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Lawrence, Jerome 1915-2004

Overview
Works: 990 works in 1,428 publications in 4 languages and 17,212 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Legal films  Musicals  Historical drama  Legal drama (Literature)  Librettos  Comedy films  Musical films 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Editor, Interviewee, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Other, Producer, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3523.A934, 812.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerome Lawrence
Inherit the wind by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

111 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,284 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 )

32 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,928 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
Auntie Mame : a new play by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: For centuries, a persistent and important component of Lakota religious life has been the Inipi, the ritual of the sweat lodge. The sweat lodge has changed little in appearance since its first recorded description in the late seventeenth century. The ritual itself consists of songs, prayers, and other actions conducted in a tightly enclosed, dark, and extremely hot environment. Participants who “sweat” together experience moral strengthening, physical healing, and the renewal of social and cultural bonds. Today, the sweat lodge ritual continues to be a vital part of Lakota religion. It has also been open to use, often controversial, by non-Indians. The ritual has recently become popular among Lakotas recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. This study is the first in-depth look at the history and significance of the Lakota sweat lodge. Bringing together data culled from historical sources and fieldwork on Pine Ridge Reservation, Raymond A. Bucko provides a detailed discussion of continuity and changes in the “sweat” ritual over time. He offers convincing explanations for the longevity of the ceremony and its continuing popularity
Mame by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and German and held by 885 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 )

17 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a political machine which elected a United States President
Mame : original Broadway cast recording by Jerry Herman( Recording )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her deceptive presence, Angela Lansbury sings the playful lyrics in 1966's musical, Mame
The incomparable Max; a play by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 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 )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While some of the plays collected here have become classics of the American stage, others remain obscure. In his introductions, Woods explores the factors that contributed to the success or failure of each play, including information about the actors and directors involved in the original production and the contemporary critical response
Mame by Jerry Herman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucille Ball stars in this film of the blockbuster Broadway musical that tells the story of the flamboyant, unconventional and, above all, glamorous Mame. In 1928, nine-year-old Patrick Dennis (Kirby Furlong) comes to live with his Auntie Mame (Ball), who has a generous heart, believes life should be a party and collects fascinating friends. But the stock market crash of 1929 ends a decade-long fete and forces Mame into disastrous forays as an actress and a working woman, before doing what she knows best: marrying well. Once again wealthy, Mame returns to her self-appointed task of liberating friends and family from their bourgeois sensibility
Dear world : original Broadway cast by Jerry Herman( Recording )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays( )

in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mame : a musical comedy by Jerry Herman( )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela Lansbury as Mame : a new musical by Jerry Herman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Program notes included
Jabberwock : improbabilities lived and imagined by James Thurber in the fictional city of Columbus, Ohio by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 186 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 : a comedy-drama in two acts by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Monday in October by Ronald Neame( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 165 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 )

6 editions published between 1944 and 1991 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mame : a new musical by Jerry Herman( Recording )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only in America : a play in three acts by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jerome Lawrence

Jerome Lawrence Amerikaans toneelschrijver (1915-2004)

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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

Джером Лоуренс

Джером Лоурънс

جروم لارنس

جروم لارنس نویسنده و نمایشنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

‏جيروم لورنس، 1915-2004

لورانس، جيروم، 1915-2004

لورنس، جيروم

Languages
English (320)

German (2)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)