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Julius J. Epstein (1909–2000)

Julius J. Epstein was born on August 22, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Casablanca (1942), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) and Cross of Iron (1977). He was married to Ann Epstein and Frances Sage. He died on December 30, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1983 Reuben, Reuben (screenplay)
 1983 Casablanca (TV Series) (original screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Divorce Casablanca Style (1983) ... (original screenplay)
- The Cashier and the Belly Dancer (1983) ... (original screenplay - uncredited)
- Jenny (1983) ... (original screenplay)
- Master Builder's Woman (1983) ... (original screenplay)
- Who Am I Killing (1983) ... (original screenplay - uncredited)
  House Calls (TV Series) (1 episode, 1980) (written by - 1 episode, 1979)
- I'll Be Suing You (1980) ... (creator)
- Paging Dr. Michaels (1979) ... (written by)
 1978 The Pirate (TV Movie)
 1978 House Calls (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 Cross of Iron (screenplay - as Julius Epstein)
 1972 Pete 'n' Tillie (written for the screen by)
 1966 Any Wednesday (written for the screen by)
 1964 Send Me No Flowers (screenplay - as Julius Epstein)
 1962 Light in the Piazza (screenplay)
 1961 Fanny (screenplay)
 1960 Tall Story (screenplay)
 1959 Take a Giant Step (screenplay)
 1958 The Reluctant Debutante (writer)
 1958 The Brothers Karamazov (adaptation)
 1957 Kiss Them for Me (screenplay - as Julius Epstein)
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (based upon a stage play by - 1 episode)
- The Hefferan Family (1956) ... (based upon a stage play by)
 1955-1956 Casablanca (TV Series) (previous screenplay - 9 episodes)
- Deadlock! (1956) ... (previous screenplay)
- Siren Song (1956) ... (previous screenplay)
- The Alley (1956) ... (previous screenplay)
- Satan's Veil (1956) ... (previous screenplay)
- Fateful Night (1956) ... (previous screenplay)
 1955 The Tender Trap (screenplay - as Julius Epstein)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 3 episodes)
- The Bride Came C.O.D. (1955) ... (original screenplay)
- Forever Female (1955) ... (original screenplay)
- Casablanca (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1954 Young at Heart (screenplay)
 1954 The Last Time I Saw Paris (screenplay)
 1953 Forever Female (written by)
 1949 My Foolish Heart (writer)
 1949 Chicken Every Sunday (play)
 1948 Romance on the High Seas (screen play)
 1946 One More Tomorrow (additional dialogue)
 1945 War Comes to America (Documentary)
 1944 The Battle of China (Documentary)
 1944 Arsenic and Old Lace (screen play)
 1944 Mr. Skeffington (screen play)
 1943 The Battle of Britain (Documentary) (writer)
 1943 The Battle of Russia (Documentary) (writer)
 1943 This Is the Army (contract writer - uncredited)
 1943 Divide and Conquer (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1943 The Nazis Strike (Documentary short) (writer)
 1942 Casablanca (screenplay)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (contributor to screenplay - uncredited)
 1942 Prelude to War (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1942 The Male Animal (screen play)
 1942 The Man Who Came to Dinner (screen play)
 1941 The Bride Came C.O.D. (screen play)
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde (screen play)
 1941 Honeymoon for Three (additional dialogue)
 1940 No Time for Comedy (screen play)
 1940 Saturday's Children (screen play)
 1939 Four Wives (screen play)
 1939 Daughters Courageous (writer)
 1938 The Sisters (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1938 Secrets of an Actress (original screenplay)
 1938 Four Daughters (screen play)
 1938 Fools for Scandal (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1937 Confession (english adaptation)
 1937 The King and the Chorus Girl (dialogue - uncredited)
 1936 Sons o' Guns (screen play)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway (screen play)
 1935 I Live for Love (story & screenplay)
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936 (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 Little Big Shot (screen play)
 1935 Broadway Gondolier (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1935 In Caliente (screen play - as Julius Epstein)
 1935 Living on Velvet (story and screen play - as Julius Epstein)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts (uncredited)
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Stage Play: And Stars Remain. Comedy. Written by Julius J. Epstein [earliest Broadway credit] and Philip G. Epstein [earliest Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Aline Bernstein. Directed by Philip Moeller. Guild Theatre: 12 Oct 1936- Nov 1936 (closing date unknown/56 performances). Cast: Richard Barbee (as "Perry Feible"), Helen Gahagan (... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jules Epstein | Julius Epstein

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Personal Quote:

(On James Cagney) Such a pro! Got up there, knew his lines, did his work. See more »


Frank Capra recruited the Epstein Twins for a month's work on his Wartime informational series, "Why We Fight.". See more »



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