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My sister Eileen

Joseph A. Fields

My sister Eileen

comedy in three acts

by Joseph A. Fields

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Dramatists Play Service in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov ; based on the stories by Ruth McKenney.
ContributionsChodorov, Jerome., McKenney, Ruth, 1911-1972.
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22910397M

My Sister Eileen () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. Two sisters move from Ohio to New York with hopes of stardom. Sisters Ruth and Eileen Sherwood move from Ohio to New York in the hopes of building their careers. Ruth wants to get a job as a writer, while Eileen hopes to succeed on the stage. Audio Books.   My Sister Eileen was an adaptation of a play that premiered in December , which 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.

Thank you for visiting My Sister’s Books’ website. We have been open for 17 years and we thoroughly enjoy connecting readers to books. We offer several ways for you to purchase books: • If you are looking for a used book, visit our store in Pawleys Island, call or email us. Get this from a library! My sister Eileen: comedy in three acts. [Joseph A Fields; Jerome Chodorov; Ruth McKenney] -- "As described in the World Telegram, "The new play recounts only the twelve months' period encompassed by the signing of a lease on a Greenwich Village basement apartment and the evacuation thereof.

"My Sister Eileen" was originally a novel by Ruth McKinney that was made into a Broadway play by George S. Kaufman and starred Shirley Booth, later a Broadway musical (also starring Rosalind Russell) called "Wonderful Town," and then a different musical film, again called "My Sister Eileen /5(). Buy My sister Eileen by Ruth McKenney online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now.


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After more than 60 years, this book is still a hoot. It is a series of short articles about the youthful life and times of sisters Ruth and Eileen. The play/movie "My Sister Eileen" and the movie "Wonderful Town" are based on just the final two stories, but all of it is a treat.

3 people found this helpfulCited by: 3. 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. After more than 60 years, this book is still a hoot. It is a series of short articles about the youthful life and times of sisters Ruth and Eileen.

The play/movie "My Sister Eileen" and the movie "Wonderful Town" are based on just the final two stories, but all of it is a treat. 3 people found this helpful/5(12). My Sister Eileen Janet Leigh. out of 5 stars $ - $ Next. Recommended popular audiobooks. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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With Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, My sister Eileen book Garrett, Bob Fosse. After submitting a story of her beautiful sister, a woman assumes her identity to maintain the attention of a playboy publisher/10(K).

My Sister Eileen is a American comedy film directed by Alexander Hall and starring Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne and Janet screenplay by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov is based on their play of the same title, which was inspired by a series of autobiographical short stories by Ruth McKenney originally published in The New ed by: Max Gordon.

this book takes place in the early sixties and is about a woman named eileen dunlop, a tightly wound and inwardly unstable twenty-four-year old woman who works at a juvenile correctional facility for boys and lives with her alcoholic father in a shambles of a house.

it chronicles the events of one week in a frigid new england winter after which /5. Directed by Alexander Hall. With Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Janet Blair, George Tobias. Two sisters move from Ohio to New York with hopes of stardom.7/10(K).

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Kaufman. Fields, Joseph b. and Jerome Chodorov Published by Random House (). 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.

Eileen tells Frank unless Ruth's story is published, the impoverished sisters will have to return to Ohio. Frank is in love with her but, mistakenly thinking Ted lives with the girls, accuses Eileen of being a bohemian and on: My Sister Eileen play by Joseph A.

Fields and. Contents Books About: Eileen Garvin's older sister, Margaret, was diagnosed with severe autism at age three. Growing up alongside Margaret wasn't easy: Eileen often found herself in situations that were simultaneously awkward, hilarious, and heartbreaking.

For example, losing a blue plastic hairbrush could leave Margaret inconsolable for hours. With Elaine Stritch, Shirley Bonne, Raymond Bailey, Leon Belasco.

Two sisters, Ruth and Eileen, move to Manhattan to further their careers. Ruth was the big sister who had her hands full trying to keep Eileen out of trouble/10(19). Ruth McKenney is the author of My Sister Eileen ( avg rating, ratings, 25 reviews, published ), Here's England ( avg rating, 16 ratings, /5.

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. 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 years old and had. My Sister Eileen originated as a series of short stories by Ruth McKenney that eventually evolved into a book, a play, a musical, two films, and a television series. The autobiographical stories originally were published in The New Yorker, then collected and published as the book My Sister Eileen in /5.

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Ruth gets the attention of playboy publisher Bob Baker when she submits a story about her gorgeous sister Eileen. She tries to keep his attention by convincing him that she, (a "spinsterish old-maid writer") and the gorgeous, man-getting Eileen are one and the same person.Get this from a library!

My sister Eileen. [Ruth McKenney] -- Humorous stories of two sisters who get into scrapes full of comedy and adventure.My Sister Eileen (Book): Two Ohio girls move to New York City to seek their fortunes: Eileen as an actress, her sister as a writer.

Their apartment is a magnet for an assortment of zany characters, winding up with unwanted South American sailors who form a conga line.