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Osmond Molarsky

Osmond Molarsky, American writer. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Authors League.

Background

  • Molarsky, Osmond was born on November 17, 1909 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abram and Sarah (Shreve) Molarsky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1934.

    Works

    • Author 14 children's books, including Song of the Empty Bottles (Book World Best Book of 1968), Scrappy (Doubleday Junior Literature Guild Selection 1983), A Sky Full of Kites, 1996, also children's feature The Ellsworth Ellephant Letters for Family Circuit magazine, 1960-1963. One-act play No! Not the Russians! (winner Stage Magazine national contest, 1936). Radio docudramas for Columbia Broadcasting System and NBC, 1937-1939.

      Training and indoctrinal films for the United States Navy, 1942-1945. Television docudramas for Public Broadcasting Service including Gold Was Where You Found It and Secrets of the Brook (Readers Digest Foundation awards 1966, 67). Broadcaster, host radio talk show KNWE, San Francisco, 1967-1968.

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Authors League.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Aileen Olsen, December 29, 1950 (divorced 1964). Married Margaret Gibbons, December 27, 1970.
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    Born November 17, 1909
    • 1934
      Swarthmore College