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Also Known As: Robert Emmet Sherwood, Robert Sherwood, Robert Sherwood, Robert Emmet Sherwood Died: November 12, 1955
Born: April 4, 1896 Cause of Death: complications after a kidney operation
Birth Place: New Rochelle, New York, USA Profession: playwright, screenwriter, print editor, critic

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Intelligent, witty film critic and editor of the original LIFE magazine of the 1920s, motion picture editor of the NEW YORK HERALD and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright ("Idiot's Delight", "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" and "There Shall Be No Night") whose plays were frequently adapted for film (such as the thrice-filmed "Waterloo Bridge" and "Petrified Forest"). Sherwood also co-wrote screenplays for such films as "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1935), "The Divorce of Lady X" (1938), "Rebecca" (1940) and "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) for which he won an Oscar.

Intelligent, witty film critic and editor of the original LIFE magazine of the 1920s, motion picture editor of the NEW YORK HERALD and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright ("Idiot's Delight", "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" and "There Shall Be No Night") whose plays were frequently adapted for film (such as the thrice-filmed "Waterloo Bridge" and "Petrified Forest"). Sherwood also co-wrote screenplays for such films as "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1935), "The Divorce of Lady X" (1938), "Rebecca" (1940) and "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) for which he won an Oscar.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 No Time for Sergeants (1958) Lieutenant
2.
 Trail Guide (1952) Kenny Masters
3.
 The Magnificent Yankee (1951) Drake
4.
 Little Big Horn (1951) Pvt. David Mason
5.
 The Great Caruso (1951) Cub reporter
6.
 Three Guys Named Mike (1951) Benson
7.
 Grounds for Marriage (1951) Petie
8.
 Two Dollar Bettor (1951) Phillip Adams
9.
 20,000 Men a Year (1939) Dispatcher
10.
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1919:
Was dramatic editor, VANITY FAIR
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Became associate editor, LIFE Magazine
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Named editor, LIFE Magazine
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Was also motion picture editor, LIFE and the NEW YORK HERALD
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Education

Harvard University: Cambridge , Massachusetts -

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wife:
Mary Brandon. Married in October 29, 1922; divorced in June 1934.
wife:
Madeline Hurlock. Actor. Second wife; was previously married to playwright Marc Connelly when she met Sherwood on an ocean liner; former Mack Sennett bathing beauty.

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