Classic Movie Hub (CMH)

Charles Brackett

Charles Brackett

President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1949 to 1955

President of the Screen Writers Guild. [1938-1939]

Replaced Herman Mankiewicz as The New Yorker's theatre critic in 1925, only to leave for Hollywood, as his predecessor had done, in 1929. Worked with director/writer Billy Wilder's as his collaborator on 13 movies, including Sunset Blvd (1950).