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Ketti Frings (1909–1981)

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ketti Frings, who also distinguished herself as a screenwriter, was born Katherine Hartley on February 28, 1909 in Columbus, Ohio. After attending Principia College, she got a job in the advertising industry as a copywriter before turning to journalism, writing features for United Press International. Subsequently... See full bio »

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 1975 Mr. Sycamore (play) / (screenplay)
 1972 Look Homeward, Angel (TV Movie)
 1961 Schau heimwärts, Engel (TV Movie) (play - as Ketty Frings)
 1961 By Love Possessed (screenplay revision - uncredited)
 1960 Encounter (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Mr. Sycamore (1960) ... (teleplay)
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode, 1956) (novel - 1 episode, 1954)
- Because of You (1956) ... (original screenplay)
- Hold Back the Dawn (1954) ... (novel)
 1955 Foxfire (screenplay)
 1955 The Shrike
 1953 Orient Express (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- The Red Sash (1953) ... (original story)
 1952 Come Back, Little Sheba (screenplay)
 1951 The Company She Keeps (story and screen play)
 1950 Dark City (adaptation)
 1950 The File on Thelma Jordon (screenplay)
 1949 The Accused (screenplay)
 1948 Look Before You Love (story)
 1944 Guest in the House (screenplay)
 1943 Jane Eyre (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1941 Hold Back the Dawn (story "Memo to a Movie Producer")
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Stage Play: Look Homeward, Angel. Drama. Written by Ketti Frings. Based on the novel by Thomas Wolfe. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Motley. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Hair Design by Ernest Adler. Directed by George Roy Hill. Ethel Barrymore Theatre (moved to The 54th Street Theatre from 9 Mar 1959- close): 28 Nov ... See more »

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Of Scottish and Irish ancestry. Started in advertising, then became a publicity agent. Later worked on scripts for radio and also ghost-wrote materials released by stars in movie magazines, using the pseudonym Anita Kilgore. Her best-known film work was her screenplay adapted from William Inge's play 'Come Back, Little Sheba' (1952). See more »

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