Norman Krasna

Playwright, Screenwriter, Producer
Drama critic turned playwright who went to Hollywood in 1932 and wrote several delightful comedies including "Bachelor Mother" (1939) and "The Devil and Miss Jones" (1941).
Born: 11/07/1909 in Queens, New York, USA

Filmography

Writer (35)

I'd Rather Be Rich 1963 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sunday in New York 1962 (Movie)

("Sunday in New York") (Play as Source Material)

Sunday in New York 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

My Geisha 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Let's Make Love 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Who Was That Lady? 1960 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

Who Was That Lady? 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Indiscreet 1958 (Movie)

("Kind Sir") (Play as Source Material)

Indiscreet 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bundle of Joy 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Ambassador's Daughter 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

White Christmas 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

John Loves Mary 1949 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

Mr. & Mrs. Smith 1940 (Movie)

(From Story)

Mr. & Mrs. Smith 1940 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Devil and Miss Jones 1940 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bachelor Mother 1938 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Fury 1935 (Movie)

(From Story)

Meet the Baron 1933 (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Bride by Mistake (Movie)

(Screen Story)

Hands Across the Table (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Hollywood Speaks (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Indiscreet (TV Show)

Play as Source Material

It Started With Eve (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

It's a Date (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Love, Honor and Oh Baby! (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Practically Yours (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Romance in Manhattan (Movie)

(Screen Story)

The Big Hangover (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Flame of New Orleans (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The King and the Chorus Girl (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The King and the Chorus Girl (Movie)

(Screen Story)

The Richest Girl in the World (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Wife vs. Secretary (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

You and Me (Movie)

(Screen Story)
Producer (8)

Who Was That Lady? 1960 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Ambassador's Daughter 1956 (Movie)

(Producer)

Clash By Night 1952 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Lusty Men 1952 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Blue Veil 1951 (Movie)

(Producer)

Behave Yourself! (Movie)

(Producer)

The Big City (Movie)

(Producer)

The Big Hangover (Movie)

(Producer)
Director (2)

The Ambassador's Daughter 1956 (Movie)

(Director)

The Big Hangover (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (1)

Biography

Drama critic turned playwright who went to Hollywood in 1932 and wrote several delightful comedies including "Bachelor Mother" (1939) and "The Devil and Miss Jones" (1941).

EDUCATION

St John's University

Jamaica , New York
attended night school there while going to Columbia during the day

New York University

New York , New York

Columbia University

New York , New York

Milestones

1942

Film directing debut "Princess O'Rourke"

1937

First film as producer (for MGM) "Big City"

1930

Columnist for Exhibitors Herald-World; then to Hollywood working in Warner Bros. Publicity department

1930

Signed contract as screenwriter with Columbia

1929

Drama editor and critic for Evening Graphic

1928

Joined New York-based "World" as copy boy then assistant to drama editor

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