Wrote "On Borrowed Time", produced on Broadway. Comedy (revival). Based on the novel by Lawrence Edward Watkin
. Directed by Marshall Jamison. 48th Street Theatre: 10 Feb 1953-18 Apr 1953 (78 performances). Cast: Victor Moore
(as "Julian Northrup" / "Gramps"), Beulah Bondi
(as "Nellie" / "Granny"; final Broadway role), Leo G.
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Son of a Baptist minister. Graduated from the University of Michigan, where he later taught English. Studied drama and playwriting at Yale University. Created a singular reputation for successful adaptations of novels into plays and screenplays, notably 'A Bell for Adano' and 'The World of Suzie Wong'.