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Louis Bromfield (1896–1956)

Louis Bromfield was born on December 27, 1896 in Mansfield, Ohio, USA. He was a writer, known for The Rains Came (1939), Mrs. Parkington (1944) and Brigham Young (1940). He was married to Mary Appleton Wood. He died on March 18, 1956 in Lucas, Ohio. See full bio »


(age 59) in Lucas, Ohio, USA

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Known For

The Rains Came
Mrs. Parkington
Brigham Young
Brigham Young Writer


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 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Daughters of Mars (1956) ... (story)
 1955 The Rains of Ranchipur (novel "The Rains Came")
 1955 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Up Ferguson Way (1955) ... (original story)
 1944 Mrs. Parkington (novel)
 1943 Johnny Come Lately (novel "McLeod's Folly")
 1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls (contract writer - uncredited)
 1940 Brigham Young
 1940 It All Came True (as in Louis Bromfield's: 'It All Came True')
 1939 The Rains Came (novel)
 1934 A Modern Hero (novel)
 1932 Night After Night (story "Single Night")
 1931 24 Hours (novel)
 1931 Dracula (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1931 One Heavenly Night (story)
 1925 Bobbed Hair (story)
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 1956 Adventure On (Documentary)
 1942 Information Please: Series 3, No. 4 (Short)
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 1998 The Man Who Had Everything (TV Movie documentary)

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Stage: Wrote and adapted (from his "The Green Bay Tree") "The House of Women", produced on Broadway. Produced and directed by Arthur Hopkins. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 3 Oct 1927-Nov 1927 (closing date unknown/40 performances). Cast: Walter Abel (as "Henry Bascom"), Roberta Bellinger, Curtis Cooksey (as "Arthur Morven"), Elsie Ferguson... See more »

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Was a member of New York's so-called 'cafe society' in the 1930's. A notorious snob, Bromfield's circle of friends included flamboyant Herald-Times columnist Lucius Beebe (who regularly tattled on their comings and goings), Tallulah Bankhead, Clifton Webb and scandalized Broadway star Libby Holman. See more »

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