By Donald Ogden Stewart
Donald Ogden Stewart (1894-1980) used to be an American writer and screenwriter. He graduated from Yale college in 1916 and used to be within the Naval Reserves in international battle I. After the warfare he began to write and located good fortune with A Parody define of background (1921), a satire of the description of heritage (1920) by way of H. G. Wells. This led him to joining the Algonquin around desk. round that point a chum of his bought him attracted to theatre and he grew to become a famous playwright on Broadway within the Twenties. In 1924, he wrote Mr. and Mrs. Haddock in a foreign country for the publishing condo George H. Doran. It used to be a snarky ship up of the grotesque American vacationer. He got interested in adapting a few of his performs to movie, yet on first getting into Hollywood he needed to adapt the performs of others as his personal have been at the beginning shelved. As global struggle II approached, he turned a member of the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League, which, through the moment crimson Scare, used to be suspected of being a Communist entrance. His different works comprise: ideal habit: A Parody define of Etiquette (1922), The loopy idiot (1925), Father William (1929) and Rebound (1930).
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