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Moss Hart (1904–1961)

Moss Hart was born on October 24, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for You Can't Take It with You (1938), A Star Is Born (1954) and Gentleman's Agreement (1947). He was married to Kitty Carlisle. He died on December 20, 1961 in Palm Springs, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2013 Merrily We Roll Along (based on the play by)
 2000 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie) (play)
 1987 You Can't Take It with You (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- The Trial of Martin Vanderhof (1987) ... (play)
- Like Mother, Like Son (1987) ... (play)
 1984 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- You Can't Take It with You (1984) ... (play)
 1982 Drei gegen Hollywood (TV Movie) (play "Once in a Lifetime")
 1981 Prisel na veceri (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
 1977 Simple Gifts (TV Movie) (book "Act One" - segment "A Memory of Christmas")
 1975 That Lucky Touch (idea)
 1972 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Act One (book "Act One')
 1961 Gran teatro (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series) (play "The Man Who Came to Dinner" - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Came to Dinner (1960) ... (play "The Man Who Came to Dinner")
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Climate of Eden (1960) ... (story)
 1955 The Great Waltz (TV Movie) (operetta)
 1954 The Best of Broadway (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Came to Dinner (1954) ... (play)
 1954 A Star Is Born (screenplay)
 1954 Lady in the Dark (TV Movie) (book)
 1954 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Do Mundo Nada Se Leva (1954) ... (play)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1952 Hans Christian Andersen (screenplay)
 1950-1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Light Up the Sky (1951) ... (play)
- You Can't Take It with You (1950) ... (play)
 1951 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Miss Liberty (1951) ... (book)
 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Came to Dinner (1949) ... (play)
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement (screen play)
 1947 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie) (play)
 1945 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie) (play)
 1944 Winged Victory (play) / (screenplay)
 1944 Lady in the Dark (based upon the play by)
 1942 The Man Who Came to Dinner (from the stage play by)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You (based upon the play by)
 1937 Once in a Lifetime (TV Movie) (play)
 1937 Nothing Sacred (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Broadway Melody of 1936 (based on an original story by)
 1933 The Masquerader (dialogue)
 1932 Flesh (dialogue)
 1932 Once in a Lifetime (play)
 1932 Make Me a Star (play - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote book for / directed "Lady in the Dark", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. [return engagement]. Music by / music orchestrated by / vocal arrangements by Kurt Weill. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel. Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill. Lighting Design by / all musical sequences staged by Hassard... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on writing the screenplay for A Star Is Born (1954)] It was a difficult story to do because the original was so famous, and when you tamper with the original you're inviting all sorts of unfavorable criticism. It had to be changed because I had to say new things about Hollywood--which is quite a feat in itself, as the subject had been worn pretty thin. Add to that the necessity of making this a ... See more »

Trivia:

Died a year after the opening of the original Broadway production of "Camelot" by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, the last show that he directed. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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