Sherwood, Robert Emmet

1933 DS from Pulitzer Prize-Winning playwright, & Oscar-winning screenplay writer for British rights to his play "Reunion in Vienna"

Price: $125.00

Description:
(1896-1955) Vanity Fair Drama Editor 1919-20, Life Associate Editor and Editor 1920-28, member of Algonquin Round Table. Speechwriter and adviser to President Roosevelt. Plays inc. "The Petrified Forest" ’35, "Idiot’s Delight" ’36 (Pulitzer), "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" ‘38 (Pulitzer), "There Shall Be No Night" ’40 (Pulitzer). Received ’49 Pulitzer for biography "Roosevelt and Hopkins". Received ’46 Oscar for "The Best Years of Our Lives" screenplay. Adapted many of his plays for the screen. 13 x 8 DS, 2pp (separate leaves), NYC, April 6 1933, signed on 2nd page at bottom in full, contract for exclusive British rights to produce Sherwood’s play "Reunion in Vienna" for $1,000, including playing in West End of London with Alfred Lunt & Lynn Fontaine in their original roles.

Condition: Very good
Type:Document






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