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Cerf, Bennett 1898-1971

Overview
Works: 395 works in 1,243 publications in 8 languages and 49,778 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Drama  Fiction  One-act plays  Short stories, American  Biography  Anecdotes  Short stories, English  Ghost stories  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Compiler, Performer, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Adapter
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Most widely held works about Bennett Cerf
 
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Most widely held works by Bennett Cerf
Sixteen famous American plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

55 editions published between 1941 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representative Plays of the Greatest Playwrights in America today
24 favorite one-act plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of international plays that includes works by Miller, Coward, Giraudoux, Synge, Chekhov, and Lady Gregory
Sixteen famous British plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

31 editions published between 1922 and 1975 in English and Ga and held by 2,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of twentieth-century drama. For contents, see Author Catalog
Thirty famous one act plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

34 editions published between 1943 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who married a dumb wife / Anatole France--Miss Julie / August Strindberg--Salome / Oscar Wilde--The rising of the moon / Lady Gregory--The boor / Anton Chekov--The twelve-pound look / James M. Barrie--The green cockatoo / Arthur Schnitzler--A miracle of St. Antony / Maurice Maeterlinck--The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs--The little man / John Galsworthy--Riders to the sea / J.M. Synge--A sunny morning / Serafin and Joaquin Alvarez Quintero--A night at an inn / Lord Dunsany--The dear departed / Stanley Houghton--The drums of oude / Austin Strong--Helena's husband / Philip Moeller--Suppressed desires / Susan Glaspell--The game of chess / Kenneth Sawyer Goodman--Lithuania / Rupert Brooke--The valiant / Holworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass--In the zone / Eugene O'Neill--If men played cards as women do / George S. Kaufman--Another way out / Lawrence Langner--The clod / Lewis Beach--Aria da Capo / Edna St. Vincent Millay--Overtones / Alice Gernstenberg--Fumed oak / Noel Coward--Waiting for lefty / Clifford Odets--Hello out there / William Saroyan--Bury the dead / Irwin Shaw
The best short stories of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

49 editions published between 1899 and 2004 in English and Catalan and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-eight tales selected from the short stories of O. Henry. Many of these have New York for a setting. Others are laid in Central America, New Orleans and Texas. A representation of "the cream of his writings."
An encyclopedia of modern American humor by Bennett Cerf( Book )

23 editions published between 1954 and 1958 in English and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of American humor
Sixteen famous European plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

22 editions published between 1942 and 1949 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Plays of our time by Bennett Cerf( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 9 plays produced on Broadway between 1946 and 1966
An anthology of famous American stories by Angus Burrell( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 1963 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irving / The legend of sleepy hollow -- Rip Van Winkle -- Hawthorne / The great stone face -- Rappaccini's daughter -- Poe / The murders in the rue morgue -- The pit and the pendulum -- The purloined letter -- Melville / Billy Budd, foretopman -- Hale / The man without a country -- O'Brien / The diamond lens -- Stockton / The lady, or the tiger? -- Twain / The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County -- The man that corrupted Hadleybury -- Aldrich / Marjorie Daw -- Howells / Editha -- Harte / The outcasts of Poker Flat -- Bierce / An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge -- The boarded window -- James / The real thing -- The author of Beltraffio -- Harris / Brer rabbit, brer fox, and the tar baby -- Jewett / The courting of sister Wisby -- Hearn / The boy who drew cats -- Atherton / The pearls of loreto -- Garland The return of a private -- Wilkins / A new England nun -- Wharton / The mission of Jane -- O. Henry / The furnished room -- A blackjack bargainer -- A municipal report -- Harding Davis / The bar sinister -- Ade / Effie Whittlesy -- Tarkington / "Little gentlemen"--Norris / A deal in wheat -- Crane / The open boat -- Dreiser / The lost Phoebe -- O'Higgins / Big Dan Reilly -- Stein / The good Anna -- Cather / Paul's case -- London / To build a fire -- Anderson / I'm a fool -- I want to know why -- Johnson / The great pancake record -- Cabell / Porcelain cups -- Hergesheimer / Wild oranges -- Glaspell / A jury of her peers -- Ferber / The afternoon of a faun -- Lardner / Some like them cold -- The golden honeymoon -- Steele / The man who saw through heaven -- Beer / Tact -- Aiken / Silent snow, secret snow -- Parker / Big blonde -- Morley / The arrow -- Winslow / A cycle of Manhattan -- Porter / Maria Concepcion -- Thurber / The secret life of Walter Mitty -- Fitzgerald / The rich boy -- Dos Passos / The body of an American -- Faulkner / A rose for Emily -- Hemingway / The killers -- The gambler, the nun, and the radio -- Steinbeck / The red pony -- Wolfe / A portrait of Bascom Hawke -- Brush / Night club -- Caldwell / Kneel to the rising sun -- O'Hara / Do you like it here? -- Saroyan / The daring young man on the flying trapeze -- Welty / The hitch-hikers -- Van Tilburg / The portable phonograph -- Shaw / Act of faith -- Schulberg / My Christmas carol -- Salinger / Pretty mouth and green my eyes
The Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

15 editions published between 1927 and 1997 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the most famous and representative of these tales from the plain and literal translations by Richard F. Burton; the stories have been chosen and arranged by Bennett A. Cerf and are printed complete and unabridged with many of Burton's notes; introductory essay by Ben Ray Redman
Great modern short stories : an anthology of twelve famous stories and novelettes by Bennett Cerf( Book )

36 editions published between 1932 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Try and stop me, a collection of anecdotes and stories, mostly humorous by Bennett Cerf( Book )

33 editions published between 1944 and 1954 in 3 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six American plays for today by Bennett Cerf( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
S.R.O.; the most successful plays in the history of the American stage by Bennett Cerf( Book )

13 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous ghost stories by Bennett Cerf( Book )

30 editions published between 1944 and 1982 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading for pleasure by Bennett Cerf( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bedside book of famous British stories by Bennett Cerf( Book )

7 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bedside book of famous American stories by Angus Burrell( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 1944 in English and Spanish and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories to make you feel better by Bennett Cerf( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Random : the reminiscences of Bennett Cerf by Bennett Cerf( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'I've had a very happy life. I've been as lucky as can be ... 'That's America's most famous book publisher, looking back with buoyant enthusiasm at the public and private events of his crowded lifetime. In story after fascinating story, Bennett Cerf recalls the people he knew and offers his candid opinions of them
 
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24 favorite one-act plays
Alternative Names
Bennet Cerf

Bennett Cerf amerykański wydawca i osobowość telewizyjna

Bennett Cerf US-amerikanischer Herausgeber und Schriftsteller

Cerf , Bennett A.

Cerf, Bennett A. 1898-1971

Cerf, Bennett A. (Bennett Alfred)

Cerf, Bennett A. (Bennett Alfred), 1898-1971

Cerf Bennett Alfred

Cerf, Bennett Alfred 1898-1971

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Languages
English (459)

Chinese (5)

Japanese (4)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

French (1)

Catalan (1)

Ga (1)

Covers
The best short stories of O. HenryThe Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a nightAt Random : the reminiscences of Bennett CerfDear Donald, Dear Bennett : the wartime correspondence of Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer