Charles Brackett

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Charles Brackett

American novelist, screenwriter, and film producer add

Category: Literature

Born in 1892.

Countries: United States (85%), Austria (15%)

Main connections: Billy Wilder, Harvard University, Williams College

Linked to: Williams College, College Scandal

 

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Charles Brackett was born in 1892 add something


1915

Brackett was a 1915 graduate of Williams College, and received his degree from Harvard University add something


1919

Brackett married Elizabeth Barrows Fletcher, a descendant of Stephen Hopkins of the "Mayflower", on June 2, 1919, in Indianapolis, Indiana add something


1925

He was a frequent contributor to the "Saturday Evening Post", "Collier's", and "Vanity Fair", and a drama critic for "The New Yorker" from 1925 to 1929 add something


1933

Screen Writers Guild - Ten writers met in 1933 to establish the Guild as a union under the protection of laws governing unions under consideration by Congress and eventually embodied in the Wagner Act of 1935, They included Donald Ogden Stewart, Charles Brackett, Phillip Dunne, and Dorothy Parker


1936

From 1936 until 1950, Brackett worked with Billy Wilder as his collaborator on thirteen movies, including the classics "Sunset Blvd add something


1938

Franz Schulz - In 1938-39 he worked with Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett to create the Mitchell Leisen comedy film "Midnight"


 

He won Academy awards for scripting "The Lost Weekend" , "Sunset Boulevard" , and "Titanic" , and received an Honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement in 1959 add something


1946

Eddy Howard - The song was a tie-in with the 1946 Paramount film, "To Each His Own", which brought Academy *awards for Olivia de Havilland and screenwriter Charles Brackett


1948

D. M. Marshman, Jr. - In 1948, Marshman was recruited by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder to help write the screenplay of "Sunset Boulevard"


1949

He was president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1949 through 1955 add something


1950

Brackett and Wilder split in 1950, upon the completion of "Sunset Boulevard" add something

 

Sunset Boulevard (film) - "'Sunset Boulevard"' is a 1950 American "film noir" directed and co-written by Billy Wilder, and produced and co-written by Charles Brackett


1953

In 1953, Brackett married Elizabeth's sister, Lillian Fletcher add something


1956

The King and I (1956 film) - "'The King and I"' is a 1956 musical film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Walter Lang and produced by Charles Brackett and Darryl F. Zanuck


Charles Brackett died in 1969 add something

 

Charles Brackett died on March 9, 1969, aged 77, in Beverly Hills, California add something