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Murray Burnett (I) (1910–1997)

Murray Burnett was born on December 28, 1910 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Casablanca (1942), Guiding Light (1952) and Casablanca (1955). He was married to Adrienne Bayan. He died on September 23, 1997 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Casablanca Writer
(1942)
Guiding Light Writer
(1982)
Casablanca Writer
(1955-1956)
(1950)

Filmography

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 1983 Casablanca (TV Series) (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's" - 5 episodes)
- Divorce Casablanca Style (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's")
- The Cashier and the Belly Dancer (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's" - uncredited)
- Jenny (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's")
- Master Builder's Woman (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's")
- Who Am I Killing (1983) ... (play "Everyone Comes to Rick's" - uncredited)
 1982 Guiding Light (TV Series) (certain characters created by - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 January 1982 (1982) ... (certain characters created by)
  Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Mr. Tutt Goes West (1956) ... (teleplay)
- Mr. Tutt Baits a Hook (1956) ... (writer)
 1955-1956 Casablanca (TV Series) (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" - 9 episodes)
- Deadlock! (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
- Siren Song (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
- The Alley (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
- Satan's Veil (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
- Fateful Night (1956) ... (play "Everybody Comes to Rick's")
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Casablanca (1955) ... (play)
 1942 Casablanca (play)
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 1950 I Cover Times Square (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1950)
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 1992 You Must Remember This: A Tribute to 'Casablanca' (Video documentary short)
Self - Playwright
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Having co-written the play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" with Joan Alison, the former English teacher and Cornell University graduate was unable to find anyone willing to produce it on Broadway. Consequently, Burnett and Alison sold the play to Warner Brothers for $20,000, where it was renamed "Casablanca". In later years, Burnett became increasingly frustrated, with what he perceived to be a lack ... See more »

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