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Sy Bartlett (1900–1978)

Sy Bartlett was born on July 10, 1900 in Nikolayev, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Sacha Baraniev. He was a writer and producer, known for Twelve O'Clock High (1949), 12 O'Clock High (1964) and The Big Country (1958). He was married to Ellen Drew, Alice White and Patricia Owens. He died on May 29, 1978 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1969 Che! (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 In Enemy Country (story)
 1964-1967 12 O'Clock High (TV Series) (characters based on the novel - 78 episodes)
- The Hunters and the Killers (1967) ... (characters based on the novel)
- A Long Time Dead (1967) ... (characters based on the novel)
- Graveyard (1966) ... (characters based on the novel)
- The Duel at Mont Sainte Marie (1966) ... (characters based on the novel)
- Six Feet Under (1966) ... (characters based on the novel)
 1963 A Gathering of Eagles (story)
 1959 Beloved Infidel (screenplay)
 1958 The Big Country (screenplay)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Doomsday (1957) ... (writer)
 1955 The Last Command (story)
 1955 That Lady
 1953 Paratrooper (screen adaptation)
 1949 Twelve O'Clock High (novel) / (screenplay)
 1949 Down to the Sea in Ships (screenplay) / (story)
 1947 13 Rue Madeleine (original screenplay)
 1942 Two Yanks in Trinidad (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Bullet Scars (based on an idea by)
 1941 Road to Zanzibar (based on a story by)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams (screenplay) / (story)
 1939 The Lady's from Kentucky (uncredited)
 1938 Cocoanut Grove (screenplay) / (story)
 1938 Sergeant Murphy (story - as Cy Bartlett)
 1937 Danger Patrol (screen play)
 1937 The Man Who Cried Wolf (original screenplay)
 1936 Under Your Spell (story)
 1936 Boulder Dam (screen play)
 1936 The Murder of Dr. Harrigan (screen play)
 1935 Going Highbrow (screen play)
 1934 Kansas City Princess (screenplay) / (story)
 1933 Enemies of Society (story and screenplay)
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Cy Bartlett | Sidney S. Bartlett

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