Nominated for 2 Oscars.
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(as John B. Sherry)
(screenplay - originally uncredited)
Wrote (w/George Sklar
) "Peace on Earth", produced on Broadway. Drama (return engagement). Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
. 44th Street Theatre: 31 March 1934-17 April 1934 (18 performances). Cast: Abner Biberman
(as "The Guard"), Donald A. Black, John Boruff
(as "Walter McCracken"), Halliam Bosworth, Alice Brooks, John Brown, ...
John B. Sherry
Did You Know?
[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.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 541-542. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.