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Herman Shumlin (1898–1979)


Won Broadway's 1964 Tony Award as Best Producer (Dramatic) for Rolf Hochhuth's "The Deputy," for which he also received a Best Director (Dramatic) nomination. The first of his three Tony nominations had come in 1956 as Best Director for "Inherit the Wind." See more trivia »

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 1960 Inherit the Wind (stage director) / (stage producer)
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College (producer: stage play)
 1942 The Male Animal (producer: stage play)
 1941 The Little Foxes (producer: stage play)
 1933 Clear All Wires! (producer: stage play)
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 1983 Reuben, Reuben (play "Spofford")
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 1937 The Spanish Earth (Documentary) (producer - uncredited)

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Stage Play: The Bride of Torozko. Comedy. Directed by Herman Shumlin. Henry Miller's Theatre: 13 Sep 1934- Sep 1934 (closing date unknown/12 performances). Produced by Herman Shumlin and Gilbert Miller. See more »

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Prolific Broadway producer/director, active from 1928 to 1974. See more »

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