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Anthony Harvey
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Goldman's first play, They Might Be Giants (1961), is a comedy about a retired judge who thinks he is Sherlock Holmes. His brother, who hopes to have him committed to a mental hospital, sends him to a female psychiatrist by the name of Dr. Watson.

Goldman's second play, Blood, Sweat, and Stanley Poole (1961), co-authored with his brother William Goldman, is a comedy about army life, based on Goldman's experiences in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Goldman's And Myself as Witness (1980) is a historical novel about the life and reign of King John of England, who is one of Henry II's sons portrayed in Lion in Winter. Goldman described And Myself as Witness as a sort of novelistic sequel to Lion in Winter.

In Euripedes's ancient Greek play Medea (431 b.c.), Medea is a strong-willed woman who possesses magical powers and who murders her...

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