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Devery Freeman (1913–2005)


He began his professional writing career while attending Brooklyn College. He wrote short stories for the New Yorker and the Saturday Evening Post. Eventually he became a studio staff writer at MGM. See more trivia »

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Known For

Taps Writer
Pete and Gladys
Pete and Gladys Producer
Francis in the Navy
The Yellow Cab Man


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 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Rise and Fall of Eddie Carew (1965) ... (producer)
 1964 Harris Against the World (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Harris Against His Secretary (1964) ... (producer)
 1960-1962 Pete and Gladys (TV Series) (producer - 69 episodes)
- Continental Dinner (1962) ... (producer)
- The Expectant Gardener (1962) ... (producer)
- The Arrival (1962) ... (producer)
- The Case of the Gossipy Maid (1962) ... (producer)
- Step on Me (1962) ... (producer)
 1959-1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (producer - 32 episodes)
- Angels (1960) ... (producer)
- Wedding March (1960) ... (producer)
- Boy Genius (1960) ... (producer)
- Doubting Devery (1960) ... (producer)
- The Roman Hatter (1960) ... (producer)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Two Counts of Murder (1959) ... (producer)
- Martin's Folly (1959) ... (producer)
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series) (producer - 11 episodes)
- The Screaming Doll (1958) ... (producer)
- Kappa Kappa Kaper (1958) ... (producer)
- The Art of Murder (1958) ... (producer)
- The Carstadt Man (1958) ... (producer)
- The Saucer People (1958) ... (producer)
Show Show Writer (33 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He wrote a novel entitled "Father Sky", about a military school. It was made into the movie "Taps", with Timothy Hutton and George C. Scott. See more »

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He helped establish the Screen Writers Guild, reorganized it into the Writers Guild of America in 1954 and negotiated with studios for the guild's right to determine film writing credits. See more »

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