My sister Eileen, based on the stories by Ruth McKenney comedy in three acts by Joseph Fields

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Published by Dramatists Play Service in [New York] .

Written in English

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ContributionsChodorov, Jerome,, McKenney, Ruth, 1911- .
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LC ClassificationsPS3511 I258 M8 1942
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Pagination128p.
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL18232220M

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My Sister Eileen is a book of stories of two sisters from Ohio in the s and 30s and the shenanigans they get into. I appreciate McKenney's sense of humor most of the time. Ruth is, by her own account, a rather buxom young girl, to her sister's delicate beauty/5.

Ruth McKenney is the author of My Sister Eileen ( avg rating, ratings, 25 reviews, published ), Here's England ( avg rating, 16 ratings, Home My Books/5. McKenney, possibly by design, always took a back seat to the titular hero of her best-known book, “My Sister Eileen,” Audrey Meadows to Eileen’s Doris Day.

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Ruth McKenney was an American author and journalist, best remembered for My Sister Eileen, a memoir of her experiences growing up in Ohio and moving to Greenwich Village with her sister Eileen McKenney. Originally published as a series of short stories in The New Yorker, My Sister Eileen was published in book form inand later based on the stories by Ruth McKenney book under the based on the stories by Ruth McKenney book name into a play, a radio play, two.

My Sister Eileen – Ruth McKenney StuckinaBook All Octo Ap s,ACOB, McKenney 10 Comments. My Sister Eileen () In the late s, The New Yorker magazine published a series of stories about two sisters from Ohio who moved to New York.

The author, Ruth McKenney, based the stories on experiences she and her sister Eileen had when they first settled in Greenwich Village. Ruth McKenney, the author best known for her humorous short stories collected under the title ‘My Sister Eileen,” died Tuesday night at Roosevelt Hospital.

She was 60. The author, Ruth McKenney, based the stories on experiences she and her sister Eileen had when they first settled in Greenwich Village. The articles became very popular and served as the basis for the Broadway comedy My Sister Eileen.

Trivia: Her sister was Eileen McKenney, on whom the My Sister Eileen book, movies and television series were based, and which served as the basis for the Broadway musical Wonderful Town, was killed in an automobile accident in El Centro, California as Eileen and husband Nathanael West were returning from a hunting trip on Decem Occupation: Writer.

My sister Eileen. Ruth McKenney. Harcourt, Brace & World, - Fiction - pages. 3 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

LibraryThing Review User Review - MerryMary - LibraryThing. This one made me laugh out loud. A breezy memoir of growing up and having adventures in the early years of the 20th century.4/5(3).

My Sister Eileen is a play based on a series of autobiographical short stories by Ruth McKenney, originally published in The New Yorker and that were compiled into a book in It centers on two sisters from Ohio who are out to make successful careers while living in a basement apartment in the Greenwich Village section of New York City.

(no dust jacket) [nice clean copy, light shelfwear, tiny nick in cloth at top front hinge]. (B&W photographs) Popular play about two sisters from Ohio who share an apartment in Greenwich Village.

Originally a series of short stories published in The New Yorker (and collected in book form in ), the play went on to spawn two film versions ( and, as a musical, -- the latter co.

First, a little history of "My Sister Eileen". It originated as a series of short stories by Ruth McKenney that eventually was published as a book in In /10(K).

Buy My Sister Eileen by Ruth McKenney (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Get this from a library. My sister Eileen: based on the stories by Ruth McKenney: comedy in three acts. [Joseph A Fields; Jerome Chodorov; Ruth McKenney] -- This comedic play is set in a basement apartment in Greenwich Village, New York City.

The play focuses on two Two Ohio girls who move to New York City to seek their fortunes: Eileen as an actress. The screenplay by Quine and Blake Edwards is based on the play by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov, which was inspired by a series of autobiographical short stories by Ruth McKenney originally published in The New play originally was filmed in (This musical film is totally different from the Broadway musical Wonderful Town, though both are based on the original.

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Based on the stories by Ruth McKenney with a foreword by George S. Kaufman. Fields, Joseph b. and Jerome Chodorov.

A stellar performance which the everloving audience of My Sister Eileen will welcome -- and with gl. For here, in large capitals, is the story of Ruth's ""secret"" marriage to Mike, whom she had known for 12 days and whose whole life was most unmutual to here.

My Sister Eileen was an adaptation of a play that premiered in Decemberwhich in turn was inspired by short stories written by Ruth McKenney in the s. McKenney’s stories were based on the crazy escapades that she and her sister Eileen experienced when they moved from Ohio to Greenwich Village.

The stories were published. Wonderful Town Based on the play My Sister Eileen, which is itself based on the collection of short stories by Ruth McKenney Story follows Ruth and Eileen, who come to New York City from Columbus, Ohio in search of love and fortune. My Sister Eileen is a series of autobiographical short stories by Ruth McKenney, originally published in The New Yorker, which eventually inspired many other works: My Sister Eileen (a book), a play, a musical, a radio play (and an unproduced radio series), two motion pictures, and a CBS television series in the – season.

ALL ABOUT EILEEN. by Ruth McKenney My Sister Eileen. The McKenneys Carry On, The Loud Red Patrick and Love Story, but there is new material also which will add to ""The Definitive Eileen "" as sister Ruth points out in her succinct preface.

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Any book over $ must be sent UPS or Priority Mail. Ruth McKenney (Novem - J ) was an American author and journalist, best remembered for My Sister Eileen, a memoir of her experiences growing up in Ohio and moving to Greenwich Village with her sister Eileen McKenney.

This was later adapted as the musical Wonderful Town by Leonard Bernstein. Love Story by Ruth McKenney.

which blossomed into the mini-industry of My Sister Eileen, a book that begat a stage play, film, musical and musical film. In those short pieces, McKenney. The Original My Sister Eileen by Ruth McKenney. Harcourt, Brace & World, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

Although the poster proclaims My Sister Eileen as “that joyous new musical,” this film was actually a re-make of a version starring Rosalind Russell and Janet Blair. That movie was an adaptation of a play, which was inspired by short stories written by Ruth McKenney.

So it’s not the “newest” thing ever, but it is “joyous.”. My sister Eileen by Ruth McKenney (Book); The McKenneys carry on by Ruth McKenney (Book); Simon W. Gerson papers by Simon W Gerson (); An illusion of unity: the life and works of Ruth McKenney, by Clifford Wayne Young ().

My Sister Eileen, based on a collection of short stories by Ruth McKenney, kept paying off for Mr. Chodorov and Fields, first as the play of the same title and then as Wonderful Town in Wonderful Town Book By Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov BASED UPON THE PLAY "MY SISTER EILEEN" BY JOSEPH FIELDS & JEROME CHODOROV AND THE STORIES BY RUTH MCKENNEY MUSIC BY Leonard Bernstein LYRICS BY Betty Comden and Adolph Green SKETCHES FOR "WHAT A WASTE" BY BETTY COMDEN & ADOLPH GREEN DIRECTED BY MARTHA TRAVERSE MUSICAL.

Wonderful Town (revisited) Theatre Review by Matthew Murray - November 1, Wonderful Town Book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Based upon the play "My Sister Eileen" by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorove and the stories by Ruth McKenney.

It is based on Fields and Chodorov's play My Sister Eileen, which is itself based on the collection of short stories by Ruth McKenney of the same name. 'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February.

Ruth McKenney and her sister Eileen were from Cleveland but lived in New York City long enough for Ruth to publish a series of stories. MY SISTER EILEEN. By Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Based on the stories by Ruth McKenney. Directed by Daren A.C.

Carollo. May 20 - June 5, This hilarious s play is based. Based on the true stories by Ruth McKenney. (comedy) Ruth (the smart one) and Eileen (the pretty one) are sisters from Ohio who move to New York City in for some glamour and adventure.

With a book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov (based on their play My Sister Eileen, and Ruth McKenney's original stories), music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the show itself won raves for its story of two women who come to New York with the intent of winning it over, only to be won over themselves, and.

My Sister Eileen: | ||My Sister Eileen|| originated as a series of autobiographical short stories by |Ruth Mc World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. Lonelyhearts: The Screwball World of Nathanael West and Eileen McKenney.

For those intrigued by where the stories that made up some of their favorite shows came from, here’s a book to make Wonderful Town even more wonderful.

Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green famously based their second musical together, their follow up to On The Town, on the play My Sister Eileen.

Wonderful Town. A Musical Comedy in 2 Acts, 13 Scenes. Book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Based on the play My Sister Eileen by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov and the stories of the same name by Ruth McKenney. Music by Leonard Bernstein.Ruth, wanting to be a writer, and her sister Eileen, wanting to be an actress, move into the noisiest basement apartment in New York City; the former tenant was a streetwalker.

A cavalcade of strange characters present themselves, up to and including the Portuguese Navy. Includes probably the best triple-cameo in any movie ever.Eileen had been a popular member of the graduating class of Cleveland Heights High School, and Ruth moved from feature writing at the Akron Beacon Journal to the pages of the New Yorker.

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