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Tess Slesinger (1905–1945)

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 1974 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (TV Movie) (1945 screenplay)
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Men in Her Life (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1946 Claudia and David (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (screen play)
 1942 Are Husbands Necessary? (screenplay)
 1941 Remember the Day (screenplay)
 1940 Dance, Girl, Dance (screen play)
 1940 Pride and Prejudice (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1938 Girls' School (original story) / (screen play)
 1937 The Bride Wore Red (screen play)
 1937 The Good Earth (screen play)
 1936 His Brother's Wife (contributor to dialogue - uncredited)

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Book of short stories: "On Being Told That Her Second Husband Has Taken His First Lover And Other Stories", See more »

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Mother of Peter Davis, who is the writer, filmmaker and director of the Academy Award-winning documentary Hearts and Minds (1974), and Jane Davis, a wellness and mind-body specialist.

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