Chapman, John, 1900-1972
Chapman, John Arthur is the son of Chapman, Arthur. Drama editor and drama critic for the New York Daily News
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Overview Photographs of John Chapman, a performer with the Central City Opera
Overview John Chapman (1900-1972), nicknamed ''Old Frostface'' by the press and ''The Curmudgeon'' by affectionate colleagues, was a drama critic for the New York Daily News in the 1930s through the 1950s. Chapman spent some time reviewing movies in Hollywood, but his base was always in Manhattan. He and his wife Georgia also maintained a home in Westport, Connecticut. He was the son of Arthur Chapman, a Denver, Colorado newspaperman best known for his poem ''Out Where the West Begins.'' The bulk of...
Overview Portrait of John Chapman, the drama critic for the New York Daily News who worked with the Central City Opera.
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June Tenth,1959 at Seven-thirty o'Clock. Honorary degree recipients: Emerson Buckley, Doctor of Humanities; Harold Ford Carr, Doctor of Laws; John Arthur Chapman, Doctor of Humanities; Warwick Miller Downing, Doctor of Laws; Ben Ivan Funk, Doctor of Public Service; Robert William Selig, Doctor of Public Service. Conferring of degrees: Chancellor Chester M. Alter.
Dates: 1959 June 10