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Howard Sackler

1929-1982 US, New York City
Spoken Word and Soundtrack
A.k.a. Howard Oliver Sackler

Howard Oliver Sackler (December 19, 1929 – October 12, 1982), was an American screenwriter and playwright who is best known for writing The Great White Hope (play: 1967; film: 1970). The Great White Hope enjoyed both a successful run on Broadway and, as a film adaptation, in movie theaters. James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander both starred in the original Arena Stage production of the play in Washington, DC, then brought their roles to Broadway and later to the film version. Both Jones and Alexander received Academy Award nominations for their work in the movie.

  • Spoken Word
  • Soundtrack
  • Classical

Title Artist Year Type
Five One Act Plays: The Cat And The Moon; Purgatory; The Pot Of Broth; The Words Upon A Windowpane; The Only Jealousy Of EmerWilliam Butler Yeats - Siobhan McKenna, Cyril Cusack, Marie Kean, Patrick Magee, Howard Sackler1966Album
LysistrataAristophanes - Hermione Gingold, Stanley Holloway, Miriam Karlin, Edward Atienza - Howard Sackler1966Album
Hedda GablerHenrik Ibsen / Joan Plowright / Anthony Quayle / Cathleen Nesbitt / Patrick Magee / Michael Gwynn / Zena Walker / Directed By Howard Sackler1965Album
The Two Gentleman of VeronaHoward Sackler, Peter Wyngarde, Edward de Souza, Joanna Dunham, John Laurie1965Single
Much Ado About NothingWilliam Shakespeare - Rex Harrison, Rachel Roberts Directed By Howard Sackler1963Album
CoriolanusWilliam Shakespeare - Richard Burton, Jessica Tandy, Kenneth Haigh, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens, Michael Gwynn Directed By Howard Sackler1962Album
Twelfth NightWilliam Shakespeare, Siobhan McKenna, Paul Scofield, John Neville, Howard Sackler1961Album
OthelloWilliam Shakespeare, Frank Silvera, Cyril Cusack, Celia Johnson, Anna Massey Directed By Howard Sackler1960Album
Everyman - A Moral PlayBurgess Meredith, Howard Sackler1958Album
Songs From The Plays Of ShakespeareHoward Sackler, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Elizabethan Consort Of Viols, Taylor Recorder ConsortAlbum
The Wellsprings Of DramaHoward SacklerAlbum
The Great White HopeHerman Levin, Howard Sackler, James Earl JonesAlbum
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