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Magnificent Yankee, The - Full Length Play, Drama

Magnificent Yankee, The

Emmet Lavery

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Full Length Play, Drama

15m, 12f

ISBN: 9780573612107

A great piece of Americana that is also one of the great love stories of our time, Emmet Lavery's play avoids the usual approach of historical drama, choosing to tell the story of a marriage that lasted fifty-seven years-the marriage of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife, Fanny Dixwell Holme…

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A great piece of Americana that is also one of the great love stories of our time, Emmet Lavery's play avoids the usual approach of historical drama, choosing to tell the story of a marriage that lasted fifty-seven years-the marriage of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife, Fanny Dixwell Holmes. And by concentrating on the Washington years of the Holmeses, the play achieves an amazing perspective on the most critical years of American life. From Theodore Roosevelt in 1902 to Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1933, the play is a buoyant adventure of the mind and the soul. Faith in one's self, faith in one's neighbors, faith in one's country-these are the values that come through.
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Emmet Lavery

Emmet Lavery

Emmet Lavery (1902-1986) served as president of the Screenwriters Guild of Los Angeles from 1945 to 1947 and as vice president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1946. Lavery's screenplay, The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell, earned him and co-author Milton Sperling an Academy Award nomination in 1955, Rivkin said. In addition, Lavery's 1965 television movie, Magnificent Yankee, ... view full profile

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