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As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth, represent truth, or else it won't last.

 
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Adolph Green
Adolph Green
  • Born: December 2, 1914
  • Died: October 23, 2002
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Playwright, Songwriter

Adolph Green was an American lyricist and playwright who, with long-time collaborator Betty Comden, penned the screenplays and songs for some of the most beloved movie musicals, particularly as part of Arthur Freed's production unit at Metro Goldwyn Mayer, during the genre's heyday. Many people thought the pair were married, but in fact they were not a romantic couple at all. Nevertheless, they shared a unique comic genius and sophisticated wit that enabled them to forge a six-decade-long partnership that produced some of Hollywood and Broadway's greatest hits.

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