A Wordsmith Introduces Himself

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A letter sent by 24 year-old future screenwriter Robert Pirosh (1910 – 1989) to the directors and producers of Hollywood in 1934.

It landed him three interviews and a job as junior writer with MGM which led on to a gig writing for the Marx Brothers and, later, an Oscar for his script for Battleground in 1949.

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(Pic: guardian)

(H/T: Marsupial)