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Alvah Bessie (1904–1985)

Alvah Bessie was born on June 4, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA as Alvah Cecil Bessie. He was a writer and actor, known for Objective, Burma! (1945), Northern Pursuit (1943) and The Very Thought of You (1944). He was married to Sylviane L. Martin. He died on July 21, 1985 in Terra Linda, California, USA. See full bio »

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(1945)
(1943)
Smart Woman Writer
(1948)

Filmography

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 1986 Hard Traveling (novel "Bread and a Stone")
 1974 The Sex Symbol (TV Movie) (novel "The Symbol")
 1951 Passage West (story - front Nedrick Young)
 1948 Smart Woman (screenplay)
 1948 Ruthless (screenplay - originally uncredited)
 1945 Hotel Berlin (screenplay)
 1945 Objective, Burma! (original story)
 1944 The Very Thought of You (screenplay)
 1943 Northern Pursuit (screenplay)
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 1976 Hollywood on Trial (Documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
 1950 The Hollywood Ten (Documentary short)
Himself
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 2011 Reagan (Documentary)
Himself
 2009 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (Documentary)
Himself (Testifying Before House Un-American Activities Committee) (uncredited)
 2008 Hollywood contra Franco (Documentary)
Himself
 2007 Trumbo (Documentary)
Himself
 2001 The Majestic
Himself (Hollywood Ten, arrives, behind Cole) (uncredited)
 1987 Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Dark Victory (1987) ... Himself (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Book (ed.): "The Heart of Spain". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »
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Trivia:

One of the "Hollywood Ten", and father of Dan Bessie. See more »

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