Poe, James, 1923-1980

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American screenwriter.

From the description of Enola Gay, 1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122495219

Poe was born Oct. 4, 1923 in Dobbs Ferry, NY; attended St. John's College, Annapolis, MD; affiliated with the news desk for The march of time series, Cinema Unit, RKO, 1941; associated with motion picture industry, 1941-80; won Academy Award and NY Film Critics Award in 1957 for screenplay of Around the world in 80 days; was nominated for an Academy Award three more times: in 1958 for Cat on a hot tin roof, in 1963 for Lilies of the field, and in 1969 for They shoot horses, don't they?; wrote documentaries, radio and television scripts, and a made-for-television movie; president, James Poe Co., 1967-80; died of a heart attack in 1980.

From the description of Papers, 1940- (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38060810

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associatedWith Barrett, William E. (William Edmund), 1900-1986 person
associatedWith Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. person
associatedWith Faulkner, William, 1897-1963. person
associatedWith Poitier, Sidney. person
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United States
United States
Motion picture plays
Screenwriters--Archival resources
Radio writers--Archival resources
Television writers--Archival resources
Motion picture plays--History--Sources
German drama
African American actors
African Americans--Relations with German Americans--Drama


Birth 1921

Death 1980-01-24




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