Clarence Darrow on Stage (and Screen) Rintels, David W. [b.1938]. [Darrow, Clarence (1857-1938)]. Clarence Darrow: A One-Man Play. Based on Irving Stone's Clarence Darrow for the Defense. New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. 69 pp. Original quarter black cloth over yellow plain boards, "Doubleday Review Copy" card indicating price and release date laid-in. Negligible light rubbing to spine ends, light toning to interior. [With] [Rintels, David W.]. [Houseman, John (1902-1988), Director]. [Fonda, Henry (1905-1982)]. [Playbill for Clarence Darrow at the Helen Hayes Theatre]. New York: Playbill Inc., March 1974.  pp. Stapled pamphlet in self-wrappers, autograph signatures of David W. Rintels and Henry Fonda in ink to front wrapper. Faint dampstain to bottom-edge at left corner not affecting signatures or text. [And] [Logan, John, Playwright]. [Krebs, Eric, Director]. [Playbill for Never the Sinner at the John Houseman Theatre]. New York: Playbill Inc., April 1998. 74 pp. Stapled pamphlet in self-wrappers. Fine. [And] [Lawrence, Jerome, Playwright]. [Lee, Robert E., Playwright]. [Tillinger, John, Director]. [Playbill for Inherit the Wind at the Royale Theatre]. New York: Playbill Inc., April 1996. 74 pp. Stapled pamphlet in self-wrappers. Wrappers separating, else fine. [And] [Assorted Newspaper Clippings Reviewing Clarence Darrow and Subsequent Television Adaptation]. Approximate sizes range from 12-3/4" to 6-3/4" vertically and 14" to 3.5" horizontally (unfolded). Toning, fold lines, underlining and ms notes to several clippings, most likely by Davis and Liz Hamerstrom. Together five items. $350. * This group of items traces the deep cultural legacy of famed American attorney Clarence Darrow. The Rintels play opened on Broadway in March of 1974 and featured Henry Fonda as Clarence Darrow, a role he would reprise for a televised NBC special later that year. Rintels and Fonda both received critical acclaim for their work. Never the Sinner dramatized the relationship of thrill killers Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, whom Darrow saved from execution in 1924. Our Playbill is from its 1998 Off-Broadway run. Inherit the Wind depicts.
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