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Magazine contributions to the following Hearst magazines:
Cosmopolitan; Redbook; Adventure; Romance; Biography; Little Review; American Mercury; The Mentor; The American; New York Times Magazine Section; New York Morning World Edition Page
2 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
8 Articles |
Cosmo Forbes | Carlos Keith | H.C. Kerkow | Herbert Kerkow | Sidney Valentine
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[in a letter to his sister] You shouldn't get mad at the New York reviewers. Actually, it's very difficult for a reviewer to give something called I Walked with a Zombie
(1943) a good review.
Although two of his most famous films concerned cats--Cat People
(1942) and The Curse of the Cat People
(1944)--he in fact suffered from ailurophobia, a morbid fear of cats. He came up with the idea for "Curse of the Cat People" when he was swimming in a lake one night, saw some cats sitting on the shore staring at him, panicked and almost drowned.