Ruth and Augustus Goetz papers 1930-1966

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Ruth and Augustus Goetz papers, 1930-1966

Ruth and Augustus Goetz papers 1930-1966

The Papers of Ruth and Augustus Goetz contain documentation of their lives and collaboration as playwrights.

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Selznick, Irene Mayer, 1907-1990

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Jerome Chodorov (1911-2004) was an American playwright, librettist and director. Born in New York City to Harry and Lena (Simmons) Chodorov, Jerome attended George Washington High School and then began his writing career as a journalist in the 1930s. By 1942 he had written at least seven plays or screenplays. Following a three-year hiatus from 1942 to 1945, during which time he served as a captain in the United States Air Force, he returned to writing, producing plays, s...

Francis, Arlene

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Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Arlene Francis : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565459 ...

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A musical play in 2 acts adapted from Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion." Book and lyrics by Lerner, music by Frederick Lowe. This play opened in New York, 1956 March 15 at the Mark Hollinger Theatre. From the description of My fair lady : manuscript, 1956. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 656153708 ...

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Albert Hirschfeld was born on June 21, 1903 in St. Louis, Missouri, the youngest of the three sons of Isaac Hirschfeld and his Russian-born wife Rebecca. Al Hirschfeld studied art in St. Louis and moved with his family to New York City in 1915. He studied at the National Academy of Art and Design and at the Art Students League, but due to financial difficulties in 1919, he took a job at Selznick Pictures where he was given his first art assignments designing advertisemen...

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Gurney, A.R. (Albert Ramsdell), 1930-

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A.R. Gurney, playwright. From the description of Big Bill : typescript, December 8, 2003. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 60659876 From the description of Ancestral voices : afamily story : typescript, 1999, May. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79460305 From the description of Ancestral voices : typescript, 1999. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79459197 A. R. Gurney, playwright. From the description o...

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Leah Salisbury

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Rogers, Houston

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Rome, Harold, 1908-

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Hugh Binkie Beaumont

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Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004

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In 1925 high school teacher John T. Scopes was arrested and tried for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in Dayton, Tennessee. Scopes was defended by Clarence Darrow, while the prosecution was represented by William Jennings Bryan. The historical characters' names were changed for this dramatization, which originally premiered on Broadway in 1955. From the description of Inherit the wind / by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, 1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: ...

Howard, Bart

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Goetz, Ruth

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Playwright, adapter and translator, Ruth Goodman Goetz was born January 12, 1912 in Philadelphia, the only child of Lily Cartun Goodman and Philip Goodman, a theatrical producer and writer. She grew up in New York City and was educated at P.S. 93 and later at Miss Marshall's Classes for Young Gentlewomen. She left Miss Marshall's at the age of 15 and attended school in Paris for two years, possibly at the Sorbonne. Mrs. Goetz studied scenic design with Norman Bel Geddes and worked a...

Florence Rome

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Perelman, S.J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979

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American cartoonist, author, and screenwriter; d. 1979. From the description of S.J. Perelman collection, 1942-1977. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969554 Brown class of 1925. Humorist, screenwriter, dramatist, and cartoonist. Much of his work was in the form of short pieces for the New Yorker magazine. From the description of Papers, 1914-1987. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122639378 S.J. Perelman and Will B. Johnstone, screenwrite...

Fields, Joseph A., 1895-1966

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Paul, Christina.

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J. B. Priestley

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Wyler, William, 1902-1981

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Moving-picture director; interviewee d. 1981. From the description of Reminiscences of William J. Wyler : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569553 Willy Wyler was born July 1, 1902 in Mulhouse Alsace-Lorraine; he traveled to America at the invitation of cousin Carl Laemmle, 1920, and became a US citizen, 1928; worked in the publicity dept. at Universal, NY and transferred to Universal City, Hollywood, 1921, where he app...

Goodman, Lily Cartun

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Merrick, David, 1911-

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Rodgers, Richard, 1902-

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Mills, Juliet

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Laurence Olivier

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Salisbury, Leah

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Ribes, Jean-Michel

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Harold Rome

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Arthur Cantor

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Matalon, Vivian, 1929-

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Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012

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Gore Vidal was born Eugene Luther Gore Vidal in West Point, New York, on October 3, 1925, to Eugene Luther and Nina Vidal. Vidal shortened his name during his teen years to honor his maternal grandfather, with whom he lived for several years in the late 1930s. After his parents divorced, Vidal lived with his mother and her new husband in northern Virginia and attended a series of boarding schools. After graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1943, Vida...

William Wyler

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Laemmle, Carl, 1908-1979

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President of Universal Pictures Corporation. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1930 Oct. 30 and Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868139 ...

Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977

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Author, journalist, and screenwriter. From the description of Papers of James M. Cain, 1901-1978 (bulk 1925-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060813 Journalist and author of crime novels, plays, and short stories. From the description of Oral history interview, 1975. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32822016 Biographical Note 1892, July 1 ...

Hawthorne, Nigel

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Born, Coventry 5 April 1929. Educated at Christian Brothers' College, Cape Town, South Africa. Entered theatre professionally, 1950; returned to England, 1951. Extensive theatre work in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. His portrayal of Sir Humphrey Appleby in the BBC comedy Yes [Prime] Minister won him international acclaim in the 1980s. In 1992 he received the Olivier Award for his George III in Alan Bennett's hit stage play The Madness of George III . [For details of stage, film and TV...

Rome, Florence

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Berman, Lois

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De Havilland, Olivia

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Olivia Mary de Havilland (b. July 1, 1916, Tokyo, Japan), American actress, best known for her role as Melanie Hamilton Wilkes in Gone With the Wind. From the description of De Havilland, Olivia, 1916- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569120 Motion picture actress. From the description of Olivia de Havilland oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1977 October 6 [sound recording] / conducted by James V. D'Arc. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Goodman, Philip, 1885-1940

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Richardson, Ralph, sir, 1902-1983

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Epithet: actor Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x000003 ...

Olivier, Laurence, 1907-

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Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961

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George Simon Kaufman (November 16, 1889 - June 2, 1961) was a playwright, director, producer, humorist, and drama critic noted for his many collaborations with other writers and his contributions to 20th century American comedy. His most successful solo script was The Butter and Egg Man, 1925. As a collaborator, Kaufman was prolific: with Marc Connelly he wrote Merton of the Movies, Dulcy, and Beggar on Horseback; with Ring Lardner he wrote June Moon; with Edna Ferber he wrote The Royal Family, ...

Lane, Margaret

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Haymarket Theatre (London, England)

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The Theatre Royal Haymarket or Haymarket Theatre or the Little Theatre is a West End theatre in The Haymarket in the City of Westminster, London, England, which dates back to 1720, making it the third-oldest London playhouse still in use. All the buildings on the east of the Haymarket from the theatre southward were rebuilt circa 1820 in connection with John Nash's schemes for the improvement of the neighbourhood. A lease dated 10 June 1821, was granted to David Edward Morris. The theatre was op...

Drake, Betsy, 1923-

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Kingsley, Sidney, 1906-1995

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Sidney Kingsley, playwright. From the description of The patriots: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580955 Playwright. Cornell University Class of 1928. Kingsley's play "The Patriots," about Thomas Jefferson, was produced in the Coolidge Theater in the Library of Congress at the birthday celebration for Thomas Jefferson on April 23, 1943. From the description of Sidney Kingsley miscellany, circa 1942-1946...

Prince, Harold, 1928-

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Harold Prince (b. 1928), is a producer and director of theater, film and opera, but is best known for his work on Broadway musicals. Prince, who is commonly known as Hal Prince, began his career in 1948 as an assistant in the office of Broadway director and producer George Abbott. During his early years with Abbott, he made valuable connections with Robert E. Griffith, who would later become his producing partner and Ruth Mitchell, who would be his longtime assistant and production supervisor. G...

Hiller, Wendy

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Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x000168 ...

Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-....

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Moss Hart

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James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

John Gielgud

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Dolly Haas Hirschfeld

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Elmslie, Kenward

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An American poet, writer and lyricist associated with the New York School, Kenward Elmslie was born in New York City in 1929. The grandson of newspaper magnate Joseph Pulitzer, Elmslie graduated from Harvard in 1950 with a B.A. in literature and began his writing career as a lyricist and librettist for theatre and musicals, including The Sweet Bye and Bye (1966) and The Glass Harp (1972). He published stories, short plays and poetry in small magazines and collections; collaborated with graphic a...

Feist, Hans, 1887-

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Manhattan Theatre Club

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Margolis, Henry, 1909-

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Daniels, Sonia

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Sanger, Judith Goetz

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Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was an American composer. During the years 1964 and 1965 Copland wrote, conducted, narrated, and hosted a series of twelve television programs entitled Music in the 20s = Music in the Twenties. The transcripts described in this collection were transcribed from filmed interviews recorded live at the WGBH studios in Boston, Mass. between 1964 Nov. 11 and 1965 Jan. 26. These unedited, preliminary tape recordings later formed the basis of the series...

Philip Goodman

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Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978

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Boyer was born Aug. 28, 1899 in Figeac, France; studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and drama at the Paris Conservatory; after his stage and film debuts in 1920, he became a matinee idol on stage; moved between Hollywood, France, and Germany from 1929-1934, and permanently moved to Los Angeles in 1934; developed career as a great lover and lead actor in films produced in France and Hollywood; married English actress Pat Paterson; active during WWII in cementing Franco-American relations and headi...

Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Samson Raphaelson, playwright, screenwriter, and teacher, wrote scenarios for many of the films directed by Ernst Lubitsch from 1931 until 1947, Raphaelson taught screenwriting at Columbia from 1976 until 1982, and also taught at the University of Illinois in 1920/21 and in 1948. From the guide to the Samson Raphaelson Papers, 1916-1982, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Author, playwright; interviewee d.1983. From the des...

Levy, Benn W. (Benn Wolfe), 1900-1973

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Playwright and theatre director, Benn Wolfe Levy (1900-1974) was born in London and educated at Repton School and University College, Oxford. He served in the Royal Air Force in 1918 and in the Royal Navy in the Second World War. In 1945 he was elected Labour Member of Parliament for Eton and Slough which he represented until 1950, when he returned to writing for the theatre. While in parliament he introduced a Private Member's Bill to abolish the Lord Chamberlain's censorship of the theatre whi...

Lily Cartun Goodman

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Howe, Tina

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Tina Howe, playwright. From the description of Pride's Crossing: typescript. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652519 From the description of Approaching Zanzibar : typescript, 1989. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608170 ...

Harold Clurman

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H. L. Mencken

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Salisbury, Leah, 1893-1975.

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Brooks Atkinson Prize

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Arlene Francis

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Ulmann, Genevieve

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Playwrights Horizons (Theater : New York, N.Y.)

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A "writer's theater dedicated to the creation and production of new American plays and musicals," Playwrights Horizons was founded in 1971 and is a non-profit, Off-Broadway theater located on 42nd Street's Theatre Row. From the description of Promotional materials for production of Assassins, 1990-1991. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485062 From the guide to the Promotional materials for production of Assassins, 1990-1991, (The New York Public Library. Bil...

Colbert, Claudette, 1905-

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Kirkwood, James

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Unger, Oliver A., 1914-1981

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Sondheim, Stephen

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Company originally opened on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre on April 26, 1970, and ran until Jan. 1, 1972. From the description of Company a musical comedy / music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by George Furth 1995. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 709905537 In Nov. 1999 a staged reading of an earlier version of this material was presented at New York Theatre Workshop under the title Wise guys, featuring Nathan Lane and Victor Garber. The title Gold! had...

Dietz, Howard

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Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz, writers and composers. From the description of Revenge with music: typescript, 1934. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122532975 Howard Dietz (1896-1983) was an important musical theater lyricist and motion picture publicist, who is well-known for his professional partnership with composer Arthur Schwartz, as well as for his long association with the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio. Born in New York City...

Ducrèux, Louis 1911-1992

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Quinn, Nancy

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