Charles MacArthur Summary

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2,652 words, approx. 9 pages
Charles MacArthur's significance as a playwright lies in his contribution to the development of American comedy in the 1920s and 1930s. The slick, unrestrained, confidently wisecracking slices of life... Read more
3,058 words, approx. 11 pages
Though he spent much of his mature life in New York as a playwright and in Hollywood as a screenwriter, it is as a Chicago journalist that Charles MacArthur left an indelible mark on the American scen... Read more
1,561 words, approx. 6 pages
Charles Gordon MacArthur was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. One of seven children, he was the son of a self-proclaimed evangelical minister, William T. MacArthur, and of Georgiana Welstead MacArthur,... Read more
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