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Mary Chase (I) (1907–1981)


"Harvey" debuted in an era when only the most popular Broadway plays and musicals ran more than one season, and a run of more than two seasons was considered phenomenal. "Harvey" ran five seasons - debuting on 1 November 1945, closing 15 January 1949 - with 1775 performances at the 48th Street Theatre. See more trivia »

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  Harvey (based on the play by) (announced)
 1996 Harvey (TV Movie) (play)
 1985 Mein Freund Harvey (TV Movie) (play "Harvey")
 1976 Caniko (TV Movie) (play "Harvey")
 1972 Harvey (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 Mein Freund Harvey (TV Movie) (play "Harvey")
 1967 Mein Freund Harvey (TV Movie) (play "Harvey")
 1959 Mein Freund Harvey (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Harvey (1958) ... (play)
 1958 Omnibus (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mrs. McThing (1958) ... (play)
 1957 Bernardine (play)
 1950 Harvey (from the Pulitzer Prize Play by) / (screenplay)
 1939 Sorority House (from the story "Chi House" by - as Mary Coyle Chase)

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Stage Play: Midgie Purvis. Written by Mary Chase. Incidental music by Sol Kaplan. Directed by Burgess Meredith. Martin Beck Theatre: 1 Feb 1961- 18 Feb 1961 (21 performances). Cast: Tallulah Bankhead (as "Midgie Purvi"), Jean Bruno (as "Babe Jensen"), William Callan (as "Jack Feddersen"), Mary Farrell (as "Mrs. Durkee"), Red Granger (as "... See more »

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Mary Coyle Chase

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Won the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Harvey". See more »

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