Productions by and about the Fitzgeralds

Current Productions

2013 The Great Gatsby, Dir: Baz Lurhmann, Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton

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2004-present Gatz, complete reading and dramatization of The Great Gatsby by the Elevator Repair Service, Director: John Collins
2004-present The Great Gatsby, Play, Director/Adaptor: Simon Levy, the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles

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Past Productions: A partial list of productions based on Fitzgerald’s writing

2012 The Lost Decade, Dir: Nic Fforde, Starring: Paddy Loughman, Stephen Chance, Simon Cole

2012 The Dashing Mr. Lowell (Based on story, Crazy Sunday) Short film, Dir: Kevin Tello, Starring: Russell Ferri, Mariella Jacueline, Lee Pillero

2011 Prohibition, 3-part PBS Doc., Dir: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, numerous Fitzgerald quotes

2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, feature (based on the story), Dir: David Fincher, Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Tilda Swinton

2001 Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of American Music, (5-part PBS Doc.), Dir: Ken Burns numerous Fitzgerald quotes
2000 The Great Gatsby, A & E Movie, Dir: Robert Markowitz, Starring: Mira Sorvino, Toby Stephens and Paul Rudd
1999 The Great Gatsby, Metropolitan Opera, Composer: John Harbison, Conductor: James Levine, Soprano: Dawn Upshaw, Tenor: Jerry Hadley
1996 The Sensible Thing, PBS American Storytellers (based on the story) dir:  Elise Robertson, Starring: Jason Cole, Kristina Robbins
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1987 The Great Gatsby, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Choreography: Lauri Stallings, John McFall, Starring: Christopher Rendall-Jackson and Julia Erickson
1987 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Pat Hobby Teamed with Genius, Dir: Rob Thompson, Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Colin Firth, John Finnegan
1985 Tender Is The Night, T.V Mini-Series, Dir: Robert Knights Starring: Peter Strauss, Mary Steenburgen, John Heard
1984 Under The Biltmore Clock, (based on Myra Meets His Family) American Playhouse, Dir: Neal Miller, Starring: Isean Young, Lenny von Dohlen, Barnard Hughes
1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair, PBS Movie, Dir: Joan Micklin Silver, Starring: Shelley Duvall, Veronica Cartwright, Bud Cort
1974 The Great Gatsby, feature, Dir: Jack Clayton, Starring: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow and Bruce Dern
1974 F. Scott Fitzgerald and The Last of the Belles, (based on the story), Dir: George Schaefer, Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Blythe Danner and Susan Sarandon
1976 The Last Tycoon, feature, Dir: Elia Kazan, Starring: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis and Robert Mitchum
1963 The Camel’s Back (on Teletale) Dir: Bryan Stonehouse, Starring: Ann Lynn, Edmond Warwick and Arthur Pentelow
1962 Tender Is the Night, feature, Dir: Henry King, Starring: Jennifer Jones , Jason Robards and Joan Fontaine
1962 Crazy Sunday (Dick Powell Theatre) Dir: Jeff Hayden, Starring: David Niven, Dana Andrews, Vera Miles

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1959 The Last Tycoon (Armchair Theatre) Dir: Ted Kotcheff, Starring: Bernard Archard, Constance Cummings, William Dexter
1958 Last of The Belles (Kraft Theatre) Dir: Daniel Petrie, Starring: Jody McCrea, Roddy McDowall, Nicholas Pryor
1958 The Great Gatsby (Playhouse 90) Dir: Franklin Schaffner, Starring:Barry Atwater, Patricia Barry, Jeane Crain
1957 Winter Dream (Playhouse 90) Dir: John Frankenheimer, Starring: Richard Joy, John Cassavetes, Dana Wynter
1957 The Last Tycoon (Playhouse 90) Dir: John Frankenheimer, Starring: Richard Joy, Jack Palance, Keenan Wynn
1956 Three Hours Between Planes (Star Tonight) Dir: Charles Mergendahl, Starring: Nancy Coleman, Jack Manning
1956 The Young and Beautiful, Dir: Robert Montgomery, Starring: Robert Montgomery, Lee Bowman, Phyllis Kirk
1955 Tender Is The Night (Front Row Centers) Dir: Brainerd Duffield, Starring: John Abbott, James Daly, Mercedes McCambridge
1955 The Great Gatsby, Dir: Robert Montgomery, Starring: Robert Montgomery, Lee Bowman, Phyllis Kirk
1955 The Dance (on Climaz!) Dir: Allen Reisner, Starring: Barbara Baxley, Janet Blair, Vanessa Brown
1954 The Last Time I Saw Paris, (based on “Babylon Revisited”) feature, Dir: Richard Brooks, Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson and Walter Pidgeon
1953 The Dance, (on Suspense) Dir: Robert Mulligan, Starring: John Baragrey, Katharine Bard, June Walker
1952 Three Hours Between Planes (Lux Video Theatre) Dir: Fielder Cook, Starring: Joseph Anthony, Anita Bayless, Lilli Palmer
1952 Rich Boy, (Philco-Goodyear TV Playhouse) Dir: Delbert Mann, Starring: Kathleen Comegys, Henry Hart, Mary Jackson
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1951 The Last Tycoon, Dir: Robert Montgomery, Starring: Robert Montgomery, June Duprez, Robert H. Harris
1949 The Great Gatsby, feature, Dir: Elliott Nugent , Starring: Alan Ladd, Betty Field and Macdonald Carey
1942 Conductor 1492 (based on “The Camel’s Back”), Dir: Charles and Frank Hines, Starring: Johnny Hines, Doris May and Dan Mason
1926 The Great Gatsby, Broadway production, writer: Owen Davis, Starring James Rennie, Florence Eldridge, Edward H. Wever
1922 The Beautiful and Damned, feature, Dir: William Seiter, starring: Starring Kenneth Harlan and Marie Prevost
1921 The Offshore Pirate, (based on the story) Dir: Dallas M. Fitzgerald, Starring:  Viola Dana and Jack Mulhall
1920 The Chorus Girl’s Romance (based on “Head and Shoulders”), Dir: William P. Dowlan, Starring: Viola Dana, Gareth Hughe and Phil Ainsworth
1920 The Husband Hunter (based on “Myra Meets His Family”), Dir: by Howard M. Mitchell, Starring: Eileen Percy , Emory Johnson and Jane Miller

Filmography of F Scott Fitzgerald

1939 Gone With the Wind, Dir: Victor Fleming. Fitzgerald polished screenplay, (no screen credit); Starring: Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable
1939 Winter Carnival, Dir: Charles Reisner, starring Anne Sheridan, Richard Carlson. Fitzgerald fired as screenwriter (no credit)
1938 Three Comrades, feature, Dir: Frank Borzage, Screenplay: F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edward E. Paramore Jr., Starring: Robert Taylor, Margaret Sullavan and Franchot Tone
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1938  Infidelity, Marie Antoinette, The Women, and  Madame Curie Fitzgerald worked on these screenplays for MGM but his scripts were rejected
1937A Yank at Oxford, Dir: Jack Conway, Starring: Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O’Sullivan, Molly Beaumont and Vivien Leigh
. Fitzgerald worked on screenplay (no screen credit)
1928 The Pusher-in-the-Face, feature, Dir: Robert Florey, Screenplay: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Starring: Lester Allen, Estelle Taylor and Lillian Walker
1927 Lipstick, feature comedy, United Artists, Producer: John Considine, Unproduced, Screenplay by F. Scott Fitzgerald

About the Fitzgeralds

2013 Sincerely, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dir: Tim Niel, BBC documentary, The Culture Show
2011 Midnight in Paris, feature, (various scenes of Fitzgeralds) Dir: Woody Allen,  Actors: Alison Pill as Zelda,  Tom Hiddleston as F Scott Fitzgerald
2002 Fitzgerald, Showtime movie, Dir: Henry Bromell, Starring Jeremy Irons , Neve Campbell and Sissy Spacek
2001 Winter Dreams, PBS American Masters series, Dir: DeWitt L. Sage, Starring: Laura Linney as Zelda
1997 F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great American Dreamer, A&E biography, Writer: Dierdre O’Hearn
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, feature, (cameo of Fitzgerald) Dir: Alan Rudolph
1993 Zelda, Turner Movie, Dir: Pat O’Connor, Starring: Natasha Richardson, Timothy Hutton and Rutanya Alda
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1990 The Last Flapper, play by William Luce, based on the writings of Zelda Fitzgerald
1983  Zelig, feature, (clip of Fitzgeralds) Dir: Woody Allen
1980  Clothes For A Summer Hotel, playwright: Tennessee Williams
1976  F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood. Dir: Anthony Page,  Starring Jason Miller, Tuesday Weld and Julia Foster
1959 Beloved Infidel, feature, Dir: Henry King, Starring: Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr and Eddie Albert
1958 The Disenchanted, play, Script by Harvey Breit and Budd Schulberg, Starring: Jason Robards and George Grizzard
1935 The Wedding Night, feature, Dir: King Vidor, Starring Gary Cooper, Helen Vinson and Ralph Bellamy. In early version, characters were named “Scott and Zelda Fitzpatrick”