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Russel Crouse (1893–1966)

Russel Crouse was born on February 20, 1893 in Findlay, Ohio, USA as Russel McKinley Crouse. He is known for his work on The Sound of Music (1965), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) and Life with Father (1947). He was married to Anna Erskine and Dorothy Alison Greene (Alison Smith). He died on April 3, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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The Sound of Music
Arsenic and Old Lace
Arsenic and Old Lace Miscellaneous Crew
Life with Father
State of the Union


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  State of the Union (original play) (announced)
 2015 The Sound of Music Live (TV Movie) (book)
 2013 The Sound of Music Live! (TV Movie) (book of stage play)
 1979 Die großen Sebastians (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Sen bir meleksin (from the stage musical book by)
 1965 The Sound of Music (from the stage musical book by)
 1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Life with Father (1961) ... (play)
 1961 Zo is vader (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Tall Story (stage play)
 1960 Vita col padre e con la madre (TV Mini-Series) (play - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... (play)
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... (play)
- Episode #1.2 (1960) ... (play)
- Episode #1.1 (1960) ... (play)
 1954-1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Great Sebastians (1957) ... (writer)
- State of the Union (1954) ... (writer)
 1956 Vita col padre (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 The Best of Broadway (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Arsenic and Old Lace (1955) ... (adaptation)
 1954 Woman's World
 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- Anything Goes (1954) ... (by)
 1953 Remains to Be Seen (play)
 1953 Call Me Madam (musical "Call Me Madam")
 1953 Life with Father (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Anything Goes (1950) ... (play)
 1948 State of the Union (play)
 1947 Life with Father (from the original play by)
 1939 The Great Victor Herbert (screenplay)
 1938 Artists and Models Abroad (story and screenplay)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938 (based on an adaptation by)
 1937 Artists & Models (contributor to screenplay construction and dialogue - uncredited)
 1937 Mountain Music (uncredited)
 1936 Anything Goes (uncredited)
 1929 The Interview (Short) (story)
 1929 The Familiar Face (Short)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)

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Howard Lindsay and his play, "Life with Father," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Carl Benton Reid in the cast. See more »

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Grandfather of Zosia Mamet and Willa Mamet. See more »

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