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Murray Burnett (I) (1910–1997)

Murray Burnett was born on December 28, 1910 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Casablanca (1942), Casablanca (1955) and Casablanca (1983). He was married to Adrienne Bayan. He died on September 23, 1997 in New York City. See full bio »

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 1983 Casablanca (TV Series) (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's" - 5 episodes)
- Divorce Casablanca Style (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's")
- The Cashier and the Belly Dancer (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's" - uncredited)
- Jenny (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's")
- Master Builder's Woman (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's")
- Who Am I Killing (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's" - uncredited)
 1982 Guiding Light (TV Series) (certain characters created by - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 January 1982 (1982) ... (certain characters created by)
 1955-1956 Casablanca (TV Series) (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" - 9 episodes)
- Deadlock! (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
- Siren Song (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
- The Alley (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
- Satan's Veil (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
- Fateful Night (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
 1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Tutt Baits a Hook (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Casablanca (1955) ... (play)
 1942 Casablanca (play)
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 1950 I Cover Times Square (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1950)
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 1992 You Must Remember This: A Tribute to 'Casablanca' (Video documentary short)
Himself - Playwright

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In 1983, Warner Brothers produced a TV series based on the characters from "Casablanca". Burnett and Alison promptly sued the studio, claiming that they still owned the rights to the characters, even though they had sold the original play. However, a 1986 New York Court of Appeals ruled against them. See more »

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