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Bosley Crowther (1905–1981)

Bosley Crowther was born on July 13, 1905 in Lutherville, Maryland, USA as Francis Bosley Crowther Jr. He is known for his work on Grierson (1973), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961). He was married to Florence Marks. He died on March 7, 1981 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Grierson Self (critic)


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 1973 Grierson (Documentary)
Self (critic)
 1971 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Humphrey Bogart (1971) ... Self
 1968 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode #7.96 (1968) ... Self
 1967-1968 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 3 January 1968 (1968) ... Self - Guest
- Episode dated 1 December 1967 (1967) ... Self - Guest
 1959 Small World (TV Series)
Self - Film Critic
- Episode #1.22 (1959) ... Self - Film Critic
 1958 The Year Gone By (TV Special)
 1952 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #5.20 (1952) ... Self
 1951 The Faye Emerson Show (TV Series)
- Critics (1951) ... Self
 1948 Critic at Large (TV Series)
Self - NY Times Art Critic
- Episode #1.7 (1948) ... Self - NY Times Art Critic

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Hollywood Rajah: The Life and Times of Louis B. Mayer". New York: Henry Holt and Co. See more »

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Florence Marks  (his death)

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Personal Quote:

[on 'Bonnie and Clyde'] It is a piece of bald-faced slapstick that treats the hideous depredations of that sleazy, moronic pair as though they were as full of fun and frolic as the jazz-age cut-ups in 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'. Evidently,there are people, including some critics, who feel that the deliberately buffoonized picture achieves some sort of meaningful statement for the time in which we... See more »


Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 197-199. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. See more »

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