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Abraham Polonsky


Who is Abraham Polonsky?

Abraham Polonsky: Abraham Lincoln Polonsky was an American film director, Academy-Award-nominated screenwriter, essayist and novelist, blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios in the 1950s, in the midst of the McCarthy era.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010)

by Andrew Spicer

A moderately successful novelist, Abraham Polonsky joined Enterprise Productions and wrote the Oscar- nominated original screenplay for Body and Soul (1947), directed by Robert Rossen, a powerful ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Film Noir (2007)

by Geoff Mayer, Brian McDonnell

Director: Abraham Polonsky. Producer: Bob Roberts. Script: Abraham Polonsky and Ira Wolfert, from the novel Tucker's People by Ira Wolfert. Cinematography: George Barnes.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)

by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh

SCREENPLAY: Abraham Polonsky. PRODUCER: Bob Roberts. CINEMATOGRAPHY: james Wong Howe. EDITING: Francis D. Lyon, Robert Parrish. MUSIC: Hugo Friedhofer. ART DIRECTION: Nathan juran. CAST: john Garfield (Charlie ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Skating to New York Director Bernard Girard James Goldstone Abraham Polonsky George Schaefer Paul Bogart Robert Scheerer Robert Mulligan Henry Hathaway James Goldstone Philip Kaufman Richard A. Colla ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb

For Danger, a McCarthy-era series produced by Martin Ritt and with scripts often supplied by blacklisted writers (Abraham Polonsky, Walter Bernstein, and others) under "front" names, Lumet ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Snark (2013)

A Snide, Sarcastic Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and Much More by Lawrence Dorfman

ABRAHAM POLONSKY The only way to spend New Year's Eve is either.

Google previewDictionary of Film Makers (1972)

by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris

for Abraham Polonsky Force of Evil (48), for Richard Fleischer So This is New York ( 48), for Richard Wallace A Kiss for Corliss (49), for Ted Tetzlaff The White Tower ( 50), ...

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Quotes about Abraham Polonsky

A holiday is when you celebrate something that's all finished up, that happened a long time ago and now there's nothing left to celebrate but the dead. (Abraham Polonsky)
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