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Meyer Levin (I) (1905–1981)

Meyer Levin was born on October 7, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Compulsion (1959), The Illegals (1947) and Beit Avi (1947). He was married to Tereska Torres and Mabel Hall Schamp. He died on July 9, 1981 in Jerusalem, Israel. See full bio »


(age 75) in Jerusalem, Israel

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Compulsion Writer
The Illegals Writer
Beit Avi Writer


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 1959 Compulsion (based on the novel by)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- No Sentiment (1957) ... (story)
 1947 The Illegals (Documentary)
 1947 Beit Avi
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 1978 The Ship (Short)
 1947 The Illegals (Documentary)
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 1947 Beit Avi
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 1947 Beit Avi (producer)
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 1974 The Bob Braun Show (TV Series)
Himself - Novelist
- Episode dated 26 February 1974 (1974) ... Himself - Novelist
 1959 Playboy's Penthouse (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Himself
 1959 The Mike Wallace Interview (TV Series)
Himself - Writer
- Episode #3.16 (1959) ... Himself - Writer

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Novel: "Compulsion". NOTE: Filmed as Compulsion (1959). See more »

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American novelist and journalist, famous for his tautly-written work "Compulsion" (1956), based on the famous Leopold-Loeb murder case. See more »

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