Herzig, Sig

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Sig Herzig (1897-1985) was a motion picture screenwriter, playwright, and television writer during the twentieth century. A native of New York City, Herzig wrote screenplays for numerous popular movies between the 1920s and 1960s, including "Old Man Rhythm" (1935), "They Made Me a Criminal" (1939), and "Brewster's Millions" (1945). Herzig was also a playwright and he was the author of several successful plays (Broadway and Off Broadway) between the 1930s and 1960s, including "Vickie" (1942), "Bloomer Girl" (1944), the Broadway version of "Around the World in 80 Days" (1962), and "Mardi Gras" (1966). In addition to his work in motion pictures and theater, Herzig also wrote for several popular television programs durig the 1950s and 1960s, including "Private Secretary" (1956-1957), and "Bourbon Street Beat" (1959-1960).

From the description of Sig Herzig papers, 1887-1981, (bulk 1925-1981) (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 143628301

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associatedWith Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986. person
associatedWith Condell, H. A. (Heinz A.) person
associatedWith Fain, Sammy, 1902-1989. person
associatedWith Sauber, Harry, b. 1892. person
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Wald, Jerry, 1911-1962. person
associatedWith Warner Bros. Pictures. corporateBody
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United States
Dramatists, American
Motion picture authorship
Motion pictures
Television authors
Television authorship
Television programs


Birth 1897-07-25

Death 1985-03-12




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