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(1900) Stage: Wrote "Reaping the Whirlwind", produced on Broadway (earliest Broadway credit). Star Theatre: 17 Sep 1900-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. NOTE: The Star Theatre was located at 844 Broadway and was built in 1861 (originally named Wallack's Theatre). This production was one of the last to appear there before it was torn down in 1901.

(1901) Stage: Wrote "Lost in the Desert", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Star Theatre: 14 Jan 1901-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1905) Stage: Wrote "The Confessions of a Wife", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Haverly's 14th Street Theatre: 13 Feb 1905-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1905) Stage: Wrote "How Baxter Butted In", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / Lyrics by Sidney Toler. Murray Hill Theatre (moved to Haverly's 14th Street Theatre from 13 Nov 1905- close): 13 Nov 1905-16 Dec 1905 (16 performances). Cast: Ruth Baine (as "Fanny Smalley"), Kingsley Benedict (as "Ed Dale"), Frances Clark (as "Hattie Wilson"), Della Clarke (as "Nell Dale"), Arthur Cobb (as "Ben Jitson"), Jesse Elliott (as "Hope Sawtell"), Louis Fierce (as "Erastus Winch"), May Guyer (as "Laura Spruce"), Virginia Harms (as "Rose Smith"), Arthur Lipson (as "Biddy"), Maud Louis (as "Rose Quigley"), Willard Louis (as "Lute Halstead"), Vivian Marston (as "Sue Jarvis"), May Maurice (as "Miranda Winch"), George McCabe (as "Zenus Meek"), J.E. Nichols (as "Ezra Quick"), H.A. Pearson (as "Eben Titmouse"), Kenneth Ross (as "Frank Judson"), J. Joe Seley (as "Jack Mason"), Robert W. Smiley (as "Abner Meek"), Sidney Toler (as "Billy Baxter"), Louise Vallentine (as "Tabitha Tully"). Produced by Vance & Sullivan. NOTE: Filmed as How Baxter Butted In (1925).

(1906) Stage: Wrote "At the World's Mercy", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Star Theatre: 12 Feb 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1906) Stage: Wrote "Chinatown Charlie", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. American Theatre: 5 Mar 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods. NOTE: Filmed as Chinatown Charlie (1928).

(1906) Stage: Wrote "The Gambler of the West", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. American Theatre: 28 Jul 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods. NOTE: Filmed as The Gambler of the West (1915).

(1906) Stage: Wrote (as John Oliver) "Ruled Off the Turf", produced on Broadway. Drama. Haverly's 14th St. Theatre: 20 Aug 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1906) Stage: Wrote "The Power of Money", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. American Theatre: 20 Aug 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1906) Stage: Wrote (w/Arthur J. Lamb) "Secrets of the Police", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Thalia Theatre: 27 Aug 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1906) Stage: Wrote "The Burglar's Daughter", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Star Theatre: 17 Sep 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1906) Stage: Wrote "$10,000 Reward", produced on Broadway. Drama. American Theatre: 8 Oct 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1906) Stage: Wrote "A Marked Woman", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. West End Theatre: 10 Dec 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Produced by Al Woods. NOTE: Filmed as The Marked Woman (1914).

(1906) Stage: Wrote "Nellie, The Beautiful Cloak Model", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. West End Theatre: 31 Dec 1906-unknown (unknown performances). Produced by Al Woods. NOTE: Filmed as Nellie, the Beautiful Cloak Model (1924).

(1907) Stage: Wrote (as John Oliver) "A Race Across the Continent", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Thalia Theatre: 27 Jul 1907-3 Aug 1907 (unknown performances). Produced by Al Woods.

(1907) Stage: Wrote "The King and Queen of the Gamblers", produced on Broadway. American Theatre: 27 Jul 1907-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods.

(1907) Stage: Wrote "A Chorus Girl's Luck in New York", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Haverly's 14th Street Theatre: 3 Aug 1907-unknown (unknown performances). Produced by Al Woods.

(1907) Stage: Wrote (as John Oliver) "Convict 999", produced on Broadway. Thriller. Thalia Theatre: 5 Aug 1907-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods.

(1907) Stage: Wrote "The Great Express Robbery", produced on Broadway. Drama. American Theatre: 12 Aug 1907-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods.

(1907) Stage: Wrote (as John Oliver) "Edna, the Pretty Typewriter", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. American Theatre: 26 Aug 1907-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods.

(1907) Stage: Wrote (as John Oliver) "Broadway After Dark", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Thalia Theatre: 9 Sep 1907-5 Oct 1907 (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods. NOTE: Filmed as Broadway After Dark (1924).

(1907) Stage: Wrote "Since Nellie Went Away", produced on Broadway. Drama. American Theatre: 28 Oct 1907-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods.

(1907) Stage: Wrote "It's Never Too Late to Mend", produced on Broadway. Drama. Star Theatre: 18 Nov 1907-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown.

(1907) Stage: "The Auto Race" / "The Battle of Port Arthur". Music composed / directed by Manuel Klein. Story / lyrics / arranged by / staged by Edward P. Temple. Hippodrome Theatre: 25 Nov 1907-23 May 1908 (312 performances/played in repertory with "The Battle of Port Arthur"). Produced by J.J. Shubert and Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson. NOTE: This was a joint production; "The Battle of Port Arthur" was written by Davis.

(1907) Stage: Wrote "Deadwood Dick's Last Shot", produced on Broadway. Drama. Haverly's 14th Street Theatre: 23 Dec 1907-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Al Woods.

(1910) Stage: Wrote "The Wishing Ring", produced on Broadway. Directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Daly's Theatre: 20 Jan 1910-unknown (unknown performances). Cast [as known]: Marguerite Clark. Produced by The Shuberts. NOTE: Filmed as The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England (1914).

(1911) Stage: Wrote "Lola", produced on Broadway. Lyceum Theatre: 14 Mar 1911-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Laurette Taylor (as "Lola"), Shelley Hull (as "John Dorris"), Sheldon Lewis (as "Dr. Barnheim"). NOTE: Filmed as Lola (1914/I).

(1912) Stage: Wrote "Making Good", produced on Broadway. Drama. Lyceum Theatre: 5 Feb 1912-10 Feb 1912 (8 performances). Cast: P.F. Barrett, Alma Belwin, William Courtenay (as "Tom Lawrence"), Griffith Evans, Ada Gilman, Paul Harris, Frank Hatch, Fred Hornby, C. Wilson Hummel, Doris Keane (as "Deronda Deane"), Charles Lane, Robert Lawler, James Lounsbery, Isabel O'Madigan, L.C. Phillips, John Willard. Produced by William A. Brady.

(1913) Stage: Wrote "What Happened to Mary", produced on Broadway. Produced by Lee Morrison Producing Co.

(1913) Stage: Wrote "The Family Cupboard", produced on Broadway. Playhouse Theatre: 21 Aug 1913-Jun 1915 (closing date unknown/140 performances). Cast: Louise Aichel, Franklyn Ardell, Ruth Benson, Alice Brady, Wallace Erskine, Irene Fenwick, Frank Hatch, Barney Johnson, Alice Lindahl, William Morris, Harry Redding, Irene Romaine, Olive Harper Thorne, Forrest Winant, Douglas J. Wood. Produced by William A. Brady. NOTE: Filmed as The Family Cupboard (1915).

(1914) Stage: Wrote "Big Jim Garrity", produced on Broadway. New York Theatre: 16 Oct 1914-Nov 1914 (closing date unknown/27 performances). Cast: Janet Dunbar, John Emerson, John Flood, Amelia Gardner, Katherine La Salle, Willis Martin, John Mason, Roger McWade, Guy Nichols, William Sampson, Frank Thomas. Produced by Al Woods. NOTE: Filmed as Big Jim Garrity (1916).

(1915) Stage: Wrote "Sinners", produced on Broadway. Playhouse Theatre: 7 Jan 1915-Jul 1915 (closing date unknown/220 performances). Cast: Alice Brady, John Cromwell, Gertrude Dallas, Emma Dunn, Robert Edeson, Frances McLeod, Florence Nash, Charles Richman, John Stokes, Walter Walker. Produced by William A. Brady.

(1916) Stage: Wrote (w/Robert H. Davis) "Any House", produced on Broadway. Cort Theatre: 14 Feb 1916-Feb 1916 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Cast: Edwin Arden [final Broadway role], Hunter Arden, Annie Buckley, Jack Davis, Katherine Emmett, Louise Galloway, Frank Gilmore, Hayward Ginn, Ralph J. Herbert, Edith Luckett, Junius Matthews, James Seeley, 'Milton Sills' qv), Jay Wilson. Produced by Sargent Aborn Corp.

(1916) Stage: Wrote "Mile-a-Minute Kendall", produced on Broadway. Lyceum Theatre: 28 Nov 1916-unknown (47 performances). Cast: Adele Blood, Hobart Cavanaugh [Broadway debut], Jack Ellis, John Flood, Joseph Kilgour, Helen Lowell, Edythe Lyle, Burr McIntosh, Beatrice Noyes, Olive Oliver, William Sampson, Tom Powers. Produced by Oliver Morosco. Note: Filmed as Mile-a-Minute Kendall (1918).

(1917) Stage: Wrote (w/Arthur Somers Roche) "The Scrap of Paper". Criterion Theatre: 17 Sep 1917-Nov 1917 (closing date unknown/40 performances). Cast: Ruth Donnelly [Broadway debut], Edward Ellis, Margalo Gillmore [Broadway debut], David Glassford, Frederick Hand, Harold Hartsell, H. Dudley Hawley, Robert Hilliard [final Broadway role], Edwin Holland, J. Fred Holloway, Carroll McComas, John J. Pierson, Vida Reed, Robert Strange, Russ Whytal. Produced by A.H. Woods. NOTRE: Filmed as Living Lies (1922).

(1918) Stage: Wrote "Forever After", produced on Broadway. Central Theatre (moved to The Playhouse Theatre from 23 Dec 1918-close): closing date unknown/312 performances). Cast: J.R. Armstrong, Alice Brady, Maxwell Driscoll, Frank Hatch, John Paul Jones, Isabel Lamon, Frederick Manatt, Conrad Nagel [Broadway debut], Bernice Parker, John Warner, Mrs. Russ Whytall. Produced by William A. Brady. NOTE: Filmed as Forever After (1926).

(1919) Stage: Wrote "At 9:45", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Directed by John Cromwell. Playhouse Theatre: 28 Jun 1919-Oct 1919 (closing date unknown/139 performances). Cast: George Backus (as "Judge Robert Clayton"), Idalene Cotton (as "Margaret Clancy"), Clifford Dempsey (as "Capt. Dixon"), Marie Goff (as "Ruth Jordan"), Harry Green (as "Jack Grover"), Nedda Harrigan (as "Molly"; Broadway debut), John Harrington (as "Tom Daly"), Frank Hatch (as "Doane"), Frank Hilton (as "Doyle"), Madeleine King (as "Mary Doane"), Peter Lang (as "Mack"), Leo Mielziner (as "Jim Everett"), Gustave Rolland (as "Gillaini"), Edith Shayne (as "Mrs. Clayton"), Noel Tearle (as "Howard"), Robert Thorne (as "Dr. Norton"). Produced by William A. Brady Ltd. NOTE: Filmed as Nine Forty-Five (1934).

(1919) Stage: Wrote "Those Who Walk in Darkness", produced on Broadway. Drama.

(1920) Stage: Wrote "Opportunity", produced on Broadway. 48th Street Theatre: 30 Jul 1920-Nov 1920 (closing date unknown/138 performances). Cast: George Armstrong (as "Mr. Du Val"), Dorothy Betts (as "Amy Nelson"), W.A. Burnell (as "Charles Cooper"), Lily Cahill (as "Joyce Wayne"), Cora Calkins (as "Hattie"), Richard Clark (as "Dr. Watts"), Ulrich B. Collins (as "Dickson"), James L. Crane (as "Larry Bradford"), Henry Davies (as "Walter Haddon"), Clifford Dempsey (as "Harrison Ladd"), Grace Dougherty (as "Felice"), Robert Forsyth (as "Gen. Mellen"), Ada Howell (as "Gladys May"), Eveta Knudsen (as "Josie Tyler"), Norah Lamison (as "Mrs. Canfield"), Kenneth MacKenna (as "Jimmie Dow"), John Morgan (as "Bill Jepson"), Nita Naldi (as "Nellie Ross"), Leonard Silley (as "Joe Canfield"), Maurice Sommers (as "Bob Hartley"), Nora Sprague (as "Peggy Graham"), G.A. Stryker (as "Walters"), Lola Taylor (as "Helen Mortimer"), Isabel Vernon (as "Mrs. Fisher"), Horace Weston (as "Rodger Osgood"), Cliff Worman (as "Al. Roth"). Produced by William A. Brady.

(1920) Stage: Wrote "Marry the Poor Girl", produced on Broadway. Comedy/farce. Directed by Priestly Morrison. Little Theatre: 25 Sep 1920-Oct 1920 (closing date unknown/18 performances). Cast: Frank Allworth (as "Tom Harrison"), Wilbur Braun (as "Morgan"), Ninita Bristow (as "Ann Winsted"), Halbert Brown (as "Wallace Paddington"), William David (as "Steve Ripley"), Harold De Becker (as "Bradley Littlefield"), Stapleton Kent (as "Rev. Carlton Gibbs"), Isabelle Lowe (as "Julia Paddington"), Gertrude Maitland (as "Mrs. Paddington"), Frances Mann (as "Kittie Porter"), Beatrice Noyes (as "Rose Gary"), Maude O'Connor (as "Sara Grogan"), William Roselle (as "Jack Tanner"). Produced by Oliver Morosco. Note: Filmed as Marry the Poor Girl (1921).

(1921) Stage: Wrote "The Detour", produced on Broadway. Drama. Astor Theatre: 23 Aug 1921-Sep 1921 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: Harry Andrews, Eva Condon, Claude Cooper, Augustin Duncan, Angela McCahill, Willard Robertson, Effie Shannon (as "Helen"), James Waters, Leon Watsky. Produced by J.J. Shubert and Lee Shubert.

(1922) Stage: Wrote "Up the Ladder", produced on Broadway. Drama. Directed by Lumsden Hare. Playhouse Theatre: 6 Mar 1922-Jun 1922 (closing date unknown/117 performances). Cast: Mary Brandon (as "Rosalind Henley"), Frederick Brennan (as "Dr. Maynard"), Nannette Comstock (as "Mary"), Claude Cooper (as "Bert Muller"), Edward Donnelly (as "Joe Henley"), George Farren (as "Henry Smith"), Albert Hackett (as "Jerry"), Grace Heyer (as "Ellen"), Mary Jeffery (as "Mrs. Muller"), Paul Kelly (as "John Allen"), Doris Kenyon (as "Jane"), Adele Klaer (as "Eva Wilmers"), George Le Guere (as "Stanley Grant"), Anna Marston (as "Lucy"), Robert Middlemass (as "Dick Wilmers"). Produced by William A. Brady. NOTE: Filmed as Up the Ladder (1925).

(1922) Stage: Wrote "The Bronx Express", produced on Broadway. Comedy.

(1922) Stage: Wrote "Dreams For Sale", produced on Broadway. Directed / produced by William A. Brady. Playhouse Theatre: 13 Sep 1922-Sep 1922 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Luis Alberni (as "Little Joe"), John Bohn (as "Arthur Nash"), Mary Brittain (as "Rosalie Fallon"), Rose Burdick (as "Mildred Pope"), Donald Cameron (as "Jim Griswold"), Patrick Henry Crosby (as "Bill Fallon"), James Donlin (as "Terry"), Edward Emery (as "Rufus Baldwin"), Helen Gahagan (as "Anne Baldwin"), Katherine Grey (as "Jane Baldwin"), Raymond Hackett (as "Tommy Kerr"), William Holden (as "Peter Nash"), Grace Wooding (as "Martha").

(1922) Stage: Adapted book for "The World We Live In", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Josef Capek and Karel Capek. Directed by John Cromwell. Jolson's 59th Street Theatre: 1 Oct 1922-Feb 1923 (closing date unknown/111 performances). Cast: Lola Adler (as "Apatura Clythia"), Seldon Bennett (as "Messenger"), Mary Blair (as "Chrysalis"), Orrin Burke (as "Quartermaster"), Scott Cooper (as "Male Beetle"), Jane Corcoran (as "Female Beetle"), Jasper Deeter (as "Parasite"), James Difley (as "Inventor"), Grace Dougherty (as "Ichneumon Fly's Larva"), Robert Edeson (as "The Vagrant"), Vinton Freedley (as "Male Cricket"), Etienne Girardot (as "Otakar"), N. St. Clair Hales (as "The Professor" / "Head of General Staff"), May Hopkins (as "War Worker"), Paul Irving (as "Another Male Beetle" / "Blind Ant"), Rexford Kendrick (as "Victor"), Robert Lawler (as "Journalist"), Kenneth MacKenna (as "Felix" / "Commander-in-Chief of Yellow Ants"), Ann Martin (as "A Baby"), Beatrice Maude (as "Apatura Iris"), Harold McGee (as "Bond Salesman"), Henry Mortimer (as "Woodcutter"), Edgar Norton (as "Ichneumon Fly"), Logan Paul (as "Telegrapher"), Susan Steele (as "A Woman"), John Ward (as "Dictator"), Mabel Withee (as "Female Cricket").

(1923) Stage: Wrote "Icebound", produced on Broadway. Drama. Directed by Sam Forrest. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 10 Feb 1923-Jun 1923 (closing date unknown/145 performances). Cast: Robert Ames, Eva Condon (as "Sadie Fellows"), Laurence Eddinger (as "Dr. Curtis"), Charles Henderson, Andrew J. Lawlor Jr., Lottie Linthicum, Frances Neilson, Edna May Oliver (as "Hannah"), Phyllis Povah (as "Jane Crosby"), Willard Robertson (as "Judge Bradford"), John Westley, "Boots" Wooster. Produced by Sam Harris. NOTES: (1) Won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Best Play. (2) Filmed as Icebound (1924).

(1923) Stage: Wrote "Home Fires", produced on Broadway. Comedy.

(1923) Stage: Wrote "The Nervous Wreck", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Based on a story by E.J. Rath. Comedy. Directed by Addison Pitt. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 9 Oct 1923-Jun 1924 (closing date unknown/279 performances). Cast: Edward Arnold, Joseph Brennan, Hobart Cavanaugh (as "Mort"), Albert Hackett, Riley Hatch, William Holden, Otto Kruger, J. Elmer Thomson, June Walker, Winifred Wellington, Jay Wilson. Produced by Lewis (Albert Lewis) & Gordon (Max Gordon [earliest Broadway credit]). NOTES: (1) This served as the basis for the reworking of the 1928 Broadway production of "Whoopee". (2) Filmed as Whoopee! (1930).

(1924) Stage: Wrote "The Haunted House", produced on Broadway. Farce. Directed by Howard Lindsay. George M. Cohan's Theatre: 2 Sep 1924-Dec 1924 (closing date unknown/103 performances). Cast: Leslie Adams (as "The Chauffeur"), Arthur Aylesworth [credited as Arthur Aylsworth] (as "The Milkman"), Dudley Clements (as "The Detective"), Wallace Eddinger (as "The Novelist"), John Irwin (as "The Tramp"), Saxon Kling (as "The Groom"), Isabel Leighton (as "The Girl"), Denman Maley (as "The Sheriff"), Frank Monroe (as "The Father"), Flora Sheffield (as "The Bride"), Isabel Withers (as "The Wife"). Produced by Albert Lewis and Max Gordon.

(1924) Stage: Wrote "Lazybones", produced on Broadway. Vanderbilt Theatre: 22 Sep 1924-Nov 1924 (closing date unknown/79 performances). Cast: George Abbott (as "Steve Tuttle"), Martha Bryan-Allen (as "Kit"), Amelia Gardner (as "Martha Tuttle"; final Broadway role), Leona Hogarth (as "Ruth Fanning"), Jean May (as "Jessie Mary Sisler"), Beth Merrill (as "Agnes Fanning"), Allen H. Moore (as "Dick Ritchie"), Elizabeth Patterson (as "Rebecca Fanning"), Willard Robertson (as "Lew Sisler"), Charles C. Wilson (as "Elmer Ballister"). Produced by Sam Harris. NOTE: Filmed as Lazybones (1925).

(1925) Stage: Wrote "Easy Come, Easy Go", produced on Broadway. Farce. Directed by Priestly Morrison. George M. Cohan's Theatre (moved to The Biltmore Theatre on 7 Dec 1925): 26 Oct 1925-Apr 1926 (closing date unknown/180 performances). Cast: Edward Arnold (as "Mortimer Quale"), Jules Bennett, John Bingham, Vaughn De Leath, Betty Garde (as "Alma Borden"; Broadway debut), Jefferson Hall, Mary Halliday, John Irwin, Otto Kruger (as "Dick Tain"), Harriett Marlotte, Edwin Maxwell, Victor Moore (as "Jim Bailey"), Neill O'Malley, Nan Sunderland, Frank W. Taylor, Edwin Walter. Produced by Albert Lewis and Max Gordon. Produced in association with Sam Harris. NOTE: Filmed as Easy Come, Easy Go (1928), Only Saps Work (1930).

(1925) Stage: Wrote "Beware of Widows", produced on Broadway. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 1 Dec 1925-Jan 1926 (closing date unknown/55 performances). Cast: Leslie Adams (as "Sam"), Doris Dagmar (as "Molly"), Alan Edwards (as "Jack Waller, MD"), Madge Kennedy (as "Joyce Bragdon"), M.I. Lee (as "Ching"), Donald MacDonald (as "Bill Bradford"), Beatrice Miles (as "Ruth Chadwick"), Charles Millward (as "Peter Chadwick"), Diantha Pattison (as "Paula Lea"), Bernard A. Reinold (as "Capt. Jones"). Produced by Crosby Gaige.

(1926) Stage: Wrote "The Great Gatsby", produced on Broadway. Drama. Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Directed by George Cukor. Ambassador Theatre: 2 Feb 1926-May 1926 (closing date unknown/112 performances). Cast: Edward Butler (as "Ryan"), Elliot Cabot (as "Tom Buchanan"), William Clifford (as "Doc Civit"), Robert W. Craig (as "Wilson"), Charles Dickson (as "Meyer Wolfshiem"), Florence Eldridge (as "Daisy [Fay] Buchanan"), Josephine Evans (as "Myrtle Wilson"), Gladys Feldman (as "Mrs. Turner"), Carol Goodner (as "Catherine Rogers"), Porter Hall (as "Milt Gay"), Virginia Hennings (as "Sally"), Grace Heyer (as "Mrs. Morton"), William Leith (as "Crosby"), Ellen Mason (as "Mrs. Gay"), Gordon Mullen (as "Donovan"), Richard Rawson (as "Tom Turner"), James Rennie (as "Jay Gatsby"), Margherita Sargent (as "Mrs. Fay"), Ralph Sprague (as "Lt. Carson"), Edward H. Wever (as "Nick Carraway"), Catherine Willard (as "Jordan Baker"). Produced by William A. Brady. NOTE: Filmed as The Great Gatsby (1926), The Great Gatsby (1949), The Great Gatsby (1974), The Great Gatsby (2013).

(1926) Stage: Wrote "The Donovan Affair". Drama. Fulton Theatre: 30 Aug 1926-Dec 1926 (closing date unknown/128 performances). Produced by Albert Lewis. Produced in association with Donald Davis. NOTE: Filmed as The Donovan Affair (1929).

(1926) Stage: Wrote (w/Fulton Oursler) "Sandalwood", produced on Broadway. Drama. Directed / produced by Robert Milton. Gaiety Theatre: 22 Sep 1926-Oct 1926 (closing date unknown/39 performances). Cast: Marion Ballou, Joseph Brennan, Eva Condon, William Harrigan, Stanley Jessup (as "Joe Spindell"), Gilda Leary, Pauline Lord, Mabel Montgomery (as "Minnie"), James Seeley, Robert Strange, Douglas Wood.

(1926) Stage: Wrote "Gentle Grafters", produced on Broadway.

(1927) Stage: Wrote "The Triumphant Bachelor", produced on Broadway. Directed / produced by David Burton. Biltmore Theatre: 15 Sep 1927-Sep 1927 (closing date unknown/12 performances). Cast: Robert Ames (as "Jack Sylvester"), Charles Ashley, Harold Hendee (as "David Emery"; final Broadway role), Mona Kingsley (as "Lydia Farley"; final Broadway role), Elsie Lawson, Dorothy Libaire, Mildred MacLeod, Olive May, Anne Morrison, George Roberts, Richard Sterling (as "Ben Brittan"), Dorothy Tree (as "Maid at Mrs. Calvert's"), Raymond Walburn (as "Bob Farley") [credited as Ray Walburn].

(1928) Stage: Wrote "Carry On", produced on Broadway. Directed by Clifford Brook. Theatre Masque: 23 Jan 1928-Jan 1928 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Produced by Carl Reed.

(1928) Stage: Wrote "To-Night at 12", produced on Broadway. Directed by Melville Burke. Hudson Theatre: 13 Nov 1928-Jan 1929 (closing date unknown/60 performances). Cast: Patricia Barclay (as "Jane Eldridge), Spring Byington (as "Barbara Warren"), Gerald Cornell (as "Joe"), William David (as "Bill Warren"), Owen Davis Jr. (as "Tony Keith"), Diane Esmonde (as "Nan Stoddard"), Viola Frayne (as "Mary"), Moffat Johnston (as "Prof. Eldridge"), Florence Rittenhouse (as "Dora Eldridge"), William Roselle (as "John Keith"), Ann Shoemaker (as "Alice Keith"), Florence Short (as "Ellen"), Edward H. Wever (as "Tom Stoddard"). Produced by Herman Shumlin. NOTE: Filmed as Tonight at Twelve (1929).

(1928) Stage: Wrote source material ("The Nervous Wreck") for "Whoopee!", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. Material adaptation by / Dialogue directed by William Anthony McGuire. Music by Walter Donaldson. Lyrics by Gus Kahn. Musical Director: Gustave Salzer. Dances / Ensembles Staged by / Directed by Seymour Felix. New Amsterdam Theatre: 4 Dec 1928-23 Nov 1929 (407 performances). Cast: Eddie Cantor, Jean Ackerman, Josephine Adair, Sylvia Adam, Colette Ayers, Agnes Ayres, Mabel Baade, Peggy Bancroft, Elsie Behrens, Olive Brady, Ann Brown, Dorothy Brown, Sam Bunin, Katherine Burke, Spencer Charters, Chief Caupolican, Frank Colletti, Marie Conway, Mary Coyle, Myrna Darby, Ruth Downey, Betty Dumbris, Madeline Dunbar, Buddy Ebsen, Bill Erickson, Ruth Etting, Harold Ettos, Muriel Flood, Hazel Forbes, Bob Forte, Tamara Geva, Jack Gifford, Gladys Glad, Betty Gray, Muriel Gray, Paul Gregory, Edouard Grobe, Francis Guinan, Albert Hackett (as "Chester Underwood"), Vivian Hall, James P. Houston, Meredith Howard, Don Hudson, Tom Hughes, Yvonne Hughes, Elenor Hunt, George Huntington, Jack James, Mary Jane, Louise Joyce, Lillian Knight, David Labris, Wynne Lark, Helen Lehigh, Tom Leventhal, Jack Lewis, Olga Loft, Elaine Mann, Chas. Mayon, Frieda Mierse, Gwendolyn Milne, Joe Minitello, Louis Morrell, Catherine Moylan, Edward Nadeau, Pat O'Day, Agnes O'Laughlin, Lillian Ostrum, Connie Owens, Dorothy Patterson, Charles Pettinger, Will H. Philbrick, Valerie Raemier, Pauline Ray, Bob Rice, Rita Riecker, Marion Roberts, Waldo Roberts, Jerry Rogers, Irving Ross, Jack Rutherford, Jack Shaw, Ethel Shutta, Adele Smith, Frances Upton, Helen Walsh, Matt Webster, Bobbe Weeks, Bobbie Wellsley, Gil White. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.. NOTE: Filmed as Whoopee! (1930).

(1929) Stage: Wrote source material ("Easy Come, Easy Go") for "Lady Fingers", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by Joseph Meyer. Book by Edward Buzzell. Lyrics by Edward Eliscu. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek and Roy Webb (also Musical Director). Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers. Featuring songs with lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor. Vanderbilt Theatre (moved to The Liberty Theatre from 1 Apr 1929-close): 31 Jan 1929-25 May 1929 (132 performances). Cast: Marcia Bell, Joey Benton, Al Berl, John Bragg, Louise Brown, Edward Buzzell (as "Jim Bailey"), Grace Connelly, Alan Crane, Cleo Cullen, James Curran, Violet Dell, Martin Dennis, Jim Diamond, Jack Dugan, Enes Early, Mildred Espy (as "Ensemble"), Robert Fleming (as "Masters"), Louise Garnett, Ruth Gordon (as "Ruth" / "Ensemble"), Aline Green, William Griffith, Degnan Harnden, Red Harnden, John Price Jones, Sidney Kane, Harry Lake, Gertrude MacDonald, Dorothy McCarthy, Margaret McCarthy, Margaret Miller, Lucille Moore, Jack Morton, Esther Muir, Anna Mycue, Billy Neely, Frances Nevins, Charlotte Otis, Anna Rex, Al Sexton, Charles Troy, Velma Valentine, Lew Walker, Edwin Walter, Herbert Waterous, Marjorie White. Produced by Lyle D. Andrews.

(1929) Stage: Wrote book for "Spring is Here", produced in Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Musical Director: Alfred Newman. Choreographed by Bobby Connolly. Alvin Theatre: 11 Mar 1929-8 Jun 1929 (104 performances). Cast: Victor Arden, Joyce Barbour (as "Rita Conway"), Inez Courtney (as "Mary Jane"), Frank Gagen, John Hundley, Glenn Hunter, Dick Keene, Cy Landry (as "Ebens"), Phil Ohman, Lewis Parker )credited as Lewis Parker; as "Jennings"), Charles Ruggles (as "Peter Braley"), Gil Squires, Lillian Taiz, Maidel Turner (as "Emily Braley"), Thelma White. Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley. NOTE: Filmed as Spring Is Here (1930).

(1930) Stage: Wrote "The Ninth Guest", produced on Broadway.

(1931) Stage: Wrote "Just to Remind You", produced on Broadway. Drama.

(1932) Stage: Wrote (w/Donald Davis) "The Good Earth", produced on Broadway. Drama. Based on the novel by Pearl S. Buck. Scenic Design by Lee Simonson. Directed by Philip Moeller. Guild Theatre: 17 Oct 1932-Dec 1932 (closing date unknown/56 performances). Cast: Harry Barfoot (as "Priest from the Temple of Buddha"), Homer Barton (as "The Gatekeeper of the House of Hwang" / "The Rich Man"), Conrad Cantzen (as "A Peach Vendor, Another Poor Man"), Harry M. Cooke, Jack Daniels, Marel Foster, Clyde Franklin, William Franklin, Freddy Goodrow, Sydney Greenstreet (as "Wang Lung's Uncle"), Joan Hathaway, Albert Hayes, Helen Hoy, A. Francis Karll, Geraldine Kay, Donald MacMillan, Kate Morgan, Nola Napoli, Alla Nazimova (as "O-Lan"), Sabene Newmark, Claude Rains (as "Wang Lung"), M.W. Rale, Jessie Ralph (as "Wang Lung's Aunt"), Mark Schweid, Vincent Sherman (as "Stranger" / "A Young Speaker"), Harold Thomas, Henry Travers (as "Wang Lung's Father"), Harry Wood, Marjorie Wood, Philip Wood. Produced by The Theatre Guild. NOTE: Filmed as The Good Earth (1937).

(1933) Stage: Wrote "A Saturday Night", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Directed by Melville Burke. Playhouse Theatre: 28 Feb 1933-Apr 1933 (closing date unknown/40 performances). Cast: Jane Corcoran (as "Annie"), Robert Courtleigh (as "Fred Dorris"), Owen Davis Jr. (as "Peter Cary"), Richard Jack (as "Ted"), Arthur Margetson (as "Dick Carrington"), Warren McCollum (as "Bill Cary"), Hugh O'Connell (as "Jim Langdon"), Addison Pitt (as "Doctor Morton"), Joseph Striker (as "Anthony Kirk"), June Webster (as "Lena"), Peggy Wood (as "Marguerite Langdon"), Elizabeth Young (as "Sally"). Produced by William A. Brady.

(1933) Stage: Wrote "Jezebel", produced on Broadway. Drama. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 19 Dec 1933-Jan 1934 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Laura Bowman, Ruth Boyd, Ida Brown, Reed Brown Jr., Alston Burleigh, Helen Claire, Gage Clarke, Joseph Cotten (as "Dick Ashley"), Frances Creel, Leo Curley, Owen Davis Jr., Miriam Hopkins (as "Julie Kendrick"), Anita Jackson, Blois Jackson, Romaine Johns, Bjorn Koefoed, Harold Martin, Joseph Maxwell, Henry May, Gilbert McKay, Rena Mitchell, Lew Payton, Henry Richards, William Richardson, James Waters, Crane Whitley (as "Joe Staley"), Cora Witherspoon (as "Miss Sally"), Frederic Worlock, Ray Yeates. Produced by Guthrie McClintic and Katharine Cornell. NOTES: (1) Ms. Hopkins replaced an ill Tallulah Bankhead during rehearsals. (2) Filmed as Jezebel (1938).

(1934) Stage: Wrote "Too Many Boats", produced on Broadway. Drama. Based on the novel by Charles L. Clifford. Directed / produced by William A. Brady. Playhouse Theatre: 11 Sep 1934-Sep 1934 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Ruth Abbott (as "Betty Withers"), Richard Bond (as "Juan"), Horace Braham (as "Maj. Von Kurtz"), Eleazer Brice (as "Pvt. Tousant Greer"), Alston Burleigh (as "Capt. Chaplain Randolph"), A.B. Comatheire (as "Pvt. Brant"), John Davis (as "Pvt. Joe Grey"), Judith Barrett (credited as Nancy Dover; as "Barbara Lake"; Broadway debut), James Dunmore (as "Pvt. Paul Simon"), Ernest Evans (as "Pvt. George Acorne"), John Ferguson (as "Pvt. John Smith"), Helen Flint (as "Thelma Von Kurtz"), Ruth Gates (as "Mrs. Hart"), Shirley Gibbs (as "Nancy Carter"), James Gill (as "Pvt. Peter Lee"), Jesse Gines (as "Sgt. Robert Washington"), Earl Goff (as "Pvt. Franklin"), Mitchell Harris (as "Col. Hart"), Arnie Howard (as "Pvt. Franklin Southern"), Charles Kennedy (as "Lt. Col. Mathewson"), Earle Larrimore (credited as Earle Larimore; as "Capt. 'Cork' Coates"), Herman Lynn (as "Pvt. Louie Wadlin"), Eric Mansfield (as "Lt. Willard"), John Marriott (as "1st Sgt. Warren"), Joseph Martin (as "Pvt. Jeff Woodbury"), Donald McClelland (as "Capt. Withers"), Mack McCoy (as "Pvt. Isiah Crowle"), Henderson Muziel (as "Pvt. Peter Lazarus"), Brandon Peters (as "Lt. Col. Decker"), Hayes Prior (as "Pvt. Grumby"), John Remy (as "Pvt. Anthony Caesar"), Elmore Sanders (as "Pvt. Marc Samson"), Franco Prosperi (as "Lt. Shard"), William Smith (as "Pvt. Thomas Jackson"), Charles Stewart (as "Sentry No. 5"), Al Stokes (as "Pvt. Dinkin"), Louis Teague (as "Pvt. Joe Tompkins"), Anne Teeman (as "Julie Shaw"), Joseph Tiggs (as "Pvt. Jeff Wendel"), Rudolph Toombs (as "Cpl. Murphy"), Percy Verwayne (as "Cpl. Rivins"), Henry Whittemore (as "Maj. Hunt"), Frank Williams (as "Pvt. Elisah Cunningham"), Harry Worth (as "Capt. Brannan"). Produced by William A. Brady.

(1934) Stage: Wrote / directed "Spring Freshet", produced on Broadway. Scenic Design by Rollo Wayne. Plymouth Theatre: 4 Oct 1934-Oct 1934 (closing date unknown/12 performances). Cast: Lionel Adams (as "Rev. Dr Brewster"), Lynn Beranger (as "Myrtle Hodge"), Francesca Bruning (as "Sylvia Merrill"), Margaret Callahan (as "Sue Colby"), Alexander Clark Jr. (as "Wade Hamlin"), Esther Dale (as "Isabel Levenseller"), Owen Davis Jr. (as "Wesley Levenseller"), Viola Frayne (as "Betty Eldridge"), Thurston Hall (as "Judge Ira Levenseller"), Leona Hogarth (as "Miss Ella"), Julia MacMahon (as "Miss Abbie"), Elizabeth Patterson (as "Clementina Lynch"), Eleanor Powers (as "Lydia Mundy"), Sidney Shields (as "Miss Minnie"). Produced by Lee Shubert.

(1936) Stage: Wrote (w/Donald Davis) "Ethan Frome", produced on Broadway. Based on the novel by Edith Wharton. Scenic Design / Costume Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. National Theatre: 21 Jan 1936-5 May 1936 (120 performances). Cast: Ruth Gordon (as "Mattie Silver"), Pauline Lord (as "Zenobia Frome"), Raymond Massey (as "Ethan Frome"), Oliver Barbour, Catherine Carey, Virginia Chew, Tom Ewell (as "Dennis Eady"), Marie Falls, Virginia Frank, Beatrice Graham, W. Dana Hardwick, Charles Henderson, Eddie James, Pam Lawrence, Evelyn Monte, Ella Morrice, William Morris, George Parkes, Francis Pierlot (as "Jotham"), Arthur Rosen, Almira Sessions, Tom Tempest, Sylvia Ward, Jessie Wilson, John Winthrop. Produced by Max Gordon.

(1937) Stage: Co-wrote (w/Laurence Stallings) book for "Virginia", produced on Broadway. Musical/romance. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Al Stillman. Music orchestrated by Ardon Cornwell, Hans Spialek, Phil Wall, Will Vodery, Maurice Baron. Vocal arrangements by Lee Montgomery and Kenny Christie. Book directed by Edward C. Lilley. Choreographed by Florence Rogge. Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Scenic Design by Lee Simonson. Directed by Leon Leonidoff. Center Theatre: 2 Sep 1937-23 Oct 1937 (60 performances). Cast: Martha Adamson, Ajax, James Allison, Nelson Ames, Viola Anderson, Avis Andrews, Elizabeth Andrews, Gene Archer, Bruce Barclay, Milton Barnette, Mona Barrie, John Barry, George Beach, Clarence Beasley, Bertha Belmore, Max Benson, Margaret Benton, Alice Berwald, Anne Booth, Geraldine Bork, Patricia Bowman, Virginia Browning, Nigel Bruce (as "His Excellency, Governor of the Colony"), John W. Bubbles, Ford L. Buck, Boris Butleroff, Jack Carr, Helen Carroll, Tania Clell, G. Congreve, Don Cortez, Henry Davis, John Diggs, Mable Downs, Janice Dremann, Laura Duncan, Ranolds Dupler, John Eldon, Maurice Ellis, Sally Ellis, Esta Elman, James Evans & Co., Gordon Felts, Doris Fischer, Leon Fokine, Marie Fox, Ed Galloway, Herbert Garstin, Margo Gavin, Ray Giles, Herbert Goff, Ronald Graham, Gail Grant, Marie Grimaldi, Val Gueral, Katie Hall, Lansing Hatfield, Gladys Haverty, Hermoine Hawkins, Lola Hayes, Margaret Hayness, Dennis Hoey (as "Sir Guy Carleton"), Bruce Howard, Louisa Howard, Mabel Howard, Polly Iuen, Lo Iven, Norman Jackson, Eleanor James, Charlotte Junius, Nora Kaye, George Kiddon, Karl Kohrs, Leona Krauss, Robert Landine, Anna Lazarevich, Bubblesette Leacock, Linn Ledford, James Lillard, Gene Lockhart (as "Fortesque of Drury Lane"), Thalia Mara, Anthony Marvin, Joseph Meyer, Margaret Miller, Doris Moore, Charlotte Mount, Mae Muth, Fyodor Nazinoff, Doris Newcomb, Eunice Northup, Martha Pacina, Muriel Pack, George Prentice, David Preston, Marion Raber, Robert Raines, John Ravold (as "A Patriot"), 'William Redfield (I)' (billed as "Billy Redfield"), Gordon Richards, Bruce Rogers, Margaret Rogers, Peggy Romano, Rosa Rubenstein, Nina Sabatini, Joseph Scandur, Tom Scott, Winton Sears, Zelda Shelton, Morrie Siegel, Maude Simmons, Gus Simons, Ed Smith, Irene Soussanin, Sylvia Stone, Tatyanna, Harold Taub, Tom Tempest, Charles Timpson, Adrienne Toner, Valia Valentinoff, Gladys Vincent, Grace Walsh, Howard Warriner, Charles Welch, Alma Wertley, Lewis White, W.W. Whitfield, Katherine Wilson, David Worth, Irene Zambelli. Produced by The Center Theatre (John Kenneth Hyatt: Managing Director).

(1941) Stage: Appeared iln "Mr. and Mrs. North", produced on Broadway. From the stories by Frances Lockridge and Richard Lockridge. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed / produced by Alfred De Liagre Jr.. Belasco Theatre: 12 Jan 1941-31 May 1941 (163 performances). Cast: Wylie Adams, William Barry, Carter Blake, Peggy Conklin (as "Mrs. North"), Horace Cooper (as "Fuller Brush Man"), Owen Davis Jr., Gordon Duff, Harold Grau, Albert Hackett (as "Mr. North"), Don Haggerty, Stanley Jessup (as "Insp. O'Malley"), Catherine Lawrence, Lex Lindsay, Joan Marlowe, Lewis Martin, Millard Mitchell (as "Det. Mullins"), Philip Ober, Tito Vuolo, 'Frank Wilcox (I)', Barbara Woodell. NOTE: Filmed as Mr. and Mrs. North (1942).

(1943) Stage: Wrote "The Snark Was a Boojum", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Based on the novel by Richard Shattuck. Scenic Design by Frederick Fox. Costume Design by Michael Paul. Directed by Alexander Kirkland. 48th Street Theatre: 1 Sep 1943-4 Sep 1943 (5 performances). Cast: Phyllis Adams (as "Vivian"), Joan Banks (as "Millie Smith"), Francis Compton (as "Ward McKay"), Ann Dere (as "Aunt Adeline"), Jane Huszagh (as "Sandy Gate"), Ben Lackland (as "Sidney"), Frank Lovejoy (as "Rodney Shilly"), Florence MacMichael (as "Maybelle"), Mervyn Nelson (as "Martin"), Grania O'Malley (as "Rosie"), Dick Van Patten (credited as Dickie Van Patten; as "Elwood"), Harold Waldrige (as "Daybreak"), Fleming Ward (as "Henry"), 'Frank Wilcox (I)' (as "Dr. Mortice"), Catherine Willard (as "Mrs. Wilson Wilson"). Produced by Alexander Yokel. Produced in association with Jay Faggen.

(1944) Stage: Wrote / co-directed "No Way Out", produced on Broadway. Scenic Design by Edward Gilbert. Co-directed / produced by Robert Keith. Cort Theatre: 30 Oct 1944-4 Nov 1944 (8 performances). Cast: Maurice Burke (as "Jim Slade"), Jean Casto (as Hesther Darrow"), Donald Foster (as "Dr. Walter Levenseller"), Viola Frayne (as "Cora Hilliard") [final Broadway role], Irene Hervey (as "Dr. Enid Karley"), Nancy Marquand (as "Barbara Trent"), John Marriott (as "Napoleon"), Viola Roache (as "Cora Hilliard"), Jerome Thor (as "Bob Karley").

(1948) Stage: Wrote "The Insect Comedy", produced on Broadway. Comedy.

(1979) Stage: Wrote source material ("The Nervous Wreck") for "Whoopee!", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy (revival). Material adaptation by William Anthony McGuire. NOTE: Filmed as Whoopee! (1930).

(????) Playwright: Wrote "The Shamrock and the Rose" (filmed as The Shamrock and the Rose (1927))

(????) Playwright: Wrote "Driftwood" (filmed as Driftwood (1916)).

(????) Playwright: Wrote "The Lash" (filmed as The Lash (1934)).

(????) Playwright: Wrote "The Lighthouse by the Sea" (filmed as The Lighthouse by the Sea (1924))

(????) Playwright: Wrote "Through the Breakers" (filmed as Through the Breakers (1928)).

(2/8/79-8/12/79) Stage: Wrote source material ("The Nervous Wreck") for "Whoopee!", produced on Broadway (revival). Book by William Anthony McGuire. Lyrics by Gus Kahn. Music by Walter Donaldson. Musical Direction by Lynn Crigler. Music Orchestrations / Dance Arrangements by Russell Warner. Directed by Frank Corsaro. Choreography by Dan Siretta. ANTA theatre, Manhattan, New York (212 total performances, including 8 previews beginning February 8, 1979).

(1907) Playwright: "Cupid at Vassar".

(1928) Playwright: "At 9:45".

(1923) Playwright: "The Detour".

(1906) Playwright: "At Yale: A Comedy Drama of Life at College in Three Acts".


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