Tom Barry (screenwriter)

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Tom Barry
Hal Donahue

(1885-07-31)July 31, 1885
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
DiedNovember 7, 1931 (aged 46)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Tom Barry (born Hal Donahue; July 31, 1885 – November 7, 1931) was a vaudeville sketch writer, playwright and screenwriter. [1] [2] He was nominated for two Oscars for Best Screenplay, for In Old Arizona and The Valiant at the 2nd Academy Awards. [3]


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  1. "In Old Arizona Thrilling Film". Prescott Evening Courier. 2 September 1929. p. 3. Retrieved 25 May 2012.
  2. "TOM BARRY, 47, DIES IN HOLLYWOOD, CAL.; Playwright and Screen Writer Succumbs to Heart Attack in His Hotel Quarters". New York Times. November 9, 1931. Retrieved May 25, 2012.
  3. "2nd Academy Awards Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences . Archived from the original on 2012-06-21. Retrieved 2015-01-16.