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Anderson, Maxwell 1888-1959

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All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This story is neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. It will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped its shells, were destroyed by the war. . ." title screens. 1914. War has broken out in Europe. A group of German college students are convinced to enlist after their teacher, Professor Kantorek, gives an impassioned speech about the honor of dying for their Fatherland. Paul Bäumer--sent to the Western Front where the fighting is most severe--is soon stripped of illusions about war being glorious. There is nothing but fear, pain, and the randomness of death. Paul is the sole survivor of his group and when he returns home, he denounces the war and his professor. Returned to the action, Paul tries to cope with the incessant fear that eats away at a soldier's insides, turning them hollow and empty
Eleven verse plays by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
12 editions published between 1939 and 1968 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Barefoot in Athens by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bittersweet, amusing look at Socrates' last days
Joan of Lorraine, a play in two acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
40 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most persons are familiar with the story of Joan of Arc, so it is necessary only to say that this is a play within a play, the outer play (as it were) showing a group of actors in rehearsal on a bare stage, preparing to produce a Joan of Arc play. The story of Joan's visions and pilgrimage to court, her restoring faith to the French and the victory she wins, are beautifully dramatized. But Anderson has woven into the Joan story a parallel action, which takes place outside the Joan play proper, in which he shows the meaning of faith today and the necessity of believing in something. The actress who plays Joan claims that the role should show her never compromising her ideals, and she is ready to leave the cast because she thinks the part and the direction of herself shows Joan doing just that. But she learns, from her director and fellow players, that life is a series of compromises, and that she herself, as an actress, like the historical Joan, can and should give in on small things in order to achieve the greatest good in a larger sense. In acting her part through to the end, she learns the lesson that Joan taught the world, of great faith and idealism, tempered by reality and the acceptance of the necessary limitations which are in all of us
Mary of Scotland, a play in three acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
29 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bad seed : a play in two acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
26 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coronet Theatre, The Playwrights' Company presents Nancy Kelly in Maxwell Anderson's "Bad Seed," adapted from the novel by William March, staged by Reginald Denham, setting and lighting by George Jenkins, costumes by Sal Anthony
Winterset; a play in three acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
54 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The D'Artagnan Club presents "Winterset," by Maxwell Anderson, under the auspices of the Lion's Club of Anacostia, staged by Edgar L. Kloten, settings designed by Gene Hoover (art director of the Kaufman Advertising Agency)
Elizabeth the queen : a play in three acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
35 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this drama we see Elizabeth and Essex, a royal favorite and popular general, in love. He is barely thirty and Elizabeth is an aging woman; their love is an extraordinary paradox. Elizabeth delights in Essex the courtier and lover, but is jealous of Essex the military leader and hero. Her constant effort is to keep him quietly at Court under her control. Essex, the last of a proud family, loves the queen but longs for action, glory, and power. He longs to over throw Elizabeth's crafty, cautious statesmanship with his own heroic endeavors. Cecil and Raleigh plot to send Essex to Ireland, juggle him out of favor, and insultingly summon him home. He arrives with an army and the situation is resolved with extraordinary poignancy and power."--Publisher's description
Four verse plays by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost in the stars : the dramatization of Alan Paton's novel Cry, the beloved country by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
27 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Music Box, under management of Irving Berlin and estate of Sam H. Harris, The Playwrights' Company: Maxwell Anderson, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Kurt Weill, John F. Wharton presents "Lost in the Stars," a musical tragedy (based on Alan Paton's novel "Cry, the Beloved Country"), words by Maxwell Anderson, music by Kurt Weill, production directed and supervised by Rouben Mamoulian, with Todd Duncan, Leslie Banks, Warren Coleman, Inez Matthews, Julian Mayfield, William Greaves, Frank Roane, Sheila Guyse, settings by George Jenkins, conducted by Maurice Levine, costumes by Anna Hill Johnstone, musical arrangements and orchestrations by Mr. Weill
The eve of St. Mark : a play in two acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
30 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National Theatre, E. Street Theatre Corporation, lessee, Edmund Plohn, Manager, The Playwrights' Company Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood presents Lem Ward's production of "The Eve of St. Mark," a new play by Maxwell Anderson, staged by Ben Ross, production designed by Howard Bay, lighting by Moe Hack
Off Broadway, essays about the theater by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
15 editions published between 1947 and 1971 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne of the thousand days by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
22 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Field book of American trees and shrubs : a concise description of the character and color of species common throughout the United States, together with maps showing their general distribution by F. Schuyler Mathews ( Book )
2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pocket size guide to trees and shrubs in the United States with illustrations, pictures, and maps
High Tor, a play in three acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
21 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martin Beck Theatre, Martin Beck, owner and manager. Guthrie McClintic presents "High Tor," a fantasy by Maxwell Anderson, with Burgess Meredith, Peggy Ashcroft, staged by Mr. McClintic, production designed by Jo Mielziner
The masque of kings; a play in three acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
27 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scripts, production notebooks, lighting plot, music, music and sound effects lists, designs, and press cuttings from the September 16, 1940 production by the Dublin Gate Theatre
Both your houses, a play in three acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
17 editions published between 1932 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Candle in the wind, a play in three acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
21 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The star-wagon; a play in three acts by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
14 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Michaelson, John Nairne, 1888-1959

Anderson, James Maxwell 1888-1959
Μάξγουελ Άντερσον 1888-1959
Андерсон, Максвелл 1888-1959
אנדרסון, מקסוול 1888-1959
אנדרסון, מקסול 1888-1959
اندرسن، ماكسويل، 1888-1959 م.
ماكسويل اندرسن، 1888-1959 م.
ماكسويل اندرسون، 1888-1959 م.
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