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Who is Garson Kanin?
Garson Kanin was a prolific American writer and director of plays and films.
- born on (103 years ago) in Rochester
- nationality: United States of America
- education: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
- profession: Film director, screenwriter, playwright, theatre director, writer
- died on (16 years ago) in New York City of heart failure
- written works: "Born Yesterday", "Do Re Mi", "A Gift Of Time (play)", "Smash", "Moviola"
- films written:
- films directed:
- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay - "A Double Life", with Ruth Gordon
- nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Comedy - "Adam's Rib", with Ruth Gordon
- nominated to Academy Award for Best Story and Screenplay - "Pat and Mike", with Ruth Gordon
- nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Comedy - "It Should Happen to You"
- nominated to Tony Award for Best Director - "The Diary of Anne Frank"
- nominated to Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical - "Do Re Mi"
- nominated to Tony Award for Best Musical - "Do Re Mi", with David Merrick
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by David Thomson
Garson Kanin ...
Dictionary of Films (1972)
by Georges Sadoul
Dir George Cukor Seen Garson Kanin Photog Charles Lang Art Dir John Meehan Mus Frederick Hollander Ed Charles Nelson Cast Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Peter Lawford, Constance Bennett Prod Columbia. 85 mins.
by Wendy Toliver
— Garson Kanin It is no use saying, "We are doing our best." 128 Effort ...
The Dictionary of Clichs (2013)
A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes by Christine Ammer
Approximately acentury later Garson Kanin used the phrase for the title of a Broadway playthat became extremely popular, as did the later (1950) film version .Inboth, actress Judy Holliday played the quintessential dumb blonde who, despiteseeming unsophistication, is graced with enormous goodsense. borrowed time, on An unexpected extension of time. It often refers to someone terminallyillorin great dangerbut surviving longer than was anticipated, ontime thatisin effect borrowed ...
by Keith M. Booker
Subsequently, Cukor had a particularly rich partnership with screenwriters Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon, ...
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