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Claudine

Released 1974
Distributor Twentieth Century Fox
A gentle comedy about a not-so-gentle subject, the hardscrabble life of an unmarried black woman and her lively brood circa 1974, Claudine stars Diahann Carroll as the set-upon title character and James Earl Jones as the big-hearted garbage man come courting. Carroll earned an Oscar nomination and the script received a Writer’s Guild nomination for Best Comedy.

About Larry Karaszewski

Larry Karaszewski and his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories.  Their current release is “Dolemite is My Name” featuring Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore. The duo previously created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, Emmy, PGA and WGA Awards. They also won the Golden Globe and WGA Award for the film “The People vs Larry Flynt.” Other movies include the Oscar winning “Ed Wood” (WGA nomination), “Big Eyes” (Independent Spirit nomination), “Auto Focus" and “Man on the Moon.” The team has been inducted into the Final Draft Screenwriting Hall of Fame.  Larry is also a Governor for writers branch, co-chair of the International Feature Film category, and a Vice President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.