Jerome Chodorov Papers 1941-1967


Jerome Chodorov Papers 1941-1967

American playwright, director, short story author and librettist. Collection contains manuscripts of plays, screenplays, teleplays, and a few short stories; also a small amount of biographical material, correspondence and ephemera.

9 linear ft.



SNAC Resource ID: 6361333

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Chodorov, Jerome (person)

Jerome Chodorov (1911-2004) was an American playwright, librettist and director. Born in New York City to Harry and Lena (Simmons) Chodorov, Jerome attended George Washington High School and then began his writing career as a journalist in the 1930s. By 1942 he had written at least seven plays or screenplays. Following a three-year hiatus from 1942 to 1945, during which time he served as a captain in the United States Air Force, he returned to writing, producing plays, s...