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Theodore Dreiser (1871–1945)

Theodore Dreiser was one of the great American writers, and a transitional figure between Victorian America and the "modern" age that was inaugurated after the cessation of hostilities after WWI and the publication of Sinclair Lewis' "Main Street" in 1920. A naturalist with a committed social conscience (Dreiser was a socialist in a time when ... See full bio »

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Known For

A Place in the Sun
(1951)
Carrie
Carrie Writer
(1952)
An American Tragedy
(1931)

Filmography

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 1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series) (inspired by: "The Hand" - 1 episode)
- The Substitute (1996) ... (inspired by: "The Hand")
 1982 Hi no ataru basho (TV Movie) (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1980 Amerikietiska tragedija (TV Mini-Series) (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1980 Nakaw na pag-ibig (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1976 Americká tragédia (TV Mini-Series) (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1970 Panjereh (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1970 Uragan (TV Movie) (story)
 1965 Zapadnya (TV Movie) (stories)
 1962 Una tragedia americana (TV Mini-Series) (novel "An American Tragedy" - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1962) ... (novel "An American Tragedy")
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... (novel "An American Tragedy")
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... (novel "An American Tragedy")
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... (novel "An American Tragedy")
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1959 Um Lugar ao Sol (TV Series) (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1956 V pasti (TV Movie) (novel)
 1955 Teatr telewizji (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Tragedia amerykanska (1955) ... (novel)
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (novel "An American Tragedy" - 1 episode)
- A Place in the Sun (1954) ... (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1952 Carrie (novel "Sister Carrie")
 1951 A Place in the Sun (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1942 My Gal Sal (story "My Brother Paul from book "Twelve Men"")
 1933 Jennie Gerhardt (novel)
 1931 An American Tragedy (novel)
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 1926/II Camille (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He sued Paramount Pictures over Josef von Sternberg's adaptation of his "An American Tragedy" (1931), forcing the studio to put back deleted scenes to make it conform better to his novel. After seeing a preview of Paramount's Jennie Gerhardt (1933), based upon his eponymous 1911 novel, he was so pleased that he sent a telegram ... See more »

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8 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

(About Hollywood in 1931) Just a small town with notions.

Trivia:

Interred at Forest Lawn (Glendale), Glendale, California, USA, in the Whispering Pines section, at the top of the hill. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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