Ernest Lehman (December 8, 1915 in New York City – July 2, 2005 in Los Angeles, California) was an American screenwriter. He received 6 Academy Award nominations during his screenwriting career. In 2001 he received an honorary Oscar for his works, the first screenwriter to receive that honor.
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... Are Ringing - Betty Comden and Adolph Green 1962 West Side Story - Ernest Lehman 1963 The Music Man - Meredith Wilson, Franklin Lacey, and Marion Hargrove 1964 Not awarded 1965 Mary Poppins. 1967 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Ernest Lehman 1968 Bonnie and Clyde - David Newman and Robert Benton 1969 The Lion in Winter* - James Goldman Best Written Comedy ...
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“Maria: When we enter the Abbey, our worldly clothes are given to the poor.
Colonel Von Trapp: What about this one?
Maria: The poor didnt want this one.”
—Ernest Lehman (b. 1920)
“Has anyone ever told you that you overplay your various roles rather severely, Mr. Kaplan? First youre the outraged Madison Avenue man who claims hes been mistaken for someone else. Then you play the fugitive from justice, supposedly trying to clear his name of a crime he knows he didnt commit. And now you play the peevish lover stung by jealously and betrayal. It seems to me you fellows could stand a little less training from the FBI and a little more from the Actors Studio.”
—Ernest Lehman (b.1920)
“What have I done for you,
England, my England?
What is there I would not do,
England, my own?”
—William Ernest Henley (18491903)