George Oppenheimer

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New York City, New York, USA
George Oppenheimer had a prolific career as a critic, playwright, screenwriter and publisher. A graduate of Williams College, he was first engaged as an advertising publications manager by Alfred A. Knopf, before venturing into the publishing business as co-founder of Viking Press (with Harold Guinzburg) in 1925. Eight years later, Oppenheimer moved to Hollywood, contracted by the writing team of George S. Kaufman and Robert E. Sherwood to complete the screenplay of Samuel Goldwyn's spoof comedy Roman Scandals (1933). Read more...