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Pat Frank (1907–1964)

An American newspaperman and information consultant for the U.S. government, Harry Hart Frank used the pseudonym Pat Frank for his fictional writing. Born in Chicago, he began his career in journalism in New York and moved on to Washington. He worked as a correspondent and for the Office of War Information during World War II in Italy, Germany, ... See full bio »

Famous Directors: From Sundance to Prominence

From Christopher Nolan to Quentin Tarantino and every Coen brother in between, many of today's most popular directors got their start at the Sundance Film Festival. Here's a list of some of the biggest names to go from Sundance to Hollywood prominence.

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Man's Favorite Sport?
Hold Back the Night
Adam wa el nessaa
We Shall Return


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 1971 Adam wa el nessaa (novel by)
 1964 Man's Favorite Sport? (story "The Girl Who Almost Got Away")
 1963 We Shall Return (original screenplay)
 1956-1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Alas, Babylon (1960) ... (novel)
- Forbidden Area (1956) ... (novel)
  Alcoa Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- Capital Gains (1960) ... (story)
- On Edge (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Hold Back the Night (novel)
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Shoot the Moon (1956) ... (original story)
 1954 Danger (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Menace from the East (1954) ... (story)
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Hold Back the Night (1952) ... (novel)

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Novel: "Forbidden Area" (filmed as Playhouse 90: Forbidden Area (1956)). See more »

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