By Donald Ogden Stewart
Donald Ogden Stewart (1894-1980) used to be an American writer and screenwriter. He graduated from Yale college in 1916 and used to be within the Naval Reserves in global battle I. After the struggle he began to write and located luck with A Parody define of historical past (1921), a satire of the description of background (1920) by way of H. G. Wells. This led him to joining the Algonquin around desk. round that point a chum of his acquired him drawn to theatre and he grew to become a famous playwright on Broadway within the Nineteen Twenties. In 1924, he wrote Mr. and Mrs. Haddock in a foreign country for the publishing condominium George H. Doran. It was once a snarky ship up of the gruesome American vacationer. He got interested in adapting a few of his performs to movie, yet on first coming into Hollywood he needed to adapt the performs of others as his personal have been in the beginning shelved. As international struggle II approached, he turned a member of the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League, which, through the moment purple Scare, used to be suspected of being a Communist entrance. His different works contain: excellent habit: A Parody define of Etiquette (1922), The loopy idiot (1925), Father William (1929) and Rebound (1930).
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And I want to ask a favor of you. ) The Professor's Son—She is beautiful, Sir. The Lieutenant—(Putting the photograph back in his pocket)—Yes—very beautiful. And (dropping his eyes)—I love her. If—if I should “go west” I want you to write her and tell her that my last thoughts were of my country and—her. We are to be married—after the war—if (suddenly clearing his throat). Her name is Ellen Radcliff—here, I'll write the address down for you. He does so, and hands the slip of paper to the Professor's Son, who discreetly turns away.
She got him”, and old Mother West Wind smiled down at the happy sport. Sure enough, when old Mr. Smoke had cleared away there was a nice dead Revenue Officer lying in the road. “Well done, Ellen,” said Miss Pinkwood, patting her little charge affectionately which caused the happy girl to coo with childish delight. Mary had next shot and soon all were popping away in great glee. All the merry wood folk gathered near to watch the children at their sport. There was Johnny Chuck and Reddy Fox and Jimmy Skunk and Bobby Coon and oh everybody.
Having solved this problem, his father had closed the book; of the higher mathematics, and especially of those complex problems to which no living man knew the final answer, he had no conception. And yet—— Philip resumed his reading to avoid the old endless maze of subtleties. “It is not that I did not—or do not—love you. It is, rather, that something within me is crying out—something which is stronger than I, and which I cannot resist. I have waited two years to be sure. Yesterday, as soon as I reached here, I took my work to the man who is considered the finest art critic in Paris.
A Parody Outline of History by Donald Ogden Stewart