Jerry Horwin

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Born (1905-04-02) April 2, 1905 (age 117)
DiedApril 24, 1954(1954-04-24) (aged 49)
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Alma materNew York University
OccupationScreenwriter

Jerry Horwin (April 2, 1905 - April 24, 1954) was a screenwriter in the United States. He wrote the play My Dear Children (1940)[1][2] with Catherine Turney.[3]

He graduated from New York University.[3] Carl Laemmle brought him to Hollywood as a story editor for Universal.[3] He was the driver of a car that overturned on Ventura Boulevard killing a young actress contracted with Universal.[4]

Filmography

  • See America Thirst (1930)[3]
  • The Virtuous Husband (1931)[3]
  • The Virtuous Husband (1931), one of screenwriters
  • The Sport Parade (1932), story[5]
  • Two Against the World (1932 film) (1932)[3]
  • The Sun Never Sets (film) (1939)
  • Rose of Washington Square (1939), story, based on the life story of Fanny Brice[6]
  • Stormy Weather (1943 film) (1943)
  • Hitchhike to Happiness (1945)
  • The Pilgrim Papas[3] (1929)[4]
  • Hotsy Totsy[3]
  • Hitchike to Happiness[3]

References

  1. "Jerry Horwin". Playbill.
  2. Mantle, Burns; Chapman, John Arthur; Sherwood, Garrison P.; Kronenberger, Louis (November 7, 1899). "The Best Plays". Dodd, Mead – via Google Books.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 "Dramatists Play Service, Inc". www.dramatists.com.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Melugin, Ron (September 15, 2010). "Heroes, Scoundrels and Angels: Fairview Cemetery of Gainesville, Texas". Arcadia Publishing – via Google Books.
  5. "Jerry Horwin". BFI.
  6. Reid, John (June 29, 2004). "Hollywood Classic Movies 1: New Light on Movie Bests". Lulu.com – via Google Books.

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