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Oscar Brodney (1907–2008)

Oscar Brodney was born on February 18, 1907 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Harvey (1950), The Glenn Miller Story (1954) and The Gal Who Took the West (1949). He died on February 12, 2008 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1986 Ghost Fever
  It Takes a Thief (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1970)
- The Suzie Simone Caper (1970) ... (teleplay)
- Touch of Magic (1970) ... (written by)
- Payoff in the Piazza (1969) ... (written by)
- The Blue, Blue Danube (1969) ... (written by)
 1965 The Sword of Ali Baba (screenplay)
 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich (written by)
 1964 The Brass Bottle (screenplay)
 1963 Tammy and the Doctor (writer)
 1961 Tammy Tell Me True (screenplay)
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- An Affair of State (1960) ... (screenplay - as Oscar Brodny)
 1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Eagle in the Rocks (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spring-Fever (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Bobbikins (writer)
 1958 When Hell Broke Loose (written for the screen by)
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Night Run (1957) ... (writer)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Mr. November (1957) ... (teleplay)
- Strange Quarry (1957) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Tammy and the Bachelor (screenplay)
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Carriage from Britain (1957) ... (teleplay)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Big Shooter (1957) ... (teleplay)
- The Town with a Past (1957) ... (writer)
 1955-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 2 episodes)
- The Undesirable (1957) ... (original screenplay)
- Thunder on the Hill (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1956 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Louisa (1956)
 1956 Star in the Dust (screenplay)
 1956 A Day of Fury (screenplay)
 1955 Medal of Honor (Documentary short) (written by)
 1955 The Spoilers (screenplay)
 1955 Lady Godiva of Coventry (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 The Purple Mask (screenplay)
 1955 Captain Lightfoot (screenplay by)
 1954 Sign of the Pagan (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 The Black Shield of Falworth (screenplay)
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story (written by)
 1953 Walking My Baby Back Home (screenplay)
 1953 Francis Covers the Big Town (original story and screenplay)
 1952 Scarlet Angel (story & screenplay)
 1951 Little Egypt (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 Francis Goes to the Races (screenplay)
 1951 Double Crossbones (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Harvey (screenplay)
 1950 Frenchie (story and screenplay)
 1950 Katie Did It (additional dialogue)
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (uncredited)
 1950 Comanche Territory (screenplay)
 1950 South Sea Sinner (screenplay)
 1949 The Gal Who Took the West (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Arctic Manhunt (screenplay)
 1949 Yes Sir, That's My Baby (original screenplay)
 1948 Mexican Hayride (screenplay)
 1948 For the Love of Mary (original screenplay)
 1948 Are You with It? (screenplay)
 1948 If You Knew Susie (original screen play)
 1946 She Wrote the Book (original screenplay)
 1945 What a Blonde (original story)
 1943 Always a Bridesmaid (story)
 1943 Rhythm of the Islands (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Moonlight in Havana (original screenplay)
 1942 Baby Face Morgan (story)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Oscar Brodny

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He attended both Boston University and Harvard College. He earned a law degree from the later and began writing night club and vaudeville routines as a hobby while practicing law. Later, he turned to radio writing.

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