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Charles Lederer


Who is Charles Lederer?

Charles Lederer was a prolific and well-connected American screenwriter and director. He was born into a prominent theatrical family in New York, and after his parents divorced, was raised in California by his aunt, Marion Davies, mistress to newspaper publisher William Randolf Hearst. A child prodigy, he entered college at age 13, but dropped out after a few years to work as a journalist with Hearst's newspapers.

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Google previewThe Chicago Alumni Magazine (1908)

Charles Lederer is a member of the law firm of Adler & Lederer, Chamber of Commerce building. Clarence B. Herschberger, the famous football player who married Miss Grace Eberhardt, '99, is teaching at Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, ...

Google previewThe Rock & Roll Film Encyclopedia (2007)

by John Kenneth Muir

Screenplay by : Charles Lederer. Based on the novel Pioneer, Go Home by: Richard Powell. Produced by: David Weisbart. Directed by: Gordon Douglas. M.P.A.A. Rating: UR.

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Films (2014)

by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

Screenwriter: Charles Lederer (based on the play 'The Front Page' by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur). Cinematographer: Joseph Walker.

Google previewThe Queer Encyclopedia of Music, Dance, and Musical Theater (2012)

by Claude Summers

Wright and Forrest are probably best known for the score of Kismet (book by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis), which was based on the music of Alexander Borodin and won a Tony Award in 1953. Immensely popular on Broadway, the show ...

Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

Book: Charles Lederer and Luther ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Newman John Farrow, Richard Fleischer George Beck Charles Lederer Mark Robson Irving Cummings Robert Stevenson Hal ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (2010)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Kismet (book, Charles Lederer and Luther Davis; music, Alexander Borodin; adaptation and ...

Google previewDictionary of Films (1972)

by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris

Diamond, Charles Lederer based on a story by Harry Segall Photog Milton Krasner Art Dir Lyle Wheeler, George Patrick Mus Leigh Harline Cast Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Marilyn ...

Google previewThe Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2012)

by George Mann

Director: Christian Nyby Producer: Howard Hawks Screenplay: Charles Lederer Starring: Robert Cornthwaite, Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, Bill Self, Dewey Martin, James Arness A superior adaptation of JOHN W. CAMPBELL'S famous ...

Google previewBlumenfeld's Dictionary of Musical Theater (2010)

Opera, Operetta, Musical Comedy by Robert Blumenfeld

book by screenwriters Charles Lederer (1910–1976), who also produced the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

Screenplay Luther Davis, Charles Lederer. Based on 1953 stage musical (itself based on both Knoblock's play and 4), by Davis and Lederer, with music and lyrics by George Forrest and Robert Wright based on themes by Alexander Borodin ...

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There are no enemies in science, professor. Only phenomena to study. (Charles Lederer)
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