Footner, Hulbert Biography
biography of Footner, Hulbert2 April 1879, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
25 November 1944, Lusby, Maryland, USA (heart attack)
- 'Gladys Marsh' (1916 - 25 November 1944) (his death); 4 children
- Prolific Author and Playwright.
- Worked on newspapers in Canada and New York.
- Began as a writer of adventure and detective novels.
- Later in life he turned to writing about Maryland and its countryside.
- Remembered for his play "Shirley Kaye" and his critically acclaimed book "New York: City of Cities".
- (1916). Stage Play: Shirley Kaye. Written by 'Hulbert Footner' (qv). Hudson Theatre: 25 Dec 1916- Mar 1917 (closing date unknown/88 performances). Cast: 'George Backus (I)' (qv), 'Lee Baker (I)' (qv), 'Corinne Barker' (qv), 'Victor Benoit' (qv), Albert Brown, Kitty Brown, Helen Erskine, Elsie Ferguson, William Holden, William Lennox, Mrs. Jacques Martin, Douglas Patterson, Ethel Winthrop, Lawrence Wood. Produced by Klaw & Erlanger.
- Novel: "Ramshackle House" (filmed as _Ramshackle House (1924)_ (qv))
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