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Samson Raphaelson (1894–1983)

Samson Raphaelson was born on March 30, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA as Sampson Miles Raphaelson. He was a writer, known for Suspicion (1941), The Shop Around the Corner (1940) and The Jazz Singer (1927). He was married to Dorothy Deborah Wegman and Rayna D. Simons. He died on July 16, 1983 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Suspicion Writer
The Jazz Singer
Trouble in Paradise


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 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Suspicion (1988) ... (1941 screenplay)
 1980 The Jazz Singer (play)
 1965 Wolken am Himmel (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Call Back Yesterday (1961) ... (play)
 1961 Zauber der Jugend (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Jazz Singer (1959) ... (play)
 1959 But Not for Me (play "Accent on Youth")
  Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1957) (writer - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1956)
- Stopover (1957) ... (story)
- The Middle-Aged Freshman (1957) ... (story)
- Accent on Youth (1957) ... (story)
- Skylark (1956) ... (writer)
- Jason (1955) ... (writer)
 1956 Hilda Crane (play)
 1956 H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre (TV Series) (play and novel - 1 episode)
- Skylark (1956) ... (play and novel)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Suspicion (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1953 Main Street to Broadway (screenplay)
 1952 The Jazz Singer (based on the play by)
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Jazz Singer (1952) ... (play)
 1951 Bannerline (play "A Rose Is Not a Rose")
 1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Skylark (1951) ... (play)
 1950 Mr. Music (play "Accent on Youth")
 1950 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Accent on Youth (1950) ... (story)
 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (play and novel - 1 episode)
- Skylark (1949) ... (play and novel)
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime (screenplay)
 1948 That Lady in Ermine (screenplay)
 1947 Green Dolphin Street (screenplay)
 1947 The Perfect Marriage (play)
 1946 The Harvey Girls (screenplay)
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies (uncredited)
 1943 Heaven Can Wait (screenplay)
 1941 Skylark (play and novel)
 1941 Suspicion (screen play)
 1940 The Shop Around the Corner (screenplay)
 1937 Angel (screenplay)
 1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (screen play)
 1935 Ladies Love Danger (screenplay)
 1935 Accent on Youth (play)
 1934 Caravane
 1934 The Merry Widow (screen play)
 1934 Caravan
 1934 Runaway Queen
 1932 Trouble in Paradise (screenplay)
 1932 Une heure près de toi (adaptation)
 1932 Broken Lullaby (screenplay)
 1931 The Smiling Lieutenant (screenplay)
 1927 The Jazz Singer (play) / (short story "The Day of Atonement" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

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His play, "Accent on Youth," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Paul Lucas in the cast. See more »

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Famous for working with Ernst Lubitsch and Alfred Hitchcock. The Shop Around the Corner (1940) is his most famous work with Lubitsch. He worked with Hitchcock in Suspicion (1941). Samson Raphaelson, Joan Harrison, and Alma Reville wrote the screenplay for Suspicion (1941). See more »

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