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Richard Connell (I) (1893–1949)

Richard Connell was born In Dutchess County, New York in 1893. He began covering baseball games for his father's newspaper at age ten and was editing the paper at age sixteen. He served in World War I, and then lived in various European countries. After settling in Beverly Hills, California, Connell began writing short stories. Connell passed away... See full bio »

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 2020 Most Dangerous Game (TV Series) (short story - 15 episodes)
- Game Over (2020) ... (short story - uncredited)
- What's Old is New Again (2020) ... (short story - uncredited)
- Always Get a Second Opinion (2020) ... (short story - uncredited)
- A Ship Is Safe Only In Port (2020) ... (short story - uncredited)
- You Always Remember Your First (2020) ... (short story - uncredited)
 2016 Hounds of Zaroff (based on the story by)
 1987 Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity (story "The Most Dangerous Game")
 1972 The Suckers (story "The Most Dangerous Game" - uncredited)
 1972 The Woman Hunt (story "The Most Dangerous Game" - uncredited)
 1961 Bloodlust! (story "The Most Dangerous Game" - uncredited)
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Unfamiliar (1958) ... (story - as R.E. Cornell)
- A New York Knight (1958) ... (story - as R.E. Connell)
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Neighbors (1957) ... (story)
 1956 Run for the Sun (story "The Most Dangerous Game")
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Hired Wife (1956) ... (original screenplay)
 1953 Double Trouble (Short) (material)
 1953 The Dangerous Game (Short) (story)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Reputation (1949) ... (story)
 1948 Luxury Liner (screenplay)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn (from a screenplay by)
 1945 A Game of Death (story "The Most Dangerous Game")
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy (original screenplay)
 1945 Thrill of a Romance (original screenplay)
 1944 Two Girls and a Sailor (original screenplay)
 1943 Presenting Lily Mars (screenplay)
 1942 Rio Rita (screenplay)
 1941 Meet John Doe (based on a story by)
 1941 Nice Girl? (screen play)
 1940 Hired Wife (screenplay)
 1940 Brother Orchid (based on the story by: Collier's Magazine)
 1939 Balalaika (contributor to screenplay construction - unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1938 Doctor Rhythm (screenplay)
 1937 Love on Toast (screenplay) / (story)
 1936 Our Relations (screen story)
 1936 F-Man (story)
 1936 The Milky Way (screen play)
 1932 The Most Dangerous Game (from the O.Henry prize winning collection story by)
 1930 Cheer Up and Smile (story "If I Was Alone with You")
 1929 Seven Faces (story "A Friend of Napoleon")
 1929 Dark Streets (story)
 1929 New Year's Eve (story "One Hundred Dollars")
 1927 No Place to Go (story "Isles of Romance")
 1925 Bright Lights (story "A Little Bit of Broadway")
 1924 East of Broadway (story "Tropic of Capricorn")
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Other Works:

Story: "The Most Dangerous Game" (filmed as Lethal Woman (1988), Deadly Prey (1987), Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity (1987), The Woman Hunt (1972), Bloodlust! (1961), Run for the Sun (1956), The Dangerous Game (1953), A Game of Death (1945), The Most Dangerous Game (1932), The Suckers (1972) [uncredited]). See more »

Alternate Names:

R.E. Connell | R.E. Cornell

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His short story "The Most Dangerous Game" is one of the most anthologized stories of all time.

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