NYPL Exhibitions

Portrait of Robert Benchley

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Title Portrait of Robert Benchley
Description Robert Benchley (1889-1945), a popular presence at the Round Table, was one of the best-loved writers and actors of his time. He wrote drama and press criticism for The New Yorker, as well as humorous articles, and appeared in many short films based on his own comic sketches, including The Treasurer's Report and The Sex Life of the Polyp.
Source The Library for the Performing Arts, Billy Rose Theatre Division
Date 1920s-40s

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Original Format Later reprint of a 1920s-40s photograph

Bibliographic Citation

“Portrait of Robert Benchley,” Lunch Hour NYC, accessed December 13, 2017, http://exhibitions.nypl.org/lunchhour/items/show/530.

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