Charles MacArthur
American writer
Charles MacArthur
Charles Gordon MacArthur was an American playwright and screenwriter.
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NCTC presents Ken Ludwig's play 'Twentieth Century' - Newnan Times-Herald
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The first version of "Twentieth Century," by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, was based on "Napoleon of Broadway," a play that was never produced. But obviously author Charles B. Millholland had written an appealing story because in 1932 the first
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Trinity rep offering free tickets to "His Girl Friday" for anyone named Irene - Fall River Herald News
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His Girl Friday, acclaimed playwright John Guare's new adaptation of The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur and the Columbia Pictures film, opens next month at Trinity Rep and will star company members Fred Sullivan Jr. as hot-headed
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A mission to save indigenous languages - Australian Geographic
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Early British settlers like Charles Macarthur King recorded snippets of local indigenous languages. (State Library of NSW) HIDDEN IN THE MANUSCRIPTS of early British settlers are the last surviving records of many indigenous languages
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First Draft at Charter Theater Presents BEST MEN 9/3 - Broadway World
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He has twice been nominated for the Helen Hayes' Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play - for "Hoboken Station" in 2000, and for "what dogs do" in 2003. The "Washington Post" has called his work "engrossing," "compelling" and "ridiculously
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All the Editors That Are Fit To Spoof
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IF you're a newspaper editor on stage or screen, you are, as often as not, crusty, loud and easily exasperated. Big things, little things, all kinds of things annoy you. Deadlines. Missed scoops. Staff running amok. A cub reporter who insists on calling you Chief. But perhaps no editor has ever been as unceasingly incensed as J. Jonah Jameson, the
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STAY TUNED: Re-bootylicious – Cover series are a good bet - Naples Daily News
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MacArthur, who played "Dano" in the original version of television's "Hawaii Five-0" and was the son of actress Helen Hayes and playwright Charles MacArthur, died on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010. He was 72. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file) Associated Press This
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All the Editors That Are Fit to Spoof - New York Times
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Aren't they all, stretching back at least as far as Walter Burns and his rascally manipulation of ace reporter Hildy Johnson in “The Front Page,” the definitive 1928 stage portrait of the news business by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur that was last
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Carson Elrod Is Crafty Servant in DC World Premiere of David Ives' Heir ... - Playbill.com
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Ives (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur), recent winner of the Helen Hayes Awards' Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play for his version of Pierre Corneille's The Liar, returns to DC for the premiere. Director Kahn said in a statement,
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Wilmington on DVDs. The Rest. Jane Eyre, The Perfect Game, The Goods, Coming ... - Movie City News
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And, important for a lovie-lover, it has been filmed almost as often as Emily's stormy tale — which boasts in its filmography, the classic 1939 William Wyler-Ben Hecht-Charles MacArthur Wuthering Heights with Laurence Olivier as Heathcliff and Merle
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Plain Talk: How low to stoop for a scoop? - Madison.com
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“The Front Page” is a classic newspaper story written for the stage by Chicago newsmen Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur back in the days of journalism run amok. The 1928 Broadway hit has since been revived as a play and made into movies several times,
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CHICAGO NEWS COOPERATIVE; Hildy Johnson Would Have Happily Hacked
NYTimes - over 5 years
James Warren writes a column for the Chicago News Cooperative. If P. J. Powers mulls news-media ethics these days, he unavoidably focuses on reporters who see journalism as sport, with moral compasses buried as they lie, steal, cheat and bribe the police for information. Alas, Mr. Powers, artistic director of the TimeLine Theatre, is thinking about
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'Primera plana', la mejor sátira del periodismo, mañana con LA GACETA - Intereconomía
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Así comienza Primera plana, una excelente e ingeniosa sátira del mundo del periodismo, dirigida por Billy Wilder y basada en la obra teatral del mismo nombre de Ben Hecht y Charles MacArthur. Aunque anteriormente había sido llevada a la pantalla por
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Not just the tabloids: Media ethics sliding downhill - CNN
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The News of the World will publish its last edition on Sunday, but News Corp. also publishes The Sun, another splashy tabloid in London. Currently, it doesn't have a Sunday paper. As Hildy Johnson, a flashy reporter in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's
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CRITICS' PICKS - Windy City Times
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Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1920s Chicago journalism comedy gets a crackling good production that is so intimate that the audience practically gets to be on top the action. SCM The Homosexuals, About Face Theatre at the Biograph,
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TimeLine Theatre to Host Blago Reporters for 7/10 Post-Show Discussion - Broadway World
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This newly-added special event will be on Sunday, July 10, immediately following the 2 pm matinee of TimeLine's hit production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic comedy about Windy City politics and journalism in the 1920s
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Gunga Din (1939) - Gayworld.be
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Het scenario is gebaseerd op een gedicht van Rudyard Kipling en een verhaal van Ben Hecht en Charles MacArthur, en het werd geschreven door Joel Sayre en Fred Guiol. Ontspanning van de bovenste plank. Een film die de tand des tijds helemaal heeft
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Veteran cast keeps 'Chicago' revival kicking - Chicago Daily Herald
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And like Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1920s comedy “The Front Page” (now at TimeLine Theatre), “Chicago's” roots stretch back to actual Windy City journalistic history. Reporter-turned-playwright Maurine Dallas Watkins' 1926 play of the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Charles MacArthur
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1956
    Age 60
    Died on April 21, 1956.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1928
    Age 32
    His second marriage was to the stage and screen actress, Helen Hayes, from 1928 until his death.
    More Details Hide Details They lived in Nyack, New York. They were preceded in death by their daughter, Mary, who died unexpectedly of polio in 1949 at the age of 19. The shock of her death hastened MacArthur's own, according to those who knew him. Their adopted son, James MacArthur, was also an actor, best known for playing "Danny Williams" on the American television series Hawaii Five-O. His brother, John D. MacArthur, was an insurance-company owner and executive, and founded the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the benefactor of the "genius awards". Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Story - The Scoundrel (shared with Ben Hecht) (1936) MacArthur was portrayed by the actor Matthew Broderick in the 1994 film Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle.
  • 1926
    Age 30
    MacArthur also co-wrote, with Edward Sheldon, a play called Lulu Belle, which was successfully staged in 1926 by David Belasco.
    More Details Hide Details MacArthur was friends with members of the Algonquin Round Table. He shared an apartment with Robert Benchley and briefly dated Dorothy Parker.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1895
    Born
    Born on November 5, 1895.
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