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Fannie Hurst (I) (1889–1968)

Fannie Hurst was born on October 18, 1889 in Hamilton, Ohio, USA. She was a writer, known for Back Pay (1930), Four Daughters (1938) and The Day She Paid (1919). She was married to Jacques S. Danielson. She died on February 23, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Back Pay Writer
Four Mothers Writer


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 1971 Anneler ve Kizlari (novel "Imitation of Life")
 1965 Seven Kadin Unutmaz (novel "Back Street" - uncredited)
 1961 Back Street (novel)
 1960 Imitação da Vida (TV Series) (novel "Imitation of Life")
 1959 Imitation of Life (novel)
 1954 Young at Heart (story)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Icewater Please (1954) ... (story)
 1948 Angelitos negros (novel "Imitation of Life")
 1946 Humoresque (short story "Humoresque")
 1941 Back Street (novel - as Fannie Hurst's Back Street)
 1941 Four Mothers (suggested by the book "Sister Act" by)
 1939 Four Wives (suggested by the book "Sister Act")
 1938 Four Daughters (from the Cosmopolitan Magazine story by)
 1934 Imitation of Life (novel)
 1933 Hello, Everybody! (story)
 1932 Back Street (novel)
 1932 Symphony of Six Million (story)
 1931 Five and Ten (from the book by)
 1930 Back Pay (based on the story by)
 1930 Lummox (dialogue) / (novel)
 1929 The Painted Angel (story "Give the Little Girl a Hand")
 1929 The Younger Generation (from the play by)
 1928 Wheel of Chance (story)
 1926 The Untamed Lady (story)
 1926 Mannequin (story)
 1922 The Good Provider (story)
 1922 Stardust (novel)
 1922 Back Pay (novel)
 1921 Just Around the Corner (story)
 1920 Humoresque (story)
 1919 The Day She Paid (story "Oats for the Woman")
 1919 A Petal on the Current (story)
 1918 Her Great Chance (story "Golden Fleece")
 1912 A Son's Ingratitude (Short) (unconfirmed - unconfirmed)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Sister Act" (filmed as Four Wives (1939), Young at Heart (1954), Four Mothers (1941) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fannie Hurst's Back Street

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American playwright and author of short stories, sentimental novels and Hollywood screenplays. She graduated with a BA from Washington University in 1909. Hurst was a noted philanthropist and leader in civic affairs, chairman of the National Housing Commission (1936-1937), a member of the National Committee to The Works Progress Administration (1940-1941), and, later, a delegate to the World ... See more »

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