James Agee (1909–1955)


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James Agee, Pulitzer Prize winning author, was born in Knoxville in 1909. The intense writer was to enjoy little real success in his lifetime, but after death won accolades. In 1958 he won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his uncompleted biographical novel A Death in the Family. Agee also wrote the classic Let Us Now Praise Famous Men with Walker... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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(1951)
(1963)
The Quiet One Writer
(1948)

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 2002 A Death in the Family (TV Movie) (novel)
 1981 All the Way Home (TV Movie) (novel "A Death in the Family")
 1971 All the Way Home (TV Movie) (novel "A Death in the Family")
 1963 All the Way Home (novel "A Death in the Family")
 1961 Festival (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Blue Hotel (1961) ... (teleplay)
  Omnibus (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1952 - 1953) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1956) (novel - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Blue Hotel (1956) ... (screenplay - segment "The Blue Hotel")
- Mr. Lincoln (1955) ... (novel - segment "Mr. Lincoln")
- Mr. Lincoln: Part 5 (1953) ... (writer - segment "Lincoln Part V: Ann Rutledge")
- Mr. Lincoln: Part 4 (1953) ... (writer - segment "Lincoln Part IV: New Salem")
- Mr. Lincoln: Part 3 (1952) ... (writer - segment "Lincoln Part III: Growing Up")
 1955 The Night of the Hunter (screenplay by)
 1953 White Mane (commentary: english-speaking version)
 1952 Face to Face (adaptation - segment "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky")
 1951 The African Queen (adapted for the screen by)
 1948 The Quiet One (Documentary) (commentary and dialogue)
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Other Works:

Book: "Agee on Film" (published posthumously) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 10 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Judy Garland] How good she is! She is no Venus, let us admit--but how delightful is her smile, how genuine her emotion, how sure her timing, and how brilliantly she brings off her effects. See more »

Trivia:

Loved the films of Charles Chaplin, and championed some of Chaplin's then-underappreciated work. See more »

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