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Paul Osborn (I) (1901–1988)

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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'. See more trivia »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

East of Eden
East of Eden Writer
(1955)
South Pacific
South Pacific Writer
(1958)
Sayonara
Sayonara Writer
(1957)
The Yearling
The Yearling Writer
(1946)

Filmography

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 1982 Morning's at Seven (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 A Bell for Adano (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 De Tod uf em Oepfelbaum (TV Movie) (play "On Borrowed Time")
 1965 Und nicht mehr Jessica (TV Movie) (play "Point of no Return")
 1961 Erinnerst du dich? (TV Movie) (play: The vinegar tree)
 1960 The World of Suzie Wong (adaptation)
 1960 Wild River (screenplay)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Morning's at Seven (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Der Tod im Apfelbaum (TV Movie) (play "On Borrowed Time")
 1958 South Pacific (screenplay)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Point of No Return (1958) ... (play)
 1957 Sayonara (screen play)
 1957 On Borrowed Time (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Morning's at Seven (1957) ... (play)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Morning's at Seven (1956) ... (play)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Markheim (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1955 East of Eden (screen play)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Bell for Adano (1955) ... (play)
 1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- On Borrowed Time (1952) ... (play)
- Morning's at Seven (1952) ... (play)
 1952 Invitation
 1950 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bright Golden Girl (1950) ... (writer)
 1949-1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- On Borrowed Time (1950) ... (play)
- On Borrowed Time (1949) ... (play)
 1950 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (playwright - 1 episode)
- The Vinegar Tree (1950) ... (playwright)
 1948 Portrait of Jennie (screenplay)
 1948 Homecoming (writer)
 1946 The Yearling (screen play)
 1943 Madame Curie (screen play)
 1943 Cry 'Havoc' (screenplay)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1942 Tortilla Flat (uncredited)
 1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (uncredited)
 1939 On Borrowed Time (based on the play by)
 1938 The Young in Heart (screenplay)
 1933 Should Ladies Behave (play "The Vinegar Tree")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Morning's at Seven. Comedy. Written by Paul Osborn. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Joshua Logan. Longacre Theatre: 30 Nov 1939- 6 Jan 1940 (44 performances). Cast: Jean Adair (as "Cora Swanson"), John Alexander (as "Homer Bolton"), Thomas Chalmers (as "Theodore Swanson"), Russell Collins (as "Carl Bolton"), Dorothy ... See more »
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Made his first mark on Broadway with his comedy play 'The Vinegar Tree', which ran for 233 performances at the Playhouse Theatre from November 1930. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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