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George Beck (I) (1907–1999)

George Beck was born on March 7, 1907 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Behave Yourself! (1951), Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966) and Take a Letter, Darling (1942). He died on October 6, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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 1965 Who Goes There? (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
  The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (story by - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- Here Comes the Groom (1960) ... (story)
- Dobie Spreads a Rumor (1960) ... (story by) / (teleplay)
 1960 Lassie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Chase (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 The Private Lives of Adam and Eve (additional scenes - uncredited)
 1959 The Thin Man (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cold Cargo (1959)
 1959 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Growing Pains (1959) ... (written by)
- Red Tape (1959) ... (written by)
 1957 Blondie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Payoff Money (1957) ... (writer)
 1957 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Jeannie the Heiress (1957) ... (written by)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Hired Wife (1956) ... (story)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Trouble on the Double (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1951 Behave Yourself! (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Take a Letter, Darling (story)
 1940 Hired Wife (based on an original story by)
 1940 Forgotten Girls (adaptation)
 1938 Everybody's Doing It (from a story by)
 1937 There Goes My Girl (story)
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Story: "Women Are Poison" (filmed as There Goes My Girl (1937))

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In August 1955 filed a $65,000 infringement lawsuit with Samuel Locke against Paramount and Hal B. Wallis, claiming that Wallis had hired them to write a circus story for Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, entitled Big Top, which Wallis later rejected. A similar story was filmed as 3 Ring Circus (1954). The disposition of the suit is not known. See more »

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