Edward Chodorov

Edward Chodorov (April 17, 1904 – October 9, 1988), was a Broadway playwright, and the writer or producer of over 50 motion pictures.[1]

Edward Chodorov
Born(1904-03-17)March 17, 1904
New York City
DiedOctober 9, 1988(1988-10-09) (aged 84)
New York City
RelativesJerome Chodorov, brother


Credited as writer or producer:[2]




  • Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (1953), later adapted into a 1957 film
  • Common Ground (1945)[4]
  • Decision (1944)
  • Those Endearing Young Charms (1943)
  • Cue for Passion (1940) with H. S. Kraft
  • Kind Lady (1935) (writer)
  • Wonder Boy (1931) with Arthur Barton


Chodorov was blacklisted in 1953 by Hollywood studios for his failure to cooperate with the House Committee on Un-American Activities. He was identified as a Communist Party member by Jerome Robbins.


  1. Honan, William H. (October 12, 1988). "Edward Chodorov, 84, Playwright And Writer and Producer of Films". The New York Times. Retrieved July 29, 2008. Edward Chodorov, a Broadway playwright and the author or producer of some 50 motion pictures, died on Sunday after a brief illness at his home in New York City. He was 84 years old.
  2. "Edward Chodorov". IMDb. Retrieved November 26, 2014.
  3. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0158737/otherworks
  4. "The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, May 7, 1945". Time. May 7, 1945.
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