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Dore Schary Biography | Author of Sunrise at Campobello

Dore Schary
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Author Biography

Dore Schary has been recognized not only for his contributions at MGM studios but also as a man of "firsts." Schary was one of the first producers to make a film addressing anti-Semitism. However, he is best known for his reign at MGM during what some have characterized as a "golden age" in the film industry.

Schary was born on August 31, 1905, in New-ark, New Jersey. After dropping out of Central High School at age fourteen, he returned to graduate, recognizing the necessity of having a diploma after attempting to work on his own. In the mid-1920s, he was said to have played small parts in New York stage plays. Schary married artist Miriam Svet on March 5, 1932. The couple had three children, daughters Joy and Jill, and son Jeb.

His film career began after the submission of his plays to Columbia Pictures. He contracted with Columbia for one...

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