Frank S. Nugent
Frank Stanley Nugent (27 May 1908, New York City – 29 December 1965, Los Angeles) was an American journalist, film reviewer, script doctor, and screenwriter who wrote 21 film scripts, 11 for John Ford. He received a nomination for the Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay for film The Quiet Man in 1953; the film also won him his first Writers Guild of America Award for 'Best Written American Comedy', an award he was to receive again in 1956 for Mister Roberts (1955).
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“Jesus: Senor, the widow Gomez delivered a son this morning, a boy.
Guthrie McCabe: Bully for the widow Gomez.
Jesus: But Senor, it has been more than a year ago since Senor Antonio Gomez has been buried in the church house.
McCabe: Well, theres some men ya just cant trust to stay where you put em.”
—Frank S. Nugent (19081965)