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Crowther, Bosleylocked

(13 July 1905–07 March 1981)
  • Robert Mirandon


Crowther, Bosley (13 July 1905–07 March 1981), newspaper film reviewer, was born Francis Bosley Crowther in Lutherville, Maryland, the son of F. Bosley Crowther and Eliza Leisenring. His father was a wholesale grocer, but the family was clearly of the middle class. Crowther’s earliest public schooling took place in Lutherville, near Baltimore. When his parents moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he attended grade school there, and after another family move he finished his high school education in Washington, D.C. He then spent a postgraduate year at the Woodberry Forest school in Virginia....

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