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John L. Balderston (1889–1954)


John L. Balderston was born on October 22, 1889 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as John Lloyd Balderston. He was a writer, known for Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Frankenstein (1931) and The Last of the Mohicans (1992). He was married to Marion Alberta Rubicam. He died on March 8, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »

Known For

(1935)
Frankenstein Writer
(1931)
Dracula Writer
(1931)

Filmography

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 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (1932 screenplay, uncredited)
 1999 The Mummy (1932 screenplay, uncredited)
 1992 The Last of the Mohicans (adaptation)
  Estudio 1 (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1967 - 1972) (play - 1 episode, 1979)
- La plaza de Berkley III (1979) ... (play)
 1979 Dracula (play)
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Berkeley Square (1959) ... (play)
 1959 Berkeley Square (TV Movie) (play)
 1952 The Prisoner of Zenda (screenplay)
 1952 Red Planet Mars (play "Red Planet") / (screenplay)
 1951 I'll Never Forget You (play "Berkeley Square")
 1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Berkeley Square (1951) ... (play)
 1949 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Berkeley Square (1949) ... (adaptation)
 1948 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Berkeley Square (1948) ... (adaptation)
 1948 Berkeley Square (TV Movie) (play)
 1944 Gaslight (screenplay)
 1942 Stand by for Action (screenplay)
 1942 Tennessee Johnson (screen play by)
 1941 Smilin' Through (screen play - as John Balderson)
 1941 Scotland Yard
 1940 Victory
 1940 The Mummy's Hand (1932 screenplay, uncredited)
 1940 Little Old New York (story - as John Balderston)
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda (screen play)
 1936 Beloved Enemy (screen play - as John Balderston)
 1936 The Man Who Lived Again (screenplay)
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans (from an adaptation by)
 1936 The Amazing Adventure (adapted for the screen by)
 1936 Dracula's Daughter (story - uncredited)
 1935 Peter Ibbetson (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 Mad Love (screen play)
 1935 Mark of the Vampire (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Bride of Frankenstein (adapted by - as John Balderston)
 1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (screen play)
 1933 Berkeley Square (play) / (screenplay)
 1932 The Mummy (screen play)
 1932 Smilin' Through (uncredited)
 1931 Frankenstein (based upon the composition by)
 1931 Drácula (play "Dracula" - uncredited)
 1931 Dracula (from the play adapted by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(September 13 to October 31, 2013) Hamilton Deane and his original adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel, "Dracula," was performed in a Fifth Third Bank Holiday Favorites production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Marc Bovino, Joe Curnutte, William McNulty, Randolph Curtis Rand, Alexander V. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Balderson | John Balderston
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Trivia:

He and Peggy Webling sold the film rights to their stage adaptation of "Frankenstein" to Universal Pictures for $20,000 plus 1 percent of the gross earnings. They were involved in protracted litigation with Universal over royalties from the seven "Frankenstein" sequels. They reached an out of court settlement in 1953 that Balderston described as "highly satisfactory". See more »

Star Sign:

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