Logan, Joshua.

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Biographical Note

  • 1908, Oct. 5: Born, Texarkana, Tex.
  • 1927: Diploma, Culver Military Academy,Culver, Ind.
  • 1927 - 1931 : Attended Princeton University,Princeton, N.J.
  • 1928 - 1935 : Actor, codirector, University Players,Falmouth, Mass.
  • 1931: Studied under Konstantin Stanislavsky,Moscow Art Theatre,Moscow, USSR
  • 1938: Director, On Borrowed Time, a play by Paul Osborn Director, I Married an Angel, a play by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart Director, Knickerbocker Holiday, a play by Maxwell Anderson
  • 1940: Married Barbara O'Neil (divorced 1941) Director, Charley's Aunt, a play by Brandon Thomas
  • 1942 - 1945 : Captain, United States Army Air Corps
  • 1945: Married Grace (Nedda) Harrigan Connolly
  • 1946: Director, Annie Get Your Gun, a play by Herbert and Dorothy Fields Director, Happy Birthday, a play by Anita Loos
  • 1947: Director, John Loves Mary, a play by Norman Krasna
  • 1948: Director, coauthor, Mister Roberts, a play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan
  • 1949: Director, coauthor, coproducer, South Pacific, a play by Oscar Hammerstein and Joshua Logan
  • 1950: Pulitzer Prize, coauthor, South Pacific Tony Award, Best Director, South Pacific Director, author, coproducer, The Wisteria Trees
  • 1952: Director, coauthor, coproducer, Wish You Were Here, a play by Arthur Kober and Joshua Logan
  • 1953: Director, coproducer, Picnic, a play by William Inge Director, producer, Kind Sir, a play by Norman Krasna
  • 1954: Director, coauthor, coproducer, Fanny, a play by S. N. Behrman and Joshua Logan
  • 1955: Director, Picnic, a Columbia Pictures film Golden Globe Award, Best Director, Picnic
  • 1956: Director, Bus Stop, a Twentieth Century-Fox film
  • 1957: Director, Sayonara, a Warner Brothers film Director, South Pacific, a Magna-Twentieth Century-Fox film
  • 1958: Director, coproducer, The World of Suzy Wong, a play by Paul Osborn
  • 1961: Director, producer, Fanny, a Warner Brothers film
  • 1962: Director, Mr. President, a play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
  • 1964: Director, producer, Ensign Pulver, a Warner Brothers film
  • 1967: Director, Camelot, a Warner Brothers film
  • 1969: Director, Paint Your Wagon, a Paramount Pictures film
  • 1974: Director, coauthor, coproducer, Miss Moffat, a play by Emlyn Williams and Joshua Logan
  • 1976: Author, Josh; My Up and Down, In and Out Life (New York: Delacorte Press. 408 pp.) Director, author, lyricist, Rip Van Winkle, a play
  • 1978: Author, Movie Stars, Real People, and Me (New York: Delacorte Press. 368 pp.)
  • 1982: Director, translator, Carmen, an opera by Georges Bizet, performed by Shreveport Symphony Orchestra,Shreveport, La.
  • 1983: Director, author, Huck and Jim on the Mississippi, a play
  • 1983 - 1986 : Instructor, Department of Theatre, Florida Atlantic University,Boca Raton, Fla.
  • 1988, July 12: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Joshua Logan Papers, 1723-1992, (bulk 1940-1980), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Joshua Logan Papers, 1723-1992, (bulk 1940-1980) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Arthur Schwartz Papers, 1900-1983, (bulk 1931-1983) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Jo Mielziner papers, 1903-1976 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Franz Waxman Papers, 1922-1996 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 1921 - 2008. Audio Recordings. 1945 - 1965. MEET MARY MARTIN National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Bennett Cerf Papers, ca. 1898-1977. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn James A. Michener Papers, 1906-1992, (bulk 1945-1992) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Paddy Chayefsky papers, 1907-1998, 1952-1981 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Ruth Mitchell papers, 1887-1999, 1946-1999 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Tom Moore papers, 1950-2007 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Theatre Intime Records, 1919-2011 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Playwright lecture series [sound recording], 1951-1960 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Herbert Matter papers, ca. 1937-1984 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn S. N. Behrman papers, 1912-1987 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Asian American Film Ephemera Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Joshua Logan correspondence and ephemera, 1920-1989 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Frederick Brisson papers, 1934-1984 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Souvenir programs for theatrical productions, 1906-2005. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Richard Rodgers papers, 1914-1989 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Zero and Kate Mostel papers, 1915-1986 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood papers, 1867-1974 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Stein and Day Publisher Records, 1963-1988 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn The Kay Swift Papers, 1894-1993 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn Leland Hayward papers, 1920-1995, 1920-1974 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn The Cole Porter Collection, 1901-1992 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn The E.Y. Harburg Collection, 1929-1968 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn Souvenir programs of motion pictures, 1915-1978. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Philippe Halsman theatrical photographs, 1947-1969 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Arthur, Zinn person
associatedWith Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973 person
correspondedWith Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 person
associatedWith Brisson, Frederick, 1912-1984 person
correspondedWith Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971 person
associatedWith Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981 person
associatedWith Cole Porter person
associatedWith Elliott, Jean person
associatedWith E. Y. Harburg person
correspondedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Halsman, Philippe person
correspondedWith Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960 person
associatedWith Hapgood, Elizabeth Reynolds person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
correspondedWith Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971 person
correspondedWith Inge, William person
associatedWith Lenya, Lotte person
correspondedWith Logan, Nedda Harrigan person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
correspondedWith Martin, Mary, 1913-1990 person
associatedWith Matter, Herbert. person
correspondedWith Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997 person
correspondedWith Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976 person
associatedWith Mitchell, Ruth, 1919-2000 person
associatedWith Moore, Tom, 1943- person
associatedWith Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977 person
associatedWith New Dramatists, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Noble, Sue Nabors person
associatedWith Princeton University. Theatre Intime. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 person
correspondedWith Russell, Rosalind person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
correspondedWith Schwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984 person
correspondedWith Smith, Lois Noble person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 person
associatedWith Stein and Day Publishers. corporateBody
correspondedWith Stewart, James, 1908-1997 person
associatedWith Swift, Kay, 1897-1993 person
correspondedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967 person
associatedWith Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 person
correspondedWith Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Theater
Motion pictures
Musical films
Musicals
Occupation
Theatrical directors
Theatrical producers
Dramatists
Activity

Person

English

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