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Thom Phillips as Cyrus Higgenbottom in the 1972 musical presentation of Dan Totheroh's Rough an' Ready, performed on Mount Tamalpais [photograph]
Mountain Play Association
Cain, Marion Hayes, 1905-1991
Date Created and/or Issued
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Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Mountain Plays, Mount Tamalpais, 1913-1972
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Thom Phillips portrays Cyrus Higgenbottom in a scene from the 1972 Mountain Play production of Dan Totheroh's Rough an' Ready. Though this play had been performed a number of times before, 1972 marked the first time the play was presented as a musical. It was directed by Dan Caldwell and featured music and lyrics by John Balmer. The Mountain Play Association began its annual production in an outdoor amphitheater on top of Mount Tamalpais, Marin County, in 1913. Shows run for several weekends, beginning each May. This image is from a collection of scrapbooks, deposited with the California Room in 1975, by Mountain Play Association Director, Marion Hayes Cain.
1 photographic print, b&w ; 25 x 20 cm.
Thom Phillips as Cyrus Higgenbottom
Tamalpais, Mount (Calif.)--Mountain Play
Marin County (Calif.)--Mountain Play
Theater--California--Marin County
Actors and actresses
Mountain Play Association (Mill Valley, Calif.)
Totheroh, Dan
Phillips, Thom
Caldwell, Dan
Balmer, John
Marin County (Calif.)
Tamalpais, Mount (Calif.)
Mount Tamalpais State Park (Calif.)
Item from Mountain Play Association Scrapbook v. 6, Anne T. Kent California Room, Marin County Free Library

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