My Sister Eileen (1940). Comedy. Written by Joseph Fields
and Jerome Chodorov
, from stories by Ruth McKenney
. Dance sequences staged by Paul Seymour. Dance sequences stages by Paul Seymour. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Lighting Design by Al Alloy. Technical Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Isaac Benesch. Directed by George S.
Did You Know?
On truth: Man has no nobler function than to defend the truth.
Her sister was Eileen McKenney, on whom the My Sister Eileen book, movies and television series were based, and which served as the basis for the Broadway musical Wonderful Town, was killed in an automobile accident in El Centro, California as Eileen and husband Nathanael West
were returning from a hunting trip on December 22, 1940. They had been married less than six months, and it was before ...