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Aben Kandel (1897–1993)

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American playwright, novelist and screenwriter of horror and crime films. Sometimes wrote under the alias 'Kenneth Langtry'.

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in Romania

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 1974 Craze
 1970 Trog (screenplay)
 1967 Berserk (original story and screenplay)
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Fiddlesticks Affair (1965) ... (story)
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Roll of the Dice (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 Black Zoo (story & screenplay)
 1961 Konga (original story) / (screenplay)
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Underworld Bank (1960) ... (written by)
 1959 Horrors of the Black Museum (writer)
 1959 The Headless Ghost (as Kenneth Langtry)
 1958 How to Make a Monster (original story - as Kenneth Langtry) / (screenplay - as Kenneth Langtry)
 1957 I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (as Kenneth Langtry)
 1957 Blood of Dracula (story and screenplay - as Ralph Thornton)
 1957 I Was a Teenage Werewolf (original story - as Ralph Thornton) / (screenplay - as Ralph Thornton)
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- No Skin Off Me (1957) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Singing in the Dark (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1956 Time Table (screenplay)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Trail (1952) ... (teleplay)
- The Von Linden File (1952) ... (teleplay)
 1950-1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Blonde Comes First (1952) ... (story)
- The Blonde Comes First (1950) ... (story)
 1952 Kid Monk Baroni (original screenplay)
 1952 The Fighter
 1951 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Kitty Doone (1951) ... (book)
 1950 Big Town (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Pay-Off (1950)
 1948 Big City (additional dialogue)
 1947 High Conquest (story)
 1943 Three Russian Girls (writer)
 1943 The Iron Major (screenplay)
 1943 What's Buzzin', Cousin? (story)
 1940 City for Conquest (from the novel by)
 1939 Rio (screenplay)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes (uncredited)
 1939 Fisherman's Wharf (dialogue - uncredited)
 1937 They Won't Forget (screen play)
 1937 Thunder in the City (screenplay)
 1936 More Than a Secretary (story)
 1936 Come Closer, Folks (story)
 1936 Hot Money (based on the play by)
 1935 Magnificent Obsession (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 She Gets Her Man (screenplay) / (story)
 1935 Manhattan Moon (screenplay)
 1934 Sing and Like It (story "So You Won't Sing, Eh?")
 1932 Le bluffeur (play "Hot Money")
 1932 High Pressure (play "Hot Money")
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Stage: Wrote "Hot Money", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Directed by Bertram Harrison. George M. Cohan's Theatre: 7 Nov 1931-Nov 1931 (closing date unknown/9 performances). Cast: Arthur Albro (as "Colombo"; final Broadway role), Albert Bergh (as "Warren"), William E. Blake, Hobart Cavanaugh (as "Mike Donahey"), Peggy Conklin (as "Helen... See more »

Alternate Names:

Kenneth Langtry | Ralph Thornton
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Trivia:

American playwright, novelist and screenwriter of horror and crime films. Sometimes wrote under the alias 'Kenneth Langtry'.

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