Jupiter Laughs

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Jupiter Laughs
Written by A. J. Cronin
Date premieredMarch 4, 1940 (1940-03-04) [1]
Place premiered King's Theatre, Glasgow
Jupiter Laughs
Author A. J. Cronin
CountryUnited Kingdom
Genre Play
Publisher Gollancz (UK)
Little, Brown (US)
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
OCLC 1498417

Jupiter Laughs is A. J. Cronin's 1940 play in three acts about a doctor and his love interest, who hopes to become a medical missionary. The play was first staged in Glasgow at the King's Theatre and starred Henry Longhurst, Catherine Lacey and James Mason. [1] In September 1940, it opened on Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre and starred Alexander Knox and Jessica Tandy. [2] Film adaptations include Shining Victory , with James Stephenson and Geraldine Fitzgerald, and Ich suche Dich ("I Seek You") with O.W. Fischer and Anouk Aimée. [3]

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  1. 1 2 "Dr Cronin's First Play - "Jupiter Laughs" at the King's: James Mason's Fine Performance". The Glasgow Herald . 5 March 1940. p. 8. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  2. "Jupiter Laughs: Biltmore Theatre". IBDB. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  3. Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film (reprint ed.). Walter de Gruyter. p. 99. ISBN   9783110951943 . Retrieved 1 September 2016.