Samson Raphaelson

Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist
Raphaelson had many of his plays adapted for the screen ("The Jazz Singer" made the transition three times) as well as writing sparkling original screenplays, notably for the sophisticated comedies of Ernst Lubitsch ... Read more »
Born: 03/30/1894 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Writer (26)

You've Got Mail 1998 (Movie)

from screenplay("The Shop Around the Corner") (From Story)

Suspicion 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

From Story

But Not For Me 1958 (Movie)

("Accent on Youth") (Play as Source Material)

Main Street to Broadway 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Jazz Singer 1953 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

In the Good Old Summertime 1949 (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Green Dolphin Street 1947 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Harvey Girls 1945 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Heaven Can Wait 1942 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Suspicion 1940 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Shop Around the Corner 1939 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Merry Widow 1933 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

One Hour With You 1931 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Trouble in Paradise 1931 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Jazz Singer 1927 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

Accent on Youth (Movie)

(Play Author)

Broken Lullaby (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Dressed to Thrill (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Mr. Music (Movie)

(Play Author)

Skylark (Movie)

(Play Author)

That Lady in Ermine (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Magnificent Lie (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Perfect Marriage (Movie)

(Play Author)

The Smiling Lieutenant (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Ziegfeld Follies (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Biography

Raphaelson had many of his plays adapted for the screen ("The Jazz Singer" made the transition three times) as well as writing sparkling original screenplays, notably for the sophisticated comedies of Ernst Lubitsch ("Trouble in Paradise" 1932, "Heaven Can Wait" 1943, etc. ). Uncle of writer-director-producer Bob Rafelson.

Relationships

Bob Rafelson Director

Nephew
Born Feb. 21, 1933; Emmy Award-winning American film director, writer and producer; co-created The Monkees

EDUCATION

University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois

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