STONG, Phil(ip Duffield)


STONG, Phil(ip Duffield)
(1899-1957)
   US novelist and editor, author of the thrice-filmed State Fair (1932). His The Other Worlds (anth 1941; vt 25 Modern Stories of Mystery and Imagination 1942 US) was the first important sf ANTHOLOGY. Its 25 stories, about half sf, half horror, were mostly from the PULP MAGAZINES, not previously regarded as a proper source of material (of sf at least) for respectable hardcover books.
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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  • Phil Stong — Philip Duffield Stong (1899 1957) was an American writer. [http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/spec coll/Bai/mccown2.htm] He is best known for writing the novel State Fair , on which three films (1933, 1945 and 1962) and one musical by that name were based …   Wikipedia

  • Norma Lyon — Norma Duffield Stong Duffy Lyon (July 29, 1929 – June 26, 2011) was an American farmer and artist nicknamed The Butter Cow Lady. She was known for creating elaborate butter sculptures at the Iowa State Fair from 1960 until 2006, when she… …   Wikipedia


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