Freedman, David, 1898-1936

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Dates:
Birth 1898-04-26
Death 1936-12-08

Biographical notes:

Freedman was born 1898; graduated College of the City of NY and worked on the NY Evening mail; wrote short stories such as The intellectual lover and created Mendel Marantz, East Side philosopher, a character in magazine stories and later a published book; he worked as a writer for Eddie Cantor (1931-34), but left over a disagreement; wrote for numerous other radio programs such as the Ken Murray Show, The Chase and Sanborn hour, and Baby Snooks; at the time of his death, Freedman had a case against Eddie Cantor for an alleged breach of contract; died Dec. 8, 1936.

From the description of Collection of radio scripts, [193--1946]. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41262921

Freedman was the son of a Romanian political refugee, and grew up in a New York tenement; studied mathematics and music; wrote short stories; later wrote material for comedians, plays, books of Broadway musicals, and wrote and produced several radio programs; published books include Mendel Marantz (1925) and The intellectual lover and other stories (1940).

From the description of Papers, 1930-1940. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39541924

Biography

Freedman was born 1898. He graduated from College of the City of NY and worked on the NY Evening Mail. He wrote short stories including The Intellectual Lover and created Mendel Marantz, East Side philosopher, a character in magazine stories and later a published book. He worked as a writer for Eddie Cantor (1931-34), but left over a disagreement. He also wrote for numerous other radio programs such as the Ken Murray Show, The Chase and Sanborn hour, and Baby Snooks . At the time of his death, Freedman had a case against Eddie Cantor for an alleged breach of contract. He died Dec. 8, 1936.

From the guide to the David Freedman Radio Scripts, 193--1946, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.)

Biography

Freedman was the son of a Romanian political refugee, and grew up in a New York tenement; studied mathematics and music; wrote short stories; later wrote material for comedians, plays, books of Broadway musicals, and wrote and produced several radio programs; published books include Mendel Marantz (1925) and The Intellectual Lover and Other Stories (1940).

From the guide to the David Freedman Papers, 1930-1940, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Radio writers--United States--Archival resources
  • Radio writers--Archival resources

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