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Dwight Taylor (I) (1902–1986)

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Son of actress Laurette Taylor and playwright/producer Charles A. Taylor; stepson of J. Hartley Manners. See more trivia »

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 1967 Batman (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Louie, the Lilac (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 The Cape Town Affair (story)
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- A Check Will Do Nicely (1959) ... (teleplay)
  The Thin Man (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1957)
- Angels in Paradise (1957) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Fatal Cliche (1957) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Interlude (based on a screenplay by)
 1957 Boy on a Dolphin (screenplay)
  Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1957)
- For Better, for Worse (1957) ... (teleplay)
- The Girl in the Grass (1957) ... (adaptation)
 1953 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trial Run (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Vicki (writer)
 1953 Pickup on South Street (story)
 1952 We're Not Married! (adaptation)
 1952 Something to Live For (written by)
 1947 The Foxes of Harrow (contributor to dialogue - uncredited)
 1945 The Thin Man Goes Home (screen play)
 1945 Conflict (screenplay)
 1942 Nightmare (screenplay)
 1941 I Wake Up Screaming (screen play)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams (screenplay)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes (screenplay)
 1937 Gangway (story)
 1936 Follow the Fleet (screen play)
 1935 Top Hat (screen play) / (story)
 1935 Paris in Spring (play)
 1934 Lady by Choice (story)
 1934 The Gay Divorcee (from the book by) / (musical play "Gay Divorce" - uncredited)
 1934 Stingaree (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1934 Long Lost Father (screenplay)
 1933 If I Were Free (screen play)
 1933 Today We Live (screenplay)
 1932 Are You Listening? (adapted by)
 1930 Numbered Men (adapted from the stage play by: "Jail Break")
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Playwright: "Jail Break" (filmed as Numbered Men (1930)). See more »
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Trivia:

One of the first 'Talk of the Town' editors for The New Yorker. Later a noted novelist, playwright and screenwriter. See more »

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Capricorn

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