Van Druten, John William
, 1901-57, English dramatist. His best-known plays, primarily light comedies, include Old Acquaintance
(1940), The Voice of the Turtle
(1943), I Remember Mama
(1944), Bell, Book and Candle
(1950), and I Am a Camera
(1951). In 1944 he became a U.S. citizen.
See his autobiographies, The Way to the Present (1938) and The Widening Circle (1957).
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