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Dalrymple, Jean – (1902 – 1998)
American theatrical publicist, producer and director
Jean Dalrymple was born in Morristown, New Jersey (Sept 2, 1902), and began her career in vaudeville, establishing herself as a comedienne. She was married firstly to Ward Morehouse, the Broadway critic, and secondly to Philip de Witt Ginder. Dalrymple wrote the play Salt Water with Dan Jarrett. It was produced for the stage by John Golden, who hired her as a general production assistant and publicist.
With her first husband she wrote the script for the film It Happened One Night (1935) which starred Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, and organized the publicity behind the Broadway productions of Mr and Mrs North (1941), One Touch of Venus (1943), and Anna Lucasta (1944).Employed as press manager for such personalities as Lily Pons, Andre Kostelanetz, Leopold Stokowski and actress Mary Martin, she also successfully produced several Broadway plays such as Hope for the Best (1945), Brighten the Corner (1945), Burlesque (1946) and Red Gloves (1948). Dalrymple assisted with the founding of the New York Center (1943, now part of the Lincoln Center) which became her focus over the next decades, as she organized productionsof revivals for the center’s benefit. She wrote her autobiography, September Child (1963) and memoirs, From the Last Row (1975). Jean Dalrymple died (Nov 15, 1998) aged ninety-six, in Manhattan.
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Dalven, Rae – (1905 – 1992)
Jewish-American translator and historian
Rae Dalven was born in Preveza, Greece, and immigrated to the USA with her family during childhood. She graduated from Hunter College, and New York University. Dalven was known for her translations of Greek poetry, such as, Modern Greek Poetry (1949), The Poems of Cavafy (1961), and, The Fourth Dimension (1977), a translation of the works if Yannis Ritsos. She also wrote two plays, A Season in Hell, which concerned the lives of the French poets Rimbaud and Verlaine, was successfully produced for the stage (1950) and Our Kind of People (1991), an autobiographical production concerning a family of Jewish-Greek immigrants. Dalven’s especial interest was in the history of the Jews in Greece, particularly the northern Ioannina community, who traced their ancestry to the ancient Palestinians (c300 BC) and had retianed their own customs and religious liturgy. She edited the academic journal the Sephardic Scholar and served as president of the American Society of Sephardic Studies. Rae Dalven died (July 27, 1992) in Manhattan, New York.