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John Haase (1923–2006)

German-born John Haase moved to San Francisco, with his family, in 1936 during Adolf Hitler's rise to power. He practiced dentistry for 40 years and would often write out plot lines for his stories in between appointments. Haase wrote 11 books, the last published in 1983. "Me and the Arch Kook Petulia" was turned into the quirky Richard Lester film... See full bio »

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Petulia Writer
Dear Brigitte
Dear Brigitte Writer
The Wall to Wall War


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 1968 Petulia (novel "Me and the Arch Kook Petulia")
 1965 Dear Brigitte (novel "Erasmus With Freckles")
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Timothy Heist (1964) ... (short story)
  The Richard Boone Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963)
- Don't Call Me Dirty Names (1963) ... (written by)
- Wall to Wall War (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 The Wall to Wall War (TV Movie)

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Novel: "Me and the Arch Kook Petulia". New York: Coward-McCann (filmed as Petulia (1968)) See more »

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His 1975 wedding featured a performance by his friends, the band Van Halen. See more »

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