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Frederic Dannay (1905–1982)

Frederic Dannay was born on October 20, 1905 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel Nathan. He was a writer, known for The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen (1958), The Mandarin Mystery (1936) and The Crime Nobody Saw (1937). He died on September 3, 1982 in White Plains, New York. See full bio »

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 1986 Ctvrtá strana trojuhelniku (TV Movie) (novel "he Fourth Side of The Triangle" - as Ellery Queen)
  Ellery Queen (TV Series) (characters created by - 20 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (based on characters created by - 2 episodes, 1975) (story - 1 episode, 1975) (novel - 1 episode, 1975)
- The Adventure of the Disappearing Dagger (1976) ... (characters created by - as Ellery Queen)
- The Adventure of the Hardhearted Huckster (1976) ... (characters created by - as Ellery Queen)
- The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep (1976) ... (characters created by - as Ellery Queen)
- The Adventure of the Tyrant of Tin Pan Alley (1976) ... (characters created by - as Ellery Queen)
- The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman (1976) ... (characters created by - as Ellery Queen)
 1971 Ten Days Wonder (based on the novel by - as Ellery Queen)
 1971 Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You (TV Movie) (novel "Cat of Many Tails" - as Ellery Queen)
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Terror at Northfield (1963) ... (short story - as Ellery Queen)
 1958-1959 The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series) (creator - 29 episodes)
- This Murder Comes to You Live (1959) ... (creator)
- Body of the Crime (1959) ... (creator)
- Dance Into Death (1959) ... (creator)
- The Curse of Aden (1959) ... (creator)
- Castaway on a Nearby Island (1959) ... (creator)
  The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series) (concept - 6 episodes, 1950) (characters - 1 episode, 1954)
- Buck Fever (1954) ... (characters - uncredited)
- The Hanging Acrobat (1950) ... (concept - uncredited)
- Two Pieces of Silver (1950) ... (concept)
- The Adventure of the Blind Bullet (1950) ... (concept)
- The Crooked Man (1950) ... (concept)
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Long Shot (1953) ... (story - as Ellery Queen)
 1942 Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (story - as Ellery Queen)
 1942 A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen (as Ellery Queen)
 1942 A Close Call for Ellery Queen (story - as Ellery Queen)
 1941 Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring (as Ellery Queen)
 1941 Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime (as Ellery Queen)
 1941 Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery (as Ellery Queen)
 1940 Ellery Queen, Master Detective (story - as Ellery Queen)
 1937 The Crime Nobody Saw (play "Danger, Men Working" - as Ellery Queen)
 1936 The Mandarin Mystery (story, 'The Chinese Orange Mystery' - as Ellery Queen)
 1935 The Spanish Cape Mystery (novel - as Ellery Queen)
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 1978 Crime Writers (TV Series documentary)
- Murder for Pleasure (1978) ... Self
- Puzzles: Pure and Complex (1978) ... Self

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Playwright (as Ellery Queen, with Manfred Lee): "Danger, Men Working" (filmed as The Crime Nobody Saw (1937)) See more »

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Ellery Queen

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