Purlie Victorious. Comedy. Written by Ossie Davis
. Directed by Howard Da Silva
. Cort Theatre (moved to The Longacre Theatre from 20 Nov 1961- 13 May 1962): 28 Sep 1961- 13 May 1962 (261 performances). Cast: Ossie Davis (as "Purlie Victorious Judson"), Ruby Dee
(as "Lutiebell Gussie Mae Jenkins"), Sorrell Booke
(as "Ol' Cap'n ...
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It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that.
, who wrote the novel on which the film (M*A*S*H (1970)) and TV show (M*A*S*H
(1972)) were based, did not like the TV series and in particular did not like Alda's portrayal of Hawkeye Pierce.
The role of Captain Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce on M*A*S*H