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Max Gordon (I) (1892–1978)

Max Gordon was born on June 28, 1892 in New York City, New York, USA as Mechel Salpeter. He is known for his work on Born Yesterday (1950), Dodsworth (1936) and My Sister Eileen (1942). He was married to Mildred Bartlett. He died on November 2, 1978 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Born Yesterday
Born Yesterday Miscellaneous Crew
Dodsworth Miscellaneous Crew
My Sister Eileen
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The Solid Gold Cadillac
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 1956 The Solid Gold Cadillac (stage producer)
 1955 My Sister Eileen (stage producer)
 1953 The Actress (play: "Years Ago" presented on the stage by)
 1950 Born Yesterday (produced on the stage by)
 1945 Over 21 (producer: orginal stage production)
 1942 My Sister Eileen (producer: original stage production)
 1936 Dodsworth (stage producer)
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 1942 My Sister Eileen (producer)
 1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois (producer)
 1938 A Trip to Paris (producer)
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 1980 The Jazz Singer (acknowledgment: produced on the stage by)
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 1963 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #2.216 (1963) ... Himself - Guest
 1962 The Tonight Show (TV Series)
Himself - Producer
- Episode #1.105 (1962) ... Himself - Producer

Personal Details

Other Works:

Born Yesterday (1946). Comedy. Written by Garson Kanin. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Ruth Kanin. Assistant Scenic Design: Charles Elson. Directed by Garson Kanin. Lyceum Theatre (moved to The Henry Miller's Theatre from 9 Nov 1948- close): 4 Feb 1946- 31 Dec 1949 (1642 performances). Cast: Paul Douglas (... See more »

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Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale claimed that Gordon was interested in developing her as a performer. It is unknown if this is true.

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