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Dorothy Bennett (I) (1907–1988)

Grew up in Detroit. Took night school classes in playwriting. Worked in the advertising department of Hudson's Department Store in Detroit. Moved to New York and wrote the play "Fly Away Home". When the play was going to be made into a movie she decided to move to Los Angeles. Met her future husband Link Hanna on a trip to New York. Worked at MGM ... See full bio »

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Known For

Always in My Heart
The Brasher Doubloon
Sensations of 1945
Daughters Courageous


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 1947 The Brasher Doubloon (screenplay - as Dorothy Hannah)
 1946 Do You Love Me (additional dialogue)
 1944 Show Business (screen play)
 1943 All by Myself (story)
 1943 Mister Big (screenplay)
 1943 Follow the Band (screenplay)
 1943 It Comes Up Love (writer)
 1942 Always in My Heart (suggested by a play by)
 1939 Daughters Courageous (play "Fly Away Home")
 1937 Life Begins with Love (story)

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Other Works:

Playwright (w/Irving White), "Fly Away Home", 1935.

Alternate Names:

Dorothy Hannah

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