Nora Johnson (1933-2017)

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Nora Johnson (1933-2017)

PostWed Oct 11, 2017 6:42 pm

Nora Johnson has died.
Her first book (1958) was turned into a film and a Broadway musical- the film- written with her father, and the show- adapted by her father, were both directed by George Roy Hill.
Wikipedia and the NYT obit don't mention that Nora Johnson co-authored Pat Loud: a Woman's Story, nor the fact that Alice Playten sang "Henry Sweet Henry" on the Merv Griffin Show.

A Troubling Story on Henry Orient's Two Young Stars

A Star is Born, Lost, and Found
By John Colapinto The New Yorker April 3, 2012
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Re: Nora Johnson (1933-2017)

PostWed Oct 11, 2017 6:46 pm

New and vigorous impulses seem to me to be at work in it,[the cinema] and doubtless before long it will drop all slavish copying of the stage and strike out along fresh paths. -- Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

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