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Lois Duncan (1934–2016)

Lois Duncan was born on April 28, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Lois Duncan Steinmetz. She was a writer, known for I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) and Hotel for Dogs (2009). She was married to Don Arquette and Joseph "Buzz" Cardozo. She died on June 15, 2016 in South Sarasota, ... See full bio »

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 2017 Down a Dark Hall (based on the novel by) (filming)
 2009 Stranger with My Face (TV Movie) (book)
 2009 Hotel for Dogs (book)
 2006 I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (Video) (based on characters created by)
 2000 Held for Ransom (novel "Ransom")
 1999 Don't Look Behind You (TV Movie) (book)
 1998 I've Been Waiting for You (TV Movie) (novel "Gallows Hill")
 1997 Killing Mr. Griffin (TV Movie) (novel)
 1978 Stranger in Our House (TV Movie) (novel "Summer of Fear")
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 2009 A Home for Everyone: The Making of 'Hotel for Dogs' (Video documentary short)
 1992 The Bikini Open 8 (TV Movie)
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Novel: "Locked in Time". See more »

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[in 1997] A movie loosely based upon my novel, "I Know What You Did Last Summer", opened in theaters around the country [I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)]. I was ecstatic until I settled into a theater seat with my box of popcorn and discovered that Hollywood had turned my teenage suspense story into a slasher film. The setting had been changed from the mountains of New Mexico to a fishing ... See more »


Openly despises the film version of her novel, I Know What You Did Last Summer, which the filmmakers turned into a hack-and-slash film. Lois said she especially hated it in the wake of her daughter's murder in real life. See more »

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