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Benn W Levy

BENN W LEVY  (1900 - 1973)

Nationality:    English
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        Art And Mrs Bottle         Auction, The         Brave Augusta, The         Church Mouse, The         Clutterbuck         Cupid And Psyche         Curtains Are Blowing, The         Devil, The         Ever Green         Hollywood Holiday         How To Be A Nobody Or the Evolution Of Miss Jones         If I Were You         Madame Bovary         Man With Red Hair, A         Marriage, The         Meet To Be Loved         Member For Gaza, The         Mrs Moonlight         Mud And Treacle         Part Of Death, A         Poet's Heart, A         Public And Confidential         Rape Of the Belt, The         Return To Tyassi         Safari         Seat By the Fire, A         Shan't Be Long         Springtime For Henry         This Woman Business         Topaze         Tumbler, The         Young Madame Conti, The



Art And Mrs Bottle

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1st Produced:
Criterion Theatre, London    12 Nov 1929

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Samuel French, NY,    -

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Auction, The

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Based on A novel by Francois Billetdoux

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Brave Augusta, The

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Church Mouse, The

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Based on A play by Ladislaus And Siegfried Fodor

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Playhouse Theatre, New York    16 Apr 1931

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Clutterbuck

Clutterbuck
Two couples' domestic complications are thrashed out and acted out mostly on shipboard. "the two wives," in the words of the New York Times, "adore each other until they discover that they both had the same lover before they were married. . .Mr. Levy then introduces the lover and the mistress, turns everything upside down once or twice and concludes by making the wives friends again and the husbands enemies."

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1st Produced:
Wyndhams Theatre, London    14 Aug 1946

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William Heinemann 1947   -

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Comedy

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Cupid And Psyche

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Victor Gollancz 1952   -

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Curtains Are Blowing, The

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Devil, The

Devil, The
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the US title was "the Devil Passes"

1st Produced:
Arts Theatre, London    14517

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Martin Secker, London 1930   -

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Ever Green

Ever Green
Harriet Green star of the Edwardian music hall discovers she is pregnant. She flees to South Africa and brings up the daughter she has away from the glare of publicity. Years later the daughter Harriet Hawkes goes to england to make her name on the stage. Tommy a publicity agent is struck at how much she looks like Harriet Green and persuades her to masquerade as her. the public are fooled - but everyone believes that Tommy is her son - which is a problem as Tommy and Harriet Hawk have fallen in love

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Music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart; book by Benn W Levy

1st Produced:
adelphi Theatre, London    11295

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Studio cast recording: Bygone 1998

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Musical

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Hollywood Holiday

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Written by John van Druten And Benn W Levy

1st Produced:
-    1931

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1st Published:
Martin Secker, London 1931   -

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How To Be A Nobody Or the Evolution Of Miss Jones

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If I Were You

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Written by Benn W Levy And Paul Hervey Fox

1st Produced:
Mansfield Theater, New York    24 Jan 1938

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Madame Bovary

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Based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert

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-    1937

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Man With Red Hair, A

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1st Produced:
Little Theatre, London    10285

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Marriage, The

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Meet To Be Loved

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Member For Gaza, The

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in "Plays Of the Year Vol.32", elek, London, 1967   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Mrs Moonlight

Mrs Moonlight
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1st Produced:
Kingsway Theatre, London    1928

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1st Published:
Victor Gollancz 1929   -

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Mud And Treacle

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1st Produced:
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Victor Gollancz 1928   -

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Part Of Death, A

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Poet's Heart, A

Poet's Heart, A
Life of Don Juan

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1st Produced:
Bristol University    24 Jun 1969

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1st Published:
Cresset Press 1931   -

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Public And Confidential

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a vulnerable British MP is blackmailed out of Parliament when he seeks to expose corruption

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aka the Member For Gaza

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Rape Of the Belt, The

Synopsis:
anchors aweigh in ancient Greece

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1st Produced:
Grand, Leeds    12 Nov 1957

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Macgibbon & Kee, 1957   -

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Genre:
Comedy

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Wearing - the London Stage 57.287

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Return To Tyassi

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1st Produced:
Theatre Royal, Brighton    20 Nov 1950

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Victor Gollancz 1951   -

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Genre:
3 act play

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Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Wearing - the London Stage 50.300

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Safari

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Seat By the Fire, A

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Based on the novel by Elizabeth Montagu

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Shan't Be Long

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Springtime For Henry

Synopsis:
wealthy young english bachelor taken in hand by his secretary

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1st Produced:
Bijou Theatre, New York    11666

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Samuel French, London,    -

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Genre:
Comedy

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This Woman Business

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1st Produced:
Royalty Theatre, London    18 Oct 1925

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1st Published:
(Contemporary British Dramatists, Volume XXIII). ernest Benn Ltd, 1932   -

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Three acts Play/Drama

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Topaze

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1st Produced:
Music Box Theatre, New York    11001

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Tumbler, The

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1st Produced:
-    1960

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Genre:
Verse Drama

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Young Madame Conti, The

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Written by Hubert Griffiths And Benn W Levy

1st Produced:
-    1937

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1st Published:
Samuel French Ltd, London 1938   -

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