Budd Schulberg


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in New York, New York, The United States
March 27, 1914

Died
August 05, 2009

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Budd Schulberg (1914–2009) was a screenwriter, novelist, and journalist who is best remembered for the classic novels What Makes Sammy Run?, The Harder They Fall, and the story On the Waterfront, which he adapted as a novel, play, and an Academy Award–winning film script. Born in New York City, Schulberg grew up in Hollywood, where his father, B. P. Schulberg, was head of production at Paramount, among other studios. Throughout his career, Schulberg worked as a journalist and essayist, often writing about boxing, a lifelong passion. Many of his writings on the sport are collected in Sparring with Hemingway (1995). Other highlights from Schulberg’s nonfiction career include Moving Pictures (1981), an account of his upbringing in Hollywood, a ...more

Average rating: 4.06 · 4,357 ratings · 475 reviews · 52 distinct worksSimilar authors
What Makes Sammy Run?

4.09 avg rating — 2,194 ratings — published 1941 — 36 editions
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The Disenchanted

4.16 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 1950 — 25 editions
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The Harder They Fall

4.24 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 1947 — 22 editions
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On the Waterfront

3.92 avg rating — 172 ratings — published 1955 — 26 editions
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Moving Pictures: Memories o...

3.95 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 1981 — 12 editions
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Ringside: A Treasury of Box...

4.18 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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On the Waterfront: The Play

3.83 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1998 — 8 editions
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On the Waterfront: The Fina...

4.08 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1981 — 10 editions
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Some Faces in the Crowd

4.06 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1964 — 14 editions
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Sparring with Hemingway: An...

3.81 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1995 — 7 editions
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“Isn't everyone a part of everyone else?”
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“Work hard, and if you can't work hard, be smart; and, if you can't be smart, be loud.”
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“They looked at each other until they weren't acquaintances any longer.”
Budd Schulberg, What Makes Sammy Run?

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