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Catherine Turney (1906–1998)

Catherine Turney was born on December 26, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was a writer, known for The Man I Love (1947), A Stolen Life (1946) and Back from the Dead (1957). She was married to George Reynolds and Cyril Armbrister. She died on September 9, 1998 in Sierra Madre, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1963 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Little Dog Lost (1963) ... (writer)
 1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- House in Order (1960) ... (story - teleplay)
 1959-1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Forests of the Night (1960) ... (writer)
- Dead Ringer (1959) ... (writer)
- The Burning Girl (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Maverick (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Lass with the Poisonous Air (1959) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Back from the Dead (novel "The Other One") / (screenplay)
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1956) (original screenplay - 1 episode, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- Jezebel (1956) ... (adaptation)
- Mildred Pierce (1956) ... (original screenplay)
- Perilous Deception (1955) ... (writer)
 1954 Studio 57 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Storm Signal (1954) ... (teleplay)
  Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1953) (story - 1 episode, 1951)
- The Gift Horse (1953) ... (teleplay)
- Black Savannah (1951) ... (story)
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Allison, Ltd. (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1952 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Took a Chance (1952) ... (writer)
 1950 Starlight Theatre (TV Series) (adapted by - 1 episode)
- A Man in the Room (1950) ... (adapted by)
 1950 No Man of Her Own (screenplay)
 1948 Winter Meeting (writer)
 1947 Cry Wolf (screenplay)
 1947 The Man I Love (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1946 A Stolen Life (screen play)
 1946 One More Tomorrow (screenplay)
 1946 My Reputation (screenplay)
 1945 Mildred Pierce (contract writer - uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking (uncredited)
 1937 The Bride Wore Red (adaptation - uncredited)
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Stage: Wrote "Bitter Harvest". See more »

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Playwright, screenwriter and author of biographies and historical novels. She started her writing career while at the Pasadena Playhouse. Her play "Bitter Harvest" was performed in London to good critical reviews. She had another hit with "My Dear Children" (1939) on Broadway. Turney later worked under contract at Warner Brothers, 1945-47, writing vehicles for the studio's strong female stars, ... See more »

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