Casey Robinson
Date of Birth
Oct 17, 1903
Birth Place:
Logan, UT


Described by film critic Richard Corliss as "the master of the art -- or craft -- of adaptation," screenwriter Casey Robinson was the son of a Brigham Young University music/drama instructor. Graduating from Cornell at 19, Robinson briefly taught English before opting for a career in journalism. Through one of his newspaper contacts, he made his entree into films in 1927 as a title writer. He...