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Lewis Meltzer

  • Highest Rated: 89% Autumn Leaves (1956)
  • Lowest Rated: 70% High School Confidential (1958)
  • Birthday: Not Available
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  • Lewis S. Meltzer was 29 when he was hired as a screenwriter at Columbia in 1939. In an incredibly short space of time, Meltzer worked his way up from the "B" unit to such big-budgeters as Golden Boy (1939), The Lady in Question (1940), Texas (1941) and Once Upon a Time (1944). He made occasional side trips during the 1940s to such rival studios as Paramount, Fox, Universal and RKO. Throughout the 1950s, Meltzer continued to be associated with such major releases as Man With the Golden Gun (1955) Autumn Leaves (1956). Lewis S. Meltzer's last screenwriting efforts were a pair of films for producer Albert Zugsmith, High School Confidential (1958) and The Beat Generation (1959).

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No Score Yet The Beat Generation Screenwriter 1959
70% High School Confidential Screenwriter 1958
No Score Yet The Brothers Rico Screenwriter 1957
89% Autumn Leaves Screenwriter 1956
86% The Man With the Golden Arm Screenwriter 1955
No Score Yet Shark River Screenwriter 1953
No Score Yet The Jazz Singer Screenwriter 1952
No Score Yet Thunder in the East Screenwriter 1952
No Score Yet Along the Great Divide Screenwriter 1951
No Score Yet Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven Screenwriter 1948
No Score Yet Once upon a Time Screenwriter 1944
No Score Yet Destroyer Screenwriter 1943
No Score Yet First Comes Courage Screenwriter 1943
No Score Yet The Tuttles of Tahiti Screenwriter 1942
No Score Yet Texas Screenwriter 1941
No Score Yet Lady in Question Screenwriter 1940
No Score Yet Golden Boy Screenwriter 1939
No Score Yet Blind Alley Screenwriter 1939


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