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Henry, Sweet Henry

Henry, Sweet Henry

by: Nunnally Johnson, Bob Merrill, Nora Johnson

by: Nunnally Johnson, Bob Merrill, Nora Johnson

Overview

Don Ameche starred on Broadway as the titular object of two teenage girls’ affections. Henry Orient, peripatetic roué and composer of “new music,” is a legend in his own mind and skirt-chaser par excellence. Following Henry’s every move are Val and Gil, two smitten teens who unwittingly blow the whistle on Henry and his various amours while chasing him up and down Manhattan.

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  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature)
  • Time Period: 1960s
  • Cast Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Nunnally Johnson

Nunnally Hunter Johnson (December 5, 1897 – March 25, 1977) was an American filmmaker who wrote, produced, and directed motion pictures. He began his career as a journalist, writing for the Columbus Enquirer Sun, the Savannah Press, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and the New York Herald Tribune. He also wrote short stories, ...

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Bob Merrill

Bob Merrill (May 17, 1921 - February 18, 1998) was an American songwriter, theatrical composer, lyricist and screenwriter. He was the second most successful songwriter of the 1950s on the UK Singles Chart, with hits such as How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?, Mambo Italiano and Honeycomb. Longing to write more prof ...

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Nora Johnson

Nora Johnson (born in 1933) is an American author. She is the daughter of filmmaker Nunnally Johnson. Johnson was educated at the Brearley school, Abbot Academy, and Smith College, from which she graduated in 1954. Her first novel, The World of Henry Orient, inspired by her time at the Brearley School, was publi ...

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