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Paddy Chayefsky

Playwright, Screenwriter (29-Jan-1923 — 1-Aug-1981)


John M. Clum. Paddy Chayefsky. Twayne Publishers. 1976.

Shaun Considine. Mad As Hell: The Life and Work of Paddy Chayefsky. New York: Random House. 1994.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.256)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.135)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.299)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.195)

  11. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.470)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.50)

  13. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.136)

  14. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.58)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.111)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.80)

  17. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.308-09)

  18. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.155)

  19. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.191)

  20. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.106)

  21. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.101)

  22. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.130)

  23. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.107)

  24. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.1, pp.344-46)

  25. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.484)

  26. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.79)

  27. Legends in Their Own Time (p.47)

  28. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.3)

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