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Dore Schary (1905–1980)


Isadore Schary had a long and checkered history in motion pictures. He was first employed as a screenwriter at then-lowly Columbia after a story editor was struck by the crispness of a writing sample. The editor also happened to think that the writer was a woman, mistaking Dore for Dora. By 1933 he'd been lured away to the first of a number of ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Boys Town Writer
(1938)
Crossfire Miscellaneous Crew
(1947)
Act One Writer
(1963)
(1940)

Filmography

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 1982 FDR: That Man in the White House (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Act One (writer)
 1960 Sunrise at Campobello (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Well, What About You? (1960) ... (writer)
 1958 Lonelyhearts (writer)
 1955 The Battle of Gettysburg (Documentary short)
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (previous screenplay - 1 episode)
- Edison the Man (1954) ... (previous screenplay)
 1951 It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (story for picture) / (written by: episode seven)
 1946 Live Wires (based on an original story by - as Jeb Schary)
 1943 Here Comes Kelly (story - as Jeb Schary)
 1941 Married Bachelor (screen play)
 1940 Behind the News (story)
 1940 Edison, the Man (original story)
 1940 Young Tom Edison (original screenplay)
 1940 Broadway Melody of 1940 (original story)
 1938 Boys Town (original story) / (screenplay)
 1937 Big City (screen play)
 1937 Outcast (screenplay)
 1936 Song and Dance Man (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1936 Timothy's Quest (screenplay)
 1936 Her Master's Voice (adaptation)
 1935 Your Uncle Dudley (screenplay)
 1935 Silk Hat Kid (screenplay)
 1935 The Raven (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Chinatown Squad (screenplay)
 1935 Storm Over the Andes (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Mississippi (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 Red Hot Tires (additional dialogue)
 1934 Murder in the Clouds (screenplay) / (story)
 1934 Young and Beautiful (screen play and dialogue)
 1934 Most Precious Thing in Life (screenplay)
 1934 Let's Talk It Over (story "Loves of a Sailor")
 1933 Fog (screenplay)
 1933 Fury of the Jungle (screenplay)
 1933 He Couldn't Take It (story and adaptation)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Too Many Heroes. Drama. Written by Dore Schary [earliest Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Garson Kanin. Hudson Theatre: 15 Nov 1937- Nov 1937 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Cast: Paul Ashley, Jim Backus (as "Cosgrove") [final Broadway role], Jean Barrere (as "Danny Parker"), James Bell (as "... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dory Schary | Jeb Schary

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on cinema] The most collaborative of the arts.

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Related to the great fashion photographer Richard Avedon. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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