No photo available. Represent Maurice Rapf? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 237,365 this week

Maurice Rapf (1914–2003)

Maurice Rapf, the Hollywood screenwriter who became one of the pioneers of cinema studies, was born on May 19, 1914, in New York City to producer Harry Rapf and his wife, Tina Uhfelder Rapf. Harry Rapf was one of the founders of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer and an Oscar-winner for producing MGM's first musical, The Broadway Melody (1929), an early talkie ... See full bio »

Awards Central

Check out IMDb's full coverage of all the major awards events, including the Critics Choice Awards, Gotham Awards, and more.

Visit our Awards Central section

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1056 people
created 10 May 2011
 
a list of 65 people
created 05 Oct 2015
 
a list of 970 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 166 people
created 1 month ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Maurice Rapf's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Song of the South
(1946)
So Dear to My Heart
(1948)
Gnomes
Gnomes Writer
(1980)
Cinderella
Cinderella Writer
(1950)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Director
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (17 credits)
 1980 Gnomes (TV Movie) (written by)
 1954 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- So Dear to My Heart (1954) ... (writer)
 1954 The Detective (screenplay - originally uncredited)
 1950 Cinderella (uncredited)
 1948 So Dear to My Heart (adaptation)
 1946 Song of the South (screenplay)
 1942 Call of the Canyon (story)
 1940 Jennie
 1940 Dancing on a Dime (screenplay)
 1939 Winter Carnival (writer)
 1939 North of Shanghai (writer)
 1938 Sharpshooters (story)
 1938 Island in the Sky (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone (story)
 1936 We Went to College (screen play)
 1932 Divorce in the Family (story)
Hide Hide Show Show Director (1 credit)
 1934 Dartmouth Days (Short)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "All About the Movies: A Handbook for the Movie-Loving Layman," 2000.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maury Rapf
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

How, one might ask, did I rationalize the Moscow purge trials of 1937? (I believed the Trotskyites were plotting with the Nazis to undermine the socialist experiment.) How did I accept the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact of 1939 which led to the Nazi invasion of Poland and the start of World War II? (I had a hard time with this but became convinced that Stalin was just buying time to prepare for ... See more »

Trivia:

Became an advocate for the rights of screenwriters and helped found the Screen Writers Guild, later renamed the Writers Guild of America. See more »

Nickname:

Maury

Star Sign:

Taurus

Message Boards

Discuss Maurice Rapf on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page