Emmett Lavery

Bio: Lawyer-turned playwright Emmett Lavery's early works from the '30s include The First Legion, Monsignor's Hour and The Gentleman from Athens. Later he became a screenwriter who worked alone or in collaboration with others. He also adapted some of his plays to the screen. In 1946, Lavery made an unsuccessful bid for a seat in Congress. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi


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