Schwerin, Jules

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SCHWERIN, Jules

SCHWERIN, Jules. American, b. 1919. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Biography. Career: Film producer and director and free-lance journalist. RKO Pathe Studios, Culver City, CA, supervising producer; Samuel Gold- wyn Studios, writer and director of short dramas and documentaries for Robert Maxwell Productions; CBS-TV, director of documentary film for The Morning Show and director and writer of documentaries for The American Week; Universal Pictures, director for United World Films; VPI Productions, president and director. Worked as screen story analyst for Paramount Pictures and Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA; War Production Board, Washington, DC, worked in relief and rehabilitation; Office of War Information, NYC, staff member; Port of Embarkation, Newport News, VA, senior clerk, 1942- 44. Lecturer at colleges and universities. Publications: (ed. and contrib.) Flight, 1953; Weddings, 1987; Got to Tell It: Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel, 1992. SCREENPLAYS: Fortune and Men's Eyes, 1969; Indian Summer; Twist of Fate, 1989. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 317 West 83rd St., New York, NY 10024, U.S.A.