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  • Irv Brecher, Oscar winner,  Marx Brothers writer, dead at 94

    By The Web Guy

    November 19, 2008 | 5:44 pm

    Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and the movies included writing two Marx Brothers comedies, co-writing the Judy Garland musical “Meet Me in St. Louis” and creating the radio and TV series “The Life of Riley,” has died. He was 94.

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  • Hijinks ‘n’ Hilarity Mark Wit’s Career

    By Hank Rosenfeld

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Irving Brecher, my 88-year-old writing partner, stood onstage at the Arclight Cinemas on Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street after screening "Meet Me in St. Louis." Irv wrote this classic in 1944, one of seven MGM musicals he did. The moderator of the Arclight "Screenwriter's Network...