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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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Mister Roberts
South Pacific
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Fanny Writer
Ensign Pulver
Ensign Pulver Writer


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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")
 1956 Fanny (TV Movie) (play)
 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: Blue Denim. Drama. Written by James Leo Herlihy and William Noble. Directed by Joshua Logan. Playhouse Theatre: 27 Feb 1958- 19 Jul 1958 (166 performances). Cast: Warren Berlinger (as "Ernie Lacey"), Burt Brinckerhoff(as "Arthur Bartley"), Carol Lynley (as "Janet Willard"), Chester Morris (as "Major Bartley"), Pat Stanley, June... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joshua Lockwood Logan

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[on Marilyn Monroe] As near genius as any actress I ever knew. See more »


A PhD dissertation written on him by Phil Boroff focused on his use of stage technique on film, and film technique on stage. See more »

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