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Moss Hart

Jared Brown

Moss Hart

a prince of the theatre : a biography in three acts

by Jared Brown

  • 356 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Back Stage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hart, Moss, -- 1904-1961,
  • Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Theatrical producers and directors -- United States -- Biography,
  • Screenwriters -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-409) and index.

    Statementby Jared Brown.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsHart, Moss, 1904-1961.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3515.A7943 Z48 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 452 p. :
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20025330M
    ISBN 100823078906
    ISBN 109780823078905
    LC Control Number2006922581
    OCLC/WorldCa65469000

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He was educated in the city public school system. He showed a knack for writing at an early age--he wrote his first play at age and would Occupation: Writer, Soundtrack, Miscellaneous Crew. Book by Moss Hart; MusicalComedyOriginal. The Emperor Jones ( - Jan ) Performer: Moss Hart [Harry Smithers] PlayRevival.

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