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Charles Williams (III) (1909–1975)

Charles Williams was born in San Angelo, Texas, and grew up there and in New Mexico. He attended Brownsville High School in Texas through the tenth grade. In the United States Merchant Marine, from 1929 to 1939, he served as a radio operator. Williams joined the U.S. Navy during World War II, and between 1939 and 1950 worked as an electronics ... See full bio »

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 1990 The Hot Spot (book "Hell Hath No Fury") / (screenplay)
 1990 La fille des collines (novel "Hill Girl")
 1989 Mieux vaut courir (TV Movie) (novel "Man on the Run")
 1989 Dead Calm (novel)
 1983 Confidentially Yours (novel "The Long Saturday Night")
 1975 The Man Who Would Not Die (novel "The Sailcloth Shroud")
 1971 Fantasia chez les ploucs (novel "The Diamond Bikini")
 1970 The Deep (novel "Dead Calm")
 1968 The Pink Jungle (writer)
 1968 Don't Just Stand There (novel "The Wrong Venus") / (screenplay)
 1965 The Dictator's Guns (adaptation and dialogue) / (novel "Aground")
 1964 Joy House (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1964 Le gros coup (novel "The Big Bite")
 1963 Banana Peel (novel) / (screenplay)
 1960 The 3rd Voice (novel "All the Way")
 1955 Folio (TV Series) (1 episode)

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