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Betty Comden
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    (May 3, 1919-November 23, 2006)
    Birth name is Elizabeth Cohen
    Wrote Songs 'New York New York,' 'Lonely Town,' 'Party's Over,' 'Just in Time' and 'The French Lesson'
    Has written songs for the plays 'Wonderful Town,' 'Do Re Mi,' 'On the Town,' 'Peter Pan,' 'Billion Dollar Baby,' 'Say Darling,' 'Bells are ringing,' 'Subways are sleeping,' 'A Doll's Life,' 'Hallelujah, Baby' and 'Fade Out-Fade in'
    Wrote Screenplays to 'Singin' in the Rain (1952),' 'On the Band Wagon (1953),' 'Bells Are Ringing (1960),' 'It's Always Fair Weather (1955),' 'On the town (1949),' and 'The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)'
    Partner of Adolph Green
    Her name sounds like 'Condom.'
    She outlived her son, her co-worker, Adolph Green and her husband.
    It was hard to understand what she's saying.
    She and her partner, Adolph Green had the longest running musical collaboration on record.
    The night club act she was part of called 'The Revuers' included Judy Holliday.
    She and her partner won the WGA Award for 'Best Written American Musical' for 'On the Town' (1950), 'Singin' in the Rain (1953) and 'Bells are Ringing' (1961).
    She and Adolph Green wrote the screenplay to 'Singin' in the rain (1952)' which would eventually make it into AFI's top 10 greatest movies ever made.
    She recieved the Woman of the Year Award from the Alumni Association of New York University

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