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Hewett, Alan, 1915-1986



Alan Hewitt was born on January 21, 1915 in New York City. He graduated from Dartmouth College at the age of 15 in 1934. Hewitt first appeared on the New York stage in "The Taming of the Shrew" in 1935, starring Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. In 1936-37, he appeared again with Lunt and Fontanne in productions of "Amphitryon 38" and "The Sea Gull." In 1942, he appeared in John Steinbeck's "The Moon is Down." Hewitt also acted in movies and television including "A Private's Affair," "Sweet Charity," "77 Sunset Strip," "The Donna Reed Show," and "Lost in Space." Hewit died on November 7, 1986.

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"The moon is Down," typescript

Identifier: MS-644
Date(s): 1942

"The Moon is Down" (1942). The collection contains a mimeographed copy of the play with pencilled changes and additions by Alan Hewitt who acted in the original New York production in 1942.

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