Edna Ferber

Edna Ferber

Birth
Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
Death 16 Apr 1968 (aged 82)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 7232877 · View Source
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Author. Her first best-selling novel "So Big" (1924) won a Pulitzer Prize and was filmed in 1933. "Show Boat" (1926) was turned into a stage musical by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, first produced on stage in 1927 and filmed in 1936 and 1951. "Cimarron" (1929) was filmed in 1931 and 1960 (the 1931 version was the only Western movie to win a Best Picture Oscar until 1992's "Unforgiven"). Other novels include "Come and Get It" (1935), "Saratoga Trunk" (1941), "Giant" (1952) and "Ice Palace" (1958), all of which were filmed. In collaboration with George S. Kaufman, she wrote the stage plays "The Royal Family," "Dinner at Eight," "Stage Door," "The Land Is Bright" and "Bravo."

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  • Added: 4 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7232877
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edna Ferber (15 Aug 1885–16 Apr 1968), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7232877, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.