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Don Ettlinger (1914–2000)

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(age 86) in Nyack, New York, USA

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My Lucky Star
My Lucky Star Writer
(1938)
Young People
Young People Writer
(1940)
Guilty Bystander
(1950)

Filmography

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 1958 Decoy (TV Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- The Come Back (1958) ... (screenplay)
- High Swing (1958) ... (screenplay)
- Bullet of Hate (1958) ... (screenplay)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Just and the Unjust (1956) ... (written by)
 1955 Justice (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Fear by Day (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series) (head writer)
 1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (adapted by - 1 episode)
- A String of Beads (1954) ... (adapted by)
 1953 Jamie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grandpa's Class Reunion (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Double By-Line (1952) ... (writer)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1952) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1951)
- Detour (1951) ... (adaptation)
- Portrait of a President (1951) ... (adaptation)
 1951 Love of Life (TV Series) (head writer)
  Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1951) (adapted by - 1 episode, 1950)
- By the Book (1951) ... (writer)
- The Diet (1950) ... (adapted by)
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Miss Buell (1951) ... (adaptation)
 1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes)
- The Philadelphia Story (1950) ... (adaptation)
- The Awful Truth (1950) ... (adaptation)
 1950 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The String of Beads (1950) ... (adaptation)
 1949 Mama (TV Series) (writer)
 1948 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (writer)
 1941 The Great American Broadcast (original screen play)
 1940 Public Deb No. 1 (story)
 1940 Young People (original story - uncredited) / (screen play)
 1940 I Was an Adventuress (screen play)
 1939 Shipyard Sally (writer)
 1938 Submarine Patrol (contributor - uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Co-ed (original story) / (screen play)
 1938 My Lucky Star (story "They Met in Chicago")
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (screen play)
 1938 Sally, Irene and Mary (story)
 1937 Life Begins in College (screenplay)
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Story: "They Met in Chicago" (filmed as My Lucky Star (1938)).
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Studied at Stanford University but was hired by 20th Century Fox as a screenwriter while still an undergraduate. Served in the Army Signals Corps during World War II, based in Astoria, Queens. Worked as a writer for radio shows after the war and later authored 'Ambassador', a musical adaptation for Broadway of 'The Ambassadors' by Henry James, featuring Howard Keel and Danielle Darrieux. See more »

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