Patrick, John (aka John Patrick O’Goggan, American playwright, and screenwriter, 1905-1995), “Christmas Spirit,”
a __-minute comedy in English, set in _____, ____,
© 1980 by John Patrick;
• in John Patrick’s People!: Three One Act Plays (New York: Samuel French, 1980), ISBN 0573600449, SF 18041, containing “Aptitude,” a __-minute comedy, 2m1f; and “Boredom,” a __-minute comedy, 2m1f);
• script/rights available from Samuel French, Inc., 45 West 45th Street New York, New York 10010-2751, U.S.A., telephone 212-206-8990, fax 212-206-1429, http://www.samuelfrench.com; Samuel French, Inc. 7623 Sunset Boulevard, Dept. W, Hollywood, California 90046-2785, U.S.A., telephone 213-876-0570; fax 323-876-6822; Samuel French, Inc. 11963 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, California 91604, U.S.A., telephone 818-762-0535, Samuel French (Canada) Ltd. 100 Lombard Street, Dept. W, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1M3, Canada, telephone 416-363-3536, fax 416 363-1108; Samuel French, Ltd. 52 Fitzroy Street-Dept. W, London W1P 6JR, England, telephone (44207) 387-9373, fax (44207) 387-2161, http://www.samuelfrench-london.co.uk/sf/Pages/acted/sfactingeds.html.
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• Not to be confused with Franz Lee Rickaby and Lillian Rickaby’s The Christmas Spirit (Grand Forks., N. D.: The Normanden Publishing Company, 1921), LCCN 21-21307.
• Also, not to be confused with Stella T. Payson’s The Christmas Spirit (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Beckley-Cardy Company, 1922), LCCN ca 36-976.
• Also, not to be confused with Franz Lee Rickaby and Lillian Rickaby’s The Christmas Spirit (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Walter H. Baker Company, 1922), LCCN 22-20458.
• Also, not to be confused with Elsie Romberg Hoffstadt’s The Christmas Spirit, a Christmas operetta for children, vocal score, pianoforte accompaniment with complete dialogue, music in manuscript with typewritten texts (n. p.: 1930), LCCN unk85-61845.
• John Patrick wrote the play The Teahouse of the August Moon, which won the Tony Award, the Critics’ Circle Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1954; his screenplays include Three Coins in the Fountain, 1954; Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, 1955; The Teahouse of the August Moon, 1956; suicide, 1995.