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Harvey author Mary Chase doc  Paperback ¹ When Elwood P Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey a six and a half foot rabbit to guests at a dinner party his sister Veta has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter Myrtle Mae and theWhen Elwood P Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey a six and a half foot rabbit to guests at a dinner party his sister Veta has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter Myrtle Mae and their family Veta's adult brother's imaginary friend a six foot rabbit no one else can see is becoming a burden on her reputation so she plans to commit her brother to the loony bin However things don't work out that way and she ends up learning important things about herself and the people around her This classic story is often hilarious and also unforgettable

Harvey author Mary ChaWhen Elwood P Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey a six and a half foot rabbit to guests at a dinner party his sister Veta has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter Myrtle Mae and their family Veta's adult brother's imaginary friend a six foot rabbit no one else can see is becoming a burden on her reputation so she plans to commit her brother to the loony bin However things don't work out that way and she ends up learning important things about herself and the people around her This classic story is often hilarious and also unforgettable

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Harvey author Mary Chase æ The search is on for Elwood and his invisible companion When he shows up at the sanitarium looking for his lost friend Harvey it seems that the mild mannered Elwood's delusion has had a strange influence on than one of the doctors Only at the end does Veta realize that maybe Harvey isn't so bad after a This is a short play with about a dozen characters but it joyfully combines mysticism alcoholism kindness good fellowship and thoughts on sanityinsanity together to create a memorable character I read it aloud with my kids ages 14 and 11 taking various parts I didn't tell them beforehand about Elwood P Dowd's mysterious friend but they were delighted as Harvey emerged made his presence known in the play and eventually saved Dowd from a sinister sounding treatment Good fun and farce with the message of preferring pleasantness to smarts a very sweet one indeed reader Ü Harvey author Mary Chase ☆ Mary Chase

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Mary Chase ☆ Harvey author Mary Chase pdf From future embarrassment Problems arise however when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the fringe of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood but when the truth comes out I was pleased to find that the stage play was not altered all that much when made into a film which is where I like most people first met Elwood P Down and his pooka friend Harvey The play of course uses fewer locations but much stronger language than the film censors would have allowed Several lines from the play have stayed with me mainly because they caught me off guard the first time I heard them But the line I recall most often since I first saw the film is spoken by Elwood about halfway through Act 3 Elwood is explaining why he won't get indignant about his sister's attempt to have him locked away in Chumley's Rest Home and take his power of attorney He says Dr Chumley my mother used to say to me 'In this world Elwood' she always called me Elwood she'd say 'In this world Elwood you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant' For years I was smart I recommend pleasant You may uote me