Walter Newman

Screenwriter Walter Newman was behind a number of popular films during the '50s and '60s. For his screenplay for the western send-up Cat Ballou (1965) Newman was nominated for an Oscar. In 1978 he and co-writer Frank R ... Read more »

Filmography

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Ace in the Hole

Screenwriter

Blood Brothers

Screenwriter

Cat Ballou

Screenwriter

The Champ

Screenwriter

The Interns

Screenwriter

The Magnificent Seven

Screenwriter

Underwater!

Screenwriter

Biography

Screenwriter Walter Newman was behind a number of popular films during the '50s and '60s. For his screenplay for the western send-up Cat Ballou (1965) Newman was nominated for an Oscar. In 1978 he and co-writer Frank R. Pierson received a similar honor for Bloodbrothers. Newman got his start writing for radio and broke into films during the early 1950s. Other well-known scripts penned by Newman include Ace in the Hole and The Man with the Golden Arm.

~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

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