Irwin Shaw


Novelist, Playwright

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Two Weeks In Another Town (1962) - I Thought I Had It Made On a Rome-area beach after a night out with new girlfriend Veronica (Dahlia Lavi), movie star Jack (Kirk Douglas), fresh off three years in a sanitarium, reflects on his career, in Vincente Minnelli's Two Weeks In Another Town, 1962.
Talk Of The Town, The (1942) - Such Monumental Inefficiency Law professor Lightcap (Ronald Colman) expresses his displeasure with his reception then dismisses his new landlord Nora (Jean Arthur), whom he still doesn't know has escaped accused killer Dilg (Cary Grant) hidden upstairs, in George Stevens' The Talk Of The Town, 1942.
Talk of the Town, The (1942) - That's The Gardener, Joseph Escaped convict Dilg (Cary Grant) reveals himself to vacationing Professor Lightcap (Ronald Colman) but is rescued by landlord Nora (Jean Arthur) who announces that he's only Joseph, the gardener, in George Stevens' The Talk of the Town, 1942.
Two Weeks In Another Town (1962) - Terribly Terribly After three years in recovery, actor and sometime executive Jack (Kirk Douglas) arrives at Cinecitta in Rome where old pal Kruger (Edward G. Robinson) is directing Davie (George Hamilton) and Barzelli (Rosanna Schiffiano), in Vincente Minnelli's Two Weeks In Another Town, 1962.
Two Weeks In Another Town (1962) - Nauseating Little Creep! Vincente Minnelli uses his own The Bad And The Beautiful, with Lana Turner and Kirk Douglas, here playing "Jack," in a screening room with director Kruger (Edward G. Robinson), Davie (George Hamilton) exploding, Veronica (Dahlia Lavi) left behind, in Two Weeks In Another Town, 1962.
Two Weeks In Another Town (1962) - Under The Flag Of Liberia Now working in Rome on the picture directed by his old friend Kruger (Edward G. Robinson), recovering alcoholic actor-producer Jack (Kirk Douglas) is having trouble with his ex-wife (Cyd Charisse) before Mrs. Kruger (Claire Trevor) snaps during a toast, in Vincente Minnelli’s Two Weeks In Another Town, 1962.
Two Weeks In Another Town (1962) - Was It Hard To Divorce Her? In Rome, having learned there’s no part for him in the picture in-which he was to make his comeback, recovering alcoholic actor-producer Jack (Kirk Douglas), with acquaintance Veronica (Dahlia Lavi), is found by vampy ex-wife Carlotta (Cyd Charisse, her first scene), in Vincente Minnelli’s Two Weeks In Another Town, 1962.
Talk Of The Town, The (1942) - You Dance Divinely Judge Lightcap (Ronald Colman) has shaved his beard so that beautician Regina (Glenda Farrell) will not recognize him as he tiptoes into investigating the whereabouts of her presumably dead boyfriend, in George Stevens' The Talk Of The Town, 1942, co-starring Jean Arthur and Cary Grant.
Talk Of The Town, The (1942) - Opening: Dilg Accused Furious opening credits for George Stevens' The Talk Of The Town , 1942, followed by the introduction of Cary Grant in the unusually dark role of accused arsonist and murderer Leopold Dilg.
Talk Of The Town, The (1942) - I Am Michael Lightcap Professor Lightcap (Ronald Colman) arrives early to take possession of the cottage owned by Nora Shelley (Jean Arthur), who has just hidden fugitive Leopold Dilg (Cary Grant) in her attic, director George Stevens not having made clear why she would do that, in The Talk Of The Town, 1942.
Talk Of The Town, The (1942) - One Move And I'll Brain You! Director George Stevens has so far given no indication that jail escapee Leopold Dilg (Cary Grant), fleeing a manhunt, is not guilty of arson and murder, as he comes upon Miss Shelley (Jean Arthur), with whom he is clearly acquainted, still early in The Talk Of The Town, 1942.
Young Lions, The (1958) - I Never Knew A Jew Before Hope (Lange) sucker punches her dad (Vaughn Taylor), mentioning at the last minute that Noah (Montgomery Clift), visiting their Vermont town from New York, is Jewish, arranging his affairs before reporting for duty in WWII, in Edward Dmytryk's The Young Lions, 1958, from the Irwin Shaw novel.

Family

Adam Shaw
Son

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Marion Shaw
Wife
Theatrical producer. Died December 27, 1996 at age 80.

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