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      Morrie Ryskind

      Highest Rated: 97% My Man Godfrey (1936)

      Lowest Rated: 69% Room Service (1938)

      Birthday: Oct 20, 1895

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      Collaborated with George S. Kaufman on several Broadway hits including the Marx Brothers vehicle "Coconuts" (1925) and 1932's Pulitzer Prize-winning "Of Thee I Sing" (with Ira Gershwin). A former socialist, he testified before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1947 and later became an extreme rightist and member of the John Birch Society.

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      94% 75% Penny Serenade Writer - 1941
      69% 56% Room Service Screenwriter - 1938
      96% 87% Stage Door Screenwriter - 1937
      97% 90% My Man Godfrey Screenwriter - 1936
      No Score Yet 40% Palmy Days Screenwriter - 1931