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Andrew Sarris

Born: 31-Oct-1928
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 20-Jun-2012
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [1]
Cause of death: Infection

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The American Cinema

Military service: US Army Signal Corps

[1] St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, NY.

Father: George Andrew Sarris
Mother: Themis Katavolos
Brother: George Sarris (d. 1960 sky diving accident)
Wife: Molly Haskell (film critic, m. 1969, until his death)

    High School: John Adams High School, Queens, NY
BA, Columbia University (1951)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1998)

    The New York Observer Film Critic
    The Village Voice Film Critic
    National Society of Film Critics
    Greek Ancestry

    Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (11-Sep-2003) · Himself
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Author of books:
The American Cinema: Directors and Directions, 1929-1968 (1968)
Confessions of a Cultist: On the Cinema, 1955-1969 (1970)
Hollywood Voices: Interviews with Film Directors (1971)
The Primal Screen: Essays on Film and Related Subjects (1973)
You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet: The American Talking Film, History & Memory, 1927-1949 (1998)

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