Albert Maltz

Albert Maltz

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Albert Maltz was an American author and screenwriter. He was one of the Hollywood Ten who were later blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Maltz was educated at Columbia University and the Yale School of Drama. Maltz worked as a playwright for the Theatre Union during the early 1930s and wrote his first of eighteen screenplays for Hollywood in 1932. At the Theater Union he met Margaret Larkin, whom he married in 1937. He won the 1938 O. Henry Award for "The Happiest Man on Earth," a short story published in Harper's Magazine. In 1944 he published the novel The Cross and the Arrow. In 1970 he published a collection of his short stories 'Afternoon in the Jungle'. For his script for the 1945 film Pride of the Marines, Maltz was nominated for an Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135753169
  • 9786135753165