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Edward Sheldon (I) (1886–1946)

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Important playwright of the early 20th century. He suffered from arthritis from the late 1910s and eventually went blind and spent his last 20 years as an invalid. He was sought out for writing advice by many luminaries of the 30s and 40s such as Thornton Wilder, Alec Woollcott, Anne Morrow Lindberg and Ruth Gordon. His life is recounted in "The ...

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 1948 Lulu Belle (play)
 1947 Dishonored Lady (play)
 1933 The Song of Songs (play)
 1931 Salvation Nell (play - as E.B. Sheldon)
 1930 Romance (from the play by)
 1924 Lily of the Dust (play "The Song of Songs")
 1922 On the High Seas (story - as Edward Brewster Sheldon)
 1921 Salvation Nell (play - as Edward Brewster Sheldon)
 1920 Romance (play)
 1918 The Song of Songs (play)
 1917 The Call of Her People (play "Egypt")
 1916 A Coney Island Princess (play "The Princess Zim-Zim")
 1915 Salvation Nell (play)
 1915 The Boss (play)
 1915 The High Road (play)
 1915 The Governor (play)

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Stage: Wrote "The Garden of Paradise", produced on Broadway. From "The Little Mermaid" by Hans Christian Andersen. Park Theatre: 28 Nov 1914-Dec 1914 (closing date unknown/17 performances). Cast: Albert Barrett, Sheridan Block, Lionel Braham [Broadway debut], Frank Conroy, Clarence Felter, W.W. Gear, Richard Hale, Renee Kelly, Bennett... See more »

Alternate Names:

E.B. Sheldon | Edward Brewster Sheldon
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Important playwright of the early 20th century. He suffered from arthritis from the late 1910s and eventually went blind and spent his last 20 years as an invalid. He was sought out for writing advice by many luminaries of the 30s and 40s such as Thornton Wilder, Alec Woollcott, Anne Morrow Lindberg and Ruth Gordon. His life is recounted in "The Man Who Lived Twice" by Eric Barnes.

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