BUDD SCHULBERG - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 281146
Sale Price $180.00
B/w bust photo of Oscar-winning author Budd Schulberg in a thee-piece suit and tie, signed "With boundless admiration & love"
Photograph signed "For Jill & Roger Ceras/With boundless admiration & love,/Budd Schulberg". Post It Note with black ink notations in unknown hand affixed on verso. B/w, 7¾x9¾ overall, 5¼x7¼ image, one surface. Schulberg (1914-2009), born Budd Wilson Schulberg, co-founded the Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center in New York City in 1971. In the mid-1960s, following the riots in the Watts section of Los Angeles, he also helped found the Watts Writers Workshop. The son of Hollywood movie producer Benjamin Schulberg, the author began his writing career as a publicist for Paramount at age 17, became a screenwriter at the age of 19 and wrote a scathing, satirical exposé of the film industry in his first novel, What Makes Sammy Run? (1941). Schulberg, who won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the Academy Award-winning film On The Waterfront (1954), also wrote the screenplays for A Star is Born (1937), Nothing Sacred (1937), Little Orphan Annie (1938), Winter Carnival (1939, based on his story), A Face in the Crowd (1957, based on his story) and Wind Across the Everglades (1958, based on his story), and was the author of The Harder They Fall (book, 1947; film, 1956). A life-long fan of boxing, Schulberg, who compiled some of his fight stories in Sparring With Hemingway and The Hardest Games, is the only non-boxer honored as a "Living Legend of Boxing" by the World Boxing Association. Lightly bowed. Lightly creased corners. Random ink stains on verso. Otherwise in fine condition.
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