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Joshua Logan (I) (1908–1988)

Joshua Logan started directing plays while he was still at Princeton and among the first actors he directed were Henry Fonda and James Stewart. His graduation from Princeton was delayed to accompany a classmate to Russia to study with Konstantin Stanislavski, inventor of "method acting". Stanislavsko told him, "To be truly creative you must find ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- South Pacific (2010) ... (play)
 2006 Great Performances (TV Series) (book by - 1 episode)
 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1984 Mister Roberts (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Ensign Pulver (based on a play by) / (screenplay)
 1961 Fanny (play)
 1958 South Pacific (adapted from the play "South Pacific")
 1955 Mister Roberts (based on the play by) / (screenplay)
 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mister Roberts (1948) ... (play)
 1943 Higher and Higher (book of musical play)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: On Borrowed Time. Comedy. Written by Paul Osborn, from a novel by Lawrence Edward Watkin. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Joshua Logan. Longacre Theatre: 3 Feb 1938- Nov 1938 (closing date unknown/321 performances). Cast: Jean Adair, Andy Anderson (as "Workman"), Elwell Cobb (as "Workman"), Frank Conroy (as "Mr. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joshua Lockwood Logan
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Not since Attila the Hun swept across Europe, leaving five hundred years of total blackness, has there been a man like Lee Marvin. See more »

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Father of Tom Logan and Susan Logan. See more »

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