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Michael Fessier (1905–1988)

A co-writer on several Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth musicals, Fessier turned to producing in the 1940s. During the 1950s, he became a television writer, as well as writing novels, short stories and articles that appeared in "The Saturday Evening Post" and "Esquire" magazines. See full bio »

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Slave Girl
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(1947)
You'll Never Get Rich
(1941)
Song of the City
(1937)

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  The High Chaparral (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- Bad Day for a Bad Man (1969) ... (story)
- Stinky Flanagan (1969) ... (teleplay)
- For What We Are About to Receive (1968) ... (writer)
- Champion of the Western World (1968) ... (writer)
- The Widow from Red Rock (1967) ... (writer)
  Julia (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- It Takes Two to Tangle (1969) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  Bonanza (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
- Queen High (1968) ... (writer)
- Little Girl Lost (1968) ... (writer)
- A Severe Case of Matrimony (1968) ... (written by)
 1967 Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Slave Girl (1967) ... (written by)
 1966 Lost in Space (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- West of Mars (1966) ... (written by)
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blue-Eyed Horse (1966) ... (writer)
 1964-1965 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Cap'n Ahab (1965) ... (writer)
- I and Claudie (1964) ... (writer)
 1964-1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Sweet Smell of Wampum (1965) ... (written by)
- The Baritone Canary (1964) ... (written by)
 1963 Mister Ed (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Leo Durocher Meets Mister Ed (1963) ... (written by)
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- New Girl in Town (1961) ... (written by)
 1961 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Outlaw in Town (1960) ... (teleplay - story)
 1960 The Tab Hunter Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One Blonde Too Many (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Big Gamble (1960) ... (written by)
- Gold Is Where You Steal It (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Dangerous Lady (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 Johnny Staccato (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The List of Death (1960) ... (writer)
  The Thin Man (TV Series) (8 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (written by - 1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Bat McKidderick (1959)
- Dear Dead Days (1959) ... (written by)
  The Californians (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (written by - 11 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Cat's Paw (1959)
- A Turn in the Trail (1959) ... (written by)
- Corpus Delicti (1959) ... (written by)
  Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Elevator (1958) ... (adaptation)
- Killer's Pride (1957) ... (writer)
 1957 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Colonel and the Lady (1957) ... (written by)
  Sugarfoot (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957) (magazine story - 1 episode, 1957)
- Trail's End (1957) ... (teleplay)
- Brannigan's Boots (1957) ... (magazine story)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Explosion (1957) ... (teleplay)
  Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1957)
- Dan Marshall's Brat (1957) ... (screenplay) / (story)
  Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1956) (story - 1 episode, 1956)
- To Die at Midnight (1956) ... (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Affair in Sumatra (1956) ... (written by)
 1954 The Boy from Oklahoma (story "The Sheriff Was Scared")
 1954 Red Garters (written by)
 1953 Woman They Almost Lynched (story in Saturday Evening Post)
 1947 Slave Girl (written for the screen by)
 1945 Frontier Gal (original screenplay)
 1944 Greenwich Village (adaptation)
 1944 The Merry Monahans (original screenplay)
 1944 Trial by Trigger (Short) (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 Fired Wife (screenplay)
 1942 You Were Never Lovelier (screenplay)
 1941 You'll Never Get Rich (original screenplay)
 1941 Knockout (from a story by)
 1941 I Wanted Wings (contract writer - uncredited)
 1940 He Stayed for Breakfast (screenplay)
 1940 It All Came True (screen play)
 1939 Espionage Agent (screen play)
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces (screenplay)
 1939 The Kid from Kokomo (uncredited)
 1939 Wings of the Navy (original screenplay)
 1938 Valley of the Giants (screenplay)
 1937 Song of the City (screenplay) / (story)
 1936 Women Are Trouble (screen play)
 1936 Speed (screenplay)
 1935 Society Doctor (screen play)
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