Kingsley, Sidney

Kingsley, Sidney (b. Kirschner)

(1906–  ) playwright; born in Philadelphia. His first play, Men in White (1933), won a Pulitzer Prize. Most of his plays, including Detective Story (1949), continued to look at serious contemporary themes.
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