Sing Me No Lullaby is a 1954 play by Robert Ardrey. It is about the treatment of accused communists in post-Cold War America. It was originally presented at the off-Broadway Phoenix Theatre in New York City.
Sing Me No Lullaby is a 1954 play by Robert Ardrey. Brooks Atkinson gives the following description of Sing Me No Lullaby. Some Illinois college friends of 1938 have a country reunion at Christmas of the present time. As students, most of them had what were known as progressive political ideas in 1938.
Sing Me No Lullaby book. He continued to have plays produced on Broad Robert Ardrey was born in the South Side of Chicago in 1908. He attended the University of Chicago to study biology, but became the writing protegé of Thornton Wilder. He graduated in the midst of the Great Depression and supported himself with odd jobs while he wrote under Wilder's watchful eye.
Play by Robert Ardrey that opened on Broadway in February 1946 tackling the issue of race in post-World War II America. The play deals with a disabled black veteran who returns to his home in the rural South after serving overseas.
Ardrey's first two books, African Genesis and The Territorial Imperative, and . Ardrey attended the University of Chicago and was married to Helene Johnson from 1938 until they divorced in 1960. Sing Me No Lullaby (1954).
Ardrey's first two books, African Genesis and The Territorial Imperative, and Desmond Morris's The Naked Ape, had considerable impact when they were first published in the 1960s. He married Berdine Grunewald, who later illustrated his books, in 1960. African Genesis: A Personal Investigation into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man (1961). Shadow Of Heroes (1958) (also known as Stone and Star).
Robert Ardrey (1908-1980) Anthropologist and screenwriter. Box 11 Folder 9. Sing Me No Lullaby. Box 11 Folder 10. General Clippings.
Ardrey wrote Sing Me No Lullaby in 1941 while living for a year in San Antonio with his wife Helen. Sing Me No Lullaby centers around four former college friends who come together for a countryside reunion at Christmas time. It wasn’t produced until 1954, and in the meantime Ardrey had written two plays (Jeb and God and Texas), two film scripts (A Lady Takes a Chance and The Green Years) and a novel (Worlds Beginning), and he’d joined the Office of War Information to write propaganda materials. By the time it was finally produced, Ardrey had lost enthusiasm for the script. The Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry Into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations is a 1966 nonfiction book by American writer Robert Ardrey. It describes the evolutionarily determined instinct among humans toward territoriality and the implications of this territoriality in human meta-phenomena such as property ownership and nation building.