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Upton Sinclair (1878–1968)

Upton Sinclair was born on September 20, 1878 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Upton Beall Sinclair. He was a writer and producer, known for There Will Be Blood (2007), The Wet Parade (1932) and The Money Changers (1920). He was married to Mary Elizabeth Hard Willis, Mary Craig Sinclair and Meta Fuller. He died on November 25, 1968 in Bound Brook, ... See full bio »

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Known For

There Will Be Blood
(2007)
The Wet Parade
(1932)
The Money Changers
(1920)
The Jungle
The Jungle Writer

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 2007 There Will Be Blood (novel "Oil!")
 1978 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- The Gnome-Mobile: Part 2 (1978) ... (novel)
- The Gnome-Mobile: Part 1 (1978) ... (novel)
 1967 The Gnome-Mobile (book)
 1937 Damaged Goods (novel "Damaged Goods")
 1932 The Wet Parade (from the novel by)
 1928 Dzhimmi Khiggins (novel "Jimmie Higgins")
 1920 The Money Changers (from the novel by)
 1917 Az elítélt
 1917/II The Adventurer (novel)
 1914 The Jungle (novel)
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Novel: "Damaged Goods". NOTE: Filmed as Damaged Goods (1937). See more »

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Out of his own pocket, he sent copies of his novel "The Jungle" to every member of the U.S. Congress and then-President Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt, a voracious speed-reader who read several books a day, read Sinclair's novel and was horrified by the descriptions of conditions in the meat packing industry. He was inspired to champion for the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act, which led to ... See more »

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