Based on Saroyan's original screenplay written for MGM.
Spent 15 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list, peaking at #2.
Won the Oscar for Best Story for The Human Comedy in 1944.
Was the March 1943 Book-of-the-Month Club selection.
Issued as an Armed Services Edition in September 1943.
Adapted as Ithica by Meg Ryan in 2015.
In 1943, Nick Hoffer created La Comédie Humaine, a comic strip based on The Human Comed for Le Petit Journal,
The Human Comedy was also adapted for an episode of The DuPont Show of the Month in March 1959.
A musical adaptation premiered at Jospeh Papp's Public Theatre in 1983, eventually moving to Broadway in 1984.
UK edition published by Faber & Faber in 1943