GREEN, GERALD


GREEN, GERALD
GREEN, GERALD (1922–2006), U.S. screenwriter, producer, author, and radio director. Three of Green's novels, The Last Angry Man (1956), To Brooklyn with Love (1967), and The Brooklyn Boy (1968), recreate life in New York City as remembered, stretching back to the 1930s. In The Legion of Noble Christians (1965), he satirized fanatical anti-Communism within a fictional framework of Christian efforts to save Jews during the Hitler era. Green also wrote The Lotus Eaters (1959), The Heartless Light (1961), The Artists of Terezin (1969), and The Stones of Zion: A Novelist's Journal in Israel (1971). He worked for NBC as a writer, director, and producer. Among his better-known screenplays are The Last Angry Man (1959; television, 1974. and Holocaust, a television miniseries (1978). In 1980 Green was awarded the Belgium Prix International Dag Hammerskjold for his novel Holocaust (1978) and his other literary work. (Lewis Fried (2nd ed.)

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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