Swerling, Jo, 1897-1964

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Screenwriter and playwright; writer of other Hollywood movies such as A Man's Castle (1933), The Westerner (1940), and Blood and Sand (1942).

From the description of Lifeboat : screenplay, 1943 July 29 / by Jo Swerling. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 24273535

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creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. Guys and Dolls / based on story and characters of Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Edward Gilbert, 1984 - performance file. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
referencedIn Joseph Buloff papers, 1925-1993 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969. Guys and dolls / music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon, 1992. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; devised and directed by Peter Dearing, 1961 - house program. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Swerling, Jo, 1897-1964. Lifeboat : screenplay, 1943 July 29 / by Jo Swerling. University of Oregon Libraries
referencedIn Abe Burrows scores, 1947-1949 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. Barnashim ṿa-ḥatikhot. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Raposo, Joe. A wonderful life / music by Joe Raposo ; lyrics and adaptation by Sheldon Harnick ; adapted from the film script of "It's a wonderful life" [by Frances Goodricch, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, and Jo Swerling], 1983. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Landesman, Eyal. Barnashim ṿa-ḥatikhot, me-aḥore ha-ḳelaʻim. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Swerling, Jo, 1897-1964. Lifeboat : screenplay / by Jo Swerling. Northern Kentucky University, W. Frank Steely Library
creatorOf Buloff, Joseph. Joseph Buloff papers, 1925-1993. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Guys and Dolls / a musical fable of Broadway, based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Sweerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Kelly Robinson, 2004 - house program. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Bryan Macdonald, 1990 - Reviews and Articles. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Kelly Handerek, designers, Teresa Burns and Jennifer Suski, 2000 - technical drawings. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Kelly Handerek, 2000 - performance file. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Kelly Handerek, 2000 - reviews and articles. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Guys and dolls / book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Brian Macdonald, 1990 - house program. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
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associatedWith Buloff, Joseph. person
associatedWith Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985 person
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980. person
associatedWith Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969. person
associatedWith Raposo, Joe. person
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
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World War, 1939-1945
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Birth 1897-04-08

Death 1964-10-23

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