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Booth Tarkington (1869–1946)

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In his later years he was virtually blind from cataracts and had to dictate his work. See more trivia »

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Alice Adams
Alice Adams Writer
(1935)
Monsieur Beaucaire
(1924)
On Moonlight Bay
(1951)

Filmography

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 2002 The Magnificent Ambersons (TV Movie) (novel)
  Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Quest of Quesnay (1958) ... (story)
- Monsieur Beaucaire (1958) ... (writer)
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon (suggested by: 'Penrod' stories)
  Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1952) (novel - 1 episode, 1950)
- The Fascinating Stranger (1952) ... (story)
- Monsieur Beaucaire (1952) ... (story)
- The Magnificent Ambersons (1950) ... (novel)
 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (book "Claire Ambler" - 1 episode)
- Claire Ambler (1952) ... (book "Claire Ambler")
 1951 On Moonlight Bay (adapted from Penrod Stories by)
 1950 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (novelette "The Uncertain Mrs. Collicutt" - 1 episode)
- The Uncertain Molly Collicutt (1950) ... (novelette "The Uncertain Mrs. Collicutt")
 1946 Monsieur Beaucaire (based on the novel by)
 1943 Presenting Lily Mars (novel "Presenting Lily Mars")
 1942 The Magnificent Ambersons (from the novel by)
 1941 Father's Son (story)
 1940 Little Orvie (novel)
 1940 Seventeen (novel)
 1938 Penrod's Double Trouble (based on: the Penrod stories by)
 1938 Penrod and His Twin Brother (based on: the Penrod stories by)
 1937 Penrod and Sam (by)
 1937 Clarence (play)
 1936 Gentle Julia (novel)
 1935 Alice Adams (novel "Alice Adams")
 1935 Mississippi (from a story by)
 1932 Business and Pleasure (novel)
 1932 Detectuvs (Short) (novel "Penrod and Sam")
 1931 Penrod and Sam (novel - uncredited) / (story)
 1931 The Millionaire (dialogue)
 1931 The Bad Sister (novel "The Flirt")
 1931 Father's Son (novel "Old Fathers and Young Sons")
 1930 Monte Carlo (novel "Monsieur Beaucaire")
 1929 Mister Antonio (play)
 1929 River of Romance (play "Magnolia")
 1929 Geraldine (story)
 1925 The Man Who Found Himself (story)
 1925 Pampered Youth (novel "The Magnificent Ambersons")
 1924 The Turmoil (novel)
 1924 Monsieur Beaucaire (novel) / (play)
 1924 The Fighting Coward (play "Magnolia")
 1924 Pied Piper Malone (story - titles)
 1923 Boy of Mine (story "Misunderstood")
 1923 Gentle Julia (novel)
 1923 Cameo Kirby (play)
 1923 Penrod and Sam (novel)
 1923 Alice Adams (novel)
 1922 The Flirt (story)
 1922 Clarence (play)
 1922 The Man from Home (play)
 1922 Penrod (novel "Penrod" - play "Penrod, a Comedy in Four Acts")
 1921 The Conquest of Canaan (novel)
 1921 Edgar, the Detective (Short) (story)
 1921 Edgar's Feast Day (Short) (story)
 1921 Edgar's Country Cousin (Short) (story)
 1920 Edgar, the Explorer (Short)
 1920 Get-Rich-Quick Edgar (Short)
 1920 Edgar's Little Saw (Short)
 1920 Edgar Camps Out (Short)
 1920 Edgar's Sunday Courtship (Short) (story)
 1920 Edgar Takes the Cake (Short) (story)
 1920 Edgar's Jonah Day (Short) (story)
 1920 Edgar's Hamlet (Short)
 1919 The Country Cousin (play)
 1916 Seventeen (novel)
 1916 The Conquest of Canaan (novel)
 1916/I The Flirt (Short) (story)
 1916 The Turmoil (novel)
 1914 Springtime (play)
 1914 Cameo Kirby (play)
 1914 The Man from Home (play)
 1914 Cherry (Short) (story)
 1913 Beau Brummel (Short) (novel)
 1905 A Gentleman of France (Short) (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Beauty and the Jacobin", produced on Broadway. Collier's Comedy Theatre: 29 Nov 1912 (1 performance). Cast: Maurice Elvey, Walter Kingsford, Eva Leonard Boyne, F.J. Randell, Elisabeth Risdon. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 15 Articles | See more »
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Trivia:

Lived in Kennebunkport, Maine at the height of his fame. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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