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Harold Jacob Smith (1912–1970)

Harold Jacob Smith was born on July 2, 1912 in New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The Defiant Ones (1958), Inherit the Wind (1960) and Enchanted Island (1958). He died on December 28, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

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Filmography

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 1999 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1986 The Defiant Ones (TV Movie) (story)
 1970 The McMasters (screenplay)
 1960 Inherit the Wind (screenplay)
 1958 Enchanted Island (screenplay)
 1958 The Defiant Ones (written by)
 1957 The River's Edge (screenplay) / (story "The Highest Mountain")
 1955 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- A Very Big Man (1955) ... (teleplay - as Hal Smith)
 1955 It Came from Beneath the Sea (screenplay - as Hal Smith)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Some Day They'll Give Us Guns (1952) ... (teleplay - as Hal Smith)
 1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Moon on Wires (1951) ... (teleplay - as Hal Smith)
 1950 Customs Agent (story - as Hal Smith)
 1948 Black Eagle (screenplay - as Hal Smith)
 1948 Thunderhoof (original screenplay - as Hal Smith)
 1946 Dangerous Business (screenplay - as Hal Smith)
 1946 Night Editor (screenplay - as Hal Smith)
 1944 Music in Manhattan (story - as Hal Smith)
 1944 She's a Soldier Too (story - as Hal Smith)
 1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates (story - as Hal Smith)
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Story: "The Highest Mountain" (filmed as The River's Edge (1957))

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