Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980

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Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig. Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941) co-written with James Thurber. His screenwriting creits include: WHISTLING IN THE DARK, THE MALE ANIMAL and SHE'S WORKING HER WAY THROUGH COLLEGE. His film credits include a lead role in THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE, as well as co-producer of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH. Nugent died on August 9, 1980.

From the guide to the Elliott Nugent papers, 1916-1965, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Broadway playwright, actor, producer and director; Ohio State University graduate (B.A., 1919).

From the description of Papers, 1915-1965. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 24855781

Producer, director, actor, writer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Elliot Nugent : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451872

Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig.

Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941) co-written with James Thurber. His screenwriting creits include: WHISTLING IN THE DARK, THE MALE ANIMAL and SHE'S WORKING HER WAY THROUGH COLLEGE. His film credits include a lead role in THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE, as well as co-producer of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH. Nugent died on August 9, 1980.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1965. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455431

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creatorOf Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980. Apartment to-let : play : New York, 1924 July 24. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Papers, 1899-1960 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980. Events leading up to the comedy, [1965] / Elliott Nugent. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980. Films of Elliott Nugent's family and friends, 1927-1948. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Thurber, James, 1894-1961. Papers, 1884-1972. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980. Of cheat and charmer : a novel, [1962] / by Elliott Nugent. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957. Papers, 1899-1960 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Thurber, James, 1894-1961. James Thurber papers, 1884-1972 [microform]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Vincent J. Donehue papers, 1946-1965 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Campbell, Alan, 1905-1963. Alan Campbell and Dorothy Parker collection, [1930]-1949. University of Michigan
creatorOf Elliott Nugent papers, 1916-1965 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Nugent, J. C. (John Charles), 1878-1947. Bunce family and Nugent family papers, 1891-1978. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980. Papers, 1916-1965. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Marquis, Don, 1878-1937. Papers of Don Marquis [manuscript], 1917-1934. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980. Reminiscences of Elliot Nugent : oral history, 1958. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Bunce family and Nugent family papers, 1891-1978. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library,
creatorOf Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980. Papers, 1915-1965. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980. A place of our own [microform] : a new play / by Elliott Nugent. Stanford University Libraries
referencedIn Jo Mielziner papers, 1903-1976 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Campbell, Alan, 1905-1963. person
associatedWith Donehue, Vincent J., 1915-1966 person
associatedWith Franklin, Joan, person
associatedWith Franklin, Robert, person
associatedWith Gerstad, Lee person
associatedWith Gerstad, Lee. person
associatedWith Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957. person
associatedWith JOSEPHINE (SHERWOOD) HULL, 1877(?)-1957 person
associatedWith Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968. person
associatedWith Marquis, Don, 1878-1937. person
associatedWith Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. corporateBody
associatedWith Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976 person
associatedWith Miller, Nancy Harriett Crawford, 1937- person
associatedWith Nugent, Barbara person
associatedWith Nugent, Barbara. person
associatedWith Nugent Family family
associatedWith Nugent Family. family
associatedWith Nugent, J. C. (John Charles), 1878-1947. person
associatedWith Nugent, Lee person
associatedWith Nugent, Lee. person
associatedWith Nugent, Nancy. person
associatedWith Nugent, Norma Lee person
associatedWith Nugent, Norma Lee. person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel and Bella. person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Thurber, James, 1894-1961. person
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Theater--United States
Silent films
Theater
Dramatists, American--20th century--Biography--Pictorial works
Motion picture acting
Authors--Interviews
Motion picture industry
Motion picture producers and directors--Interviews
Dramatists, American--20th century--History--Sources
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Birth 1896-09-20

Death 1980-08-09

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