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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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1924:
Began career as a journalist for the <i>Pottsville Journal</i> in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Moved to Chicago; worked various jobs
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Settled in NYC; worked as a journalist, columnist and critic for various newspapers; occasionally wrote under the pseudonym Franey Delaney
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Worked as a staff reporter for <i>Time</i>
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Became a press agent for Warner Bros.
1934:
Published first novel "Appointment at Samarra"
1935:
Put under contract as a screenwriter by Paramount (date approximate)
1936:
Appeared in the film "The General Died at Dawn" as a reporter
1940:
Wrote novel "Pal Joey"
1941:
Penned libretto for stage musical version of "Pal Joey" with score by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
1955:
Wrote novel "Ten North Frederick"

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