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Arch Oboler (1909–1987)

Arch Oboler was born on December 7, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Bewitched (1945), Five (1951) and Strange Holiday (1945). He was married to Eleanor Helfand. He died on March 19, 1987 in Westlake Village, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1986 Christmas Eve (TV Movie) (story - uncredited)
 1972 Domo Arigato (writer)
 1972 Lights Out (TV Movie) (creator)
 1966 The Bubble
 1961 One Plus One (play "Mrs. Kingsley's Report") / (screenplay)
 1960 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Music of Romance (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Night of the Auk (1960)
 1958 Hi, Grandma! (TV Movie)
 1956 Eye on New York (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Night of the Auk (1956) ... (writer)
 1953 The Twonky (screenplay)
 1952 Bwana Devil
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Word (1952) ... (written by)
- Come to the Bank (1952) ... (written by)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series) (1 episode)
- And Adam Begot (1951)
 1951 Five (story, screenplay and dialogue)
 1950 Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Big Ben (1950) ... (written by)
 1949 Oboler Comedy Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Dog's Eye View (1949) ... (writer)
- Mr. Dydee (1949) ... (writer)
- Mrs. Kingsley's Report (1949) ... (writer)
- Love, Love, Love (1949) ... (writer)
 1948 On Our Merry Way (original story)
 1947 Christmas Eve (story - uncredited)
 1945 Bewitched (adaptation) / (story "Alter Ego")
 1945 Strange Holiday (radio play "This Precious Freedom") / (screenplay)
 1943 Gangway for Tomorrow (screen play)
 1940 Escape (screen play)
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Other Works:

He also wrote for radio shows such as "Everything for the Boys," "The Cavalcade of America" and "Plays for Americans." See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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Trivia:

Writer/director/host/producer of NBC Radio's "Lights Out" (1936-1939, 1942-1943). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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