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Martin Goldsmith (I) (1913–1994)

Martin Goldsmith was born on November 6, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for Detour (1945), Narrow Margin (1990) and The Narrow Margin (1952). He died on May 24, 1994 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1992 Detour (novel)
 1990 Narrow Margin (earlier story)
 1964 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Encounter (1964) ... (written by - as Martin M. Goldsmith)
- What's in the Box (1964) ... (written by - as Martin M. Goldsmith)
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Point of Impact (1959)
 1959 Cast a Long Shadow (screen story - as Martin M. Goldsmith) / (screenplay - as Martin M. Goldsmith)
 1959 The Gunfight at Dodge City (screenplay - as Martin M. Goldsmith)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Natchez (1958) ... (teleplay - as Martin M. Goldsmith)
 1958 Fort Massacre (written by - as Martin M. Goldsmith)
 1955 Hell's Island (story)
 1953 Mission Over Korea (writer)
 1952 The Narrow Margin (story)
 1950 Shakedown
 1947 Blind Spot (screenplay)
 1947 The Lone Wolf in Mexico (screenplay)
 1945 Detour (original story) / (screenplay)
 1945 Dangerous Intruder (screenplay - as Martin M. Goldsmith)
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 1995 American Cinema (TV Series documentary)
- Film Noir (1995) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Novel: "Detour: An Extraordinary Tale" (filmed as Detour (1945), Detour (1992)).

Alternate Names:

Martin M. Goldsmith

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Brother-in-law of actor Anthony Quinn.

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