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GEORGE F. ABBOTT - TYPED NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 37578

 
GEORGE ABBOTT (1887-1995). TNS: "George Abbott", 5x3 card. In full: "This is my autograph." Known as "Mr. Broadway", George Abbott (107) was involved in more than 120 productions in a career that began in 1912 and extended into the late 1980s. A playwright, director and producer, Abbott won the Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for his drama, Fiorello!, and Tony Awards in 1955 (The Pajama Game, Author), 1956 (Damn Yankees, Author), 1960 (Fiorello!, Author) and 1963 (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Director). Lightly soiled, near but not touching signature. Erased pencil notes (unknown hand) upper left corner. Fine condition.


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GEORGE F. ABBOTT
Born: June 25, 1887 in Forestville, New York
Died: January 31, 1995 in Miami Beach, Florida


Film Credits
2009 Mr. Prince (Other), 1997 American Masters (in person), 1994 The 48th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1990 Great Performances (in person), 1988 Tattingers (in person), 1987 The 3th Annual Mr. Abbot Awards (in person), 1986 The Boys from Syracuse (Writer), 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1982 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (in person), 1978 Drei Mann auf einem Pferd (Writer), 1970 NET Playhouse (in person), 1969 Three Men on a Horse (Writer), 1968 The Jazz Age (Writer), 1968 The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1967 Damn Yankees! (Writer), 1966 The 20th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1965 The 19th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1965 Never Too Late (Other), 1964 The 18th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1961 Drei Mann auf einem Pferd (Writer), 1958 Damn Yankees! (Producer), 1958 Damn Yankees! (Director), 1958 Damn Yankees! (Writer), 1957 The Pajama Game (Writer), 1957 The Pajama Game (Director), 1957 The Pajama Game (Producer), 1957 The Pajama Game (Other), 1957 Playhouse 90 (Writer), 1957 Pal Joey (Other), 1957 Drei Mann auf einem Pferd (Writer), 1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (in person), 1955 The Best of Broadway (Writer), 1955 Producers' Showcase (Performer), 1952 Where's Charley (Writer), 1952 The U.S. Royal Showcase (Performer), 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (Writer), 1950 The Prudential Family Playhouse (Writer), 1949 On the Town (Other), 1947 Beat the Band (Writer), 1943 Best Foot Forward (Other), 1942 Broadway (Writer), 1941 Highway West (Writer), 1940 Too Many Girls (Director), 1940 The Boys from Syracuse (Writer), 1940 Primrose Path (Other), 1939 On Your Toes (Writer), 1938 Room Service (Other), 1938 Brother Rat (Other), 1938 Broadway (Writer), 1938 Boy Meets Girl (Other), 1936 Three Men on a Horse (Writer), 1934 Twentieth Century (Other), 1934 Twentieth Century (Producer), 1934 Straight Is the Way (Writer), 1934 Heat Lightning (Writer), 1933 Lilly Turner (Writer), 1932 Those We Love (Writer), 1932 Halvvägs till himlen (Writer), 1932 Der Sprung ins Nichts (Writer), 1931 The Cheat (Director), 1931 Stolen Heaven (Director), 1931 Stolen Heaven (Writer), 1931 Sombras del circo (Writer), 1931 Secrets of a Secretary (Writer), 1931 Secrets of a Secretary (Director), 1931 My Sin (Director), 1931 My Sin (Producer), 1931 My Sin (Performer), 1931 My Sin (Writer), 1931 La incorregible (Writer), 1931 À mi-chemin du ciel (Writer), 1930 The Sea God (Writer), 1930 The Sea God (Director), 1930 The Fall Guy (Writer), 1930 Manslaughter (Writer), 1930 Manslaughter (Director), 1930 El Dios del mar (Writer), 1930 All Quiet on the Western Front (Writer), 1929 Why Bring That Up (Writer), 1929 Why Bring That Up (Director), 1929 The Saturday Night Kid (Writer), 1929 The Carnival Man (Director), 1929 The Bishop's Candlesticks (Director), 1929 Night Parade (Writer), 1929 Halfway to Heaven (Writer), 1929 Halfway to Heaven (Director), 1929 Coquette (Writer), 1929 Broadway (Writer), 1928 Four Walls (Writer), 1927 Hills of Peril (Writer), 1926 Love 'Em and Leave 'Em (Writer), 1926 Love 'Em and Leave 'Em (Director), 1918 The Impostor (Director), 1918 The Impostor (Other), 1918 The Impostor (Performer)

Theatre Credits
The Pajama Game - Other (February 23, 2006 - June 17, 2006), The Boys from Syracuse - Other (August 18, 2002 - October 20, 2002), Damn Yankees - Other (March 3, 1994 - August 6, 1995), Three Men on a Horse - Writing - Writing (April 13, 1993 - May 16, 1993), Broadway - Director - Writing - Writing (June 25, 1987 - June 27, 1987), On Your Toes - Director (March 6, 1983 - May 20, 1984), Music Is - Director (December 20, 1976 - December 26, 1976), Where's Charley - Other (December 20, 1974 - February 23, 1975), The Pajama Game - Director (December 9, 1973 - February 3, 1974), Not Now, Darling - Director (October 29, 1970 - November 15, 1970), Norman, Is That You - Director (February 19, 1970 - February 28, 1970), Three Men on a Horse - Director - Writing - Writing (October 16, 1969 - January 10, 1970), The Fig Leaves Are Falling - Director (January 2, 1969 - January 6, 1969), The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N - Director (April 4, 1968 - April 27, 1968), How Now, Dow Jones - Director (December 7, 1967 - June 15, 1968), Agatha Sue, I Love You - Director (December 14, 1966 - December 17, 1966), Help Stamp Out Marriage! - Director (September 29, 1966 - October 15, 1966), Anya - Director (November 29, 1965 - December 11, 1965), Flora, The Red Menace - Director (May 11, 1965 - July 24, 1965), Fade Out - Fade In - Director (May 26, 1964 - April 17, 1965), Never Too Late - Director (November 27, 1962 - April 24, 1965), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - Director (May 8, 1962 - August 29, 1964), Take Her, She's Mine - Director (December 21, 1961 - December 8, 1962), Let It Ride! - Other (October 12, 1961 - December 9, 1961), A Call on Kuprin - Director (May 25, 1961 - June 3, 1961), Tenderloin - Director (October 17, 1960 - April 23, 1961), Fiorello! - Director (November 23, 1959 - October 28, 1961), Once Upon a Mattress - Director (May 11, 1959 - July 2, 1960), Drink to Me Only - Director (October 8, 1958 - December 13, 1958), New Girl in Town - Director (May 14, 1957 - May 24, 1958), The Skin of Our Teeth - Performer (August 17, 1955 - September 3, 1955), Damn Yankees - Director (May 5, 1955 - October 12, 1957), On Your Toes - Production - Staging (October 11, 1954 - December 4, 1954), The Pajama Game - Director (May 13, 1954 - November 24, 1956), Me and Juliet - Director (May 28, 1953 - April 3, 1954), Wonderful Town - Director (February 25, 1953 - July 3, 1954), #tcbgn#In Any Language - Production#tidbgn#2715#tidend##tcend# - Director (October 7, 1952 - November 15, 1952), The Number - Staging (October 30, 1951 - January 12, 1952), #tcbgn#A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Production#tidbgn#340#tidend##tcend# - Director (April 19, 1951 - December 8, 1951), Where's Charley - Director (January 29, 1951 - March 10, 1951), Out of This World - Other (December 21, 1950 - May 5, 1951), Call Me Madam - Director (October 12, 1950 - May 3, 1952), Touch and Go - Other (October 13, 1949 - March 18, 1950), #tcbgn#Mrs. Gibbons' Boys - Production#tidbgn#3932#tidend##tcend# - Staging (May 4, 1949 - May 7, 1949), Where's Charley - Director (October 11, 1948 - September 9, 1950), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Look, Ma, I'm Dancin'! - Production#tidbgn#3378#tidend##tcend# - Choreography#tidbgn#3378#tidend##tcend# - Director (January 29, 1948 - July 10, 1948), High Button Shoes - Director (October 9, 1947 - July 2, 1949), #tcbgn#Barefoot Boy With Cheek - Production#tidbgn#789#tidend##tcend# - Staging (April 3, 1947 - July 5, 1947), #tcbgn#It Takes Two - Production#tidbgn#2808#tidend##tcend# - Director (February 3, 1947 - February 8, 1947), The Dancer - Production (June 5, 1946 - June 8, 1946), Billion Dollar Baby - Director (December 21, 1945 - June 29, 1946), On the Town - Director (December 28, 1944 - February 2, 1946), #tcbgn#Snafu - Production#tidbgn#5205#tidend##tcend# - Staging (October 25, 1944 - March 10, 1945), #tcbgn#A Highland Fling - Production#tidbgn#140#tidend##tcend# - Staging (April 28, 1944 - May 20, 1944), #tcbgn#Get Away Old Man - Production#tidbgn#2154#tidend##tcend# - Director (November 24, 1943 - December 4, 1943), #tcbgn#Kiss and Tell - Production#tidbgn#3060#tidend##tcend# - Staging (March 17, 1943 - June 23, 1945), Sweet Charity - Director (December 28, 1942 - January 2, 1943), #tcbgn#Beat the Band - Production#tidbgn#808#tidend##tcend# - Director (October 14, 1942 - December 12, 1942), Three Men on a Horse - Writing - Writing (October 9, 1942 - October 31, 1942), Jason - Production (January 21, 1942 - May 9, 1942), Banjo Eyes - Other (December 25, 1941 - April 12, 1942), #tcbgn#Best Foot Forward - Production#tidbgn#854#tidend##tcend# - Director (October 1, 1941 - July 4, 1942), #tcbgn#Pal Joey - Production#tidbgn#4414#tidend##tcend# - Staging (December 25, 1940 - November 29, 1941), #tcbgn#Goodbye in the Night - Production#tidbgn#2252#tidend##tcend# - Staging (March 18, 1940 - March 23, 1940), #tcbgn#The Unconquered - Production#tidbgn#7859#tidend##tcend# - Staging (February 13, 1940 - February 17, 1940), #tcbgn#Ring Two - Production#tidbgn#4820#tidend##tcend# - Staging (November 22, 1939 - November 25, 1939), #tcbgn#Too Many Girls - Production#tidbgn#8248#tidend##tcend# - Staging (October 18, 1939 - May 18, 1940), See My Lawyer - Production (September 27, 1939 - April 6, 1940), #tcbgn#Mrs. O'Brien Entertains - Production#tidbgn#3941#tidend##tcend# - Staging (February 8, 1939 - March 1939), #tcbgn#The Primrose Path - Production#tidbgn#7335#tidend##tcend# - Staging (January 4, 1939 - May 1939), The Boys from Syracuse - Production - Director (November 23, 1938 - June 10, 1939), #tcbgn#What a Life - Production#tidbgn#8530#tidend##tcend# - Director (April 13, 1938 - July 8, 1939), #tcbgn#All That Glitters - Production#tidbgn#481#tidend##tcend# - Staging (January 19, 1938 - March 1938), #tcbgn#Brown Sugar - Production#tidbgn#1074#tidend##tcend# - Staging (December 2, 1937 - December 4, 1937), #tcbgn#Angel Island - Production#tidbgn#591#tidend##tcend# - Staging (October 20, 1937 - November 1937), #tcbgn#Room Service - Production#tidbgn#4875#tidend##tcend# - Staging (May 19, 1937 - July 16, 1938), #tcbgn#Brother Rat - Production#tidbgn#1069#tidend##tcend# - Director (December 16, 1936 - May 1938), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Sweet River - Production - Staging#tidbgn#5460#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#5460#tidend##tcend# - Writing (October 28, 1936 - November 1936), On Your Toes - Other (April 11, 1936 - January 23, 1937), #tcbgn#Boy Meets Girl - Production#tidbgn#1002#tidend##tcend# - Staging (November 27, 1935 - July 1937), Jumbo - Director (November 16, 1935 - April 18, 1936), Three Men on a Horse - Staging - Writing - Writing (January 30, 1935 - January 9, 1937), Page Miss Glory - Staging (November 27, 1934 - March 1935), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Ladies' Money - Staging#tidbgn#3144#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#3144#tidend##tcend# - Writing (November 1, 1934 - December 1934), Small Miracle - Staging (September 26, 1934 - January 1935), #tcbgn#Kill That Story - Production#tidbgn#3033#tidend##tcend# - Staging (August 29, 1934 - December 1934), #tcbgn##tcbgn#John Brown - Performer#tidbgn#2903#tidend##tcend# - Production#tidbgn#2903#tidend##tcend# - Staging (January 22, 1934 - January 1934), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Heat Lightning - Production - Staging#tidbgn#2403#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#2403#tidend##tcend# - Writing (September 15, 1933 - October 1933), #tcbgn#Twentieth Century - Production#tidbgn#8336#tidend##tcend# - Staging (December 29, 1932 - May 20, 1933), The Great Magoo - Staging (December 2, 1932 - December 1932), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Lilly Turner - Production - Staging#tidbgn#3300#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#3300#tidend##tcend# - Writing (September 19, 1932 - October 1932), Louder, Please - Staging (November 12, 1931 - January 1932), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Those We Love - Performer - Director#tidbgn#8130#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#8130#tidend##tcend# - Writing (February 19, 1930 - April 1930), Poppa - Staging (December 24, 1928 - March 1929), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Ringside - Staging#tidbgn#4821#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#4821#tidend##tcend# - Writing (August 29, 1928 - September 1928), Gentlemen of the Press - Staging (August 27, 1928 - December 1928), Bless You, Sister - Director (December 26, 1927 - January 1928), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Coquette - Director#tidbgn#1416#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#1416#tidend##tcend# - Writing (November 8, 1927 - September 1928), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Four Walls - Director#tidbgn#2041#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#2041#tidend##tcend# - Writing (September 19, 1927 - January 1928), Spread Eagle - Staging (April 4, 1927 - June 1927), Chicago - Director (December 30, 1926 - May 1927), Broadway - Director - Writing - Writing (September 16, 1926 - February 11, 1928), #tcbgn##tcbgn#Love 'em and Leave 'em - Director#tidbgn#3413#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#3413#tidend##tcend# - Writing (February 3, 1926 - June 1926), #tcbgn##tcbgn#A Holy Terror - Performer#tidbgn#143#tidend##tcend# - Writing#tidbgn#143#tidend##tcend# - Writing (September 28, 1925 - October 1925), #tcbgn#The Fall Guy - Writing#tidbgn#6194#tidend##tcend# - Writing (March 10, 1925 - June 1925), Processional - Performer (January 12, 1925 - March 1925), Lazybones - Performer (September 22, 1924 - November 1924), Hell-bent Fer Heaven - Performer (January 4, 1924 - April 1924), White Desert - Performer (October 18, 1923 - October 1923), Zander the Great - Performer (April 9, 1923 - June 1923), The Broken Wing - Performer (November 29, 1920 - April 1921), Daddies - Performer (September 5, 1918 - June 1919), Gertrude Kingston and a Visiting Company - Performer (November 14, 1916 - December 30, 1916), The Yeomen of the Guard - Performer (April 19, 1915 - May 8, 1915), The Misleading Lady - Performer (November 25, 1913 - May 1914), #tcbgn#The Drums b_egin - Production#tidbgn#6117#tidend##tcend# - Staging (November 24, 1933 - December 1933)


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