Edward Chodorov

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Edward Chodorov
Born (1904-03-17)March 17, 1904
New York City
Died October 9, 1988(1988-10-09) (aged 84)
New York City
Relatives Jerome Chodorov, brother

Edward Chodorov (April 17, 1904 – October 9, 1988), was a Broadway playwright. As well, he was the author or the producer of over 50 motion pictures.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Credited as writer or producer:[2]

Uncredited

Bibliography[edit]

Plays[3][edit]

  • Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (1953), later adapted into a 1957 film
  • Common Ground (1945)[4]
  • Decision (1944)
  • Those Endearing Young Charms (1943)
  • Cue for Passion (1940) with H. S. Kraft
  • Kind Lady (1935)
  • Wonder Boy (1931) with Arthur Barton

Blacklist[edit]

Chodorov was blacklisted in 1953 by Hollywood studios for his failure to cooperate with the House Committee on Un-American Activities. He was identified as a Communist Party member by Jerome Robbins.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Honan, William H. (October 12, 1988). "Edward Chodorov, 84, Playwright And Writer and Producer of Films". New York Times. Retrieved July 29, 2008. Edward Chodorov, a Broadway playwright and the author or producer of some 50 motion pictures, died on Sunday after a brief illness at his home in New York City. He was 84 years old. 
  2. ^ "Edward Chodorov". IMDb. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0158737/otherworks
  4. ^ "The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, May 7, 1945". Time. May 7, 1945. 

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