FDR: President was Wannabe Screenwriter

20 Mar

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That’s right, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, our 32nd President (1933-1945), wanted to be a screenwriter before he got into politics. Here’s the article from 1947 illustrating how Paramount Pictures went about letting down gently the future Leader of the free world.

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One Response to “FDR: President was Wannabe Screenwriter”

  1. distantshipsmoke March 20, 2015 at 8:38 pm #

    Sounds like both Paramount Pictures and the United States were saved by that decision. It would be interesting to read the screen play.

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