Samuel Spewack

Biography

Born in the Ukraine, but raised in the U.S., Samuel Spewack first worked as a journalist for the New York World. In the late '20s, he and his wife, Bella, co-wrote the scripts for a number of slapstick comedies for both stage and screen. During WWII, Spewack created the documentary The World at War (1942) for the Office of War Information. Later he worked as information officer at the Moscow...