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Born: 1930 in East St. Louis, Illinois
Francisco was born in East St. Louis, Illinois and lived in Chicago for a seven years.
Biographical and Professional Information
Francisco was an actor in New York City from 1952-54, Chicago from 1955-62, and Hollywood from 1962-67. He was the News Director at WPAT-Radio in New York City from 1967-76.
When there was a threat to raze Radio City Music Hall, Francisco wanted to preserve it as a theatrical landmark. It prompted him to rush his work on his first published book, The Radio City Music Hall: An Affectionate History of the World's Greatest Theater.
- Radio City Music Hall, An Affectionate History of the Worlds Greatest Theatre, Dutton, 1979
- You Must Remember This, The Filming of Casablanca, Prentice Hall, 1980
- Gentlemen, The William Powell Story, St. Martin`s Press, 1985
- David Niven, Enduring Rascal, Virgin Books, 1987
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Radio City Music Hall: An Affectionate History of the World's Greatest Theater
Release Date: 1979-04-25
You must remember this: The filming of Casablanca
Release Date: 1980
Gentleman: The William Powell Story
Release Date: 1985-02
Special commendation from U.S. Secretary of the Army for a guest column, A G.I.'s View of the War.
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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