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Maxwell Anderson, the man and his plays

Barrett H. Clark

Maxwell Anderson, the man and his plays

by Barrett H. Clark

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Published by Folcroft Press in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

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  • Anderson, Maxwell, -- 1888-1959.

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    Statementby Barrett H. Clark.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16699874M

    The next year, Anderson again took the award for High Tor (). Other plays include Knickerbocker Holiday (), Key Largo (), Eve of St. Mark (), Joan of Lorraine (), Lost in the Stars (), Bad Seed (), and Both Your Houses () for which Anderson . Maxwell Anderson: A Research and Production Sourcebook The Life of Maxwell Anderson Dramatist in America: Letters of Maxwell Anderson Maxwell AndersonBibliography; Maxwell Anderson: The Man and His Plays Maxwell Anderson and the New York Stage Maxwell Anderson.

    Maxwell Anderson ( ) was an award-winning American playwright and screenwriter. Best known for his Hollywood screen adaptations of his own plays including Key Largo, and Mary of Scotland, he was the most successful playwright of his time and most of his plays, including Mary of Scotland, enjoyed long runs on Broadway. A noted playwright who occasionally wrote directly for the screen, Maxwell Anderson also wrote original film scripts. His credits include the adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front" (, with Del Andrews and George Abbott) and Hitchcock's "The Wrong Man" (); of his numerous plays adapted for the screen by others, "What Price Glory?".

    He died at the age of 70 in Stamford, Connecticut, two days after suffering a stroke. He was cremated, with half of his ashes scattered at sea near his home and the other half buried at Anderson Cemetery, near his birthplace. During his lifetime, he wrote more than thirty plays, many of which were adapted for the screen and television. Maxwell Anderson died on Feb. 28, , two days after suffering a stroke. Anderson was truly one of the giants of the American theater, writing over 30 plays that were performed in Broadway theaters.


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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Maxwell Anderson, Writer: All Quiet on the Western Front. James Maxwell Anderson was born in Atlantic, Pennsylvania, on Decem to William Lincoln Anderson and Charlotte Perrimela (Stephenson) Anderson. The second child born to the couple, Anderson spent his formative years on his maternal grandmother's farm in Atlantic before the family moved to Andover, Ohio when he was.

Maxwell Anderson was an American playwright, poet, and journalist. He won a Pulitzer Prize in Drama infor Both Your Houses, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for both Winterset and High Tor.

Several of his plays were adapted into successful /5(12). After some years as a teacher and a journalist, Maxwell Anderson turned to drama inachieving his first success with What Price Glory. ina World War I comedy cowritten with Laurence Stallings.

During his long and successful career as a dramatist, Anderson produced historical dramas, the man and his plays book plays, musicals, fantasies, and a thriller. THE STORY: As told by Judith Crist in the New York Herald-Tribune; THE GOLDEN SIX is a colorful and cynical account of the four Caesars who ruled from 27 B.C.

to 54 A.D., stopping short of Nero The 'golden six' are the grandsons and step-grandsons. "High Tor" is a play by Maxwell Anderson (, 70). Twenty years after the original Broadway production of his play "High Tor", Anderson adapted the stage play into a television musical play with stage and film composer Arthur Schwartz providing the score.

Presented on CBS' Ford Star Jubilee () in a minute "color film" television special, transmitted electronically as a. More than thirty of his plays have been presented on Broadway. Many of the most successful, both with the public and with the critics, were verse tragedies.

In the light of these accomplishments, it is entirely fitting that studies of Anderson and his works should be undertaken. Maxwell Anderson was bom December IS,in Atlantic, Pennsylvania. Biography. Family. James Maxwell Anderson (Decem – Febru ) was an American playwright, author, poet, journalist and in Atlantic, Pennsylvania, he was the second of eight children of William Lincoln "Link" Anderson, a Baptist minister, and Charlotte Perrimela ('Premely') Stephenson, both of Scottish and Irish descent.

Maxwell Anderson was an American playwright, poet, and journalist. He won a Pulitzer Prize in Drama infor Both Your Houses, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for both Winterset and High Tor. Several of his plays were adapted into successful /5(5).

Ma Maxwell Anderson Dr. Julia Marciari-Alexander is the Andrea B. and John H. Laporte Director of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.

In this episode she opens the director’s office door and shares insights about her career, the museum she directs, and her thoughts about a wide range of issues, from collecting to. THE LIFE OF MAXWELL ANDERSON. and Shivers certainly offers chunks of private-life detail--if little coherent study of the man or his work--in this hard-working but dullish and awkwardly overwritten biography.

the evaluation of the plays is spotty and the evocation of the show-biz milieu is thin. So, as a result, the personal material. Maxwell Anderson () was an award-winning American playwright and screenwriter.

Best known for his Hollywood screen adaptations of his own plays including Key Largo, and Mary of Scotland, he was the most successful playwright of his time and most of his plays, including Mary of Scotland, enjoyed long runs on Broadway.

Looking for books by Maxwell Anderson. See all books authored by Maxwell Anderson, including Bad Seed, and Famous American Plays Of The 's, and more on (James) Maxwell Anderson (15 December - 28 February ) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, author, poet, reporter and lyricist, and a founding member of The Playwrights' Company (which included, at various times, Maxwell Anderson, S.N.

Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard, Roger L. Stevens, John F. Wharton, and Kurt Weill), and produced many notable plays.

Maxwell Anderson (), an American play wright noted for his verse dramas, tried to show men living by their beliefs even in a world where evil tends to dominate. Maxwell Anderson was born in Atlantic, Pa., on Dec.

15, Since his father, William, was a Baptist clergyman who changed parsonages frequently, Anderson attended 13 schools in. "^Barrett H. Clark, Maxwell Anderson, The Man and His Plays (New York, )* p.

* H 2Ibid., pp. 3-i|*. In spite of his unwillingness to talk about himself there are a few scanty pieces of information about Anderson's personal background. The son of a Baptist.

A career as a playwright happened by chance for Maxwell Anderson when John Howard Lawson invited him to the first reading of one of his plays. Anderson thought "If that's a play, I can write one." He began immediately writing White Desert, a tale set in verse in North Dakota (Anderson's former home) on the tragedy of obsessive jealousy.

Clark, Barrett H., Maxwell Anderson: The Man and His Plays, Samuel French, Inc.,p. This book outlines the structure and political influence of Political Action Committees. Gassner, John, "Introduction," in 20 Best Plays of the Modern American Theatre.

Once upon a time there was a playwright named Maxwell Anderson. From to19 of his plays wound up in Burns Mantle's annual ''Best Plays'' books - .The purpose of this thesis has been to study the dramatic methods evolved by Maxwell Anderson in his book of essays, Off Broadway, and their use in his plays in order to evaluate the playwright's contribution to the American theater.

To insure a thorough investigation of this problem, Anderson's early realistic dramas were also reviewed, and a survey of contemporary criticism on Maxwell.