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|Also Known As:||Sidney Robert Buchman||Died:||August 23, 1975|
|Born:||March 27, 1902||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Duluth, Minnesota, USA||Profession:||Writer ... screenwriter executive producer assistant stage director|
Screenwriter at Columbia who did sparkling work for directors including Frank Capra, Leo McCarey, George Cukor and Joseph Mankiewicz. Buchman had begun a successful climb up the studio's corporate ladder when, in 1951, he was called to testify before HUAC. He admitted to having once been a member of the Communist Party but refused to "name names" and was blacklisted. Buchman moved to France in the 1960s.
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