Louder, Please

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Louder, Please
Written by Norman Krasna
Date premiered 12 November 1931
Place premiered New York
Original language English
Subject comedy
Setting Publicity Offices of Criterion Pictures, Hollywood

Louder, Please is a play by Norman Krasna, the first of Krasna's plays to be produced on Broadway. It was heavily influenced by The Front Page. He wrote it while working as a press agent at Warner Bros.. The original production was directed by George Abbott and starred Lee Tracy; it was successful enough for Krasna to be hired as a writer for Columbia Pictures.[1]


  1. ^ Patrick McGilligan, "Norman Krasna", Backstory: Interviews with Screenwriters of Hollywood's Golden Age, California Press p 217

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