Nominated for 1 Oscar.
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(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
(screenplay - as Frank Nugent)
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[reviewing 'Show Boat' (1936)]: Universal's excellent screen transcription, preserving the Jerome Kern score and accepting Oscar Hammerstein's book and lyrics, is the pleasantest kind of proof that it was not merely one of the best musical shows of the century but that it contained the gossamer stuff for one of the finest musical films we have seen.
Following his journalistic beginnings, Nugent worked under contract as a script doctor for 20th Century Fox. After leaving Fox, he became a free-lance journalist and columnist for magazines like Colliers, Saturday Evening Post and Good Housekeeping. In addition to his subsequent work for John Ford (of whom he had been an ardent admirer from his time as a key reviewer for The New York Times), he ...