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Mel Dinelli (1912–1991)

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Penned close to a dozen scripts for the popular radio program Suspense, including now classic episodes "August Heat," "Drive-In," "To Find Help" and "Riabouchinska" which he later adapted for the Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) television series. See more trivia »

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 2000 The Spiral Staircase (TV Movie) (1946 screenplay)
 1975 The Spiral Staircase (1946 screenplay)
 1964 L'uomo (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Der Mann von draußen (TV Movie)
 1960 Theatre 70 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Man (1960) ... (play)
 1958 Step Down to Terror (writer)
 1957 Lizzie
 1956 Sneak Preview (TV Series) (episode "The Merry=Go-Round")
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- And So Died Riabouchinska (1956) ... (teleplay)
  The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1955) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- Christopher Bean (1955) ... (adaptation)
- A Portrait of Murder (1955) ... (writer)
 1955 O Contador de Histórias (TV Series) (1 episode)
- O Homem (1955)
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Into the Night (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Climax! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Private Worlds (1955) ... (writer)
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Unlocked Door (1954) ... (teleplay)
 1953 Jeopardy (screenplay)
 1952 Beware, My Lovely (play) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 Cause for Alarm! (screenplay)
 1950 House by the River (screenplay)
 1949 The Reckless Moment (adaptation)
 1949 The Window (screenplay)
 1945 The Spiral Staircase (screenplay)
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Playwright: "The Man" (filmed as Startime: The Man (1960), Beware, My Lovely (1952)).
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Began his career writing radio drama. See more »

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