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Gilbert Vivian Seldes (January 3, 1893 — September 29, 1970) was an American writer and cultural critic. He was editor and drama critic of The Dial. He also hosted the NBC television program The Subject is Jazz.
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Born in Alliance, New Jersey, he attended Harvard University and was the New York correspondent for T. S. Eliot's The Criterion.
In the 1930s, Seldes adapted Lysistrata and A Midsummer Night's Dream for Broadway. Later he made films, wrote radio scripts and became the first director of television for CBS News and the founding dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
The actress Marian Seldes is his daughter. The journalist George Seldes was his older brother.