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Vera Caspary (1899–1987)

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Published eighteen novels, and wrote four stage plays and ten screenplays. She was best known for her murder mysteries. The most famous of these, Laura (1944), was successfully filmed. She also wrote the story for the musical Les Girls (1957), which was voted best-written American musical by the screenwriters branch of the Writer's Guild of ... See more trivia »

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 1985 A Letter to Three Wives (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1968/I Laura (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962 Laura (TV Movie) (novel)
 1961 Bachelor in Paradise (story)
 1957 Les Girls (story)
 1955 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (novel "Laura" - 1 episode)
- A Portrait of Murder (1955) ... (novel "Laura")
 1953 Give a Girl a Break (story)
 1953 The Blue Gardenia (story)
 1951 I Can Get It for You Wholesale (adaptation)
 1950 Three Husbands (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 A Letter to Three Wives (adaptation)
 1947 Out of the Blue (screenplay) / (story)
 1946 Bedelia (novel) / (screenplay)
 1946 Claudia and David (adaptation)
 1944 Laura (novel)
 1943 Lady Bodyguard (story)
 1941 Lady from Louisiana (screenplay)
 1940 Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot (story)
 1938 Service de Luxe (story)
 1938 Scandal Street (story "Suburb")
 1937 Easy Living (based on a story by)
 1935 Hooray for Love (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 I'll Love You Always (screenplay)
 1934 Such Women Are Dangerous (contributing writer - uncredited) / (story "Odd Thursday")
 1934 Private Scandal (story "In Conference")
 1932 The Night of June 13 (story "Suburbs")
 1931 Working Girls (play "Blind Mice")
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Stage: Wrote (w/Winifred Lenihan) "Blind Mice", produced on Broadway. Directed by Winifred Lenihan. Times Square Theatre: 15 Oct 1930-Oct 1930 (closing date unknown/14 performances). Cast: Helen Brady (as "Verne"), Betty Breckenridge (as "Loretta"), Julia Colin (as "Freda"), Mary Alice Collins (as "A Serious Girl"), Rita Davies (as "A... See more »

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Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Left school at eighteen to write advertising copy for a mail-order business. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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