Jerome Cady

Jerome Cady (1903 - 1948) was a Hollywood screenwriter.

What promised to be a lucrative and successful career as a film writer - graduating up from Charlie Chan movies in the late 30s to such well respected war films as Guadalcanal Diary (1943), a successful adaptation of Forever Amber (1947) and the police procedural Call Northside 777 (1948) - came to an abrupt end when he died of a sleeping pill overdose onboard his yacht off Catalina Island in 1948.

Cady received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Wing and a Prayer in 1944.

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    It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
    Jerome Cady, U.S. screenwriter, and Lewis Milestone. General Mitsubi (Richard Loo)

    I see by the papers that you have once more stirred that pool of intellectual stagnation, the educational convention.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    The steel decks rock with the lightning shock, and shake with the
    great recoil,
    And the sea grows red with the blood of the dead and reaches for his spoil—
    But not till the foe has gone below or turns his prow and runs,
    Shall the voice of peace bring sweet release to the men behind the
    guns!
    —John Jerome Rooney (1866–1934)