Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
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(as John B. Sherry)
(screenplay - originally uncredited)
Wrote (with George Sklar
) "Merry-Go-Round", produced on Broadway. Directed by Walter Hart
(who also co-produced). Provincetown Playhouse: 22 Apr 1932-Jun 1932 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: John Bell, Harry Bellaver
(as "Butch"), Jack Bennett, Doan Borrup
(as "Mayor Manning"), Dorothy Braun, Joseph Carewe, Dan ...
John B. Sherry
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[on Dalton Trumbo
] There is no question that [he] had talent for much greater literary work than the film work that he produced. The reason he never did what he could have done was this obsession of his with making money and living in a grand manner. I never knew what made it necessary for him to have both a house on Beverly Drive and a ranch that he had to build a road to get to.
Blacklisted in 1950s; one of the Hollywood Ten.