Robert E. Sherwood

Robert E. Sherwood

Highest Rated: 100% The Petrified Forest (1936)

Lowest Rated: 40% Idiot's Delight (1939)

Birthday: Apr 04, 1896

Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, USA

Intelligent, witty film critic and editor of the original LIFE magazine of the 1920s, motion picture editor of the NEW YORK HERALD and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright ("Idiot's Delight," "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" and "There Shall Be No Night") whose plays were frequently adapted for film (such as the thrice-filmed "Waterloo Bridge" and "Petrified Forest"). Sherwood also co-wrote screenplays for such films as "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1935), "The Divorce of Lady X" (1938), "Rebecca" (1940) and "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) for which he won an Oscar.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
84% 81% The Bishop's Wife Writer - 1947
98% 93% The Best Years of Our Lives Screenwriter - 1946
100% 92% Rebecca Writer - 1940
83% 71% Abe Lincoln in Illinois Writer - 1940
40% 46% Idiot's Delight Screenwriter - 1939
No Score Yet 27% The Adventures of Marco Polo Screenwriter - 1938
100% 80% The Petrified Forest Writer - 1936
100% 51% The Ghost Goes West Screenwriter - 1936
80% 62% Roman Scandals Writer - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cock of the Air Screenwriter - 1932

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