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Lucille Fletcher (1912–2000)

Lucille Fletcher was born on March 28, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Violet Lucille Fletcher. She was a writer, known for Sorry, Wrong Number (1948), The Nightman (1992) and Once Upon a Time (1944). She was married to Douglass Wallop and Bernard Herrmann. She died on August 31, 2000 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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 2004 The Hitch Hiker (Short) (play)
 1992 The Nightman (TV Movie) (characters from radio play) / (written by)
 1989 Sorry, Wrong Number (TV Movie) (earlier screenplay from radio play)
 1987 Ampir (Short) (play)
 1987 Creepshow 2 (uncredited)
 1983 Hit and Run (novel "80 Dollars to Stamford")
 1973 Night Watch (play "Night Watch")
 1968 Jännitysnäytelmä (TV Series) (radio play "Sorry, Wrong Number" - 1 episode)
- Anteeksi, väärä numero (1968) ... (radio play "Sorry, Wrong Number")
 1967 18. kerroksen hissi (TV Movie)
 1965 Blindfold (novel "Blindfold")
 1964 Sorry, verkeerd nummer (TV Movie)
 1963 Förlåt, fel nummer (TV Movie) (radio play "Sorry, Wrong Number")
 1962 Bedaure, falsch verbunden (TV Movie) (novel "Sorry Wrong Number")
 1962 Der Mann im Fahrstuhl (TV Short)
 1960 Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on the radio play by - 1 episode)
- The Hitch-Hiker (1960) ... (based on the radio play by)
 1958 Sorry, Wrong Number (TV Movie) (radio play)
 1958 Fel nummer (TV Movie) (radio play)
 1957 Granada Workshop (TV Series) (radio play - 1 episode)
- Sorry, Wrong Number (1957) ... (radio play)
  Climax! (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1954) (play - 1 episode, 1954)
- Sorry, Wrong Number (1954) ... (adaptation) / (play)
 1952 Lights Out (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Upstairs Floor (1952) ... (written by)
- The Intruder (1952) ... (written by)
 1950 A Vida Por Um Fio (TV Movie) (story)
 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number (radio play) / (screenplay)
 1946 Sorry, Wrong Number (TV Short) (play)
 1944 Once Upon a Time (story - as Lucille Fletcher Herrmann)
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Wrote many radio plays including "Sorry, Wrong Number" for the very popular radio show "Suspense." THis episode is considered to be the most classic radio play of all time. See more »

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Lucille Fletcher Herrmann

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Fletcher worked with first husband Bernard Herrmann on radio drama, including Orson Welles' "Mercury Theatre of the Air". She wrote the libretto for his opera "Wuthering Heights", but, by the time the opera was produced, the couple had parted. See more »

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