Papers, 1930-1968.

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Papers, 1930-1968.

Papers of a leading producer and director of Broadway dramas consisting of correspondence, production and publicity materials, financial and legal records, clippings, a few scripts and directors' prompt books, and miscellaneous production materials. Coverage is most complete for "The Deputy" (1964) and "Inherit the Wind" (1955), while "The Corn is Green" (1943), "Grand Hotel" (1930), "The Male Animal" (1940), and plays done in association with Lillian Hellman are documented primarily by microfilmed pressbooks.

8.6 c.f. (21 archives boxes, 1 flat box, oversize items) and.4 reels of microfilm (35 mm.)

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Liebman, Ronald S.

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Lorre, Peter.

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American pianist, musical humorist, and conductor of Danish birth. From the description of Signature : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906395 ...

Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008

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Studs Terkel was born May 16, 1912, and died in Chicago on Oct. 31, 2008. Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose searching interviews with ordinary Americans helped establish oral history as a serious genre. From the description of It's a living, [videorecording], 1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612307109 and the description of Studs Terkel papers and book interviews, ca. 1950-1999. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 713907330 ...

Brice, Fanny

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Kanin, Michael, 1910-1993

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Michael and Fay Kanin were one of the most prominent husband-wife collaborative teams in the performing arts responsible for writing, directing and producing hundreds of motion pictures, plays and works of fiction. Michael Kanin was born in Rochester, NY, studied at the Arts Students League in New York City and at the New York School of Design. He was an artist and musician before turning to writing, producing, and directing for the stage and screen. Michael, along with Ring Lardner...

Spigelgass, Léonard

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Author, playwright and screenwriter. In a long career as a Broadway playwright and Hollywood screenwriter, Spigelgass authored such popular and award-winning plays as I was a male war bride (1949), Because you're mine (1952), A majority of one (1958 stage and 1961 screenplay), Gypsy (1962 screenplay) and Dear me the sky is falling (1963). From the description of Papers, [ca. 1949]-1985. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072352 ...

Kerstein, George.

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Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984

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Drama critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Justin Brooks Atkinson : lecture, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631692 American drama critic educated at Harvard University, Atkinson became a literary editor of the New York Times in 1922 and served as the paper's dramatic critic from 1926 to 1960. From the description of Brooks Atkinson papers, 1925-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612378941 ...

Patton, James G. (James George), 1902-

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Agriculturist. From the description of Reminiscences of James G. Patton : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724296 From the description of Reminiscences of James G. Patton : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724275 ...

Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Considered one of the 20th century's more prominent humorists, he wrote nearly forty books of stories, essays, autobiography, and a Broadway play. Thurber passed away in 1961. From the description of James Thurber letters to Mrs. Robert Sterling, 1946-1950. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 181589252 Epithet: author and cartoonist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person ...

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...

O'Hara, John, 1905-1970

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