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|Died||September 12, 2004 (aged 93)|
|Relatives||Edward Chodorov, brother|
Jerome Chodorov (August 10, 1911 – September 12, 2004) was an American playwright and librettist. He co-wrote the book with Joseph A. Fields for the original Broadway musical Wonderful Town starring Rosalind Russell.
Chodorov was born in New York City, and entered journalism in the 1930s. He is best known for his 1940 play My Sister Eileen, its 1942 screen adaptation, and the musical Wonderful Town, which was based on his play. Joseph A. Fields was his frequent collaborator. He was Hollywood blacklisted during the McCarthy era.
- Schoolhouse on the Lot (1938)
- My Sister Eileen (1940)
- Junior Miss (1941)
- Those Endearing Young Charms (1943)
- The French Touch (1945)
- Anniversary Waltz (1954)
- The Ponder Heart (1956)
- Three Bags Full (1966)
- A Talent for Murder (with Norman Panama) (Edgar Award, 1982, Best Play)
- Alive and Kicking (revue, 1950) - additional material
- The Gazebo (1958) - director
- Make A Million (1958) - director
- Christine (1960) - director
- Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole (1961), director
- Jones, Kenneth."Jerome Chodorov, Librettist and Playwright Who Turned 'My Sister Eileen' Into 'Wonderful Town', Dead at 93" playbill.com, September 13, 2004
- "' Wonderful Town' Credits, Quick Review, Awards, Brief History, Synopsis" tamswitmark.com, accessed May 26, 2012
- McKinley, Jesse.Jerome Chodorov, Broadway and Film Writer, Dies at 93" The New York Times, September 14, 2004
- "Chodorov Works" doollee.com, accessed May 26, 2012
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