"Robert Paul Smith" was an American author, most famous for his classic evocation of childhood, Where Did You Go? Out. What Did You Do? Nothing.
Robert Paul Smith was born in Brooklyn, grew up in Mount Vernon, NY, and graduated from Columbia College of Columbia University/Columbia College in 1936. He worked as a writer for CBS/CBS Radio and wrote four novels: So It Doesn't Whistle (1946) (1941, according to Avon Publishing Co., Inc., reprint edition ... Plus Blood in Their Veins copyright 1952); The Journey (Smith novel)/The Journey, (1943); Because of My Love (1946); The Time and the Place (1951).
The Tender Trap (play)/The Tender Trap, a play by Smith and Dobie Gillis creator Max Shulman, opened in 1954 with Robert Preston (actor)/Robert Preston in the leading role. It was later made into a movie starring Frank Sinatra and Debbie Reynolds. A classic example of the "battle-of-the-sexes" comedy, it revolves around the mutual envy of a bachelor living in New York City and a settled family man living in the New York suburbs.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Robert Paul Smith on Wikipedia.