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A Cage of Nightingales (French: La Cage aux rossignols) is a 1945 French film directed by Jean Dréville.
A Guy Named Joe is a 1943 film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Victor Fleming.
A Medal for Benny is a 1945 American film directed by Irving Pichel.
A Song to Remember is a 1945 Columbia Pictures Technicolor biographical film which tells a fictionalised life story of Polish pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin.
A Star Is Born is a 1937 American Technicolor romantic drama film produced by David O. Selznick, directed by William A. Wellman from a script by Wellman, Robert Carson, Dorothy Parker, and Alan Campbell, and starring Janet Gaynor (in her one and only Technicolor film) as an aspiring Hollywood actress, and Fredric March (in his Technicolor debut) as a fading movie star who helps launch her career.
Above and Beyond is a 1952 American war film about Lt. Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., the pilot of the aircraft that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945.
The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Action in the North Atlantic (also known as Heroes Without Uniforms) is a 1943 American black-and-white war film from Warner Bros. Pictures, produced by Jerry Wald, directed by Lloyd Bacon, that stars Humphrey Bogart and Raymond Massey as sailors in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II.
Adela Nora Rogers St.
Adele Comandini (29 April 1898 – 22 July 1987) was an American screenwriter who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Story for Three Smart Girls (1936).
Alec Coppel (17 September 1907 – 22 January 1972) was an Australian-born screenwriter, novelist and playwright.
Alexander's Ragtime Band is a 1938 musical film released by 20th Century Fox that takes its name from the 1911 Irving Berlin song "Alexander's Ragtime Band" to tell a story of a society boy who scandalizes his family by pursuing a career in ragtime instead of in "serious" music.
Alfred Hayes (18 April 1911 – 14 August 1985) was a British-born screenwriter, television writer, novelist, and poet, who worked in Italy and the United States.
Alfred Neumann (15 October 1895 – 3 October 1952) was a German writer of novels, stories, poems, plays, and films, as well as a translator into German.
Alvah Cecil Bessie (June 4, 1904 – July 21, 1985) was an American novelist, journalist and screenwriter who was imprisoned for ten months and blacklisted by the movie studio bosses for being one of the group known as the Hollywood Ten.
Endre Antal Miksa DeToth, better known as Andre DeToth (May 15, 1913–October 27, 2002) was a Hungarian-American film director, born and raised in Makó, Csanád County, Austria-Hungary.
Angels with Dirty Faces is a 1938 American crime film directed by Michael Curtiz for Warner Brothers.
Arise, My Love is a 1940 American romantic comedy film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Mitchell Leisen, written by Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett and Jacques Théry.
Arthur Caesar (9 March 1892 – 20 June 1953) was a screenwriter.
Bachelor Mother (1939) is an American comedy film directed by Garson Kanin, and starring Ginger Rogers, David Niven, and Charles Coburn.
Ball of Fire is a 1941 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck.
Beirne Lay Jr., (September 1, 1909 – May 26, 1982) was an American author, aviation writer, Hollywood screenwriter, and combat veteran of World War II with the U.S. Army Air Forces.
Samuel (September 16, 1899 – October 14, 1971) and Bella Spewack (March 25, 1899 – April 27, 1990) were a husband-and-wife writing team.
Ben Hecht (February 28, 1894 – April 18, 1964) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist, and novelist.
Benjamin Glazer (May 7, 1887 – March 18, 1956) was a screenwriter, producer, foley artist, and director of American films from the 1920s through the 1950s.
Samuel "Billy" Wilder (June 22, 1906March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist whose career spanned more than five decades.
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977)Giddins 2001, pp.
Bitter Rice (Riso Amaro) is a 1949 Italian film made by Lux Film, written and directed by Giuseppe De Santis.
Black Legion is a 1937 American crime drama film, directed by Archie Mayo, with a script by Abem Finkel and William Wister Haines based on an original story by producer Robert Lord.
Blockade is a 1938 American drama film directed by William Dieterle and starring Madeleine Carroll, Henry Fonda and Leo Carrillo.
Robert "Bob" Mosher (January 18, 1915 – December 15, 1972) was a television and radio scriptwriter.
Borden Chase (January 11, 1900 – March 8, 1971) was an American writer.
Boys Town is a 1938 biographical drama film based on Father Edward J. Flanagan's work with a group of underprivileged and delinquent boys in a home that he founded and named "Boys Town".
Bread, Love and Dreams (Pane, amore e fantasia) is a 1953 Italian romantic comedy film directed by Luigi Comencini.
Broadway Melody of 1936 is a musical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1935.
Broken Lance is a 1954 Western film made by Twentieth Century-Fox, directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Sol C. Siegel.
Oscar "Budd" Boetticher Jr. (July 29, 1916 – November 29, 2001) was an American film director.
Bullfighter and the Lady is a 1951 drama romance sport film directed and written by Budd Boetticher starring Robert Stack, Joy Page and Gilbert Roland.
Carlo Lizzani (3 April 1922 – 5 October 2013) was an Italian film director, screenwriter and critic.
Cesare Zavattini (20 September 1902 – 13 October 1989) was an Italian screenwriter and one of the first theorists and proponents of the Neorealist movement in Italian cinema.
Charles William Brackett (November 26, 1892 – March 9, 1969) was an American novelist, screenwriter, and film producer, best known for his long collaboration with Billy Wilder.
Charles G. Booth (February 12, 1896 – May 22, 1949) was a British-born writer who settled in America and wrote several classic Hollywood stories, including The General Died at Dawn (1936) and Sundown (1941).
Charles Gordon MacArthur (November 5, 1895 – April 21, 1956) was an American playwright, screenwriter and 1935 winner of the Academy Award for Best Story.
Clare Boothe Luce (March 10, 1903 – October 9, 1987) was an American author, politician, U.S. Ambassador and public conservative figure.
Clemence Dane was the pseudonym of Winifred Ashton (21 February 1888 – 28 March 1965), an English novelist and playwright.
Collier's was an American magazine, founded in 1888 by Peter Fenelon Collier.
Come to the Stable is a 1949 American film which tells the true story of the Abbey of Regina Laudis and the two French religious sisters who come to a small New England town and involve the townsfolk in helping them to build a children's hospital.
Comrade X is a 1940 American comedy spy film directed by King Vidor and starring Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr, and Oskar Homolka.
James Dalton Trumbo (December 9, 1905 – September 10, 1976) was an American screenwriter and novelist who scripted many award-winning films including Roman Holiday, Exodus, Spartacus, and Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.
Daniel Fuchs (June 25, 1909 – July 26, 1993) was an American screenwriter, fiction writer, and essayist.
Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902December 22, 1979) was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era.
David Boehm (1 February 1893 in New York – 31 July 1962 in Santa Monica, California) was an American screenwriter.
Destination Tokyo is a 1943 black-and-white submarine war film.
Samuel Donald Hartman (18 November 1900, New York - 23 March 1958, Palm Springs, California) was an American screenwriter and director.
Donald Ogden Stewart (November 30, 1894 - August 2, 1980) was an American author and screenwriter, best known for his sophisticated golden era comedies and melodramas, such as The Philadelphia Story (based on the play by Philip Barry), Tarnished Lady and Love Affair.
Isadore "Dore" Schary (August 31, 1905 – July 7, 1980) was an American motion picture director, writer, and producer, and playwright who became head of production at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and eventually president of the studio during the 1950s.
Dorothy Parker (née Rothschild; August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet, writer, critic, and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles.
Douglas Morrow (September 13, 1913 – September 9, 1994) was a Hollywood screenwriter and film producer.
Douglas Z. Doty (October 15, 1874 – 20 February 1935) was an American screenwriter and editor.
Edward J. "Eddie" Doherty (October 30, 1890 – May 4, 1975) was an American newspaper reporter, author and Oscar-nominated screenwriter.
Edison, the Man is a 1940 biographical film depicting the life of inventor Thomas Edison, who was played by Spencer Tracy.
Together with then husband Edward Anhalt, screenwriter Edna Anhalt (April 10, 1914 – 1987) enjoyed some considerable success in a ten-year stretch from 1947 to her retirement in 1957.
Edward Anhalt (March 28, 1914 in New York City – September 3, 2000 in Pacific Palisades, California) was a noted screenwriter, producer, and documentary film-maker.
Edward Bernds (July 12, 1905May 20, 2000)https://www.theguardian.com/news/2000/jul/19/guardianobituaries.filmnews was an American screenwriter and director, born in Chicago, Illinois.
Eleanore Griffin (1904–1995) was an American screenwriter who worked in Hollywood.
Eleazar Lipsky (September 6, 1911 – February 14, 1993) was a prosecutor, lawyer, novelist and playwright born in the Bronx, New York, United States.
Elwood Ullman (May 27, 1903 — October 11, 1985) was an American film comedy writer most famous for his credits on The Three Stooges shorts and many other low-budget comedies.
Emeric Pressburger (5 December 19025 February 1988) was a Hungarian British screenwriter, film director, and producer.
Ernst Marischka (2 January 1893 – 12 May 1963) was an Austrian screenwriter and film director.
Ettore Margadonna (30 November 1893 – 28 October 1975) was an Italian screenwriter.
Felix Jackson (June 5, 1902 – December 7, 1992) was a German-born American screenwriter and film producer.
Forbidden Games (Jeux interdits), is a 1952 French war drama film directed by René Clément and based on François Boyer's novel Jeux Interdits.
François Boyer (1920 - 24 May 2003) was a French screenwriter.
Frances Hubbard Flaherty (December 5, 1883 – June 22, 1972) was married to acclaimed documentary filmmaker Robert J. Flaherty from 1914 until his death in 1951.
Frances Marion (born Marion Benson Owens, November 18, 1888Beauchamp. 1997 – May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, film director and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century alongside June Mathis and Anita Loos.
Frank Ross (August 4, 1904, Boston, Massachusetts - February 8, 1990, Los Angeles, California) was a film producer, writer, and actor.
Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
Frank Wilbur "Spig" Wead (24 October 1895–15 November 1947) was a U.S. Navy aviator who helped promote United States Naval aviation from its inception through World War II.
Friedrich Kohner (September 25, 1905 – July 7, 1986), credited professionally as Frederick Kohner, was an Austrian-born novelist and screenwriter, both in Germany and the US.
Frederick Stephani (June 13, 1903 – October 31, 1962) was a screenwriter and film director.
Writer Fredric M. Frank (July 9, 1911 New York City - May 9, 1977 Los Angeles, California) was a favourite scribe of Cecil B. deMille and worked with him on several of his epic productions throughout the 1940s and 1950s including Unconquered, Samson and Delilah, The Greatest Show on Earth for which he won an Academy Award for Best Story, and The Ten Commandments.
Fury is a 1936 American drama film directed by Fritz Lang which tells the story of an innocent man (Spencer Tracy) who narrowly escapes being lynched and the revenge he seeks.
G Men is a 1935 Warner Bros. crime film starring James Cagney, Ann Dvorak, and Margaret Lindsay, and presenting Lloyd Nolan's film debut.
Georges Chaperot (born 21 April 1902, date of death unknown) was a French screenwriter who co-wrote the story of the film A Cage of Nightingales (1945) with René Wheeler, for which they both received an Academy Award nomination in 1947.
Giuseppe De Santis (11 February 1917 – 16 May 1997) was an Italian film director.
Going My Way is a 1944 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald.
Gordon Wong Wellesley (8 December 1894 – 1980) was an Australian-born screenwriter and writer of Chinese descent.
Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929September 14, 1982) was an American film actress who became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III, in April 1956.
Grover Jones (November 15, 1893 – September 24, 1940) was an American screenwriter - often teamed with William Slavens McNutt - and film director.
John Guy Gilpatric (January 21, 1896 – July 7, 1950) was an American pilot, flight instructor, journalist, short-story writer and novelist, best known for his Mr.
Guy Trosper (March 27, 1911 – December 19, 1963) was an American screenwriter.
Hanns Kräly (January 16, 1884 – November 11, 1950), credited in the United States as Hans Kraly, was a German actor and screenwriter.
Harry Peter McNab Brown, Jr. (April 30, 1917 – November 2, 1986) was an American poet, novelist and screenwriter.
Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast (May 6, 1897 – March 17, 1968) was an Argentinean born, French screenwriter and director.
Harry Segall (April 10, 1892 – November 25, 1975) was an American playwright, screenwriter and television writer.
Henri Troyat (1 November 1911 – 2 March 2007) was a Russian-born French author, biographer, historian and novelist.
Henri Verneuil, born Ashot Malakian (15 October 1920 – 11 January 2002), was a French-Armenian playwright and filmmaker, who made a successful career in France.
Herbert Clyde Lewis (15 August 1909 - 17 October 1950, at IMDB) was an American novelist.
Here Comes Mr.
Here Comes the Groom is a 1951 musical romantic comedy film produced and directed by Frank Capra and starring Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman.
Hide-Out is a 1934 American pre-Code comedy, crime, drama, romance film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starring Robert Montgomery and Maureen O'Sullivan.
High Society is a 1955 comedy film directed by William Beaudine and starring the comedy team of The Bowery Boys.
High Society is a 1956 American musical comedy film directed by Charles Walters and starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, and Frank Sinatra.
Holiday Inn is a 1942 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.
Hondo is a 1953 Warnercolor 3D Western film directed by John Farrow and starring John Wayne and Geraldine Page.
Hugo D. Butler (4 May 1914 – 7 January 1968) was a Canadian born screenwriter working in Hollywood who was blacklisted by the film studios in the 1950s.
Ian McLellan Hunter (August 8, 1915 – March 5, 1991) was an English screenwriter, most noted for fronting for the blacklisted Dalton Trumbo as the credited writer of Roman Holiday in 1953.
In Old Chicago is a 1938 American drama film directed by Henry King.
Irving Berlin (born Israel Beilin (Израиль Моисеевич Бейлин) Ministry of Culture, Russian Federation – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history.
It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947) is a motion picture comedy, directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Victor Moore, Ann Harding, Don DeFore, Charles Ruggles and Gale Storm.
It Happens Every Spring is a 1949 comedy film starring Ray Milland and directed by Lloyd Bacon.
Jack Wagner (May 20, 1891 – July 13, 1963) was an American Academy Award nominee screenwriter and cinematographer mostly during the silent era of motion pictures.
Jacques Perret (September 8, 1901, Trappes, Yvelines – December 10, 1992, Paris) was a French writer best known for his novel Le Caporal Épinglé (1947), which tells the story of his captivity in Germany and of his escape attempts.
James Michael Bernard (20 September 1925 – 12 July 2001) was a British film composer, particularly associated with horror films produced by Hammer Film Productions.
Jane Murfin (October 27, 1884 – August 10, 1955) was an American playwright and screenwriter.
János Székely (born 7 July 1901 in Budapest, died 16 December 1958 in East Berlin) was a Hungarian writer and screenwriter.
Jean Marsan (April 7, 1920 – 29 September 1977) was a French screenwriter and actor.
Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.
Jed Harris (born Jacob Hirsch Horowitz; February 25, 1900 – November 15, 1979) was an Austrian-born American theatrical producer and director.
Joe Connelly (August 22, 1917 – February 13, 2003) was a television and radio scriptwriter born in New York City.
John Milton Bright (1908-1989) was an American journalist, screenwriter and political activist.
John Howard Lawson (September 25, 1894 – August 11, 1977) was an American writer.
John Monk Saunders (November 22, 1897 – March 11, 1940) was an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director.
John Patrick (May 17, 1905November 7, 1995) was an American playwright and screenwriter.
John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. --> (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author.
Joseph Jackson (June 8, 1894 – May 26, 1932) was an American screenwriter, who was nominated for the now dead category of Best Story at the 4th Academy Awards.
Kiss of Death is a 1947 film noir directed by Henry Hathaway and written by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer from a story by Eleazar Lipsky.
Kubec Glasmon (August 12, 1897 – March 13, 1938) was an American screenwriter from Poland, who was nominated for the now defunct category of Best Story at the 4th Academy Awards.
Lady and Gent is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film directed by Stephen Roberts and featuring an early supporting role by John Wayne.
Lajos Bíró (born Lajos Blau) (22 August 1880 – 9 September 1948) was a Hungarian novelist, playwright, and screenwriter who wrote many films from the early 1920s through the late 1940s.
Lamar Jefferson Trotti (October 18, 1900 – August 28, 1952) was an American screenwriter, producer, and motion picture executive.
Laughter is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast and starring Nancy Carroll, Fredric March and Frank Morgan.
László Görög (September 30, 1903July 24, 1997) was an American screenwriter.
Leo Katcher (October 14, 1911 – February 27, 1991) was an American reporter, screenwriter, and author.
Thomas Leo McCarey (October 3, 1898 – July 5, 1969) was a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, screenwriter and producer.
Leonard Spigelgass (November 26, 1908 – February 15, 1985) was an American film producer and screenwriter.
Lewis R. Foster (August 5, 1898 – June 10, 1974) was an American screenwriter, film/television director, and film/television producer.
Liam O'Brien (March 7, 1913 – March 24, 1996) was an American screenwriter and television producer best known for writing the movie Here Comes the Groom.
Lifeboat is a 1944 American survival and drama film directed by Alfred Hitchcock from a story by John Steinbeck.
This is a list of posthumous Academy Award winners and nominees.
Little Fugitive (1953) is an American film written and directed by Raymond Abrashkin (as "Ray Ashley"), Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin, that tells the story of a child alone in Coney Island.
Louis Dearborn L'Amour (March 22, 1908 – June 10, 1988) was an American novelist and short-story writer.
Louisiana Story (1948) is a 78-minute black-and-white American film.
Love Affair is a 1939 American romantic film starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer and featuring Maria Ouspenskaya.
Love Me or Leave Me is a 1955 biographical romantic musical drama film that tells the life story of Ruth Etting, a singer who rose from dancer to movie star.
Lucien Hubbard (December 22, 1888 – December 31, 1971) was a film producer and screenwriter.
Mad About Music is a 1938 American musical film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Deanna Durbin, Herbert Marshall, and Gail Patrick.
Malvin Daniel Wald (August 8, 1917 – March 6, 2008) was an American screenwriter most famous for writing the 1948 police drama The Naked City, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Story.
Manhattan Melodrama is a 1934 American pre-Code crime film, produced by MGM, directed by W. S. Van Dyke, and starring Clark Gable, William Powell, and Myrna Loy.
Martin M. Goldsmith (November 6, 1913 – May 24, 1994) was American screenwriter and novelist who wrote several classic B-movies including Detour (1945), which he adapted from his 1939 novel of the same name; Blind Spot (1947); and The Narrow Margin (1952), for which he earned an Academy Award nomination.
Meet John Doe is a 1941 American comedy drama film directed and produced by Frank Capra, and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck.
Melchior Lengyel (12 January 1880 – 23 October 1974) was a Hungarian Jewish writer, dramatist, and film screenwriter.
Mildred Cram (October 17, 1889, Washington, D.C. – April 4, 1985, Santa Barbara, California) was an American writer.
Miracle on 34th Street (in the United Kingdom initially released as The Big Heart) is a 1947 American Christmas comedy-drama film written and directed by George Seaton and based on a story by Valentine Davies.
Monckton Hoffe (1880-1951) was an Irish playwright and screenwriter.
Morris Engel (April 8, 1918 – 5 March 2005) was an American photographer, cinematographer and filmmaker best known for directing the 1953 film Little Fugitive in collaboration with his wife, photographer Ruth Orkin, and their friend, writer Raymond Abrashkin.
Moss Hart (October 24, 1904 – December 20, 1961) was an American playwright and theatre director.
My Favorite Wife (released in the U.K. as My Favourite Wife) is a 1940 screwball comedy produced and co-written by Leo McCarey and directed by Garson Kanin.
My Son John is a 1952 American drama film, starring Robert Walker as a man whose parents suspect he may be working as a Communist spy.
Mystery Street is a 1950 black-and-white film noir directed by John Sturges with cinematography by cinematographer John Alton.
Nicholas Ray (born Raymond Nicholas Kienzle Jr., August 7, 1911 – June 16, 1979) was an American film director best known for the movie Rebel Without a Cause. Ray is also appreciated for a large number of narrative features produced between 1947 and 1963 including Bigger Than Life, Johnny Guitar, They Live by Night, and In a Lonely Place, as well as an experimental work produced throughout the 1970s titled We Can't Go Home Again, which was unfinished at the time of Ray's death from lung cancer.
Night People is a 1954 motion picture drama starring Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Anita Bjork, and Buddy Ebsen, directed by Nunnally Johnson.
Night Train to Munich is a 1940 British thriller film directed by Carol Reed and starring Margaret Lockwood and Rex Harrison.
Ninotchka is a 1939 American film made for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by producer and director Ernst Lubitsch and starring Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas.
Niven Busch (April 26, 1903 – August 25, 1991) was an American novelist and screenwriter of movies such as the acclaimed The Postman Always Rings Twice.
None Shall Escape is a 1944 war film.
Norman Krasna (November 7, 1909 – November 1, 1984) was an American screenwriter, playwright, producer, and film director.
Objective, Burma! is a 1945 war film that is loosely based on the six-month raid by Merrill's Marauders in the Burma Campaign during the Second World War.
One Hundred Men and a Girl is a 1937 American musical comedy film directed by Henry Koster and starring Deanna Durbin.
One Way Passage is a 1932 American Pre-Code romantic film starring William Powell and Kay Francis as star-crossed lovers, directed by Tay Garnett and released by Warner Bros. The screenplay was by Robert Lord and earned him the Academy Award for Best Story.
Oscar Millard (March 1, 1908 – December 7, 1990) is an English writer who found success in Hollywood when he collaborated on the screenplay for Come to the Stable, a comedy about nuns.
Panic in the Streets is a 1950 film noir directed by Elia Kazan.
Paul Dehn (pronounced “Dane”; 5 November 1912 – 30 September 1976) was a British screenwriter, best known for Goldfinger, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Planet of the Apes sequels and Murder on the Orient Express.
Paul William Gallico (July 26, 1897 – July 15, 1976) was an American novelist, short story and sports writer.
Perfect Strangers (United States title: Vacation from Marriage), is a 1945 British drama film made by London Films.
Philip Yordan (April 1, 1914 – March 24, 2003) was an American screenwriter of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s who also produced several films.
Lysander Pierre Collings (September 22, 1900 - December 21, 1937), known professionally as Pierre Collings, was a writer and filmmaker who, along with Sheridan Gibney, won two Academy Awards in 1936 for The Story of Louis Pasteur.
Raoul Ploquin (died 29 November 1992) was a French film producer, production manager and screenwriter.
Rasputin and the Empress is a 1932 American pre-Code film about Imperial Russia starring the Barrymore siblings (John, as "Prince Chegodieff"; Ethel, as Czarina Alexandra; and Lionel Barrymore, as Grigori Rasputin).
Ray Nazarro (September 25, 1902 - September 8, 1986) was an American film and television director, producer, and screenwriter.
Raymond Abrashkin (March 9, 1911 – August 25, 1960) was an American writer and filmmaker.
Rebel Without a Cause is a 1955 American drama film about emotionally confused suburban, middle-class teenagers.
Red River is a 1948 American western film directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, giving a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas along the Chisholm Trail.
René Wheeler (8 February 1912 - 11 December 2000) was a French screenwriter and film director.
Richard Edward Connell Jr. (October 17, 1893 – November 22, 1949) was an American author and journalist.
Richard Schweizer (23 December 1899 – 30 March 1965) was a Swiss screenwriter who won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1945 for his work in Marie-Louise, as well as the Academy Award for Best Story in 1948 for his work in The Search.
Robert Buckner (May 28, 1906 – August, 1989) was an American film screenwriter, producer and short story writer.
Robert Carson (born October 6, 1909, Clayton, Washington - d. January 19, 1983, Los Angeles, California, age 73) was an American film and television screenwriter, novelist, and short story writer, who won an Academy Award in 1938 for his screenplay of A Star Is Born. He was married to Mary Jane Irving, a former child actress.
Robert E. Hopkins (21 September 1886, Ottawa, Kansas – 22 December 1966, Hollywood, California) was a screenwriter.
Robert Joseph Flaherty, (February 16, 1884 – July 23, 1951) was an American filmmaker who directed and produced the first commercially successful feature-length documentary film, Nanook of the North (1922).
Robert Lord (May 1, 1900 – April 5, 1976) was an American screenwriter and film producer.
Robert Riskin (March 30, 1897 – September 20, 1955)"Robert Riskin, Who Won 'Oscar' For 'It Happened Ohe Night,' Dies." New York Times. September 22, 1955.
Robert Wallace Russell (January 19, 1912 – February 11, 1992) was an American writer for movies, plays, and documentaries.
Roman Holiday is a 1953 American romantic comedy film directed and produced by William Wyler.
Rowland Brown (November 6, 1900 – May 6, 1963), born Chauncey Rowland Brown in Canton, Ohio, was an American screenwriter and film director, whose career as a director ended in the early 1930s after he started many more films than he finished.
Ruth Orkin (September 3, 1921 – January 16, 1985) was an American photographer, photojournalist, and filmmaker, with ties to New York City and Hollywood.
San Francisco is a 1936 musical-drama directed by Woody Van Dyke, based on the April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Sands of Iwo Jima is a 1949 war film starring John Wayne that follows a group of United States Marines from training to the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II.
Seven Days to Noon is a 1950 British drama/thriller film directed by John and Roy Boulting.
Shadow of a Doubt is a 1943 American psychological thriller film noir directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten.
Sheridan de Raismes Gibney (born June 11, 1903; died April 12, 1988) was a writer and producer in theater and film.
Sidney Harmon (April 30, 1907 – February 29, 1988) was a film producer and screenwriter.
Smart Money is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film produced and distributed by Warner Bros., directed by Alfred E. Green, and starring Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney, the only time Robinson and Cagney made a movie together despite being the two leading gangster actors at Warner Bros.
Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman, also called A Woman Destroyed, is a 1947 American drama film with elements of Film Noir loosely based on singer Dixie Lee‘s life, which tells the story of a rising nightclub singer who marries another singer, whose career takes off, then falls into alcoholism after giving up her career for him.
Stephen Morehouse Avery (December 20, 1893 – February 10, 1948) was an American author of Hollywood screenplays.
Stephen Gould Fisher (August 29, 1912 – March 27, 1980) was an American author best known for his pulp stories, novels and screenplays.
Stewart Henry Stern (March 22, 1922 – February 2, 2015) was an American screenwriter.
Strategic Air Command is a 1955 American film starring James Stewart and June Allyson, and directed by Anthony Mann.
Stuart Nathaniel Lake (September 23, 1889, Rome, New York – January 27, 1964, San Diego, California) was a writer who focused on the American Old West.
Sy Gomberg (August 19, 1918 – February 11, 2001) was an American Oscar-nominated film screenwriter, producer, and activist, who taught screenwriting to University of Southern California students for over a decades.
Teresa is a 1951 American drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Pier Angeli and John Ericson.
Test Pilot is a 1938 film directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Myrna Loy and Spencer Tracy, and featuring Lionel Barrymore.
The Affairs of Susan is a 1945 romance comedy film directed by William A. Seiter starring Joan Fontaine, Walter Abel, George Brent, Dennis O'Keefe and Don DeFore.
The Bowery Boys were fictional New York City characters, portrayed by a company of New York actors, who were the subject of feature films released by Monogram Pictures from 1946 through 1958.
The Brave One is a 1956 Mexican-American Technicolor drama film directed by Irving Rapper and starring Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr., and Elsa Cárdenas.
The Captain's Paradise is a 1953 British comedy film produced and directed by Anthony Kimmins, and starring Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, and Celia Johnson.
The Champ is a 1931 American pre-Code film starring Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper and directed by King Vidor from a screenplay by Frances Marion, Leonard Praskins and Wanda Tuchock.
The Dark Mirror is a 1946 American film noir psychological thriller film directed by Robert Siodmak starring Olivia de Havilland as twins and Lew Ayres as their psychiatrist.
The Dawn Patrol is a 1930 American Pre-Code World War I film starring Richard Barthelmess and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
The Doorway to Hell is a 1930 American pre-Code crime film directed by Archie Mayo and starring Lew Ayres and James Cagney, in his second film role.
The Eddy Duchin Story is a 1956 Technicolor film biopic of band leader and pianist Eddy Duchin.
The Fighting Sullivans, originally released as The Sullivans, is a 1944 American biographical war film directed by Lloyd Bacon and written by Edward Doherty, Mary C. McCall Jr., and Jules Schermer.
The Frogmen is a 1951 American black-and-white World War II drama film from Twentieth Century Fox, produced by Samuel G. Engel, directed by Lloyd Bacon, that stars Richard Widmark, Dana Andrews, and Gary Merrill.
The Gay Deception is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Francis Lederer and Frances Dee.
The Great Ziegfeld is a 1936 American musical drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and produced by Hunt Stromberg.
The Greatest Show on Earth is a 1952 American drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in Technicolor, and released by Paramount Pictures.
The Gunfighter is a 1950 American Western film starring Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell and Karl Malden (resuming his film career after a three-year hiatus).
The House on 92nd Street is a 1945 black-and-white American spy film directed by Henry Hathaway.
The Human Comedy is a 1943 American drama film directed by Clarence Brown and adapted by Howard Estabrook.
The Lady Eve is a 1941 American screwball comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges which stars Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda.
The Last Command is a 1928 silent film directed by Josef von Sternberg, and written by John F. Goodrich and Herman J. Mankiewicz from a story by Lajos Bíró.
The Life of Emile Zola is a 1937 American biographical film about French author Émile Zola, played by Paul Muni and directed by William Dieterle.
The More the Merrier is a 1943 American comedy film made by Columbia Pictures which makes fun of the housing shortage during World War II, especially in Washington, D.C. The picture stars Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea and Charles Coburn.
The Naked City is a 1948 film noir directed by Jules Dassin.
The Narrow Margin is a 1952 American film noir directed by Richard Fleischer and written by Earl Felton, based on an unpublished story written by Martin Goldsmith and Jack Leonard.
The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart and featuring Ruth Hussey.
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The Pride of the Yankees is a 1942 American film produced by Samuel Goldwyn, directed by Sam Wood, and starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Walter Brennan.
The Private War of Major Benson is 1955 comedy film starring Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, Sal Mineo and Tim Hovey, about a tough-talking U.S. Army officer who must shape up the JROTC program at Sheridan Academy, a Catholic boys' military academy, or be forced out of the Army.
The Prizefighter and the Lady is a 1933 pre-Code Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer romance film starring Myrna Loy and the professional boxers Max Baer, Primo Carnera, and Jack Dempsey.
The Proud and the Beautiful (Les Orgueilleux, sub-title: Alvarado) is a 1953 Franco-Mexican co-production drama directed by Yves Allégret.
The Public Enemy (Enemies of the Public in the UK) is a 1931 American all-talking pre-Code gangster film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. The film was directed by William A. Wellman and stars James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Donald Cook, and Joan Blondell.
The Red Shoes is a 1948 British drama film written, directed, and produced by the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, known collectively as The Archers.
The Richest Girl in the World is a 1934 romantic comedy film directed by William A. Seiter and starring Miriam Hopkins and Joel McCrea.
The Scoundrel is a 1935 drama film directed by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, and starring Noël Coward, Julie Haydon, Stanley Ridges, Rosita Moreno, and Lionel Stander.
The Search is a 1948 Swiss-American film directed by Fred Zinnemann which tells the story of a young Auschwitz survivor and his mother who search for each other across post-World War II Europe.
The Sheep Has Five Legs (Le Mouton à cinq pattes) is a 1954 French comedy film directed by Henri Verneuil.
The Sniper is a 1952 film noir, directed by Edward Dmytryk, written by Harry Brown and based on a story by Edna and Edward Anhalt.
The Star Witness is a 1931 American pre-Code crime drama film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by William A. Wellman.
The Story of Louis Pasteur is a 1936 American black-and-white biographical film from Warner Bros., produced by Henry Blanke, directed by William Dieterle, that stars Josephine Hutchinson, Anita Louise, and Donald Woods, and Paul Muni as the renowned scientist who developed major advances in microbiology, which revolutionized agriculture and medicine.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers is a film noir released in the United States in 1946, directed by Lewis Milestone from a screenplay written by Robert Rossen (and an uncredited Robert Riskin), based on the short story "Love Lies Bleeding" by playwright John "Jack" Patrick.
The Stranger is a 1946 American film noir starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, and Orson Welles.
The Stratton Story is a 1949 film directed by Sam Wood which tells the true story of Monty Stratton, a Major League Baseball pitcher who pitched for the Chicago White Sox from 1934-1938.
The Talk of the Town is a 1942 American comedy/drama film directed by George Stevens, starring Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, and Ronald Colman, with a supporting cast featuring Edgar Buchanan and Glenda Farrell.
The Westerner is a 1940 American film directed by William Wyler and starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, and Doris Davenport.
Irving Berlin's There's No Business Like Show Business is a 1954 20th Century-Fox DeLuxe Color musical-comedy-drama in CinemaScope, directed by Walter Lang.
Thomas Monroe (September 26, 1902-April 24, 1960) was an American screenwriter who was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Story.
Three Smart Girls is a 1936 American musical comedy film directed by Henry Koster and starring Barbara Read, Nan Grey, Deanna Durbin, and Ray Milland.
To Each His Own is a 1946 American romantic drama film.
Umberto D. is a 1952 Italian neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Sica.
Underworld (also released as Paying the Penalty) is a 1927 American silent crime film directed by Josef von Sternberg.
Valentine Loewi Davies (August 25, 1905 – July 23, 1961) was an American film and television writer, producer, and director.
Victor Trivas (July 9, 1896 – April 12, 1970) was a Russian-Jewish screenwriter and film director.
Virginia Kellogg (December 3, 1907 – April 8, 1981) was a film writer whose scripts for White Heat (1949) and Caged (1950) were nominated for Oscars.
Vladimir Solomonovich Pozner (Влади́мир Соломо́нович По́знер, January 5, 1905 in Paris – February 19, 1992 in ibidem) was a French writer and translator of Russian-Jewish descent.
Walter Mortimer Mirisch (born November 8, 1921) is an American film producer.
Walter Reisch (May 23, 1903 – March 28, 1983) was an Austrian-born director and screenwriter.
What Price Hollywood? is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film directed by George Cukor and starring Constance Bennett with Lowell Sherman.
When Willie Comes Marching Home is a 1950 World War II comedy film directed by John Ford and starring Dan Dailey and Corinne Calvet.
White Heat is a 1949 film noir directed by Raoul Walsh.
William Augustus Wellman (February 29, 1896 – December 9, 1975) was an American film director notable for his work in crime, adventure and action genre films, often focusing on aviation themes, a particular passion.
William Anthony McGuire (July 9, 1881 - September 16, 1940) was a playwright, theatre director, and producer and screenwriter, including The Kid From Spain (1932) starring Eddie Cantor.
William Bowers (January 17, 1916 in Las Cruces – March 27, 1987 in Woodland Hills, California) was a reporter in Long Beach, California and Life magazine reporter before becoming a screenwriter.
William Saroyan (August 31, 1908 – May 18, 1981) was an Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and short story writer.
William Slavens McNutt (September 12, 1885 – January 25, 1938), was an American screenwriter.
Yankee Doodle Dandy is a 1942 American biographical musical film about George M. Cohan, known as "The Man Who Owned Broadway".
49th Parallel is a 1941 British war drama film; it was the third film made by the British writer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.