What Makes Sammy Run?
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|Birth:||27th March, 1914|
|Death:||5th August, 2009|
|Profession:||Novelist, Screenwriter, Television Producer, Writer|
Budd Schulberg was born in New York. He was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports writer. He was known for his 1941 novel, What Makes Sammy Run?, his 1947 novel The Harder They Fall, his 1954 Academy Award-winning screenplay for On the Waterfront, and his 1957 screenplay for A Face in the Crowd. Dartmouth College awarded Schulberg an honorary degree in 1960. In 1950, Schulberg published The Disenchanted, about a young screenwriter who collaborates on a screenplay about a college winter festival with a famous novelist at the nadir of his career. Schulberg was also a sports writer and former chief boxing correspondent for Sports Illustrated. He was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 2002 in recognition of his contributions to the sport.
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