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Lamar Trotti (1900–1952)

Author and screenwriter, often preoccupied with American history as viewed from a Southern perspective. Born in Atlanta, Trotti studied writing at Columbia University and was also the first person to graduate from the University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism. In 1923, he became the youngest editor employed by a newspaper owned by ... See full bio »

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 1967 The Jackals (1948 screenplay Yellow Sky)
  The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (1 episode, 1957) (based on a screenplay by - 1 episode, 1957) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1957) (original screenplay - 1 episode, 1955)
- City in Flames (1957) ... (based on a screenplay by) / (screenplay)
- Springfield Incident (1957) ... (1939 screenplay Young Mr. Lincoln)
- The Ox-Bow Incident (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1952 Full House (screen play - segment "The Cop and the Anthem")
 1952 With a Song in My Heart (written by)
 1951 I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (adaptation and screenplay)
 1950 Cheaper by the Dozen (screen play)
 1949 You're My Everything (writer)
 1948 Yellow Sky (screenplay)
 1948 When My Baby Smiles at Me (writer)
 1948 The Walls of Jericho (writer)
 1947 Captain from Castile (screenplay)
 1947 Mother Wore Tights (screenplay)
 1946 The Razor's Edge (screen play)
 1945 A Bell for Adano (screenplay)
 1944 Wilson (screenplay)
 1943 Guadalcanal Diary (screenplay)
 1943 The Ox-Bow Incident (written for the screen by)
 1943 Immortal Sergeant (written by)
 1942 To the Shores of Tripoli (screenplay)
 1941 Belle Starr (screenplay)
 1941 Man Hunt (contract writer - uncredited)
 1941 Hudson's Bay
 1940 Brigham Young (screenplay)
 1939 Drums Along the Mohawk (screen play)
 1939 Young Mr. Lincoln (original screenplay)
 1938 Kentucky (screen play)
 1938 Gateway (writer)
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band (screen play)
 1938 The Baroness and the Butler (screenplay)
 1937 In Old Chicago (screen play)
 1937 Second Honeymoon (contract writer - uncredited)
 1937 Slave Ship (screen play)
 1937 This Is My Affair (screenplay) / (story)
 1937 Time Out for Romance (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1936 Career Woman
 1936 Can This Be Dixie? (screenplay) / (story)
 1936 Ramona (screenplay)
 1936 Pepper
 1936 Gentle Julia
 1935 This Is the Life (screenplay)
 1935 Steamboat Round the Bend (screen play)
 1935 $10 Raise (additional dialogue)
 1935 Life Begins at 40 (screenplay)
 1934 Judge Priest (screen play)
 1934 Call It Luck (screenplay)
 1934 Wild Gold (story)
 1934 You Can't Buy Everything (original screenplay)
 1933 The Man Who Dared (writer)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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He published and edited a motion picture trade magazine before entering films.

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