Channing Pollock (writer)

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For the magician, see Channing Pollock (magician).
Channing Pollock, photo by Carl Van Vechten (April 27, 1934)

Channing Pollock (March 4, 1880 – August 17, 1946) was an American playwright, critic and writer of film scenarios, including The Evil Thereof (1916).

He was married to cat breeder and Manhattan Opera House press agent Anna Marble Pollock, daughter of actor and songwriter Edward Marble.[1][2][3] Pollock died at his summer home in Shoreham, New York in August 1946, a few months after his wife.[4]

Selected Broadway productions[edit]

  • At Home With Ethel Waters (English lyrics for "My Man" by Channing Pollock) -- September 22, 1953 - October 10, 1953
  • The House Beautiful—March 12, 1931 - June 1931
  • Mr. Moneypenny—October 17, 1928 - December 1928
  • The Enemy—October 20, 1925 - April 1926
  • The Fool—October 23, 1922 - June 1923
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1921 (Dialogue by Channing Pollock and with songs with lyrics by Channing Pollock) June 21, 1921 - October 1, 1921
  • The Sign on the Door—December 19, 1919 - May 1920
  • Roads of Destiny—November 27, 1918 - February 1919
  • The Crowded Hour—November 22, 1918 - March 1919
  • The Grass Widow (Book and lyrics by Channing Pollock) -- December 3, 1917 - January 5, 1918
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 (Book and lyrics by Channing Pollock) -- June 21, 1915 - September 18, 1915
  • A Perfect Lady—October 28, 1914 - November 1914
  • The Beauty Shop (Book and lyrics by Channing Pollock) -- April 13, 1914 - June 27, 1914
  • Her Little Highness (Book and lyrics by Channing Pollock and based on the comedy Such a Little Queen, by Channing Pollock) -- October 13, 1913 - October 25, 1913
  • My Best Girl (Book and lyrics by Channing Pollock) -- September 12, 1912 - November 9, 1912
  • The Red Widow (Book and lyrics by Channing Pollock) -- November 6, 1911 - February 24, 1912
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1911 (Additional music by Channing Pollock) -- June 26, 1911 - September 2, 1911
  • Such a Little Queen—August 31, 1909 - November 1909
  • The Secret Orchard—December 16, 1907 - January 1908
  • In the Bishop's Carriage—February 25, 1907 - March 1907
  • Clothes—September 11, 1906 - December 1908
  • The Little Gray Lady—January 22, 1906 - February 1906
  • The Pit—February 10, 1904 - April 1904

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schwarz, Judith (1986). Radical Feminists of Heterodoxy: Greenwich Village, 1912-1940 (Rev. ed.). Norwich, VT: New Victoria Publishers. p. 124. ISBN 0-934678-08-1. 
  2. ^ Who's who in Music and Drama, p. 212 (1914)
  3. ^ (10 August 1906). Channing Pollock Married, The New York Times
  4. ^ Channing Pollock Dies in 67th Year, Montreal Gazette (Associated Press story)

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