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(screenplay) / (stories "A Christmas Memory", "Miriam" and "Among the Paths to Eden")
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(TV Series) (based on a story - 1 episode)
Jay Presson Allan's adaptation of his words and works, "Tru (An American Comedy)," was performed in a Fall Festival production at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Jay Presson Allan was also director. David Mitchell was set designer. Sarah Edwards was costume designer. Ken Billington and Jason ...
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| Lillie Mae Faulk
Did You Know?
"'I thought writers were quite old. Of course William Saroyan
isn't old. I met him at a party, and really he isn't old at all. In fact, " she mused, 'if he'd give himself a closer shave...by the way, is Hemingway old?'" [Holly Golightly in Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's]
Capote had a rather obsessive fan, a young man trying to break into the art world. To quote Capote, said fan was "one of those hopeless people you know nothing's ever going to happen to." and "a born loser". That persistent fan was named Andy Warhol.
His characters were often emotionally isolated and/or confused about their sexuality