This edition: Marc Connelly, playwrightTweet
Original tape date: June 5, 1974.
Marc Connelly discusses his career as a playwright, producer, director and actor. In the early '20s, writing in collaboration with George S. Kaufman, he produced such Broadway hits as Dulcy, Merton of the Movies and Beggar on Horseback. His play The Green Pastures brought him acclaim and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1930. Taped at WNET in New York.
Day at Night originally aired on public television from 1973-1974. This episode was restored by CUNY Television.
Marc Connelly Playwright, “Green Pastures”