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S. J. Perelman

Author, Screenwriter (1-Feb-1904 — 17-Oct-1979)


Prudence Crowther (editor). Don't Tread on Me: The Selected Letters of S. J. Perelman. Viking Press. 1987. 372pp.

Douglas Fowler. S. J. Perelman. Twayne. 1983. 172pp.

Steven H. Gale. S. J. Perelman: A Critical Study. Greenwood Press. 1987. 232pp.

Steven H. Gale. S. J. Perelman: An Annotated Bibliography. Garland. 1985. 162pp.

Dorothy Herrmann. S. J. Perelman: A Life. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1986. 337pp.

Eric Lister. Don't Mention the Marx Brothers: Reminiscences of S. J. Perelman. Book Guild. 1985. 111pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.554)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1144)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.814)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.187)

  12. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1105)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1092)

  14. Current Biography, 1971 Yearbook (pp.319-22)

  15. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.582)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.791)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.567)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.391)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.12)

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