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Franklin Coen (1912–1990)


American screenwriter, at Universal in the 1950's. Won an Oscar nomination for The Train (1964).

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 1995 Deadly Family Secrets (TV Movie) (novel "Vinegar Hill")
 1974 The Take
 1972 Black Gunn (screenplay)
 1966 Alvarez Kelly (written by)
 1964 The Train (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Trial of the Avengers (1961) ... (written by)
 1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guns for Garibaldi (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Night of the Quarter Moon (writer)
 1958 Lux Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Four (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1958 Touch of Evil (contributing writer: reshoots - uncredited)
 1958 War of the Planets (Short) (scenario)
 1957 Interlude (screenplay)
 1955 Kiss of Fire
 1955 This Island Earth (screenplay)
 1955 Chief Crazy Horse (screenplay)
 1954 Four Guns to the Border (screenplay)
 1954 Johnny Dark
 1953 The Glory Brigade (writer)
 1944 Thoroughbreds (additional dialogue - as Frank Coen)
 1939 Forged Passport (screenplay)
 1938 Exposed (screenplay)
 1937 Quick Money (screenplay)
 1937 Living on Love (screenplay)
 1937 We're on the Jury (screenplay)
 1936 Till We Meet Again (screenplay)
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American screenwriter, at Universal in the 1950's. Won an Oscar nomination for The Train (1964).

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