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Samuel J. Friedman

1912-1974

 
 
Samuel J. Friedman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 31, 2019
1. Samuel J. Friedman Marker
Inscription.  Samuel J. Friedman was a pioneer publicist who brought the excitement of the theatre to the general public and helped communicate the importance of Broadway as a valued American institution.
Mr. Friedman promoted shows, performers, producers and films. He was a member and officer of the Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers.
The Biltmore Theatre, built in 1925, was renamed the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre of September 4, 2008.
 
Location. 40° 45.616′ N, 73° 59.21′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 47th Street near Eight Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 261 West 47th Street, New York NY 10036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Father Duffy Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stage Door Canteen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former School of Performing Arts (approx. mile away); Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. mile away); Harold Ross (approx. mile away); Birthplace of Eugene O'Neill
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 31, 2019
2. Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
The marker is at the far right of the building.
(approx. mile away); New Amsterdam Theatre (approx. mile away); Betsey Johnson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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