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  • Budd Schulberg's heroism

    08/13/2009 7:48:14 PM PDT · by Wanpeirui · 13 replies · 690+ views
    LA Times ^ | August 12, 2009 | John Meroney
    Imagine if one of America's foremost writers had once been privy to a shadowy plot by Hitler's Germany to take control of the motion picture industry through its labor organizations and force writers to clear scripts with Nazi censors, and then he courageously stepped forward to blow the whistle on the whole operation. Wouldn't it be bizarre if, when this man died, instead of being celebrated for such heroism, he was criticized and even attacked by colleagues for revealing the identities of those who were behind the intrigue? This strange scenario isn't far from what unfolded ...
  • 'On the Waterfront' screenwriter dies in NY at 95

    08/06/2009 2:33:58 PM PDT · by iowamark · 8 replies · 345+ views
    AP, Yahoo ^ | 08/05/2009 | HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK – Budd Schulberg, the son of a studio boss who defined the Hollywood hustle with his novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and later proved himself a player with his Oscar-winning screenplay for "On the Waterfront," died Wednesday at age 95. His wife, Betsy Schulberg, said he died of natural causes at his home in Westhampton Beach, on Long Island. She said he was taken to a nearby medical center, where doctors unsuccessfully tried to revive him. "He was very loved and cherished," she said. "On the Waterfront," directed by Elia Kazan and filmed in Hoboken, N.J., was released...
  • 'On the Waterfront' screenwriter dies in NY at 95

    08/05/2009 6:42:19 PM PDT · by Borges · 22 replies · 1,744+ views
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 08/05/09 | HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK – Budd Schulberg, the son of a studio boss who defined the Hollywood hustle with his novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and later proved himself a player with his Oscar-winning screenplay for "On the Waterfront," died Wednesday at age 95. His wife, Betsy Schulberg, said he died of natural causes at his home in Westhampton Beach, on Long Island. She said he was taken to a nearby medical center, where doctors unsuccessfully tried to revive him. "He was very loved and cherished," she said. "On the Waterfront," directed by Elia Kazan and filmed in Hoboken, N.J., was released...
  • Budd Schulberg, Screenwriter, Dies at 95

    08/06/2009 7:42:47 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies · 682+ views
    The New York Times ^ | August 5, 2009 | Tim Weiner
    Budd Schulberg, who wrote the award-winning screenplay for “On the Waterfront” and created a classic American archetype of naked ambition, Sammy Glick, in his novel “What Makes Sammy Run?,” died on Wednesday. He was 95 and lived in the Brookside section of Westhampton Beach, N.Y.