Claude Binyon

Oct 17, 1905


Chicago-based journalist Claude Binyon became city editor of the show-biz trade magazine Variety in the late '20s. Legend has it that it was Binyon, rather than Variety's colorful editor Syme Silverman, who came up with the famous stock market-crash headline "Wall St. Lays an Egg." He switched from writing about movies to writing for them with 1932's If… More


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