Pemberton, Brock

(1885-1950)
   Born in Leavenworth, Kansas, Brock Pemberton attended the University of Kansas, after which he pursued a journalistic career, serving as drama editor for the New York Mail and the New York World. In 1917, he took a position as assistant to producer Arthur Hopkins before branching out on his own to produce Enter Madame and The Tavern, both in 1920. He continued producing a diverse array of American and European plays with considerable success until shortly before his death, including Miss Lulu Bett (1920), Six Characters in Search of an Author (1922 and 1924), The Mask and the Face (1924), Mr. Pitt (1924), Loose Ankles (1926), The Ladder (1926), Strictly Dishonorable (1929), Personal Appearance* (1934), Ceiling Zero* (1935), Kiss the Boys Goodbye* (1938), Lady in Waiting (1940), Janie* (1942), and Harvey* (1944).

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