Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Samson Raphaelson, playwright, screenwriter, and teacher, wrote scenarios for many of the films directed by Ernst Lubitsch from 1931 until 1947, Raphaelson taught screenwriting at Columbia from 1976 until 1982, and also taught at the University of Illinois in 1920/21 and in 1948.

From the guide to the Samson Raphaelson Papers, 1916-1982, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

Author, playwright; interviewee d.1983.

From the description of Reminiscences of Samson Raphaelson : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569466

Playwright, director, author, and assistant and visiting professor in English, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus).

From the description of Papers, 1921-1976. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28409864

Samson Raphaelson, playwright, screenwriter, and teacher, wrote scenarios for many of the films directed by Ernst Lubitsch from 1931 until 1947,

Raphaelson taught screenwriting at Columbia from 1976 until 1982, and also taught at the University of Illinois in 1920/21 and in 1948.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122589376

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creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. The magnificent heel : a comedy / by Samson Raphaelson. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. The store : a play in four acts / by Samson Raphaelson. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Reminiscences of Samson Raphaelson : oral history, 1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Theatrical designs [graphic] / Gabriel M. Powell, 1930-1977 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Jo Mielziner papers, 1903-1976 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Carringer, Robert L. Papers, 1973-1975. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Samson Raphaelson Papers, 1921-1976 University of Illinois Archives
referencedIn MacKinlay Kantor Papers, 1885-1977, (bulk 1920-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966, 1924-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Ruth and Augustus Goetz papers, 1930-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977. Papers of MacKinlay Kantor, 1885-1977 (bulk 1920-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. "Hilda Crane" : play / by Samson Raphaelson. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Breuer, Bessie, b. 1893. Bessie Breuer papers, 1926-1972. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
referencedIn Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Papers, 1921-1976. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966. Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966 bulk (1924-1966). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Samson Raphaelson Papers, 1916-1982 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. Papers of James M. Cain, 1901-1978 (bulk 1925-1978). Library of Congress
creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Samson Raphaelson collection, 1921-1976. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Trouble in paradise : release dialogue script, October 15, 1932 / directed by Ernst Lubitsch ; screen play by Samson Raphaelson ; adapted by Grover Jones from the play by Laszlo Aladar. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Weinberg, Herman G. Papers, 1926-1983. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn John Golden papers, 1874-1971, 1925-1954 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Russell, Charlie L. The jazz singer : a play with music / by Charlie L. Russell ; based on the play by Samson Raphaelson ; lyrics and music by Stephen Lemberg. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Souvenir programs of motion pictures, 1915-1978. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. "The lady in ermine" : screenplay / by Samson Raphaelson. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Papers, 1916-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn James M. Cain Papers, 1901-1978, (bulk 1925-1978) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Abbott, George, 1887-1995. person
associatedWith Aladar, Laszlo. person
associatedWith Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. person
associatedWith Best, Edna, 1900-1974. person
associatedWith Breuer, Bessie, b. 1893. person
correspondedWith Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. person
associatedWith Caldwell, Zoe. person
correspondedWith Carringer, Robert L. person
associatedWith Columbia University. Oral History Research Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Cronyn, Hume. person
associatedWith Cukor, George, 1899-1983. person
associatedWith Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969. person
associatedWith Eaton, Walter Prichard, 1878-1957. person
associatedWith Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971. person
associatedWith Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982. person
associatedWith Franklin, Joan, person
associatedWith Franklin, Robert, person
associatedWith Gaige, Crosby, 1882-1949. person
associatedWith Gibbons, Floyd Phillips, 1887-1939. person
associatedWith Gibson, William, 1914-2008. person
associatedWith Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993 person
associatedWith Goetz, Ruth person
associatedWith Golden, John, 1874-1955 person
associatedWith Gordon, Ruth, 1896-1985. person
associatedWith Green, Paul, 1894-1981. person
associatedWith Halsman, Philippe. person
associatedWith Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993. person
associatedWith Heckart, Eileen, 1919-2001. person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980. person
associatedWith Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972. person
associatedWith Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943. person
associatedWith Jessel, George, 1898-1981. person
associatedWith Jones, Grover, 1893-1940. person
correspondedWith Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977. person
associatedWith Kazan, Elia. person
associatedWith Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996. person
associatedWith Kober, Arthur, 1900-1975. person
associatedWith Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Gertrude. person
correspondedWith Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 person
associatedWith Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968. person
associatedWith Lockridge, Richard, 1898-1982. person
associatedWith Lubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947. person
associatedWith Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. person
associatedWith Macgowan, Kenneth, 1888-1963. person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith McClintic, Guthrie, 1893-1961. person
associatedWith Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976 person
associatedWith Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966. person
associatedWith Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967. person
associatedWith Powell, Gabriel M., 1902- person
associatedWith Raphaelson, Dorothy Wegman. person
associatedWith Raphaelson, Joel. person
associatedWith Raphaelson, Mary Kay. person
associatedWith Rattigan, Terence. person
associatedWith Russell, Charlie L. person
associatedWith Samson Raphaelson Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Sheean, Vincent, 1899-1975. person
correspondedWith Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926 person
associatedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955. person
associatedWith Simon, Richard Leo, 1899-1960. person
associatedWith Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942. person
associatedWith Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970. person
associatedWith Tandy, Jessica. person
associatedWith University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus) corporateBody
associatedWith Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977. person
associatedWith Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. person
associatedWith Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith Verneuil, Louis, 1893-1952. person
associatedWith Weinberg, Herman G. person
associatedWith Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945. person
associatedWith Wilson, Sloan, 1920-2003. person
associatedWith Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Urbana (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.)
New York (N.Y.)
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Illinois
Subject
Universities and colleges
Advertising
Motion picture actors and actresses
Drama
University of Illinois
Motion pictures
Scenarios
Motion pictures--Censorship
Authors and theater
Chicago, Illinois
Motion picture producers and directors
Authorship
Israeli drama
Authors--Interviews
Drama--Technique
New York City
Motion picture industry
Newspaper Work
Universities and colleges--New York (State)--New York
Play
Writing
Playwriting
Motion picture authorship
Short stories
Dramatists--Interviews
Criticism, Literary
Occupation
College teachers--Illinois
English teachers--Illinois
Authors, American
Screenwriters
College teachers
Film critics
Dramatists, American
Theatrical producers and directors--United States
Collector
Theatrical producers and directors
Critic
Authors
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Birth 1896-03-30

Death 1983-07-16

Americans

English

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