Blankfort, Michael

(1907-82)
   American novelist, playwright and screenwriter. He was born in New York. He taught psychology at Bowdoin College and Princeton, and worked as a clinical psychologist. He subsequently was a freelance novelist, dramatist and screenwriter. His novel The Juggler portrays the disturbance and eventual recovery of a Holocaust survivor in Israel. Behold the Fire deals with the Nili, a secret group of Palestinian Jews who served as spies for the British.

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  • The Caine Mutiny (film) — Infobox Film name = The Caine Mutiny image size = 225px caption = original film poster director = Edward Dmytryk producer = Stanley Kramer writer = Herman Wouk (novel) Stanley Roberts Michael Blankfort (add l dialogue) starring = Humphrey Bogart… …   Wikipedia

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  • Broken Arrow (1950 film) — Infobox Film name = Broken Arrow imdb id = 0042286 director = Delmer Daves writer = Elliott Arnold (novel Blood Brother ) Michael Blankfort (front name for Albert Maltz) starring = James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget producer = Julian… …   Wikipedia

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