Who is Lillian Hellman?

  • (noun): United States playwright; her plays were often indictments of injustice (1905-1984).
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Lillian Hellman

Lillian Florence "Lilly" Hellman (June 20, 1905 – June 30, 1984) was an American author of plays, screenplays, and memoirs and throughout her life, was linked with many left-wing political causes.

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Academy Award For Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Winners and Nominees - 1940s
... Dunne The novel How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn The Little Foxes Lillian Hellman The play The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman The Maltese Falcon ... by Franz Werfel Watch on the Rhine Dashiell Hammett The play Watch on the Rhine by Lillian Hellman 1944 (17th) Going My Way Frank Butler Frank Cavett A story by Leo McCarey Double Indemnity Billy Wilder ...
Berkshire Theatre Festival - Past Seasons
... Taylor Heartbreak House - George Bernard Shaw The Little Foxes - Lillian Hellman Made In Heaven - Hagar Wilde A Roomful of Roses - Edith Sommer Soderbag The Seven Year Itch - George ... Rodgers, Lyrics by Lorenz Hart The Last Analysis – Saul Bellow 1978 The Children’s Hour - Lillian Hellman Dodsworth - Sinclair Lewis, Dramatized by Sidney Howard ... Kaufman The Glass Menagerie - Tennessee Williams The Little Foxes - Lillian Hellman The Rainmaker – N ...

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    The world is out of shape ... when there are hungry men.
    Lillian Hellman (1905–1984)

    I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.
    —Lillian Hellman (1905–1984)

    For me, it’s enough! They’ve been here long enough—maybe too long. It’s a funny thing, though. All these years Fred was too busy to have much time for the kids, now he’s the one who’s depressed because they’re leaving. He’s really having trouble letting go. He wants to gather them around and keep them right here in this house.
    —Anonymous Parent. As quoted in Women of a Certain Age, by Lillian B. Rubin, ch. 2 (1979)