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Name:  Vincent Canby  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1924 in Chicago, Illinois


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Biographical and Professional Information

Although he is chiefly known as a film critic, Canby has wrote a well-received novel. His career included working for the Chicago Journal of Commerce in Chicago as an assistant to the drama editor. He wored as a critic and reporter for the Motion Picture Herald-Motion Picture Daily, and was also a critic for the New York Times.

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