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Murray Leinster (1896–1975)


Social Security records give birth year as 1895. See more trivia »

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 1979 Racconti di fantascienza (TV Series) (short story "First Contact" - 1 episode)
- Primo contatto (1979) ... (short story "First Contact")
 1967 The Terrornauts (novel "The Wailing Asteroid")
 1966 The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (novel "The Monster from Earth's End")
 1961 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Those at the Top (1961) ... (story - as Will F. Jenkins)
  Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1956)
- Night Drive (1957) ... (original story)
- I'll Wait for You (1956) ... (story)
 1951 Out There (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Seven Temporary Moons (1951) ... (written by)
 1951 Suspense (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- The Far- Off House (1951) ... (by - as Will Jenkins)
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Strange Case of John Kingman (1950) ... (story)
- The Strange Case of John Kingman (1950) ... (story)
 1939 Torchy Blane in Chinatown (original story "The Purple Hieroglyph" - as Will Jenkins)
 1932 Border Devils (story)
 1930 Murder Will Out (story "The Purple Hieroglyph" - as Will F. Jenkins)
 1927 Good As Gold (story "The Owner of the Aztec")
 1920 The Purple Cipher (story "The Purple Hieroglyph" - as Will F. Jenkins)

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Other Works:

Novel: "The Monster from Earth's End". NOTE: Filmed as The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966). See more »

Alternate Names:

Will Fitzgerald | Fitzgerald Jenkins | Will F. Jenkins | Will Jenkins

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Invented the front-projection system which superseded rear-projection See more »

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