Ogden Nash


Biography

Ogden Nash worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Nash worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "The Firefly" (1937) starring Jeanette MacDonald and "The Shining Hour" (1938). Nash had a diverse career throughout the forties and the 2010s, including "One Touch of Venus" (1948), "The House I Live In" (PBS, 1989-19...

Biography

Ogden Nash worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Nash worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "The Firefly" (1937) starring Jeanette MacDonald and "The Shining Hour" (1938). Nash had a diverse career throughout the forties and the 2010s, including "One Touch of Venus" (1948), "The House I Live In" (PBS, 1989-1990), "Carnival of the Animals" and "The Music of Kurt Weill: September Songs" (PBS, 1994-95). More recently, Nash provided music for the drama "A Late Quartet" (2012) with Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Firefly, The (1937) - Donkey Serenade Seemingly carefree Spaniard Don Diego (Allan Jones) has pursued singer and secret spy Nina Maria (Jeanette MacDonald) en route to her mission in France, her disinterest cueing what would become Jones’ signature song (music by Rudolf Friml and Herbert Stothart, lyric by Bob Wright and Chet Forrest), to the livestock, accompanied by driver Manuel Alvarez Maciste, in MGM’s The Firefly, 1937.
Feminine Touch, The (1941) - If Gorillas Had Puppies Jock Rubberlegs (Gordon Jones), growing a beard with the rest of the football team, has seized the opportunity to pick up Julie Hathaway (Rosalind Russell), pretty wife of his professor John (Don Ameche), who was summoned by the dean, and who’s writing a book on jealousy, early in The Feminine Touch, 1941.
Feminine Touch, The (1941) - He Can't Help Being Smart Professor John Hathaway (Don Ameche), who lost his job for refusing to give passing grades to athletes, and his wife Julie (Rosalind Russell) arrive at a New York publishing house to pitch his scholarly book on jealousy, and meet Kay Francis as the eager Miss Woods, in The Feminine Touch, 1941.
Feminine Touch, The (1941) - I Adore Difficult Women At a New York literary party, Julie (Rosalind Russell) is turning heads, approached by Sidney Blackmer, Henry Daniell and Van Heflin as publisher and host Morgan, who’s considering a book about jealousy, offered by her ex-professor husband John (Don Ameche), in The Feminine Touch, 1941.
Shining Hour, The - And Who So Diggeth Big sister Hannah (Fay Bainter) presiding as ex-showgirl and new bride Olivia (Joan Crawford) dances, her husband Henry (Melvyn Douglas) and grumpy brother David (Robert Young) joining, his wife Judy (Margaret Sullavan) compensating, in The Shining Hour, 1938.
Shining Hour, The - Shortly Before Genesis Big moment as Henry (Melvyn Douglas) brings new bride Olivia (Joan Crawford) home to imposing big sister Hannah (Fay Bainter), brother David (Robert Young) and his wife Judy (Margaret Sullavan) trying to support, in The Shining Hour, 1938.
Shining Hour, The - Not Drunk With Joy Wealthy Wisconsin farmer David (Robert Young) is in New York to tell brother Henry (Melvyn Douglas) that he and their elder sister think he should not marry entertainer Olivia (Joan Crawford), who interrupts, early in The Shining Hour, 1938.

Bibliography