Clifford Odets — American Playwright

Audiences had been Waiting for Lefty a long time…

In December 1950 John Steinbeck wrote Clifford Odets a letter:

Dear Clifford:

I saw The Country Girl last night, and was moved by the lines and the thinking and the sweetness. And as a semi-pro I know that pure theatre can’t be learned but I could wish that it might and that I could learn from you