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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 11, 1970|
|Born:||January 31, 1905||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USA||Profession:||Writer ...|
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Began career as a journalist for the <i>Pottsville Journal</i> in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Moved to Chicago; worked various jobs
Settled in NYC; worked as a journalist, columnist and critic for various newspapers; occasionally wrote under the pseudonym Franey Delaney
Worked as a staff reporter for <i>Time</i>
Became a press agent for Warner Bros.
Published first novel "Appointment at Samarra"
Put under contract as a screenwriter by Paramount (date approximate)
Appeared in the film "The General Died at Dawn" as a reporter
Wrote novel "Pal Joey"
Penned libretto for stage musical version of "Pal Joey" with score by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Wrote novel "Ten North Frederick"
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