Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole
|Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole|
|Written by||William Goldman
|Date premiered||5 October 1961|
Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole is a 1961 play by William Goldman and James Goldman. Both Goldman brothers had served in the army and the play is about a supply sergeant at an army post in the south.
William Goldman later recalled "we had both been in the army at the same time and it seemed like a decent enough idea and magically we got it on."
Fonda's performance earned him a New York Drama Critic's Circle Award.
Screen rights were sold to the America Corporation.
- STEVENS, FIELDS COMBINE FORCES: PRODUCERS PLANNING 'BLOOD SWEAT AND STANLEY POOLE' – NAPOLEON MUSICAL SET By SAM ZOLOTOW. New York Times (1923–Current file) [New York, N.Y] 23 Jan 1961: 19.
- Egan p 29
- If Jimmy Caan had it to do over...: "Right now, I do feel like a 'star'." His career turnabout came in 1969, with Coppola's "The Rain People." Caan calls himself "the only New York Jewish cowboy." Clifford, Terry. Chicago Tribune (1963–Current file) [Chicago, Ill] 09 Mar 1975: g18.
- Jamie Diamond, "Peter Fonda Finds a Bit of Henry Within", New York Times, 8 June 1997 accessed 24 November 2012
- MOROSCO DEVISES BOX-OFFICE SPUR: COUPON USED AS A VARIATION ON 'TWOFER' BARGAIN IDEA By SAM ZOLOTOW. New York Times (1923–Current file) [New York, N.Y] 09 Oct 1961: 42.
- Egan, Sean, William Goldman: The Reluctant Storyteller, Bear Manor Media 2014