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George Baxt (1923–2003)


American playwright, screenwriter and mystery novelist. The son of Russian and Polish immigrants, he was educated at City College New York and Brooklyn College. He began his career as a disc jockey, then joined a casting agency in Manhattan. He later opened his own agency with an office at the Plaza Hotel. He was based in Britain from the mid-1950... See more trivia »

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Known For

The City of the Dead
Circus of Horrors
I Promised to Pay


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 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- What Have You Been up to Lately? (1982) ... (story)
 1972 Horror on Snape Island (original story)
 1972 Vampire Circus (story - uncredited)
 1971 Male Bait
 1965 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Strangler's Web (1965) ... (writer)
 1964 Thunder in Dixie (story and screenplay)
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Hidden Fury (1964) ... (written by)
 1962 Burn, Witch, Burn (uncredited)
 1961 The Shadow of the Cat (written by)
 1961 I Promised to Pay (screenplay)
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Scarlet Pimpernel (1960) ... (adaptation)
 1960 Family Classics: The Three Musketeers (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fair Lady (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 The City of the Dead (screenplay)
 1960 Circus of Horrors (original screenplay)
 1960 Mrs. Miniver (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1959 Meet Me in St. Louis (TV Movie) (television adaptation)
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Freelance (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 The Revenge of Frankenstein (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series) (screenplay - 10 episodes)
- Who is Felicia (1957) ... (screenplay)
- The Tower (1957) ... (screenplay)
- The Suspects (1957) ... (screenplay)
- The Strange Intruder (1957) ... (screenplay)
- The Slave (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1954 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Personal Touch (1954) ... (writer)

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Best known for his "Pharoah Love" Mysteries from the 1960s. See more »

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