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Moss Hart "Light Up The Sky" 1948 Playbill Signed Autograph
Playbill For The Royale Theatre-"Light Up The Sky"-1948-6 1/2" X 9"-48 pages-theatre program. This vintage Playbill features a new comedy by Moss Hart-"Light Up The Sky" which was performed in 1948.Playwright Moss Hart penned many productions that were adapted into films during the '30s and '40s. Born in the Bronx his family was so impoverished that when Hart was 10 he had to drop out of school and go to work. He penned his first play at age 17, but it flopped and the discouraged Hart became a Macy's floorwalker for a year. After that he became a stage actor and from there became a social director in the Catskills for a few summers. Eventually establishing himself as a playwright, Hart frequently collaborated with George S. Kaufman. Moss Hart plays that became films include Once in a Lifetime (1932), The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) and The Decision of Christopher Black (1948). In 1963, Hart's autobiographical Act One was made into a feature film with George Hamilton in the title role. Hart earned a Tony in 1957 for his direction of My Fair Lady.The Playbill has been autographed on the front by Moss Hart with a fountain pen in brown..................BOTH PLAYBILL AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN AVERAGE CONDITION....................