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Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel) 1893-1973

Overview
Works: 375 works in 1,025 publications in 10 languages and 25,544 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  History  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War films  Epic films  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of dialog, Adapter, Librettist, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Translator, Conceptor, Creator
Classifications: PS3503.E37, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by S. N Behrman
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Kang weik kang wei jie kek jie ke( Visual )

19 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

55 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story of doomed love set during the reign of Czar Nicholas I of Russia, the wife of a Russian aristocract falls for a dashing cavalry officer
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and French and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who shocked all of Europe when she relinquished her throne for love
4 plays: The second man, Biography, Rain from heaven, End of summer by S. N Behrman( Book )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Smart set : a history and anthology by Carl Dolmetsch( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amphitryon 38, a comedy in a prologue and three acts by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

14 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the outlines of the legend of Amphitryon, Alkmena and Jupiter, in which Jupiter descends to Earth to seduce Alkmena. Difficulties arise when the father of the gods is met with stubborn resistance. For Alkmena is faithful to her husband Amphitryon, and even the greatest god can win her only after much ungodlike embarrassment and, in desperation, the unsportsmanlike device of impersonating Amphitryon himself
Jane : a comedy based upon an original story by W. Somerset Maugham by S. N Behrman( Book )

4 editions published between 1947 and 1952 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Pengo : a comedy in three acts by S. N Behrman( Book )

6 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of an art dealer of the 1930s whose fortune lay in his knack for convincing the rich that they should invest in Old Masters
The suspended drawing room by S. N Behrman( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The burning glass; a novel by S. N Behrman( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No time for comedy by S. N Behrman( Book )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maryland Theatre, Leonard B. McLaughlin, manager, Katharine Cornell and the Playwrights' Company present S.N. Behrman's new play "No Time For Comedy," with Laurence Olivier, Margalo Gillmore, staged by Guthrie McClintic, settings by Jo Mielziner
Rain from heaven, a play in three acts by S. N Behrman( Book )

13 editions published between 1933 and 1936 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English Lady Lael Wingate has a young American staying with her at her country home - she has taken in three refugees - two Russian and a German - Hugo Willens. The American's father Hobart Eldredge and his mother and brother arrive. Hobart is trying to raise a youth army to fight with the fascists. He clashes with Hugo. Despite looking a typical Aryan his great grandmother was Jewish. As a result of these clashes Hugo decides to go back to Germany and fight the Nazis
The cold wind and the warm by S. N Behrman( Book )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

But for whom Charlie by S. N Behrman( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirate by S. N Behrman( Book )

9 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, E Street Theatre Corporation, lessee, Edmund Plohn, manager. The Playwrights' Company, Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood and The Theatre Guild, administration: Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner present the Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne production of "The Pirate," by S.N. Behrman (suggested by an idea in a play by Ludwig Fulda), staged by Mr. Lunt and John C. Wilson, music by Herbert Kingsley, settings by Lemuel Ayers, costumes by Miles White, dances by Felicia Sorel
Wine of choice : a comedy in three acts by S. N Behrman( Book )

8 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of World War II, Roy, a British officer, revisits Waterloo Bridge where he and Myra met and fell in love during an air raid at the beginning of World War I. Heartbroken after Roy was reportedly killed in action, Myra turned to prostitution to make her way. The report, however, was false, and when Roy returns from a POW camp, Myra's shattered spirit may no longer hold any room for happiness
End of summer by S. N Behrman( Book )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and German and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction Rapley Theatre Corporation, S.E. Cochran, manager. First play of the Theatre Guild and the American Theatre Societys subscription season. The Theatre Guild, Inc. presents S.N. Behrman's new comedy "End of Summer," with Ina Claire and Osgood Perkins, production directed by Philip Moeller, setting by Lee Simonson, production under the supervision of Theresa Helburn and Lawrence Langner
Jacobowsky and the Colonel : comedy of a tragedy in three acts by Franz Werfel( Book )

18 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and German and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Beck Theatre, operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corp., Louis A. Lotito, managing director, The Theatre Guild in association with Jack H. Skirball presents "Jacobowsky and the Colonel," original play by Franz Werfel, American play based on same by S.N. Behrman, staged by Elia Kazan, with Louis Calhern, Oscar Karlweis, Marianne Stewart, Harold Vermilyea, production designed by Stewart Chaney, music by Paul Bowles, production under the supervision of Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn
 
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Alternative Names
Behrman, S. N.

Behrman, S.N. 1893-1973

Behrman, Samuel N.

Behrman , Samuel Nathaniel

Behrman, Samuel Nathaniel, 1893-

Behrman Samuel Nathaniel 1893-1973

Behrmann, S.N. 1893-1973

Behrmann, Samuel N. 1893-1973

Behrmann, Samuel Nathaniel 1893-1973

Berhman, S.N.

Bermann Sam 1893-1973

Pai-men, S.N.

Pai-men, S. N. 1893-1973

S.N. Behrman écrivain américain

Samuel Nathaniel Behrman

Samuel Nathaniel Behrman Amerikaans toneelschrijver (1893-1973)

Samuel Nathaniel Behrman US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Σ. Ν. Μπέρμαν

Сэмюэль Берман американский писатель

Սեմյուել Բերման

س. ن. بيرمان، 1893-1973

새뮤얼 베어먼

バーマン, S. N

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Quo vadisAnna KareninaWaterloo Bridge