Chase, Mary, 1907-1981
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Photographs of Mary Chase, a performer with the Central City Opera
Overview Photograph of (from left to right) Frank Fay, Mary Chase and Brock Pemberton sitting at a table reading a script in Central City, Colorado.
Overview Photograph of (from left to right) Frank Fay, Brock Pemberton and Mary Chase by a slot machine in Central City, Colorado.
Overview Julie Harris (right), an actress who performed the lead rold of Joan of Arc with the Central City Opera in the 1956 production of "The Lark", poses for a photograph with playwright, Mary Chase.
Overview Portrait of Mary Chase, a playwright who's work, 'Harvey' and 'Mrs. McThing', was produced by the Central City Opera.
Overview Mary Coyle Chase (1907-1981) wrote plays as well as two novels for children. She became an author in Denver after working as a reporter for the Rocky Mountain News for 14 years. Her most beloved play was Harvey, a fantasy of a convivial tippler and his imaginary six foot white rabbit named Harvey, which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1945. Harvey was a huge success on Broadway and later as a movie starring James Stewart. The printed version is available in nearly every language. The...
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony, August Twenty-Second, 1947. Honorary degree recipient: Mary Chase, Doctor of Letters; Franklin D. Cogswell, Doctor of Letters; Thomas Hornsby Ferrill, Doctor of Literature; Hayes M. Fuhr, Doctor of Music. Conferring the Degrees in Course: Chancellor Caleb F. Gates. The commencement address was given by Dr. Franklin D. Cogswell the General Secretary of the Missionary Education Movement of the United States and...
Dates: 1947 August 22