Charles Francisco

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General Information

Name: Charles Francisco

Pen Name: None

Born: 1930 in East St. Louis, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • 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

ISBN: 0525187928
Release Date: 1979-04-25

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You must remember this: The filming of Casablanca

Release Date: 1980

Gentleman: The William Powell Story

ISBN: 0312321031
Release Date: 1985-02

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Literary Awards

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

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Information:

Julia Copersmith Literary Agency

10 West 15th Street

New York, New York 10011

External Links

Charles Francisco on WorldCat

Charles Francisco on Amazon


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