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Frank Burt (IV) (–1958)

A favorite of both James Stewart and Jack Webb, Frank Burt was a prolific writer of film, radio and television stories during the 1940s and 1950s. In radio, his series writing credits include "The Whistler," "Hallmark Hall of Fame," and "The Unexpected." Burt created the well- regarded radio series "The Six Shooter" for Stewart and wrote all but ... See full bio »

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 1960 M Squad (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Dead Parrots Don't Talk (1960) ... (teleplay)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Cindy's Fella (1959) ... (story)
  Dragnet (TV Series) (writer - 47 episodes, 1955 - 1959) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1955)
- The Big Byron (1959) ... (writer)
- The Big Operator (1959) ... (writer)
- The Big Name (1959) ... (writer)
- The Big Nazi (1958) ... (writer)
- The Big Little Boy (1958) ... (writer)
  The Restless Gun (TV Series) (character - 77 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (story - 25 episodes, 1957 - 1959)
- The Hill of Death (1959) ... (character)
- A Very Special Investigator (1959) ... (character)
- The Englishman (1959) ... (character)
- The Cavis Boy (1959) ... (character)
- A Trial for Jenny May (1959) ... (character)
 1958 Trackdown (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Outlaw's Wife (1958) ... (writer)
- The Winter Boys (1958) ... (writer)
- The Pueblo Kid (1958) ... (writer)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Trail to Christmas (1957) ... (teleplay)
- The Town with a Past (1957) ... (writer)
  Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1954 - 1957) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1954) (written by - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Restless Gun (1957) ... (uncredited)
- Spangal Island (1954)
- Midnight Haul (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The Edge of Battle (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The Jungle Trap (1954) ... (written by)
  Noah's Ark (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1956 - 1957) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Talking Ostrich (1957) ... (writer)
- A Girl's Best Friend (1956) ... (writer)
- The Friendly Lion (1956) ... (writer)
- The Mascot (1956) ... (writer)
- The Toothless Monkey (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 General Electric Summer Originals (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jungle Trap (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 The Indiscreet Mrs. Jarvis (TV Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Blue Landscape (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Fox Hunt (1955) ... (screenplay)
 1955 The Man from Laramie (screenplay)
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Westerner ... (story)
  Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (writer - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1953)
- The Vacant Room (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The Reporter Who Made Himself King (1954) ... (teleplay)
- It Couldn't Happen (1954) ... (writer)
- The Magic Parchment (1953) ... (teleplay)
- Gallagher (1953) ... (writer)
  Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1952) (writer - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Jewel (1954) ... (writer)
- Crash Landing (1952) ... (teleplay)
- Koblen (1952) ... (teleplay)
 1954 The New Adventures of China Smith (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Plane to Tainan (1954) ... (written by)
 1953 The Cisco Kid (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Black Terror (1953) ... (screenplay)
  Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1952) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1952 - 1953) (story - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Westerner (1953) ... (story)
- The Man on the Bluff (1953) ... (teleplay)
- The Dear Departed (1953) ... (teleplay)
- Lesson in Hot Lead (1952) ... (teleplay)
 1953 Bandits of Corsica (story)
 1953 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Parcels for Poland (1953) ... (writer)
- Defense Plant Security (1953) ... (writer)
- Communist Cop (1953) ... (writer)
- Army Infiltration (1953) ... (writer)
- Baited Trap (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Terry and the Pirates (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- Compound C-3 Theft (1953) ... (screenplay)
- Extra Cargo (1953) ... (screenplay)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Perfect Mrs. Clesney (1952) ... (writer)
 1952 Captain Pirate (screenplay)
 1951 The Lady and the Bandit (screenplay)
 1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Nor Gloom of Night (1951) ... (teleplay)
 1951 The Groom Wore Spurs (screenplay)
 1950 State Penitentiary (screenplay)
 1950 Tyrant of the Sea (original screenplay)
 1949 Arctic Fury (additional dialogue)
 1949 Chinatown at Midnight (original screenplay)
 1949 Flame of Youth (screenplay)
 1949 Barbary Pirate (original screenplay)
 1949 Air Hostess (screenplay)
 1949 Law of the Barbary Coast (original screenplay)
 1948 The Strange Mrs. Crane (story)
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