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Robert Sylvester (I) (1907–1975)

Robert Sylvester was born on February 7, 1907 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He was a writer, known for We Were Strangers (1949), The Big Boodle (1957) and The Joe Louis Story (1953). He died on February 9, 1975 in Montauk, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Naked City Writer


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 1958 Naked City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Belvedere Tower (1958) ... (writer)
 1957 The Big Boodle (novel "The Big Boodle")
 1953 The Joe Louis Story (original screenplay)
 1950 Repertory Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Second Oldest Profession (1950) ... (novel)
 1949 We Were Strangers (novel "Rough Sketch")
 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mister Roberts (1948) ... (writer)
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 1951 Ladies Before Gentlemen (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1951) ... Himself
- Episode #1.2 (1951) ... Himself
- Premier (1951) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Novel: "The Second Oldest Profession" (filmed as Repertory Theatre: The Second Oldest Profession (1950)). See more »

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Personal Quote:

Anybody can be a radio actor, almost anybody can be a movie actor, one in a hundred can be a play actor, but hardly one in a thousand has the immediacy and spell to be a vaudeville actor. It's the hard way, but the great way.

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