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Morrie Ryskind (1895–1985)

Morrie Ryskind was born on October 20, 1895 in New York City, New York, USA as Morris Ryskind. He was a writer, known for Animal Crackers (1930), A Night at the Opera (1935) and My Man Godfrey (1936). He died on August 24, 1985 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »

Known For

Animal Crackers
(1930)
A Night at the Opera
(1935)
My Man Godfrey
(1936)
Penny Serenade
(1941)

Filmography

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 1992 Brain Donors (screenplay "A Night At the Opera" - suggestion)
 1972 Of Thee I Sing (TV Movie)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Penny Serenade (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1951 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Louisiana Purchase (1951) ... (play)
 1946 Heartbeat (adaptation)
 1945 Where Do We Go from Here? (screenplay) / (story)
 1945 It's in the Bag! (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1943 The Meanest Man in the World (uncredited)
 1943 Claudia (writer)
 1941 Louisiana Purchase (play)
 1941 Penny Serenade (screen play)
 1940 His Girl Friday (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1939 Fifth Avenue Girl (story outline - uncredited)
 1939 Man About Town (screenplay) / (story)
 1938 Room Service (screen play)
 1938 Having Wonderful Time (uncredited)
 1938 There's Always a Woman (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1937 Stage Door (screen play)
 1937 Top of the Town (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1936 My Man Godfrey (screen play)
 1936 Ceiling Zero (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Opera (screen play)
 1931 Palmy Days (story and dialogue)
 1930 Animal Crackers (based on the musical play by) / (screen play)
 1929 The Cocoanuts (adapted by)
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George S. Kaufman and he wrote the book for the musical, "Animal Crackers," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby were music and lyricists. Douglas C. Wager was director. See more »

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Won the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the musical "Of Thee I Sing" collaborating with George S. Kaufman, Ira Gershwin, and George Gershwin. See more »

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