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Cyril Hume (1900–1966)

Writer Cyril Hume was born in New Rochelle, NY, in 1900. As a young man he joined the US Army and was assigned to the 219th Engineers, but left the service after only four months. In 1922 he enrolled at Yale University, but did not complete his studies there. He published his first novel, "Wife of the Centaur", in 1923, to generally positive ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ransom
Ransom Writer
(1996)
Forbidden Planet
(1956)
Tarzan the Ape Man
(1932)
Bigger Than Life
(1956)

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 1996 Ransom (story)
 1963 Empire (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A House in Order (1963) ... (story - teleplay)
 1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Rising of the Moon (1963) ... (teleplay)
  The Rifleman (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1958 - 1963) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Hostages to Fortune (1963) ... (written by)
- Gun Shy (1962) ... (teleplay)
- Guilty Conscience (1962) ... (written by)
- None So Blind (1962) ... (written by)
- Closer Than a Brother (1961) ... (written by)
 1961-1962 The Tall Man (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Black Robe (1962) ... (written by)
- The Grudge Fight (1961) ... (written by)
 1960-1961 The Rebel (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Road to Jericho (1961) ... (writer)
- Don Gringo (1960) ... (writer)
 1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Act of Piracy (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 The Westerner (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Treasure (1960) ... (writer)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Story of Judith (1960) ... (teleplay)
- Absalom, My Son (1959) ... (adaptation)
 1960 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
 1959-1960 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Comet (1960) ... (writer)
- The Dude (1959) ... (writer)
- A Matter of Life and Death (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Killers of Kilimanjaro (story)
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Unaccepted (1959) ... (story)
 1957 The Invisible Boy (screenplay)
 1956 Bigger Than Life (story and screenplay)
 1956 Forbidden Planet (screen play)
 1956 Ransom! (screenplay)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Branded (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Technical Charge of Murder (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Haunted (1955) ... (writer)
 1954-1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Fearful Decision (1955) ... (writer)
- Fearful Decision (1954) ... (writer)
 1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes)
- Not the Marrying Kind (1955) ... (teleplay)
- The Poachers (1955) ... (teleplay)
- Return in Triumph (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1952 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Junior (1952) ... (teleplay)
 1952 Tarzan's Savage Fury (screenplay)
 1951 Anne of the Indies (contributor to dialogue - uncredited)
 1950 Branded (screenplay)
 1950 A Lady Without Passport (adaptation)
 1949 Tokyo Joe (screenplay)
 1949 The Great Gatsby (writer)
 1949 Bride of Vengeance (screenplay)
 1947 High Barbaree
 1942 The Bugle Sounds (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 20 Mule Team
 1939 Tarzan Finds a Son! (screen play)
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone (screenplay)
 1937 Live, Love and Learn (screenplay)
 1936 Tarzan Escapes (screen play)
 1936 The Devil Is a Sissy (uncredited)
 1936 Yellow Dust (screen play)
 1934 Affairs of a Gentleman (screenplay)
 1933 Flying Down to Rio (screen play)
 1932 Tarzan the Ape Man (adaptation)
 1931 Daybreak (dialogue)
 1931 Trader Horn (dialogue)
 1930 New Moon (dialogue)
 1924 The Wife of the Centaur (novel)
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Novel: "Cruel Fellowship". See more »
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Though sometimes referred to as the brother of English actress Benita Hume, Cyril Hume was actually born in New Rochelle, NY, the son of Thomas and Harriet Hume. His siblings were Mary, Nelson, Alexander, Constance, Dorothy, and Raphael, a noted architect. See more »

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