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Richard L. Breen (1918–1967)


(1954-1955) First president of the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAw) See more trivia »

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 1986 Hunter (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- 62 Hrs. of Terror (1986) ... (story - as Richard Breen)
 1969 Dragnet 1966 (TV Movie) (written by)
 1967 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Christmas Story (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 Tony Rome (screenplay - as Richard Breen)
 1964-1966 Insight (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Don't Let Me Catch You Praying (1966) ... (written by)
- Thunder in Munich (1965) ... (written by)
- The Hermit (1964) ... (written by)
 1966 A Man Could Get Killed (screenplay - as Richard Breen)
 1965 Do Not Disturb (screenplay - as Richard Breen)
 1963 Captain Newman, M.D. (screenplay)
 1963 Mary, Mary
 1963 PT 109 (screenplay)
 1962 State Fair (screenplay - as Richard Breen)
 1959 The FBI Story (screenplay)
 1957 Stopover Tokyo (screenplay)
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Marriage Broker (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1956 The 28th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 1955 24 Hour Alert (Short) (screenplay)
 1955 Seven Cities of Gold (screenplay)
 1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.34 (1955) ... (writer)
 1954 Dragnet (screenplay)
 1953 Titanic (written by - as Richard Breen)
 1953 Niagara (written by - as Richard Breen)
 1952 Full House (screen play - segment "The Clarion Call")
 1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker (written by - as Richard Breen)
 1951 Appointment with Danger (written by - as Richard Breen)
 1951 The Mating Season (written for the screen by - as Richard Breen)
 1950 Fancy Pants (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1949 Top o' the Morning (original screenplay - as Richard Breen)
 1948 Miss Tatlock's Millions (writer)
 1948 Isn't It Romantic? (writer)
 1948 A Foreign Affair (screenplay)
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Radio: Staff writer for the detective series "Johnny Modero, Pier 23" (Mutual Radio).

Alternate Names:

Richard Breen

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