Idiot's Delight

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936.

Price: $350.00

Hardcover. First edition. Bookplate of actress Ruth Gordon and director Garson Kanin on front fly, small Baltimore bookstore label on front pastedown, some modest wear and spots on the boards thus very good in very good dustwrapper with modest wear at the extremities. The first of the author's three Pulitzer Prize-winning plays featured Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne and Sydney Greenstreet in the premiere at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre, and was the basis for the film in which Clark Gable sings and dances to "Puttin' On the Ritz."

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Item #431932 Idiot's Delight. Robert E. SHERWOOD.
Idiot's Delight

Robert E. Sherwood
birth name: Robert Emit Sherwood
born: 4/4/1896
died: 11/14/1955

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American playwright whose works reflect involvement in human problems, both social and political. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature He was also a speechwriter for Franklin Roosevelt.more