Tom Barry (screenwriter)

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Tom Barry
Born Hal Donahue
(1885-11-07)November 7, 1885
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died 7 November 1931(1931-11-07) (aged 46)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 1916-1935

Tom Barry (July 31, 1885 – November 7, 1931) was a vaudeville sketch writer, playwright and screenwriter.[1][2] He was nominated for two Oscars for Best Screenplay, for "In Old Arizona" and "The Valiant" at the 2nd Academy Awards.[3]

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  1. ^ "In Old Arizona Thrilling Film". Prescott Evening Courier. 2 September 1929. p. 3. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "TOM BARRY, 47, DIES IN HOLLYWOOD, CAL.; Playwright andScreen Writer Succumbs to Heart Attack in His Hotel Quarters.". New York Times. 9 November 1931. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "2nd Academy Awards Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 25 May 2012. 

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