island Court.

Sophie and Her Husband.JPG
A picture of Sophie and her husband, William on their front porch with their two dogs.

Young Woman flinching at the touch of her new husband.

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In Sonnenblumen und weisse Dahlien Nolde paints a similarly joyous scene of fresh sunflowers blooming with white dahlias.

Cesare the Somnabulist kidnaps Jane and carries her to the roof. The set here is often cited as an example of Expressionistic mise-en-scene.
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