RARE! Jazz Age Playwright Avery Hopwood Hand Written Letter

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RARE! Jazz Age Playwright Avery Hopwood Hand Written Letter
“Jazz Age Playwright” Avery Hopwood Hand Written Letter. Here is an opportunity to own a piece of American Literature. (May 28, 1882 – July 1, 1928) was an American playwright of the. He had four plays running simultaneously on. Hopwood was born to James and Jule Pendergast Hopwood on May 28, 1882, in. He graduated from Cleveland’s. In 1901, he began attending the. However, his family experienced financial difficulties, so for his second year he transferred to. Hopwood started out as a journalist for the Cleveland Leader as its New York correspondent, but within a year had his first play, Clothes (1906), produced on Broadway, with the aid of playwright Channing Pollock. Hopwood eventually became known as “The Playboy Playwright”. And specialized in comedies and farces, some of them with material considered risqué at the time. In 1921, prompted a court case because of its suggestive subject matter, including a risque game of cards, “Stripping Cupid”, where a bevy of showgirls teased the audience in their lingerie. The case was dismissed. His many plays included Nobody’s Widow (1910), starring. In New York and. In London; filmed in 1923 as. Gold Diggers of Broadway. Gold Diggers of 1933. (filmed in 1928); the famous mystery play. , 1920 filmed in 1926 as. And in 1959 as. Getting Gertie’s Garter. (filmed in 1927 and 1945). 1921, also starring Dawn; The Alarm Clock, 1923; The Best People (with David Gray), 1924 filmed in. ; the song-farce Naughty Cinderella, 1925, starring. And The Garden of Eden in 1927, with. In New York; filmed in 1928 as. The Garden of Eden. Hopwood was asked to write the third act of Mary Roberts Rinehart’s mystery play The Bat. He then collaborated with Rinehart on reworking the entire play at her home in Sewickley and sometimes in New York. The Bat scored 897 performances at the Morosco theater, NYC. The early sound film The Bat Whispers played an influence on Bob Kane’s. Because the inspiration for Batman’s costume came from the “mysterious Bat” character portrayed in the movie from 1930. In 1906, Hopwood was introduced to writer and photographer. Although Hopwood announced to the press in 1924 that he was engaged to vaudeville dancer and choreographer. Van Vechten confirmed in later years that it was a publicity stunt. Rolanda would later marry caricaturist. On the evening of July 1, 1928, at. On the French Riviera, Hopwood suffered a fatal heart attack while swimming. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Cleveland. His mother, Jule Hopwood, inherited a large trust from him, but he had not made arrangements for the disposition of other items, including literary rights. While she was working through the legal issues with his estate, Jule Hopwood fell ill and died on March 1, 1929. She was buried next to her son. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.
RARE! Jazz Age Playwright Avery Hopwood Hand Written Letter
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