Robert Emmet Sherwood

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Robert Emmet Sherwood (4 April 1896 – 4 November 1955) was an American playwright, editor, and screenwriter.

Born in New Rochelle, New York, he was a son of Arthur Murray Sherwood, a rich stockbroker, and his wife, the former Rosina Emmet, a well-known illustrator and portrait painter known as Rosina E. Sherwood. He was a great-great-grandson of ...

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11 November 2014

I've never before had to fight an angel, but I suggest you take off your coat and put up your dukes.

11 November 2014

Last night, I dreamt I went to Manderlay again.

11 November 2014

I remember when I was younger, there was a well-known writer who used to dart down the back way whenever saw me coming. I suppose he was in love with me and wasn't quite sure of himself. Well, c'est la vie!

11 November 2014

That's the whole story of my life: frustration. It's a chronic disease, and it's incurable.

11 November 2014

The main trouble [with this country] is there are too many people who don't know where they're going and they want to get there too fast.

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