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Melvin Frank (1913–1988)


Melvin Frank was half of a famous screenwriting partnership. The other half of the collaborative effort was Norman Panama. The two men became close friends while attending the University of Chicago. Frank had initially pursued a degree in engineering, but was persuaded by Panama to switch to English instead. In 1938 he and Panama moved to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2007 Are We Done Yet? (screenplay "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House")
 1979 Lost and Found (written by)
 1976 The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (screenplay)
 1973 A Touch of Class (written by)
 1968 Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (written by)
 1965 Strange Bedfellows (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 The Facts of Life (written by)
 1959 Li'l Abner (screenplay)
 1959 The Jayhawkers! (written by)
 1956 That Certain Feeling (screenplay)
 1955 The Court Jester (written by)
 1954 White Christmas (written for the screen by)
 1954 Knock on Wood (written by)
 1951 Callaway Went Thataway (written by)
 1948 The Return of October (screenplay)
 1948 A Southern Yankee (story)
 1948 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (written for the screen by)
 1947 It Had to Be You (screen play)
 1946 Monsieur Beaucaire (screenplay)
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up (screenplay)
 1945 Road to Utopia (original screenplay)
 1945 Duffy's Tavern (screenplay)
 1944 The Princess and the Pirate (uncredited)
 1944 And the Angels Sing (screenplay)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars (screen play)
 1943 Happy Go Lucky (writer)
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm (sketches)
 1942 My Favorite Blonde (story)
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He and Norman Panama wrote the book for the musical, "Lil' Abner," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Dagmar, MIchael Beirne and Willi Burke in the cast. James Mitchell was director. Gene DePaul composed the music. Johnny Mercer was lyricist. See more »
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Daughter is Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Bard College professor, Liz Frank. See more »

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