Charles Schnee

Screenwriter, Producer, Executive
Gave up law to become a screenwriter in the mid-1940s, crafting scripts for such excellent works as the classic western, "Red River" (1948), the driving social melodrama "They Live By Night" (1949) and the cynical ... Read more »
Born: 08/05/1916 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Writer (13)

Two Weeks in Another Town 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Butterfield 8 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Crowded Sky 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Bad and the Beautiful 1951 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Right Cross 1950 (Movie)

(From Story)

Right Cross 1950 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Next Voice You Hear 1949 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

They Live By Night 1949 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Red River 1948 (Movie)

("The Chisholm Trail") (Source Material (from novel))

Red River 1948 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

I Walk Alone 1947 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

From This Day Forward (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Furies (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Biography

Gave up law to become a screenwriter in the mid-1940s, crafting scripts for such excellent works as the classic western, "Red River" (1948), the driving social melodrama "They Live By Night" (1949) and the cynical Hollywood saga, "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952). Schnee worked primarily as a producer and production executive during the mid-1950s but eventually turned his attention back to scriptwriting.

Relationships

Abraham Schnee

Father
survived him

EDUCATION

School of Law, University of Yale

New Haven , Connecticut 1939

Yale University

New Haven , Connecticut

Milestones

1953

Production debut "Torch Song"

1946

Screenwriting debut "From This Day Forward"

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