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us: Myers, Henry, 1893-1975


  • [Henry Myers (1893-1975) was an American screenwriter, film producer, lyricist, and novelist.]
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    • Birth Date

        18930624
    • Death Date

        1975-10
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Screen Writers' Guild
        • Organization: (naf) League of American Writers. Hollywood Chapter
        • Organization: (naf) New York University. School of Continuing Education
    • Organization

        (naf) Screen Writers' Guild
    • Organization

        (naf) League of American Writers. Hollywood Chapter
    • Organization

        (naf) New York University. School of Continuing Education
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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    • found: Diplomaniacs [MP] 1933: credits (screen play by Henry Myers)
    • found: ASCAP biog. dict. of composers, authors and publishers, 1980 (Henry Myers; b. Chicago, Ill., June 24, 1893)
    • found: Internet movie database WWW site, November 4, 2008 (Henry Myers; b. June 24, 1893, Chicago, Illinois; d. October, 1975; writer and producer)
    • found: You lost your opportunity, c1930: caption (music by Henry Myers)
    • found: New York Public Library archives and manuscripts, Henry Myers papers 1894-1975, via WWW September 5, 2014 (Henry Myers (1893-1975); American writer, lyricist, composer, and classical pianist; grew up in New York City; known for the Broadway plays The New Yorkers (1927), Good boy (1928), Garrick Gaieties (1930), and Gypsy lady (1946); moved to California in 1930 and wrote several screenplays; founding member of the Screen Writers Guild and served as board member; active member of the Hollywood chapter of the League of American Writers; returned to New York in 1947 and concentrated on writing historical novels; known for his novels O king live forever (1953), The signorina (1956), and The winner of World War III (1966); produced the play The happiest girl in the world (1961); taught writing at New York University's School of Continuing Education; died in Los Angeles) {http://archives.nypl.org/the/18674}
    • found: The winner of world war III, (1966): t.p. (Henry Myers)
  • General Notes

    • [Henry Myers (1893-1975) was an American screenwriter, film producer, lyricist, and novelist.]
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    • 2014-11-15: revised
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