Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Paul Osborn Biography (1901-1988)
Born September 4, 1901, in Evansville, IN; died May 12, 1988, in New York, NY; son of Edwin Faxon (a minister) and Bertha (Judson) Osborn; married Millicent Green (an actress and writer), May 10, 1939; children: Judith.
- Birth Details
- September 4, 1901
- Evansville, Indiana, United States
- Death Details
- May 12, 1988
- New York, New York, United States
- Hotbed, Klaw Theatre, New York City, 1928.
- A Ledge, Assembly Theatre, New York City, 1929.
- The Vinegar Tree, Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1930, published by Farrar and Rinehart, 1931, then Samuel French, Inc., 1932 and 1959.
- Oliver, Oliver, Playhouse Theatre, 1934, published by Samuel French, Inc., 1934.
- On Borrowed Time, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1938, published by Knopf, 1938, then Dramatists Play Service, 1942.
- Morning's at Seven, Longacre Theatre, 1939, then Lyceum Theatre, New YorkCity, 1980, and in London, 1984, published by Samuel French, Inc., 1940.
- The Innocent Voyage, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1943, published by Brandt and Brandt, 1946.
- A Bell for Adano, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1944, published by Knopf,1945.
- Point of No Return, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1951, published by Random House, 1952, then Samuel French, Inc., 1954.
- The World of Suzie Wong, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1958.
- (co-writer) Hot September, Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA, 1965.
- Also Tomorrow's Monday, New York City, 1936; Maiden Voyage, Philadelphia,PA, 1957; and Film of Memory, London, 1965.
- The Young in Heart, United Artists, 1938.
- Madame Curie, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1943.
- Cry Havoc, MGM, 1943.
- The Yearling, MGM, 1946.
- Homecoming, MGM, 1948.
- (with Peter Berneis and Leonardo Bercovici) Portrait of Jennie (also known as Jennie and Tidal Wave), Selznick International, 1949.
- Invitation, MGM, 1952.
- East of Eden, Warner Brothers, 1955.
- Sayonara, Warner Brothers, 1957.
- South Pacific, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1958.
- Wild River, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1960.
- Dunbar's Cove, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1960.
- Also wrote the unproduced screenplays Forever, MGM, 1948; and John Brown's Body, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
- New York Times, May 13, 1988.
- Variety, May 18, 1988.
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