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John Fante (I) (1909–1983)

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Is an internationally celebrated novelist. He wrote screenplays to provide additional income to support his career as a writer. His novels include "Wait Until Spring, Bandini" (1938), "Ask the Dust" (1939), "Dago Red" (1940), a collection of short stories, "Full of Life" (1952), and "The Brotherhood of the Grape" (1977). Author Charles Bukowski, ... See more trivia »

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 2006 Ask the Dust (novel)
 1968 Something for a Lonely Man (TV Movie)
 1966 Maya
 1964 Insight (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Urchin (1964) ... (written by)
 1963 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Captain Al Sanchez (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 My Six Loves (screenplay)
 1962 Going My Way (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Man for Mary (1962) ... (story)
 1962 Walk on the Wild Side (screenplay)
 1957 Jeanne Eagels (screenplay)
 1956 Full of Life (based on his novel) / (screen play)
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Liberator (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1952 My Man and I (written by)
 1944 Youth Runs Wild (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 East of the River (story "Mama Ravioli")
 1940 The Golden Fleecing (based upon an original story by)
 1935 Dinky (story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Ask the Dust".

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Once said most of his screen-writing was simply hackwork intended to make money. His contempt for the Hollywood movie industry can be found in such books as his posthumously published "West of Rome" (1986). See more »

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