Elaine Anderson Steinbeck
American actress and stage manager
Elaine Anderson Steinbeck
Elaine Anderson Steinbeck was an American actress and one of the first women to become a theatre stage manager. She was previously known as Elaine Anderson during her acting career. While married to actor Zachary Scott she was also known as Elaine Scott, and after her marriage to author John Steinbeck she was known as Elaine Steinbeck.
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Google News - over 5 years
She successfully represented the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in a dispute involving termination rights under the US copyright laws. Currently she represents client Viacom in its copyright lawsuit against YouTube
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A Reality Check for Steinbeck and Charley
NYTimes - almost 6 years
In the fall of 1960 an ailing, out-of-sorts John Steinbeck, pretty much depleted as a novelist, decided that his problem was he had lost touch with America. He outfitted a three-quarter-ton pickup truck as a sort of land yacht and set off from his home in Sag Harbor, N.Y., with his French poodle, Charley, to drive cross-country. The idea was that
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At Steinbeck's Getaway As Heirs' Feud Revives
NYTimes - over 6 years
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. -- Many things about the little house at the end of a point jutting into a cove of Noyac Bay have not changed in the 50 years since John Steinbeck set out from here with his poodle on the 10,000-mile, 11-week road trip that would become ''Travels With Charley.'' The tall oaks described in the book are a half-century older, but
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BIG DEAL; Family Row
NYTimes - over 7 years
JOHN STEINBECK earned his place in the American literary pantheon back in the Great Depression, and died in 1968. But his study and library in New York City, including the wooden desk where he worked, along with notes and papers pinned to the wall, were preserved for another generation in an Upper East Side apartment tower. Steinbeck shared the
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Court Rejects Appeal By Steinbeck Heirs
NYTimes - almost 8 years
The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal filed by a son and a granddaughter of John Steinbeck, above, who were seeking rights to his ''Grapes of Wrath'' and other early works, The Associated Press reported. In 2006 a United States District Court in New York ruled that the son, Thomas Steinbeck, and the granddaughter, Blake Smyle, should be granted
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Appeals Court Reverses Steinbeck Ruling
NYTimes - over 8 years
A federal appeals court in Manhattan has reversed a ruling that awarded the son and granddaughter of John Steinbeck the rights to 10 of his works, including ''The Grapes of Wrath,'' The Associated Press reported. According to the appeals court, a lower court judge made a mistake by giving the rights to Thomas Steinbeck, the author's son, and Blake
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Arts, Briefly; Blood Heirs Win Steinbeck Rights
NYTimes - over 10 years
A federal judge in New York has awarded the book publishing and movie rights to some of John Steinbeck's major works to his blood heirs. They have feuded with his widow, Elaine, or her estate since Steinbeck, right, died in 1968. The works, which include ''The Grapes of Wrath,'' ''Of Mice and Men'' and ''Tortilla Flat,'' will become the property of
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Steinbeck Heirs Entangled In an Epic Family Lawsuit
NYTimes - over 12 years
''I am choosing to write this book to my sons,'' John Steinbeck wrote. The year was 1951, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning author was drafting a letter about the manuscript that would become ''East of Eden,'' his epic story about family and betrayal. ''They are little boys now and they will never know what they came from through me, unless I tell
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In Lieu of Flowers: Remembering 17 Who Made a Difference
NYTimes - about 13 years
Long Island First Frank Tracy Jr.'s motive was simple. He wanted Long Islanders to know that they lived in a special place. ''Frank had this vision that we needed an organization that would raise awareness about all the riches we have on Long Island,'' said Brian R. McCaffrey, president of Promote Long Island, the not-for-profit organization that
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Paid Notice: Deaths STEINBECK, ELAINE A.
NYTimes - almost 14 years
STEINBECK-Elaine A. On April 27, 2003 at age 88. Beloved wife of the late Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, John Steinbeck. Mother of Waverly Scott Kaffaga and stepmother of Thomas Steinbeck and the late John Steinbeck IV. Grandmother of David Farber, Anderson Farber, Jebel Kaffaga and Bahar Kaffaga. Also survived by her sisters
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Elaine Steinbeck, 88, Author's Widow, Dies
NYTimes - almost 14 years
Elaine Anderson Steinbeck, who was one of the first women to become a Broadway stage manager and who in later years kept bright the artistic torch of her late husband John Steinbeck, died on Sunday in Manhattan. She was 88 and lived in Manhattan and Sag Harbor, N.Y. Mrs. Steinbeck was active in the theater before her marriage to Mr. Steinbeck in
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Elaine Anderson Steinbeck
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2003
    Age 88
    Died in 2003.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1950
    Age 35
    Within a week of her divorce from Zachary Scott, Elaine married John Steinbeck on December 28, 1950. They remained married until his death on December 20, 1968.
    More Details Hide Details Anderson studied drama at the University of Texas. She worked with husband Zachary at the Austin Little Theatre for several years, and in the process they met several people with connections in the New York theatre. Around 1940 the Scotts moved to New York City to seek success there. Though both wished to be successful actors, Zachary had more success in that area, so Elaine began working for The Theatre Guild in New York and learned the technical aspects of theatre production. Ms. Steinbeck was a replacement assistant stage manager.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1944
    Age 29
    In late 1944 Elaine gave up her career to relocate to Hollywood with husband Zachary, who had signed a seven year contract with Warner Brothers. Anderson died of natural causes on April 27, 2003 in Manhattan, aged 88.
    More Details Hide Details She was buried near John Steinbeck in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park in Salinas, California. Anderson is said to have made uncredited appearances in two 1944 B-movies: A Night of Adventure, and Seven Days Ashore ("girl in band").
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1914
    Born
    Elaine Anderson was born on August 14, 1914 in Austin, Texas. On February 21, 1934 Anderson married actor Zachary Scott whom she met while they both studied in the University of Texas theatre program. They divorced in December 1950.
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