Edmund Beloin

Screenwriter
Hollywood screenwriter of the 1940s, 50s and 60s who started writing short stories and book reviews while a medical student. After writing jokes for Jack Benny's highly popular radio series, Beloin got his start in ... Read more »
Born: 03/31/1910 in Bristol, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Writer (18)

Donovan's Reef 1963 (Movie)

(From Story)

All in a Night's Work 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

G.I. Blues 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Visit to a Small Planet 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Don't Give Up the Ship 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Paris Holiday 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Sad Sack 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

My Favorite Spy 1951 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Great Lover 1949 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

My Favorite Brunette 1947 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Road to Rio 1947 (Movie)

(From Story)

Road to Rio 1947 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Harvey Girls 1945 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Because of Him (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Ladies' Man (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Lady on a Train (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Tales of Manhattan (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Producer (3)

Family Affair 1966 - 1971 (TV Show)

Producer

The Thin Man 1957 - 1959 (TV Show)

Producer

The Great Lover 1949 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Hollywood screenwriter of the 1940s, 50s and 60s who started writing short stories and book reviews while a medical student. After writing jokes for Jack Benny's highly popular radio series, Beloin got his start in Hollywood crafting the screenplays for two Benny vehicles, "Buck Benny Rides Again" (1940) and "Love Thy Neighbor" (1941). He would specialize in comedy throughout his career, penning such enjoyable films as "Lady on a Train" (1945) and "All in a Night's Work" (1961).

Beloin collaborated on a number of films with Bob Hope ("My Favorite Brunette" 1947, "Road to Rio" 1947, "The Great Lover" 1949) and Jerry Lewis ("The Sad Sack" 1957, "Don't Give Up the Ship" 1959, "Visit to a Small Planet" 1960). In the 60s he also wrote for the TV comedies "Family Affair", "The Lucy Show" and "My Three Sons".

Relationships

Lynn Beloin

Wife
survived him

John Beloin

Son
survived him

EDUCATION

Columbia University

New York , New York

New York University

New York , New York

Milestones

1940

First film as screenwriter (with William Morrow), "Buck Benny Rides Again", starring Jack Benny

1936

Wrote comic material for Jack Benny's popular radio show

Bonus Trivia

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In addition to his screenplays, Beloin also wrote a play produced on Broadway, "In Any Language".

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