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Charles Brackett (1892–1969)

Charles Brackett, born in Saratoga Springs, New York, of Scottish ancestry, followed in his attorney-father's footsteps and graduated with a law degree from Harvard University in 1920. He practised law for several years, before commencing work as drama critic for The New Yorker (1925-29), in addition to submitting short stories to The Saturday ... See full bio »

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 1960 Ninotchka (TV Movie) (1939 screenplay)
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Marriage Broker (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (film story - 1 episode)
- Sunset Boulevard (1956) ... (film story)
 1956 Teenage Rebel
 1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (written by)
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (previous screenplay - 3 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (film story - 1 episode, 1955) (original story - 1 episode, 1954)
- Sunset Boulevard (1955) ... (film story) / (previous screenplay)
- Hold Back the Dawn (1954) ... (previous screenplay)
- To Each His Own (1954) ... (original story) / (previous screenplay)
 1953 Titanic (written by)
 1953 Niagara (written by)
 1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker (written by)
 1951 The Mating Season (written for the screen by)
 1950 Sunset Blvd. (written by)
 1950 Edge of Doom (uncredited)
 1948 Miss Tatlock's Millions (writer)
 1948 A Foreign Affair (screenplay)
 1948 The Emperor Waltz (written by)
 1947 The Bishop's Wife (uncredited)
 1946 To Each His Own (screenplay) / (story)
 1945 The Lost Weekend (screen play)
 1943 Mr. Lucky (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1943 Five Graves to Cairo (screenplay)
 1942 The Major and the Minor (written by)
 1941 Ball of Fire (screen play)
 1941 Hold Back the Dawn (written by)
 1940 Arise, My Love (screen play)
 1939 Ninotchka (screen play)
 1939 What a Life (screenplay)
 1939 Midnight (screen play by)
 1938 That Certain Age (uncredited)
 1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (screen play by)
 1937 Live, Love and Learn (screenplay)
 1936 The Jungle Princess (uncredited)
 1936 Woman Trap (story)
 1936 Rose of the Rancho (screenplay)
 1935 The Last Outpost (adaptation)
 1935 The Crusades (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 College Scandal (screenplay)
 1935 Enter Madame!
 1933 Little Women (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1931 Secrets of a Secretary (story)
 1929 Pointed Heels (short story)
 1926 Risky Business (story "Pearls Before Cecily")
 1925 Tomorrow's Love (story "Interlocutory")
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Replaced Herman Mankiewicz as The New Yorker's theatre critic in 1925, only to leave for Hollywood, as his predecessor had done, in 1929. Worked with director/writer Billy Wilder's as his collaborator on 13 movies, including Sunset Blvd (1950). See more »

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