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George Washington slept here

Moss Hart

George Washington slept here

a comedy in three acts

by Moss Hart

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Published by Random house in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman.
ContributionsKaufman, George S. 1889-1961, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3515.A7943 G4 1940
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 3-168 p.
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6413503M
LC Control Number41001505
OCLC/WorldCa1829146

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It is instead an erudite delving into the significance of all kinds of trivia created, manufactured, produced--even sung--about America's first president Marling holds all the cards--she knows her historical Cited by: For those readers unfamiliar with Karal Ann Marling, this book is as good an introduction as any.

A professor of Art History and American Studies at the University of Minnesota, Marling, in "George Washington Slept Here" gives us a well-researched and amusing account of how Americans have used the image of the "Father of our Country" for a variety of social, economic, and political purposes.4/4(1).

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Kaufman Broadway hit George Washington Slept Here has herein been tailored to the unique talents of Jack Benny. In the original play, city dweller Bill Fuller, fired up with the spirit of "back to the soil," purchases a ramshackle Colonial-era farmhouse in upstate New York, dragging his reluctant wife, Connie, along for the : Warner Archives.

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George Washington Slept Here: Comedy in Three Acts. Moss Hart, George Simon Kaufman. Dramatists Play Service Inc, - Drama - 93 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. George Washington Slept Here is a comedy film starring Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Percy Kilbride, and Hattie McDaniel.

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It is instead an erudite delving into the significance of all kinds of trivia created, manufactured, produced—even sung—about America's first. Gallery: George Washington slept here By Mary Ann McGann | For Inside Jersey On Ridgewood Avenue in Maplewood sits a colonial farmhouse with cream-colored clapboard siding, a foundation made of red.George Washington Slept Here opened in at the Lyceum Theater in New York City.

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