The Cool World. Written by Warren Miller
and Robert Rossen. Based on the novel by Warren Miller. Directed by Robert Rossen
[final Broadway credit]. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 22 Feb 1960- 23 Feb 1960 (2 performances). Cast: Art Aveilhe (as "Lucky"), Ethel Ayler
(as "Woman at the Beach"), Don Blakely (as "Savage"), Roscoe Lee Browne
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Real life is ugly, but we can't make good pictures until we're ready to tell about it.
He became a contract screenwriter for Mervyn LeRoy
at Warner Brothers (1936-45) when his latest play on Broadway closed after just four performances. His screenplays often focused on individuals either fighting, or being destroyed by, the system. Prompted by actor Dick Powell, he directed his first film in 1946. Though it was poorly received, he then had back-to-back hits with Body and Soul