Individual Author Record
Name: Charles FranciscoPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1930 in East St. Louis, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFrancisco was born in East St. Louis, Illinois and lived in Chicago for a seven years.
Biographical and Professional InformationFrancisco 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