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Betty Smith (I) (1896–1972)

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Popular American novelist and playwright. Her best-selling work, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn", was based on her own childhood experiences growing up in a New York slum.

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(age 75)

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Known For

Joy in the Morning
(1965)
Gander Sauce
Gander Sauce Writer
(1944)

Filmography

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 1974 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Joy in the Morning (novel)
 1950 The Grass Is Always Greener (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1948 The Search (uncredited)
 1946 Hour Glass (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Western Night (1946)
 1946 Gander Sauce (TV Movie) (play)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (adapted from the novel by)
 1944 Gander Sauce (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Novel: "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" (filmed as A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1974))
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Trivia:

Popular American novelist and playwright. Her best-selling work, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn", was based on her own childhood experiences growing up in a New York slum.

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