Fritz Kortner and Dorothy Thompson manuscript, 1937.


Kortner, Fritz. Fritz Kortner and Dorothy Thompson manuscript, 1937.

Fritz Kortner and Dorothy Thompson manuscript, 1937.

Photocopies of hand-corrected typescript drafts and revisions of "Spell Your Name: A Play in Five Scenes" (later titled "Another Sun"), written in New York City by Viennese emigre Fritz Kortner and American journalist Dorothy Thompson.

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Kortner, Fritz (person)

Biographical note: Austrian emigre writer. Born Fritz Nathan Kohn in Vienna, Fritz Kortner immigrated to New York City in 1937. He became part of the literary circle around journalist Dorothy Thompson and writer sinclair Lewis. Written with Thompson, the play "Another Sun" closed in 1940 after a short run. He wrote and acted in Hollywood in the 1940s, then relocated to West Berlin in 1947. From the description of Fritz Kortner and Dorothy Thompson manuscript,...

Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961 (person)

American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1936 July 22, South Pomfret, Vermont, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904428 Journalist. From the description of Dorothy Thompson typed letter signed, 1957. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986046 Thompson and Sinclair Lewis married in 1928 and divorced in 1942. In 1943 Thompson married the Austrian artist Maxim Kopf (1892-1958). In her memoi...