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Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet) 1896-1955

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Most widely held works by Robert E Sherwood
Roosevelt and Hopkins : an intimate history by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

89 editions published between 1896 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roosevelt and Hopkins is the classic account of FDR's foreign policy during World War II and how Harry Hopkins, his friend and closest confidant, became the President's "point man" with Stalin, Churchill and other allied leaders. It is also the inside history of America's inevitable wartime rise as a great power, written in a clear and readable style by White House speechwriter and playwright Robert Sherwood."--Jacket
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

78 editions published between 1946 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three veterans returning from WWII face life's challenges and try to start life again
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

117 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death
Abe Lincoln in Illinois : a play in twelve scenes by Robert Emmet Sherwood( Book )

53 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with Lincoln's life from his first meeting with Ann Rutledge until he leaves Springfield to take office as president
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

27 editions published between 1947 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heavenly bells are ringing, jubilant choirs are singing, and Christmas joy is blanketing the world like freshly fallen snow. But the Yuletide spirit has yet to warm Bishop Henry Brougham's Victorian home. Struggling to raise funds for a new cathedral, the preoccupied young clergyman has neglected his loving wife, Julia, and now only divine intervention can save thier marriage. But the powerful and handsome angel sent from above has a mind of his own...and teaching mortal Henry an immortal lesson isn't all he has planned"--Container
There shall be no night by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

34 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play is about a Finnish pacifist who decides to fight against the Nazis and thereby sacrifices his life
Idiot's delight by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

32 editions published between 1933 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. A fast-moving story about a group of Europeans and Americans caught in a mountain hotel on the outbreak of a world war, this remarkable play is a commentary on the greed, fear, stupidity and idealism of mankind. A young English couple on their honeymoon, a German scientist, a French munitions magnate, the inscrutable Irene, and the vulgar but lovable American Harry Van are thrown together in a small winter resort in the Alps. For a short time they are forced to depend upon their own resources under threat of an air-raid, which at the last descends upon the few who are left. The play throws into ironic relief the individual human being who, having brought upon himself the obscene idiocy of wholesale destruction by war, wakes up to find that he can do nothing more than make a futile gesture against the forces he has set in action."--Publisher's website
The petrified forest by Robert Emmet Sherwood( Book )

48 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabby Maple is a young girl who wants to see the world, but necessity compels her to work as a waitress in the middle of the Arizona desert. Out of the desert comes Alan Squier, a disillusioned sophisticate on his way to the Petrified Forest, which to him symbolizes self-destruction, the only answer he can find to living in a pointless world. He pauses at the restaurant to sympathize with Gabby's dreams, then decides to help her realize them by leaving her his life insurance. When the restaurant empties, gangsters, looking for a hideout, enter and take possession. Alan amuses himself by philosophizing with the criminals, who in the end oblige the suicidal Alan by shooting him. The desperadoes make their escape as Gabby contemplates the death of Alan ant the fact that she'll have to bury him, where he wanted to die, in the Petrified Forest
The best of H.T. Webster : a memorial collection by Harold Tucker Webster( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cartoons from the Twenties, Thirties, and Forties
Scenes for student actors : dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Rome by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

27 editions published between 1927 and 2006 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot revolves around Hannibal's attempt to capture Rome during the Second Punic War
Tovarich by Jacques Deval( Book )

21 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Plymouth Theatre, Plymouth Theatre Corporation, Gilbert Miller presents "Tovarich," by Jacques Deval, English text by Robert E. Sherwood, staged by Mr. Miller, production designed by Raymond Sovey
Reunion in Vienna : a play in three acts by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

25 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elena is married to Dr. Anton Drug, a Viennese psychoanalyst. But in the golden days before the fall of the Empire, she had a love affair with Prince Rudolf Maximilian. After World War I and the expulsion of the aristocracy, Elena developed into a responsible, mature woman, and a devoted wife. A group of her former cronies, some of whom have been living in poverty and exile, return to Vienna to attend a party to which Rudolf is (surreptitiously) invited. Elena's old friends press her to attend the party. But she refuses, saying the past means nothing to her, but Anton thinks she should go, if only to prove to herself that she has left the past behind. Rudolf, who eeks out an existence abroad as a taxi driver, arrives incognito and immediately sends for Elena. Elena arrives, and for a moment an illusion of gaiety is established. Rudolf makes violent love to Elena, she runs home, and he follows her, determined to renew their affair. But Elena, though caught in the excitement of old memories and still attracted to Rudolf, knows he belongs to the past, and her husband and the present is the better of the two. But she allows Rudolf to hide in her apartment while Anton arranges for him to escape from the country. The experiment of trying to renew a past that no longer has meaning has been successfully carried out. --www.doollee.com
Second threshold by Philip Barry( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olney Theatre, Evelyn Freyman and Kenneth Banghart present Sidney Blackmer in "Second Threshold", by Philip Barry, with revisions by Robert E. Sherwood, with Anne Sargent, Hugh Reilly, directed by Arthur Marlowe, scenery and lighting by Robert O'Hearn
Rebecca( Visual )

12 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death
Rebecca( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who believes she has found her heart's desire when she marries the dashing aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter. But upon moving to Manderley, her groom's baroque ancestral mansion, she soon learns that his deceased wife's memory haunts not only the home but the temperamental, brooding Maxim as well
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Liberty : original Broadway cast by Irving Berlin( )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Lincoln in Illinois by Raymond Massey( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Abraham Lincoln, describing his years as a shopkeeper and postmaster, his years on the prairie when he was ridden by doubts and fears, his hesitant candidacy for the Illinois legislature, his tragic love affair, his years as a taciturn lawyer, and his martyred acceptance of the nomination for President of the United States
The queen's husband by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

19 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Šarwed, Robart ʾImant

Šarwed, Robart ʼImant 1896-1955

Sherwood, Robert

Sherwood, Robert 1896-1955

Sherwood Robert E.

Sherwood Robert E. 1896-1955

Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet)

Sherwood, Robert Emett

Sherwood, Robert Emett 1896-1955

Sherwood Robert Emmet

Sherwood, Robert Emmet 1896-1955

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Шервуд Роберт

Шервуд, Роберт 1896-1955

Шервуд Роберт американський драматург, журналіст, історик

Шервуд, Роберт Эммет

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رابرت ای شروود فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

روبرت إيميت شيروود، 1896-1955

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روبرت شيرود كاتب أمريكي

로버트 셔우드

셔우드, 로버트 1896-1955

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羅伯特·E·薛爾伍德

羅伯特·E·謝爾伍德

罗伯特·舍伍德

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