Mary Chase

Playwright, Film story contributor

1906 – 1981

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Who was Mary Chase?

Mary Coyle Chase was an American journalist, playwright and children's novelist, known primarily for writing the Broadway play Harvey, later adapted for film starring James Stewart. She wrote fourteen plays, two children's novels, one screenplay, and worked seven years at the Rocky Mountain News as a journalist. Three of her plays were made into Hollywood films: "Sorority House", "Harvey", and "Bernardine".

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Born
Feb 25, 1906
Denver
Also known as
  • Mary Agnes McDonough Coyle
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • University of Denver
Died
Oct 20, 1981
Denver

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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