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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 )

85 editions published between 1896 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the new guardian of the Encyclopedia Magicka, Val expected the books to give her powers to replace those that disappeared after she lost her "V card" to Shade. But the encyclopedia exacts a price for every spell, making the job of guardian a very tricky proposition."
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

72 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands
Abe Lincoln in Illinois, a play in twelve scenes by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

53 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,144 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
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

113 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

26 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
There shall be no night by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

31 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play is about a Finnish pacifist who decides to fight against the Nazis and thereby sacrifices his life
The petrified forest by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

57 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 997 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
Idiot's delight by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

28 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 995 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 best of H.T. Webster : a memorial collection by Harold Tucker Webster( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 921 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 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Rome by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

28 editions published between 1927 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shubert-Belasco Theatre, Washington, D.C., direction Messrs. Lee & J.J. Shubert, L. Stoddard Taylor, manager. William A. Brady, Jr. and Dwight Deere Wiman present Jane Cowl in "The Road to Rome," a new comedy by Robert Emmet Sherwood, staged by Lester Lonergan, settings designed by Lee Simonson
Tovarich by Jacques Deval( Book )

20 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 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
Second threshold by Philip Barry( Book )

9 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 509 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 )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and held by 499 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 by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

43 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama in 12 scenes. The play, which in 1939 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for drama, concerns Lincoln's life and career--from his early, unsuccessful days as a postmaster in New Salem, Ill., through his initial forays into local politics, his relationship with Mary Todd, and his debates with Stephen Douglas, and culminates with his election to the presidency and imminent departure for Washington, D.C., 30 years later
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reunion in Vienna : a play in three acts by Robert E Sherwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1932 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 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.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to Presidency in 1860. Includes his first love, his marriage, his early law practice, and his debates with Douglas
Rebecca( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 374 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
Miss Liberty : original Broadway cast by Irving Berlin( )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The best years of our lives
The best years of our livesAbe Lincoln in Illinois, a play in twelve scenesThe bishop's wifeThere shall be no nightThe petrified forestAbe Lincoln in IllinoisRobert E. Sherwood : the playwright in peace and war
Alternative Names
Robert E. Sherwood Ameerika Ühendriikide kirjanik

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Robert E. Sherwood Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1896-1955)

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Robert E. Sherwood auteur dramatique, scénariste

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Robert E. Sherwood scriitor american

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Robert E. Sherwood yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Robert Emmet Sherwood

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Sherwood, Robert

Sherwood, Robert 1896-1955

Sherwood Robert E.

Sherwood Robert E. 1896-1955

Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet)

Sherwood, Robert Emett 1896-1955

Sherwood Robert Emmet

Sherwood, Robert Emmet 1896-1955

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Шервуд, Роберт 1896-1955

Шервуд, Роберт Эммет

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