Marguerite I. Murray
Marguerite Isabel Murray (1899-1983). Lecturer, director, writer, translator. (also called Maxie Murray ?)
She was a lecturer at the University of Cape Town.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
She directed Gebroke Drade, Die Nuwe Wêreld, Fritsie, Vroueskool, Die Wildsboudjie, 'n Sonnige Dag, Paastyd, Mademoiselle, Beatriks Ursula, The Gioconda Smile, Die Indringer (1935), Die Hoogste Reg, Illusie-Simfonie, Die Man met die Blom in sy Mond, Moraal, Huis te Koop (1935).
Several of these plays in Afrikaans were translated by Marguerite from the original scripts.
She was a founding member of the Kaapstadse Afrikaanse Toneelvereniging in 1934.
Stellenbosch University Library catalogue.
Nel, F.J. 1972.
The Marguerite Isabel Murray Collection is held at the Stellenbosch University Library Document Centre MS 307 in 3 pamphlet boxes. Description: Manuscripts ; notebooks ; speeches ; correspondence ; photographs ; clippings. This collection includes diverse documents regarding theatre as M.I. Murray was a member of the Kaapstadse Afrikaanse Toneelvereniging (KAT) as well as manuscripts of her own work as writer.
An inventory of the collection is available.
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