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Glazer, Benjamin F.

Benjamin Glazer (1888 - 1956) won two Oscars for his screenplays SEVENTH HEAVEN and ARISE MY LOVE. One of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and a lifetime member, Glazer was once a producer of early Bing Crosby musicals at Paramount Studios including WE'RE NOT DRESSING, which he also wrote.

He wrote adaptions for the theatre of Ferenc Molnar's Liliom, which Rodgers and Hammerstein used as the basis for their musical CAROUSEL. He collaborated with Ernest Hemingway on FIFTH COLUMN for Broadway. Among his other adaptations are GREAT DIVIDE, TOLABLE DAVID, MATA HARI and A FAREWELL TO ARMS.

Associate Producer at United Artists and Warner Brothers, Glazer also headed production at Pathe in 1928. He produced such films as Love in Bloom, Paris in the Spring, Animal Kingdom and Tragic Symphony.

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