(1922). Stage Play: The '49ers. Musical revue. Music by Arthur Samuels
and Lewis E. Gensler
. Lyrics by Morrie Ryskind
and Frank Adams. Book by Frank Adams. Sketches by Marc Connelly
, Ring Lardner
, George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind
, Dorothy Parker
, Howard Dietz
credit] and Robert Benchley
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[advice to a writer who had a spelling problem] I'm not very good at it myself, but the first rule about spelling is that there is only one 'z' in 'is'.
Won the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the musical "Of Thee I Sing" collaborating with Morrie Ryskind
, Ira Gershwin
and George Gershwin
. He won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "You Can't Take it with You" collaborating with Moss Hart