Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime

by: Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman

by: Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman

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Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime

by: Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman

by: Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman

Overview

This is a knockabout satiric tale of three on-the-skids vaudeville troupers - Jerry, Mae, and George - who decide to head for Hollywood and try their luck at the newest craze: "talkies." After a hilarious series of consistent blunders, the unassuming George is carried to fame and fortune becoming (for a short time, at least) a captain of The Industry. This fast-paced, wild romp offers marvelous character opportunities, while spoofing the absurdities of Tinsel Town.

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  • Genre: Period
  • Time Period: 1920s

Authors

Moss Hart

Moss Hart

George S. Kaufman

George S. Kaufman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After a brief career as a ribbon salesman, he contributed to the satirical newspaper column of Franklin P. Adams (“F.P.A.”) in the New York Evening Mail; on Adams’ recommendation, he was given a column of his own in the Washington Times in 1912. While servi ...

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