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Budd Schulberg Obituary

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009


‘What Makes Sammy Run?’ author Budd Schulberg dies at 95




The scathing look at the film industry drew the Hollywood establishment’s anger. The writer, who named names before the House Un-American Activities Committee, won an Oscar for ‘On the Waterfront.’


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
August 5, 2009


Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel “What Makes Sammy Run?” and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen’s union in the film classic “On the Waterfront,” has died. He was 95.


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