|Also Known As: ||
||April 11, 1970
||January 31, 1905
||Cause of Death:
||Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
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"