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Leon Uris (1924–2003)


Was friends with author Howard Bloom. He endorsed Howards' book The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History, calling it "An act of astonishing intellectual courage.". See more trivia »

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 1974 QB VII (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Part Three (1974) ... (novel)
- Part One & Two (1974) ... (novel)
 1969 Topaz (from the novel by)
 1965 The Fearless Ones (screenplay "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" - uncredited)
 1964 The Cavern (novel - uncredited)
 1960 Exodus (novel)
 1959 The Angry Hills (based on the book by)
 1959 Israel (Documentary short) (writer)
 1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (screenplay)
 1955 Battle Cry (novel - as Leon M. Uris) / (screenplay - as Leon M. Uris)
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 1959 Israel (Documentary short) (producer)

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Novel: "The Angry Hills" (filmed as The Angry Hills (1959)). See more »

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2 Articles | See more »

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Leon M. Uris

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Often we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies. See more »


MGM announced it planned to produce Uris' best seller, "Armageddon" during their 40th Anniversary celebration in 1964 but the project was quietly shelved during a period of studio belt-tightening the following year. See more »

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