Jupiter Laughs

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Jupiter Laughs
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Written by A. J. Cronin
Date premiered March 4, 1940 (1940-03-04)[1]
Place premiered King's Theatre, Glasgow
Jupiter Laughs
Author A. J. Cronin
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Play
Publisher Gollancz (UK)
Little, Brown (US)
Publication date
1940
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 190
OCLC 1498417
ASIN B000OHEBC2

Jupiter Laughs is A. J. Cronin's 1940 play in three acts about a doctor and his love interest, who hopes to become a medical missionary. The play was first staged in Glasgow at the King's Theatre and starred Henry Longhurst, Catherine Lacey and James Mason.[1] In September 1940, it opened on Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre and starred Alexander Knox and Jessica Tandy.[2] Film adaptations include Shining Victory, with James Stephenson and Geraldine Fitzgerald, and Ich suche Dich ("I Seek You") with O.W. Fischer and Anouk Aimée.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dr Cronin's First Play - "Jupiter Laughs" at the King's: James Mason's Fine Performance". The Glasgow Herald. 5 March 1940. p. 8. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jupiter Laughs: Biltmore Theatre". IBDB. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film (reprint ed.). Walter de Gruyter. p. 99. ISBN 9783110951943. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 

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