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||March 14, 1992
||March 21, 1906
||Cause of Death:
||New York City, New York, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
While still a senior at Barnard, managed the Provincetown Players in New York until troupe went out of business
Covered theater for the NEW YORK HERALD-TRIBUNE, BROOKLYN EAGLE and THE NEW YORK TIMES
Organized the New York Drama Critics Circle as a protest against the Pulitzer Prize selections
Worked for the New York Theater Guild
Became a freelance writer for SATURDAY EVENING POST, MCCALL'S, LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, COSMOPOLITAN and REDBOOK
Co-wrote first screenplay, "National Velvet"
Relocated to Hollywood
Became a production consultant for stage, film and TV
Wrote first TV script for "Jack and the Beanstalk"
Scripted TV special, "The General Motors 50th Anniversary Show"
Wrote libretto for Broadway musical "Carnival" (based on her screenplay for "Lili"); shared writer credit with Bob Merrill
Returned to New York
Disavowed authorship of final screenplay for "Valley of the Dolls"; claimed that novel's author Jacqueline Susann had meddled with the script