- Samson Raphaelson
Samson Raphaelson (
March 30, 1894– July 16, 1983) was an American screenwriterand playwright.
New York City, he worked on nine films with Ernst Lubitsch, including " Trouble in Paradise" (1932), " The Shop Around the Corner" (1939), and "Heaven Can Wait" (1943). He also collaborated with Alfred Hitchcockon Hitchcock's "Suspicion" (1941). He is the author of the play "Day of Atonement", which was made into "The Jazz Singer" (1927), the first talking picture, produced by Warner Brothersin the Vitaphone sound-on-discprocess. Samson Raphaelson was also Ernst Lubitsch's favorite screenwriter.
Samson Raphaelson considered "Suspicion" to be "in many ways my best screenplay." Raphaelson also cowrote Lubitsch's only drama "
Broken Lullaby" ("The Man I Killed", 1932). This film turned out to be a box office flop. When playwright Robert E. Sherwoodsaw this film, he praised like this "The best talking picture that has yet been seen and heard." Aside from his more popular work, Raphaelson also wrote the college fight song for the University of Illinoisin 1921. Titled, "Fight, Illini!: The Stadium Song" the music was composed by Rose J. Oltusky.
In 1977, the
Writers Guild of America Awards granted him the "Laurel" for lifetime achievement. He taught playwriting at Columbia Universityuntil the last years of his life. His wife Dorshka (Dorothy Wegman) (1904-2005) was the author of 'Morning Song' and, until her death, was the second oldest surviving Ziegfeld Folliesdancer. His nephew is filmmaker Bob Rafelson, and his grandson is photographer Paul Raphaelson.
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