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Also Known As: Died: August 23, 1975
Born: March 27, 1902 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Duluth, Minnesota, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Worked as assistant stage director to Robert Artkins at the Old Vic Theatre in London for one year
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Wrote plays in New York including "The One Man", "Storm Song", "Actute Triangle"
1927:
Debut as story writer, "Matinee Ladies"
1931:
Signed three-year writing contract with Paramount
1931:
Wrote first screenplay, "If I Had a Millon"
1934:
Screenplay for "Whom the Gods Destroy" for Columbia led to studio contract
1937:
Producing debut, "She Married an Artist"
1942:
Began supervising Columbia's production; later became vice president and assistant production chief
1951:
Cited for contempt of Congress by House Committee on Un-American Activities for refusing to co-operate; fined $150 and given one-year suspended sentence
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Moved to Cannes, France
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Hired by 20th Century Fox as a writer and producer in Europe during the early 1960s

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