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 Dore Schary

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Dore Schary

  • Birth 31 Aug 1905 Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 7 Jul 1980 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial West Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 6754549

Motion Picture Producer, Executive, Screenwriter. Wrote the Academy Award-winning script for "Boys Town" (1938) and other screenplays. He produced or supervised over 250 films, including "Crossfire" (1947), "An American In Paris" (1951), and "Lust For Life" (1956). For Broadway stage he wrote Tony Award-winning play "Sunrise At Campobello" (1958) and produced "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" (1960). He was a vocal opponent of McCarthy era Hollywood blacklist, and served as national chairman of B'Nai B'rith Anti-Defamation League from 1963 to 1969.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 5 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6754549
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dore Schary (31 Aug 1905–7 Jul 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6754549, citing Hebrew Cemetery, West Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .