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Novel (as Herbert Kerkow): "The Fateful Star Murder"
Cosmo Forbes | Carlos Keith | H.C. Kerkow | Herbert Kerkow | Sidney Valentine
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[in a letter to his sister] You shouldn't get mad at the New York reviewers. Actually, it's very difficult for a reviewer to give something called I Walked with a Zombie
(1943) a good review.
While working at MGM, he published a novel, "Where the Cobra Sings", under the name Cosmo Forbes. In 1936, a husband-and-wife team of agents set up a meeting with Lewton and David O. Selznick
to sell the film rights to Forbes' novel. Lewton didn't admit to writing it at first, to see how far he could go with it, and set up a meeting with an impostor named Forbes. When he found out that the agents...