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Olive Higgins Prouty (1882–1974)


Paid for Plath's hospitalization following her attempted suicide in 1953, only to be caricatured as the fatuous Philomena Guinea in Plath's novel 'The Bell Jar'. See more trivia »

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Now, Voyager
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Stella Dallas
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Guiding Light
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 1990 Stella (novel "Stella Dallas")
 1981 Guiding Light (TV Series) (certain characters created by - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 December 1981 (1981) ... (certain characters created by)
 1956 Teledrama (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Stella Dallas (1956) ... (novel)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Now, Voyager (1956) ... (novel)
 1942 Now, Voyager (from the novel by)
 1937 Stella Dallas (novel)
 1925 Stella Dallas (novel 'Stella Dallas', 1923)

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Novel: "Stella Dallas" (filmed as Stella Dallas (1925), Stella Dallas (1937)) See more »

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Graduated from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Provided the scholarship that allowed poet Sylvia Plath to attend Smith. See more »

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