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Kaufman, George S. (George Simon) 1889-1961

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A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

47 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
Kaufman & Co. : Broadway comedies by George S Kaufman( Book )

14 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects plays written by George Kaufman in collaboration with other writers, including "Dinner at Eight," "Animal Crackers," "Stage Door," and "You Can't Take It With You."
Six plays by George S Kaufman( Book )

29 editions published between 1930 and 1958 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Six plays by Kaufman and Hart by George S Kaufman( Book )

9 editions published between 1930 and 1990 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the librettos: Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth century plays : British, American, continental : eleven representative selections by Frank Wadleigh Chandler( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't take it with you : a comedy in three acts by Moss Hart( Book )

12 editions published between 1937 and 1965 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. In contrast to these delightful people are the unhappy Kirbys. The plot shows how Tony, attractive young son of the Kirbys, falls in love with Alice Sycamore and brings his parents to dine at the Sycamore home on the wrong evening. The shock sustained by the Kirbys, who are invited to eat cheap food, shows Alice that marriage with Tony is out of the question. The Sycamores, however, though sympathetic to Alice, find it hard to realize her point of view. Meantime, Tony, who knows the Sycamores are right and his own people wrong, will not give her up, and in the end Mr. Kirby is converted to the happy madness of the Sycamores, particularly since he happens in during a visit by an ex-Grand Duchess, earning her living as a waitress. No mention has as yet been made of the strange activities of certain members of the household engaged in the manufacture of fireworks; nor of the printing press set up in the parlor; nor of Rheba the maid and her friend Donald; nor of Grandpa's interview with the tax collector when he tells him he doesn't believe in the income tax. -- from publisher
The solid gold Cadillac; a comedy by Howard Teichmann( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1956 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An out-of-work actress asks questions about corporate officers' salaries at a stockholders' meeting. The directors, to silence her, offer her a do-nothing job
Three plays by George S Kaufman( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the scripts of three plays, including "Once in a Lifetime," a satire about how three vaudevillians achieve success in Hollywood; "You Can't Take It With You," telling what happens when Alice, a member of an eccentric family brings home a Wall Street boyfriend; and "The Man Who Came to Dinner," the story of a lecturer who disrupts the lives of a family when he slips on the ice outside their home and outstays his welcome
You can't take it with you; a play by George S Kaufman( Book )

15 editions published between 1937 and 1967 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1937
George Washington slept here; a comedy in three acts by Moss Hart( Book )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story chronicles the trials and tribulations of Newton Fuller who craves -- and gets -- "a little place in the country to call his own." Newton and his wife, Annabell, and their daughter, Madge, are hypnotized into taking over one of those windowless, waterless, almost roofless houses that dot the countryside. The ensuing troubles may be summed up by a search for water, a quarrel with a neighbor who owns not only the brook but the very road that leads from the highway to the house, the attempted elopement of the daughter with a summer-theatre actor, and the usual invasion of the weekend guests, including a prodigal uncle who is assumed to be rich but turns out to be just another bankrupt. It is discovered that the neighbor really doesn't own Newton's roadway, and that Newton's wife, who began by showing disgust over her husband's idiocy in wanting to live in the country, decides that he was right all along."--Back cover
The royal family : a comedy in three acts by George S Kaufman( Book )

9 editions published between 1928 and 1975 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thinly-veiled portrait of the Barrymore acting family, this 1956 comedy presents the Cavendish clan, known as "The Royal Family of Broadway." Dowager Fanny Cavendish presides over three generations of legendary American actors: "brother Herbert, a histrionic player now in his decline; Fanny's daughter Julie, at the height of her Broadway fame, and son Tony who has forsaken the stage for Hollywood. Heralding the third generation of players, Julie's daughter Gwen is just beginning a promising ingenue career. When Tony rushes home only to flee to Europe, escaping the attentions of a Polish movie star and Gwen shocks the family by marrying a "non-professional", it seems the Cavendish name and reputation is threatened. Through it all, Fanny rules with a combination of strength, wit, courage, and a sharp tongue, proving that the "show" indeed, "must (and will) go on." -- adapted from publisher's description
I'd rather be right by George S Kaufman( Book )

8 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin Theatre, Sam H. Harris presents George M. Cohan in "I'd Rather be Right," a musical revue by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, choreography by Charles Weidman, modern dances staged by Ned McGurn, settings by Donald Oenslager, costumes by Irene Sharaff, modern clothes by John Hambleton, orchestra under the direction of Harry Levant, book staged by Mr. Kaufman
The man who came to dinner by George S Kaufman( Book )

37 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecturer Sheridan Whiteside slips on the ice on his way into the home of a prominent Ohio family. The Dr. says Whiteside must remain confined having broken his leg. He begins to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household and, once his plots are underway, learns there is nothing wrong with his leg. He then bribes the doctor. The owner discovers the fraud, but Whiteside blackmails him (he finds out that the owner's sister is an axe murderer) and resumes control
Of thee I sing, a musical play by George S Kaufman( Book )

16 editions published between 1932 and 1950 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who came to dinner : comedy in three acts by George S Kaufman( Book )

26 editions published between 1939 and 1968 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A radio celebrity and his secretary have dinner with a Midwestern family, and end up staying as a disruptive force when he breaks his hip and has to stay to recuperate
The acting edition of The royal family : a comedy in three acts by George S Kaufman( Book )

18 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silk stockings by Cole Porter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stern lady communist comes to Paris to retrieve three wayward comrades and a Russian composer, but instead warms up to capitalist attractions
Once in a lifetime : a comedy by Moss Hart( Book )

16 editions published between 1930 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a knockabout satiric tale of three on-the-skids vaudeville troupers -- Jerry, Mae, and George -- who decide to head for Hollywood and try their luck at the newest craze: "talkies." After a hilarious series of consistent blunders, the unassuming George is carried to fame and fortune becoming (for a short time, at least) a captain of The Industry. This fast-paced, wild romp offers marvelous character opportunities, while spoofing the absurdities of Tinsel Town. "--Publisher's website
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A night at the opera
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Kaufman & Co. : Broadway comediesYou can't take it with you : a comedy in three actsThree playsI'd rather be rightThe man who came to dinner : comedy in three actsOnce in a lifetime : a comedyDinner at eight
Alternative Names
George S. Kaufman Amerikaans dramaturg (1889-1961)

George S. Kaufman commediografo e regista teatrale statunitense

George S. Kaufman écrivain américain

George S. Kaufman escriptor estatunidenc

George S. Kaufman escritor estadounidense

George S. Kaufman scriitor american

George S. Kaufman yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

George Simon Kaufman americký dramatik, producent a divadelní kritik

George Simon Kaufman US-amerikanischer Autor

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Kaufman, G. S. 1889-1961

Kaufman, Georg S. 1889-1961

Kaufman, George 1889∼1961

Kaufman, George S.

Kaufman, George S. 1889-1961

Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961

Kaufman, George Simon.

Kaufman, George Simon 1889-1961

Джордж С. Кауфман

ג'ורג' קאופמן

ג'ורג' קאופמן סופר אמריקאי

קאופמאן, גאורג סימון

קאופמאן, ג'ורג' ס.

קאופמן, גאורג סימון

קאופמן, ג'ורג' ס 1889-1961

جرج اس. کافمن

جورج كوفمان، 1889-1961

جورج كوفمن كاتب أمريكي

كوفمن، جورج، 1889-1961

코프먼, 조지 1889∼1961

ジョージ・S・カウフマン

喬治·S·考夫曼

Languages
English (397)

German (9)

Italian (4)

Spanish (3)

Urdu (2)

French (2)

Hebrew (1)

Dutch (1)