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Lawrence B. Marcus (1917–2001)

Born in Beaver, Utah, during World War I, it was not until the next World War that Lawrence Marcus found his niche as a writer. Serving in the Army Air Force, he found that he had a knack for writing and began scripting radio shows. The irony of discovering himself applying skills that are usually honed and developed only after one receives the ... See full bio »

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

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 1984 Threesome (TV Movie)
 1982 Witness for the Prosecution (TV Movie) (adaptation - as Larry Marcus)
 1982 The Letter (TV Movie)
 1981 The Five of Me (TV Movie)
 1980 The Stunt Man (screenplay)
 1971 Going Home
 1969 Justine (screenplay)
 1968 Petulia (screenplay)
 1965 Brainstorm (story - as Larry Marcus)
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Won't It Ever Be Morning? (1965) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Shark (1963) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
  Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1961 - 1963) (story - 1 episode, 1962) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Best Years (1963) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- The Hands of Danofrio (1962) ... (story)
- Of This Time, of This Place (1962) ... (adaptation - as Larry Marcus)
- Moment of Decision (1961) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
  Route 66 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1962) (television story and teleplay - 1 episode, 1963) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962)
- A Gift for a Warrior (1963) ... (television story and teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- Where Is Chick Lorimer, Where Has She Gone? (1962) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- Voice at the End of the Line (1962) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
- Man Out of Time (1962) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
  Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (executive writer - 52 episodes, 1959 - 1961) (writer - 12 episodes, 1959 - 1961) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (dramatised by - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (material assembled by - 1 episode, 1961) (dramatisation - 1 episode, 1959)
- Eyewitness (1961) ... (as Larry Marcus)
- The Tiger (1961) ... (executive writer - as Larry Marcus)
- The Prisoner (1961) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
- Signal Received (1961) ... (executive writer - as Larry Marcus)
- Justice (1961) ... (executive writer - as Larry Marcus)
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Last Man (1959) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1956) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Stone (1959) ... (adaptation - as Larry Marcus)
- The Enemies (1956) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- In Summer Promise (1956) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
- The Hunted (1953) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
 1958 Lux Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Connoisseur (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1958 Voice in the Mirror (writer - as Larry Marcus)
 1958 Decision (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sudden Silence (1958) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
  The Christophers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (original story - 1 episode, 1957) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957)
- Knock on Any Door (1958) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
- A Link in the Chain (1957) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
- Two Worlds of Ann Foster (1957) ... (original story) / (teleplay)
 1958 Diamond Safari (writer - as Larry Marcus)
 1957 M Squad (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Family Portrait (1957) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
 1955-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Rich Man, Poor Man (1957) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- On Leave (1955) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
 1957 Witness for the Prosecution (adaptation - as Larry Marcus)
 1956 The Unguarded Moment (screenplay - as Larry Marcus) / (story - as Larry Marcus)
  The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Death in the Snow (1956) ... (teleplay)
- The Trial of Edward Pritchard (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Sudden Silence (1956) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
  Star Stage (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956) (written by - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Man in the Black Robe (1956) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- On Trial (1955) ... (written by - as Larry Marcus)
  The Star and the Story (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode, 1956) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1955) (written by - 1 episode, 1955)
- They (1956) ... (original story) / (teleplay)
- The Man Who Was Dead (1955) ... (screenplay - as Larry Marcus) / (story - as Larry Marcus)
- Newspaper Man (1955) ... (written by - as Larry Marcus)
  Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (teleplay - 5 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- Barbed Wire Christmas (1955) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- One Day at a Time (1955) ... (teleplay)
- Six Hours to Deadline (1955) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- The Gift of Dr. Minot (1955) ... (writer - as Larry Marcus)
  Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1953) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (writer - 3 episodes, 1953 - 1955)
- The Milkman (1955) ... (writer)
- Man Who Heard Everything (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The Awakening (1954) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
- Panic (1953) ... (as Larry Marcus)
- The Death of Michael Turbin (1953) ... (teleplay - as Larry Marcus)
 1954 The Red Dress (as Larry Marcus)
 1954 Three's Company (as Larry Marcus)
  Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1952 - 1953) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1954) (written by - 1 episode, 1954) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1952)
- The Wallet (1954) ... (adaptation - as Larry Marcus)
- A Study in Panic (1954) ... (written by - as Larry Marcus)
- The Room (1953) ... (story - as Larry Marcus)
- My Wife Geraldine (1952) ... (screenplay - as Larry Marcus) / (story - as Larry Marcus)
 1953 The Bigamist (story - as Larry Marcus)
 1952 Paula (story - as Larry Marcus)
 1951 Cause for Alarm! (story - as Larry Marcus)
 1950 Danger (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Witness for the Prosecution (1950) ... (story - as Larry Marcus)
 1950 Dark City (screenplay - as Larry Marcus) / (story "No Escape" - as Larry Marcus)
 1950 Backfire (from a story by - as Larry Marcus) / (screenplay - as Larry Marcus)
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In 1959, he co-produced an unsold pilot for a proposed anthology series which would tell the stories of Americans decorated for heroism. See more »

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