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For many years Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle. Of the 60 movies I wrote, more than half were written in two weeks or less. I received from each script, whether written in two weeks or [never more than] eight weeks, from $50,000 to $150,000. I worked also by the week. My salary ran from $5000 a week up....
Wrote a number of radio plays during the 1940s. For the series "Suspense", he wrote "The Marvelous Barastro," "Beyond Good and Evil," "Crime Without Passion" and "Actor's Blood," which he also starred in (as himself). This seems to be something he enjoyed doing, since he also appeared as himself in a radio adaptation of his film Specter of the Rose
(1946) on "Inner Sanctum Mysteries". The Peter