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Fuchs, Daniel, Phil Rapp (screenwriters)
The Pumpkin Coach (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)
Samuel Goldwyn Productions, Los Angeles, 1946. Treatment script for an unproduced film by screenwriters Daniel Fuchs and Phil Rapp, dated 10/16/46. First page of carbon typescript treatment is a contract with Samuel Goldwyn Productions, Inc., signed and dated by Fuchs in holograph ink, with date illegible. Daniel Fuchs began his writing career in his mid-twenties with the novels "Summer in Williamsburg" (1934), "Homage to Blenholt" (1936), and "Low Company" (1937) (published in a single volume under the title "Three Novels," in 1965, and in a subsequent edition in 2006 as "The Brooklyn Novels," with an introduction by novelist Jonathan Lethem), as well as short stories and personal essays, primarily for The New Yorker. At the age of 26 Fuchs moved to Los Angeles to begin a career in screenwriting. Fuchs' films include Robert Siodmak's 1949 crime noir "Criss Cross," Elia Kazan's 1950 noir "Panic in the Streets," Joseph M. Newman's 1954 crime noir "The Human Jungle," and Charles Vidor's 1955 musical biopic of Ruth Etting "Love Me or Leave Me," which won Fuchs the Academy Award for Best Screenplay. He retired from screenwriting in the late 1950s and in 1971 published his short Hollywood novel "West of the Rockies" and in 1979 the collection of short stories "The Apathetic Bookie Joint," which won him the National Jewish Book Award in 1980. John Updike said of Fuchs, "Nobody else writes like Daniel Fuchs. I think of him as a natural - a poet who never had to strain after a poetic effect, a magician who made magic look almost too easy." Philip Rapp, award winning writer, directo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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