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Michael Blankfort (1907–1982)


American novelist, playwright, screenwriter and keen art collector, a former professor at Princeton University. He was a prison psychologist in New Jersey before moving to Hollywood in 1937. In 1950, he fronted for blacklisted writer Albert Maltz on "Broken Arrow". See more trivia »

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 1978 A Fire in the Sky (TV Movie)
 1971 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- An Absence of Loneliness (1971) ... (written by)
 1970 The Other Man (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1966 The Plainsman
 1964 See How They Run (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story "The Widow Makers")
 1963 Breaking Point (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Pelican in the Wilderness (1963) ... (written by)
 1957 The Vintage (screenplay)
 1955-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 2 episodes)
- Adam Had Four Sons (1957) ... (original screenplay)
- An Act of Murder (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1956 Tribute to a Bad Man (story)
 1955 Untamed
 1954 The Caine Mutiny (additional dialogue)
 1953 The Juggler (novel) / (screenplay)
 1952 Lydia Bailey (screenplay)
 1950 Halls of Montezuma (written by)
 1950 Broken Arrow (front for Albert Maltz)
 1948 The Dark Past (screenplay)
 1948 An Act of Murder (screenplay)
 1941 Texas (screenplay) / (story)
 1941 Adam Had Four Sons (screenplay)
 1939 Blind Alley (screen play)
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Other Works:

Stevedore (1934). Drama (revival). Written by Paul Peters and George Sklar. Scenic Design by S. Syrjala. Directed by Michael Blankfort and Irving Gordon. Civic Repertory Theatre: 1 Oct 1934- Nov 1934 (closing date unknown/64 performances). Cast: Dewey Armstrong (as "Ensemble"), Cal Bellaver (as "Ensemble"), Donald Black (as "... See more »

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(1967-1969) President of the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAw) See more »

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