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Howard Lindsay (I) (1889–1968)

Howard Lindsay was born on March 29, 1889 in Waterford, New York, USA as Herman Siegmund Nelke. He was a writer and actor, known for The Sound of Music (1965), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) and Swing Time (1936). He was married to Dorothy Stickney and Maria Virginia Frolich. He died on February 11, 1968 in New York City, New York. See full bio »
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Known For

The Sound of Music
Arsenic and Old Lace
Arsenic and Old Lace Miscellaneous Crew
Swing Time
Swing Time Writer
Life with Father


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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 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Your Uncle Dudley (1953) ... (play)
 1953 Remains to Be Seen (play)
 1953 Call Me Madam (musical "Call Me Madam")
 1953 Life with Father (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
 1952 Stop, You're Killing Me (play "A Slight Case of Murder")
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Anything Goes (1950) ... (play)
 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- She Loves Me Not (1949) ... (play)
 1948 State of the Union (play)
 1947 Life with Father (from the original play by)
 1942 True to the Army (based on a play by)
 1939 Too Busy to Work (play "Your Uncle Dudley")
 1938 Artists and Models Abroad (story and screenplay)
 1938 A Slight Case of Murder (from a play by)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938 (based on an adaptation by)
 1937 Artists & Models (contributor to screenplay construction and dialogue - uncredited)
 1936 Swing Time (screen play)
 1936 Anything Goes (uncredited)
 1935 Your Uncle Dudley (story)
 1934 She Loves Me Not (play)
 1933 Love, Honor and Oh, Baby! (play "Oh, Promise Me")
 1932 Stepping Sisters (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1931 Good Sport (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1930 She's My Weakness (play "Tommy")
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Stage Play: A Young Man's Fancy. Comedy. See more »

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Although briefly married to Virginia Frölick, his one true love was second and last wife Dorothy Stickney. They married in 1927 and remained together until his death. See more »

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