Leonard Spigelgass

Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist
Born: 11/26/1908 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Writer (26)

The 48th Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Writer

Gypsy 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Majority of One 1961 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

A Majority of One 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Pepe 1960 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Playhouse 90 1956 - 1960 (TV Show)

Writer

Silk Stockings 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Ten Thousand Bedrooms 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Athena 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Deep in My Heart 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

I Was a Male War Bride 1949 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

They Got Me Covered 1942 (Movie)

(From Story)

All Through the Night 1941 (Movie)

(From Story)

All Through the Night 1941 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Million Dollar Baby 1940 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Boys From Syracuse 1939 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mystery Street (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Night into Morning (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Scandal at Scourie (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Service De Luxe (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

So Evil My Love (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Stingaree (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Big Street (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Law and the Lady (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Perfect Marriage (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Youngest Profession (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Producer (1)

One Night in the Tropics (Movie)

(Producer)

Relationships

Beulah Roth

Sister
active in politics speechwriter for Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adlai Stevenson

Brandon Toomey

Companion

EDUCATION

New York University

New York , New York

Milestones

1938

Signed as writer at Universal

1933

Wrote the last film (and only sound picture) to be directed by Erich von Stroheim, "Hello, Sister"

1930

Began career in film industry as reader and story editor

Associate producer on "Princess O'Hara"

Worked on production staff at MGM

Employed as assistant to Emanuel Cohen at Major Pictures during the mid-1930s

Wrote 11 Academy Award shows

Colonel in US Army Signal Corps and edited "Army, Navy Screen Magazine" during WWII

Bonus Trivia

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Served three terms as vice president and five terms as treasurer of the Writers Guild of America.

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Founder and chairman of the Motion Picture Industry Council (1957-58)

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