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Ian McLellan Hunter (1915–1991)

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Close friend and collaborator of Ring Lardner Jr. with whom he wrote as 'Philip Rush.' See more trivia »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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 1987 Roman Holiday (TV Movie) (story - front for Dalton Trumbo)
 1982 The Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Part 3 (1982) ... (teleplay)
- Part 2 (1982) ... (teleplay)
 1979 You Can't Go Home Again (TV Movie)
 1976 Mastermind
 1972 The Outside Man (original scenario)
 1969 A Dream of Kings (as Ian Hunter)
 1968 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1967 Monsieur Lecoq (co-writer)
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Murder for Infinity (1967) ... (written by)
  Seaway (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1965) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1965)
- Mutiny (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Bonhomme Richard (1965) ... (writer)
- 34th Man (1965) ... (writer - as Samuel B. West)
  The Defenders (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1964) (written by - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Siege (1964) ... (teleplay)
- The Seal of Confession (1963) ... (written by)
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hideout (1964) ... (as Samuel B. West)
 1963 Captain Sindbad (written by - originally as Samuel B. West)
  The Four Just Men (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1960) (story - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Man in the Royal Suite (1960) ... (screenplay)
- The Deadly Capsule (1959) ... (story - as Samuel B. West)
 1958 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- Elixir of Youth (1958) ... (screenplay - as Samuel B. West)
- The Crusaders (1958) ... (screenplay - as Samuel B. West)
- The Profiteer (1958) ... (screenplay - as Samuel B. West)
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- The Sicillian (1957) ... (screenplay - as Samuel B. West)
- Choice of Weapons (1957) ... (screenplay - as Samuel B. West)
 1953 Roman Holiday (screenplay)
 1952 Beulah (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Waltz (1952) ... (written by)
 1950 A Woman of Distinction (story)
 1950 Eye Witness (screenplay - as Ian Hunter)
 1948 The Amazing Mr. X (screenplay)
 1944 Show Business (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1943 Young Ideas (original screenplay)
 1943 Slightly Dangerous (story)
 1941 Footlight Fever (screenplay)
 1941 Arkansas Judge (adaptation - as Ina Hunter)
 1940 Second Chorus (screenplay)
 1939 Escape to Paradise (story)
 1939 Meet Dr. Christian (screenplay)
 1939 Fisherman's Wharf (screenplay - as Ian Hunter)
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Alternate Names:

Ian Hunter | Ina Hunter | Ian Hunter McClellan | Samuel B. West
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For 20 years taught dramatic writing at New York University and latterly became screenwriting adviser at the Sundance Institute in Utah. He was a longtime member of the council of the Writers Guild of America, East. See more »

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