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Ben Maddow (1909–1992)

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American screenwriter, novelist and photography critic, educated at Columbia University. After graduating, he worked for three years as an orderly and technician at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and for another three years as an investigator for the New York City Bureau of Welfare. During World War II, he worked as a scenarist for the First ...

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Asphalt Jungle
(1950)
The Unforgiven
(1960)
Intruder in the Dust
(1949)

Filmography

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 1972 Man on a String (TV Movie)
 1969 The Chairman (screenplay)
 1967 The Way West (screenplay)
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Trains of Silence (1965) ... (story)
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Revenge of the Worm (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 An Affair of the Skin (writer)
 1963 The Balcony (writer)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Go Fight City Hall (1962) ... (writer)
 1961 Two Loves (screenplay)
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series) (based on screenplay by - 1 episode)
- The Professor (1961) ... (based on screenplay by)
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Head of Fire: Feet of Clay (1960) ... (written by)
- The Noise of Death (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 The Unforgiven (screenplay)
 1958 Murder by Contract (uncredited)
 1958 God's Little Acre (uncredited)
 1957 No Down Payment (screenplay - uncredited)
 1957 Gun Glory (uncredited)
 1957 Men in War (screenplay - front Philip Yordan)
 1954 Johnny Guitar (uncredited)
 1954 The Naked Jungle (screenplay - front Philip Yordan)
 1953 The Wild One (uncredited)
 1950 The Asphalt Jungle (screen play)
 1949 Intruder in the Dust (writer)
 1948 Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (adaptation)
 1948 The Man from Colorado (screenplay)
 1947 Framed (screen play)
 1942 Native Land (as David Wolff)
 1940 Valley Town (Documentary) (assistant commentary - as David Wolff)
 1939 United Action Means Victory (Documentary short)
 1937 China Strikes Back (Documentary short) (unconfirmed - unconfirmed)
 1937 Heart of Spain (Documentary short)
 1937 The People of the Cumberland (Documentary short) (as David Wolff)
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Alternate Names:

David Wolff
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[on Philip Yordan, who signed several screenplays that Maddow claimed he had himself written]: Philip Yordan has never written more than a sentence in his life. He's incapable of writing. See more »

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American screenwriter, novelist and photography critic, educated at Columbia University. After graduating, he worked for three years as an orderly and technician at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and for another three years as an investigator for the New York City Bureau of Welfare. During World War II, he worked as a scenarist for the First Motion Picture Unit of the Army Air Force. In ... See more »

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Leo

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