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Philip Rapp (1907–1996)

Philip Rapp was an award-winning writer, director and producer, and the man behind the popular and long-running radio series "The Battling Bickersons". He also created the Baby Snooks character for Fanny Brice of the Ziegfeld Follies. He wrote six movies for Danny Kaye and directed and produced TV series, including Topper (1953), from 1953 to 1955. See full bio »

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Known For

Topper
Topper Writer
(1953-1955)
The Inspector General
(1949)
Wonder Man
Wonder Man Writer
(1945)

Filmography

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 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- I'd Rather Fight Than Switch (1965) ... (written by)
 1964 Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mimi (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 Wild and Wonderful (screen story)
 1959 Merlin the Magician (TV Movie) (writer)
 1957 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (1957) ... (writer)
  The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1956) (writer - 2 episodes, 1956 - 1957)
- Misguided Missile (1957) ... (writer)
- Adventure of the Romantic Pigeon (1956) ... (written by)
- Dancing Mouse (1956) ... (written by)
- Wrong Rembrandt (1956) ... (written by)
- Hawaiian Hamzah (1956) ... (written by)
  Topper (TV Series) (1 episode, 1953) (writer - 12 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (written by - 7 episodes, 1953 - 1955)
- Topper's Other Job (1955) ... (writer)
- Topper Goes to School (1955) ... (writer)
- Topper Fights a Duel (1955) ... (written by)
- Topper's Double Life (1955) ... (writer)
- King Cosmo the First (1955) ... (written by)
 1949 The Inspector General (screenplay)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (uncredited)
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies (uncredited)
 1945 Wonder Man (screenplay)
 1938 There's Always a Woman (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1938 Start Cheering (screen play)
 1937 New Faces of 1937 (contributor to dialogue - uncredited)
 1936 Strike Me Pink (additional dialogue)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Co-wrote a sitcom pilot called "Man in the House" starring Teddy Rooney, Martha Vickers and J. Pat O'Malley. See more »

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Trivia:

Father of Joel Rapp and Paul Rapp. See more »

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