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Jan Lustig (1902–1979)

Jan Lustig was born on December 23, 1902 in Brünn, Austria-Hungary as Hans G. Lustig. He was a writer, known for The Story of Three Loves (1953), Knights of the Round Table (1953) and Town Without Pity (1961). He died on April 24, 1979 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. See full bio »

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Town Without Pity
Young Bess
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 1973 Hallo und Adieu (TV Movie) (translation)
 1972 Der Prozeß gegen die neun von Catonsville (TV Movie) (translation)
 1963 Elf Jahre und ein Tag (writer)
 1961 Town Without Pity (adaptation)
 1955 Moonfleet (screenplay)
 1953 Knights of the Round Table (screenplay)
 1953 Torch Song (writer)
 1953 Young Bess (writer)
 1953 The Story of Three Loves (adaptation - segments "Equilibrium", "Mademoiselle")
 1949 That Forsyte Woman (screen play)
 1948 Homecoming (adaptation)
 1945 Adventure (uncredited)
 1945 They Were Expendable (screenplay - uncredited)
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover (screenplay)
 1942 Reunion in France (screenplay)
 1940 Dancing on a Dime (story - as Jean Lustig)
 1940 The Lady in Question (screenplay "Gribouille" - uncredited)
 1939 Le corsaire (adaptation)
 1938 Orage (screenplay - as H.G. Lustig)
 1937 La dame de Malacca (screenplay - as H.G. Lustig)
 1937 Heart of Paris (adaptation - as H.G. Lustig)
 1937 Courrier Sud (adaptation - as H.G. Lustig)
 1936 Aventure à Paris (adaptation - as H.G. Lustig)
 1936 Under Western Eyes (adaptation and screenplay - as L. Lustig)
 1935 Loves of a Dictator (as H.G. Lustig)
 1934 Mauvaise graine (screenplay - as Hans G. Lustig)
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Alternate Names:

H.G. Lustig | Hans G. Lustig | Jean Lustig | L. Lustig

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Czech-born screenwriter, often billed as H.G. Lustig. Educated at Prague University, he started out in Berlin as a journalist, short story writer and movie critic. He then worked as a writer for Pathe in France before moving to Hollywood, where he was signed by MGM to work on several commercially successful films.

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