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Adams, Douglas Noël

Nick Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature. 3087 words.

Adams, Douglas Noël (1952–2001), writer, was born on 11 March 1952 at the maternity hospital in Cambridge, the son of Christopher Douglas Adams (d. 1985) and his wife, Janet Dora Sydney, néenull...

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Agee, James Rufus

William Stott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Journalism; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film. 1372 words.

Agee, James Rufus (27 November 1909–16 May 1955), writer, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Hugh James Agee, a construction company employee, and Laura Whitman Tyler. The...

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American Literary Naturalism and Film Noir

Jeff Jaeckle.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Literary Naturalism

March 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Film. 7351 words.

One of the major expressions of American literary naturalism occurred in the cycle of Hollywood films made during the 1940s and 1950s commonly referred to as film noir. These films revisit...

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Baron, (Joseph) Alexander

William Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1209 words.

Baron, (Joseph) Alexander (1917–1999), novelist and screenwriter, was born Joseph Alexander Bernstein on 4 December 1917 at 30 Penyston Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, the son of Barnet...

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Brackett, Charles William

Robert P. Holtzclaw.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1096 words.

Brackett, Charles William (26 November 1892–09 March 1969), writer and motion-picture producer, was born in Saratoga Springs, New York, the son of Edgar Truman Brackett, a lawyer and state...

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Bradbury, Ray

Richard Bleiler.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1850 words.

Bradbury, Ray (22 August 1920–05 June 2012), writer, poet, screenwriter, and cultural critic, was born in Waukegan, Illinois, the third (and second surviving) child of Leonard Spaulding...

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Carrington, Elaine Sterne

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1216 words.

Carrington, Elaine Sterne (14 June 1891–04 May 1958), author and radio scriptwriter, was born in New York City, the daughter of Theodore Sterne, a merchant, and Mary Louise Henriquez. Even...

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Chase, Ilka

Mary C. Kalfatovic.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1191 words.

Chase, Ilka (08 April 1905?–15 February 1978), actress and author, was born in New York City, the daughter of Francis Dane Chase, a hotel manager, and Edna Woolman Chase, editor of Vogue ma...

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Collinge, Patricia

Daniel S. Krempel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 950 words.

Collinge, Patricia (20 September 1894–10 April 1974), actress and writer, was born in Dublin, Ireland, the daughter of Frederick Channon Collinge, a musical director and conductor, and...

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Dobbs

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 0 words.

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