LAZARUS, SIDNEY P., 1888-1933

Biography:

Playwright, screenwriter, illustrator. Born– Shelbyville, Ky. Parents– Lew Lazarus. Married– Maude Lazarus. Lived and was educated in Birmingham. Secretary and treasurer, Birmingham Mattress Company; moved to New York in 1919, and wrote stage plays; later moved to California, where he wrote screen plays, including Gabette, Come Along Mandy, and Dixie to Broadway. He and his wife committed suicide November 28, 1933.

Source:

Files at Birmingham Public Library.

Publication(s):

Why Can’t I Fly. New York; Scribner, 1949.

Illustrator; The Singing Cobbler. New York; Harper, 1939.