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George Ade (1866–1944)

American writer, newspaper columnist, and playwright George Ade was first and foremost a self described Hoosier. Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana, one of seven children raised by John and Adaline Ade. While attending Purdue University, he met and started a lifelong friendship with cartoonist and Sigma Chi brother John T. McCutcheon and worked as ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in Brook, Indiana, USA

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Filmography

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 1938 Campus Cinderella (Short) (based on a story by)
 1936 Freshman Love (based on story idea by)
 1935 The County Chairman (play)
 1931 Young as You Feel (play "Father and the Boys")
 1930 Maybe It's Love (play "The College Widow" - uncredited)
 1929 Making the Grade (story)
 1927 The Fair Co-Ed (play)
 1927 The College Widow (play)
 1925 Old Home Week (story)
 1924 The Confidence Man (titles)
 1923 Woman-Proof (play)
 1922 Our Leading Citizen (story - adaptation)
 1920 Just Out of College (play)
 1920 The Slim Princess (story)
 1917 The Fable of the Film Fed Family (Short) (story)
 1917 The Fable of the Speedy Sprite (Short) (story)
 1916 The Face in the Mirror (Short)
 1916 The Fable of Books Made to Balance (Short) (story)
 1916 The Fable of the Undecided Brunette (Short) (story)
 1916 Artie, the Millionaire Kid (play "Artie")
 1915 The Fable of the Heir and the Heiress (Short) (story)
 1915 Father and the Boys (play)
 1915 The Fable of the Through Train (Short) (story)
 1915 The Fable of the Roistering Blades (Short) (story)
 1915 The Fable of the Tip and the Treasure (Short) (story)
 1915 Just Out of College (play)
 1915 Marse Covington (play) / (screenplay)
 1915 Betty's Dream Hero (Short) (scenario)
 1915 The Fable of the Intermittent Fusser (Short) (story)
 1915 The Slim Princess (story)
 1915 The College Widow (play)
 1915 The Fable of the Two Unfettered Birds (Short) (story)
 1915 The Fable of the Galumptious Girl (Short) (story)
 1915 The Fable of the Syndicate Lover (Short) (story)
 1914 Two Pop-Up Fables (Short)
 1914 The Prevailing Craze (Short) (story)
 1914 Three Boiled Down Fables (Short) (story)
 1914 The County Chairman (play)
 1914 The Fable of Lutie, the False Alarm (Short) (story)
 1914 The Fable of Napoleon and the Bumps (Short) (story)
 1914 The Fable of the 'Good Fairy' (Short) (story)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Sho-Gun. Musical comedy. Libretto by George Ade. Music by Gustave Luders [credited as Gustav Luders]. Musical Director: John McGhie. Directed by George F. Marion. Wallack's Theatre: 10 Oct 1904- 21 Jan 1905 (125 performances). Cast: Elinor Barras (as "Chorus"), Frank Blackman (as "Chorus"), Derby Brown (as "Chorus"), ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

A good folly is worth what you pay for it. See more »

Trivia:

Unlike his literary idol, Mark Twain, Ade was particularly financially savvy. He became a millionaire in his 40's and became an enthusiastic philanthropist, bestowing numerous Indiana-based educational, medical and fraternal endowments. See more »

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