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Sidney Buchman

Highest Rated: 100% Jolson Sings Again (1949)

Lowest Rated: 60% The Group (1966)

Birthday: Mar 27, 1902

Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, USA

Screenwriter at Columbia who did sparkling work for directors including Frank Capra, Leo McCarey, George Cukor and Joseph Mankiewicz. Buchman had begun a successful climb up the studio's corporate ladder when, in 1951, he was called to testify before HUAC. He admitted to having once been a member of the Communist Party but refused to "name names" and was blacklisted. Buchman moved to France in the 1960s.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
60% 58% The Group Producer,
Screenwriter
- 1966
62% 69% Cleopatra Writer - 1963
No Score Yet 77% The Mark Screenwriter - 1961
100% 69% Jolson Sings Again Writer,
Producer
- 1949
96% 94% Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Writer - 1939
93% 87% The Awful Truth Writer - 1937
93% 83% Lost Horizon Writer (Screenplay) - 1937
No Score Yet 73% Theodora Goes Wild Writer - 1936
No Score Yet 50% She Married Her Boss Writer - 1935
100% 53% Broadway Bill Writer - 1934
No Score Yet 40% Daughter of the Dragon Writer - 1931

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