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Silvia Richards (–1999)


In addition to marrying the novelist and screenwriter A.I. Bezzerides, she was also at one time the wife of screenwriter Robert L. Richards. She also had a long relationship with the director Fritz Lang, who encouraged her screen-writing ambitions and used her as a writer on both "Secret Beyond The Door" and "Rancho Notorious". See more trivia »


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  Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1961 - 1962)
- Year of Grace (1962)
- The Missile Rogues (1962) ... (teleplay)
- The Classic Cab (1961)
- The Manchu Formula (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Father, Dear Father (1961) ... (teleplay)
  Whispering Smith (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1961) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Quest (1961) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Renegades Return (1957) ... (story)
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Possessed (1957) ... (original screenplay)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All the Trees in the Field (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 Medic (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- My Child's Keeper (1955) ... (written by - as Sylvia Richards)
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 1952 Ruby Gentry (screenplay)
 1952 Rancho Notorious (original story)
 1951 Tomahawk (screenplay)
 1947 Secret Beyond the Door... (screenplay)
 1947 Possessed (screenplay)

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Sylvia Richards

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As her screenwriting assignments dried up, she reinvented herself as a nursery school teacher. See more »

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