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Nunnally Johnson (1897–1977)

The son of a railway superintendent, Nunnally Johnson was schooled in Columbus, Georgia, graduating in 1915. He worked for the local newspaper as a delivery boy, became a junior reporter for the Savannah Press, and then moved on to New York in 1919. There, his journalistic career really took off, particularly as a principal news reporter for the ... See full bio »

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 1967 The Dirty Dozen (screenplay)
 1965 Dear Brigitte (uncredited)
 1964 The World of Henry Orient (screenplay)
 1963 Take Her, She's Mine (screenplay)
 1962 Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (screenplay)
 1960 Flaming Star (screenplay)
 1957 The Three Faces of Eve (screenplay)
 1957 The True Story of Jesse James (earlier screenplay)
 1956 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (screenplay)
 1954 Black Widow (screen play)
 1954 Witness to Murder (uncredited)
 1954 Night People (screenplay)
 1953 How to Marry a Millionaire (screen play)
 1952 My Cousin Rachel (screen play)
 1952 O. Henry's Full House (segment "Ransom of Red Chief", uncredited)
 1952 We're Not Married! (screenplay)
 1952 Phone Call from a Stranger (screenplay)
 1950 The Mudlark (screen play)
 1950 The Gunfighter (uncredited)
 1950 Three Came Home (screenplay)
 1949 Everybody Does It (writer)
 1948 Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (screenplay)
 1946 The Dark Mirror (written for the screen by)
 1945 Along Came Jones (written by)
 1945 The Southerner (uncredited)
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom (screenplay)
 1944 The Woman in the Window (written for the screen by)
 1943 Holy Matrimony (writer)
 1943 The Moon Is Down (writer)
 1942 Moontide (uncredited)
 1942 Roxie Hart (written for the screen by)
 1941 Tobacco Road (screenplay)
 1940 Chad Hanna (screen play)
 1940 I Was an Adventuress (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath (screen play)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (screen play)
 1939 Wife, Husband and Friend (screenplay)
 1939 Jesse James (original screen play)
 1936 Banjo on My Knee (screenplay)
 1936 Dimples (original idea - uncredited)
 1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island (screenplay)
 1935 Thanks a Million (screen play)
 1935 Cardinal Richelieu (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Baby Face Harrington (screen play)
 1934 Kid Millions (original story and screen play)
 1934 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (screenplay)
 1934 The House of Rothschild (screen play)
 1934 Moulin Rouge
 1933 Tillie and Gus (story - unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1933 Mama Loves Papa (story)
 1933 A Bedtime Story (writer)
 1927 Rough House Rosie (story)
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The World's Full of Girls (1943). See more »

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Movie actors wear dark glasses to funerals to conceal the fact that their eyes are not red from weeping. See more »

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Close friend of fellow wit Groucho Marx. See more »

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Sagittarius

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