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Peter Ruric (1902–1966)

George Carol Sims' writing career was spent under two distinct pseudonyms. As Paul Cain he wrote a remarkable series of 17 hard-boiled detective novelettes for the pulp magazine "Black Mask" beginning in early 1932. His character, gambler Gerry Kells, was so popular that the first five stories were combined in book form as "Fast One" in 1933 and ... See full bio »

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The Black Cat
The Black Cat Writer
Mademoiselle Fifi
Grand Central Murder
Dark Sands
Dark Sands Writer


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 1948 Alias a Gentleman (story)
 1944 Mademoiselle Fifi (screenplay)
 1942 Grand Central Murder (screenplay)
 1939 Twelve Crowded Hours (story)
 1937 Dark Sands (adaptation)
 1934 The Black Cat (screenplay) / (story)
 1934 Affairs of a Gentleman (screenplay)
 1933 Gambling Ship (story)
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 1934 The Black Cat (dialogue director - uncredited)
 1925 The Salvation Hunters (production assistant)

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Novel: "Fast One". See more »

Alternate Names:

Paul Cain | George Ruric

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