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Archibald Macleish (1892–1982)

Archibald Macleish was born on May 7, 1892 in Glencoe, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Shortcut to Happiness (2003), The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (1965) and Grandma Moses (1950). He was married to Ada Hitchcock. He died on April 20, 1982 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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 2003 Shortcut to Happiness (play "Scratch")
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1965 The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (Documentary) (as Archibald MacLeish)
 1962 Accent on an American Summer (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1960 World Wide '60 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Secret of Freedom (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1950 Grandma Moses (Short)
 1937 The Spanish Earth (Documentary) (story - uncredited)
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 1943 This Is Your Enemy (Documentary short)
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 1950 Grandma Moses (Short)
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 1964 Breaking Point (TV Series) (acknowledgement - 1 episode)
- Confounding Her Astronomers (1964) ... (acknowledgement: "Ars Poetica" - as Archibald MacLeish)
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 1965 The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (Documentary)
Narrator (voice, as Archibald MacLeish)
 1958 Small World (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1958) ... Himself
 1948 Critic at Large (TV Series)
Himself - Writer / Poet
- Episode #1.13 (1948) ... Himself - Writer / Poet

Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "J.B.," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Basil Rathbone in the cast. See more »

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4 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

Archibald MacLeish

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Most of us are half in love with this dead girl we call by her first name.


Great grand uncle of Macleish Day. See more »

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