Ernest Pagano

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Ernest Pagano
Born(1901-01-16)January 16, 1901
Florence, Colorado, U.S.
DiedApril 29, 1953(1953-04-29) (aged 52)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1927–1947

Ernest S. Pagano (January 16, 1901 April 29, 1953) was an American screenwriter. He began in showbusiness as a "gag-man" in silent films. [1] He wrote for 66 films between 1927 and 1947. He was born in Florence, Colorado, and died in Los Angeles, California from a heart attack. His brother was the novelist and screenwriter Jo Pagano. [2]

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  1. Wodehouse: A Life by Robert McCrum, W. W. Norton & Company, 2005, page 245.
  2. Celluloid Adventures 2: Artistic Triumphs...Box Office Bombs by Nicholas Anez, Midnight Marquee Press, 2011, page 64