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Cortland Fitzsimmons (1893–1949)

Mystery writer and screenwriter Cortland Fitzsimmons was born on 19 June, 1893 in Richmond Hills, a middle class Long Island neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens. He was the only child of Mattie Greensword Fitzsimmons. Of his father little is known, at least by this writer. By 1910 his mother was a widow and the two were ... See full bio »
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 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities (short story)
 1942 The Devil with Hitler (Short) (screenplay)
 1941 Fiesta (original screenplay)
 1941 All-American Co-Ed (original screenplay)
 1940 Earl of Puddlestone (story)
 1939 Death of a Champion (screenplay)
 1937 Jim Hanvey, Detective (adaptation)
 1937 Racing Lady (screen play)
 1936 The Mandarin Mystery (screenplay)
 1936 The Longest Night (novel "The Whispering Window")
 1934 Death on the Diamond (from the book by)
 1932 70,000 Witnesses (novel)

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