MacKenna, Kenneth, 1899-1962

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1899-08-19
Death 1962-01-15

Biographical notes:

Story and scenario editor.

From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth MacKenna : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597794

George Bernard Shaw was born July 26, 1856, in Dublin, Ireland; attended Wesleyan Connexional School; he started his writing career ca. 1876 and went on to become a playwright, wit, and critic; known as an advocate of social reform, he co-founded the Fabian Society (1884); vestryman and borough councilor in London in the late 1880s; Nobel Prize for literature, 1925; among his plays are: Heartbreak house (1920), Man and superman (1905), Back to Methuselah (1922), and Saint Joan (1923); his plays adapted to film include Pygmalion (1938) and Caesar and Cleopatra (1946); books include The intelligent woman's guide to socialism and capitalism (1928) and Everybody's political what's what (1944); he died Nov. 2, 1950.

From the description of A collection of material about George Bernard Shaw, 1885-1949. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39845999

Biography

George Bernard Shaw was born July 26, 1856, in Dublin, Ireland; attended Wesleyan Connexional School; he started his writing career ca. 1876 and went on to become a playwright, wit, and critic; known as an advocate of social reform, he co-founded the Fabian Society (1884); vestryman and borough councilor in London in the late 1880s; Nobel Prize for literature, 1925; among his plays are: Heartbreak house (1920), Man and superman (1905), Back to Methuselah (1922), and Saint Joan (1923); his plays adapted to film include Pygmalion (1938) and Caesar and Cleopatra (1946); books include The intelligent woman's guide to socialism and capitalism (1928) and Everybody's political what's what (1944); he died November 2, 1950.

From the guide to the Kenneth MacKenna Collection of Material About George Bernard Shaw, 1885-1949, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Authors, Irish--19th century
  • Motion picture authorship
  • Screenwriters--Interviews
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures--Censorship
  • Dramatists, Irish--20th century

Occupations:

  • Dramatists, Irish--20th century
  • Authors, Irish--19th century

Places:

  • London (England) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)