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Richard Morris (I) (1924–1996)

Richard Morris was born on May 14, 1924 in Burlingame, California, USA as Richard H. Morris. He was a writer and director, known for The Loretta Young Show (1953), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) and The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964). He died on April 27, 1996 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

The Loretta Young Show
(1953-1961)
Take Me to Town
(1953)

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 1973 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Only Three to a Bed (1973) ... (teleplay)
 1969 Change of Habit (story)
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie (written by)
 1964 Mr. Scrooge (TV Movie)
 1962 If a Man Answers (screenplay by)
  The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (31 episodes, 1956 - 1961) (writer - 11 episodes, 1953 - 1957) (teleplay - 5 episodes, 1955 - 1959) (story - 4 episodes, 1955 - 1960) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1955)
- Emergency in 114 (1961)
  Encounter (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Here Lies Mrs. Moriarty (1961) ... (teleplay)
- The Man Who Stole the Blarney Stone (1960) ... (writer)
  Private Secretary (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1956) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1956) (original teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
- What Every Secretary Knows (1956) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Little Caesar of Bleeker Street (1956) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Old Dogs, New Tricks (1956) ... (original teleplay)
 1955 Kings Row (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Ellie (1955) ... (teleplay)
  The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1955) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- Too Old for Dolls (1955) ... (screenplay)
- Trip Around the Block (1954) ... (teleplay)
 1953 Take Me to Town (screenplay) / (story "Flame of the Timberline")
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(May 19 to July 25, 2004) He and Dick Scanlan wrote the book for the musical, "Thoroughly Modern Millie," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Jeanine Tesori was composer. Dick Scanlan was lyricist. Rob Ashford was choreographer. Michael Mayer was director. Martin Pakledinez was costume designer. See more »
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His book, "Thoroughly Modern Millie", was adapted into a musical which was performed at the Shaftesbury Theatre, and was nominated for a 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best New Musical of 2003. See more »

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