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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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 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")
 1981 Amerikietiska tragedija (TV Mini Series) (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1980 Nakaw na pag-ibig (novel "An American Tragedy")
 1980 Jennie Gerhardtová (TV Movie) (book)
 1976 Americká tragédia (TV Mini Series) (book - 3 episodes)
- Part 3 (1976) ... (book)
- Part 2 (1976) ... (book)
- Part 1 (1976) ... (book)
 1970 The Window (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 Television Theater (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 (from the American classic "Sister Carrie" by)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "An American Tragedy". NOTE: Filmed as An American Tragedy (1931), A Place in the Sun (1951), Nakaw na pag-ibig (1980), Hi no ataru basho (1982), Americká tragédia (1976), Um Lugar ao Sol (1959), Lux Video Theatre: A Place in the Sun (1954). See more »

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9 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »


Helen Patges Richardson  (his death) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[in 1931, about Hollywood] Just a small town with notions.


Theodore Dreiser married his second cousin Helen Richardson on June 13, 1944. See more »

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