Harry Tugend

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Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Brooklyn-born writer/producer Harry Tugend started as a vaudevillian, before moving on to writing sketches, music and gags for radio and for the Broadway stage (including the 1934 "Ziegfeld Follies"). He was much involved with Fred Allen's radio broadcasts and went on to join the latter in Hollywood in 1935. Signed to a four-year contract with 20th Century Fox as a screenwriter, he was primarily entrusted with musicals and light comedy, often vehicles for Alice Faye or Shirley Temple. Read more...