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Lawrence, Jerome 1915-2004

Overview
Works: 900 works in 1,305 publications in 8 languages and 18,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Legal films  Musicals  Librettos  Historical drama  Legal drama (Literature)  Comedy films  Musical films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Editor, Interviewee, Adapter, Lyricist, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3523.A934, 812.54
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Most widely held works by Jerome Lawrence
Inherit the wind by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

93 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 4,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Scopes trial and the confrontation between Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan
The night Thoreau spent in jail : a play by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

43 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play dramatizing the philosopher, Henry David Thoreau, and his stand concerning civil disobedience. He refused to pay taxes owing to his disapproval of the Mexican War. For his act of protest he was sent to jail
Mame : original Broadway cast recording by Jerry Herman( Recording )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her deceptive presence, Angela Lansbury sings the playful lyrics in 1966's musical, Mame
Auntie Mame : a new play by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

12 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mame by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and German and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical comedy adaptation of the story of Auntie Mame and her escapades around the world in the 1930's and 1940's
The gang's all here, a play by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a political machine which elected a United States President
The incomparable Max; a play by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The play begins with the appearance of 'the incomparable Max' himself--critic, wit, caricaturist and satirist of matchless brilliance. The action then moves smoothly on to Max's encounter with Enoch Soames, a down-and-out poet whose arrogance far outstrips his accomplishments. In the second portion of the play, Max meets one A.V. Laider, a young man deeply interested in palmistry, and the glimpses of the future it reputedly can provide. Their casual discussion of the subject turns steadily more gripping--and horrifying--as the action of the play depicts the dreadful moment when Laider, aware that a train is about to be wrecked, lacked the will power to warn his friends of the impending disaster. But again an unexpected final turn of plot saves the situation from tragedy--and ends the play in the same jaunty, delightfully witty manner as it began."--From publisher's website
Actor, the life and times of Paul Muni by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected plays of Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected here for the first time are the major plays of award-winning authors Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. This edition represents the only attempt to date to explore the range and nature of the team's collaboration. With introductions to each of the eight works - Inherit the Wind, Auntie Mame, The Gang's All Here, Only in America, A Call on Kuprin, Diamond Orchid, The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, and First Monday in October - editor Alan Woods places the plays in their critical and historical contexts. Although they are known primarily as successful commercial writers, Lawrence and Lee have always shared a passionate commitment to larger social issues. Their plays were written not just to entertain a broad audience but to present some "problem" ideas - for example, the evolution versus creationism debate in Inherit the Wind, perhaps their most famous collaboration
Mame( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and French and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She'll coax the blues right out of your heart. Madcap Auntie Mame is suddenly her nephew's guardian in this sparkling adaptation of the Broadway hit
Mame : a musical comedy by Jerry Herman( )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dear world : original Broadway cast by Jerry Herman( Recording )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Monday in October : a comedy-drama in two acts by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jabberwock : improbabilities lived and imagined by James Thurber in the fictional city of Columbus, Ohio by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folders contain the script and a photocopy, with extensive manuscript annotations, cast list, blocking, cues, stage directions, casting notes, and a letter of Jerome Lawrence addressed to Roy Bowen
First Monday in October( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the first woman is nominated to the Supreme Court, she butts heads with another judge. They soon learn to respect each other, but through a number of comedic encounters
Off mike; radio writing by the nation's top radio writers by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auntie Mame : an irreverent escapade by Patrick Dennis( Book )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bowden, Barr and Bullock with Justin Sturm and Richard Horner present the Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr production of Constance Bennett as "Auntie Mame," a new comedy by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, with Kendall Clark, Jane Van Duser, Douglas Watson, Tom Tyrrell, Fred Miller, Arthur Barnett, Otis Begelow, Fayne Blackburn, Charles Carlson, Dulcie Cooper, Dorrit Kelton, Robert Lindner, Yoji Matsuoka, Bernice McLaughlin, Helen Seamon, Dorothy Sefton, Ann Sullivan, Michael Thomas, sets designed by Oliver Smith, lighting by Peggy Clark, costumes by Noel Taylor, Miss Bennett's clothes by Travis Banton of Marusia, furs by House of Aronowicz, Inc., hair styles by Ronald DeMann, incidental music by Saul Schectman, entire production directed by Morton DaCosta
Only in America by Harry Golden( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparks fly upward by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crocodile smile by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Inherit the wind
Alternative Names
Jerome Lawrence Amerikaans toneelschrijver (1915-2004)

Lorens, G'erom 1915-

Lorens, G'erom 1915-2004

Schwartz, Jerome L.

Schwartz, Jerome L. 1915-2004

Schwartz, Jerome L. (Jerome Lawrence), 1915-2004

Schwartz, Jerome Lawrence.

Schwartz, Jerome Lawrence 1915-

Schwartz, Jerome Lawrence 1915-2004

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‏جيروم لورنس، 1915-2004

لورانس، جيروم، 1915-2004

لورنس، جيروم

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