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Edwin Blum (1906–1995)

Edwin Harvey Blum grew up in San Francisco and moved to Los Angeles in 1933 with hopes of a screenwriting career in Hollywood. He was initially employed as ghost writer and assistant to Ernest Pascal, who later served as third president of the Screen Writers Guild (1935 to 1937). In 1938, Blum was hired under contract by 20th Century Fox, ... See full bio »

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Stalag 17 Writer


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 1986-1987 Gung Ho (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 9 episodes)
- Brother, Can You Spare a Dollar? (1987) ... (based on characters created by)
- Where the Boys Are (1987) ... (based on characters created by)
- Kaz Over Easy (1987) ... (based on characters created by)
- Help Wanted (1987) ... (based on characters created by)
- Love Me Tender (1987) ... (based on characters created by)
 1986 Gung Ho (story)
 1977 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- East Wind - Ill Wind (1977) ... (written by)
 1969 The New People (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Pied Piper of Pot (1969) ... (writer)
  Maya (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1967) (story - 1 episode, 1967) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Demon of Kalameni (1967) ... (written by)
- Tiger Boy (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1966) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1966)
- The King of Diamonds Affair (1966) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Bonus Baby (1963) ... (story)
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Mele Kalikimaka to You (1961) ... (written by)
  Checkmate (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1961) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961)
- Tight as a Drum (1961) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mademoiselle from Armentieres (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Misfit (1960) ... (written by)
 1959 Beyond All Limits (writer)
 1957 The Midnight Story (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Eyes of Father Tomasino (1955) ... (story)
 1954 The Bamboo Prison (screenplay)
 1953 South Sea Woman (screenplay)
 1953 Stalag 17 (written for the screen by)
 1947 Down to Earth (original screen play)
 1945 Man Alive (screenplay - as Edwin Harvey Blum)
 1944 The Canterville Ghost (screenplay - as Edwin Harvey Blum)
 1943 Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (screenplay)
 1942 The Boogie Man Will Get You (screenplay)
 1941 The Great American Broadcast (original screen play)
 1940 Young People (original story - uncredited) / (screen play)
 1939 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (screenplay)
 1939 Stanley and Livingstone (treatment contributor - uncredited)
 1938 Tarzan and the Green Goddess (uncredited)
 1938 Kidnapped (screen play)
 1935/I The New Adventures of Tarzan (screenplay - as Edwin H. Blum)
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Alternate Names:

Edwin H. Blum | Edwin Harvey Blum

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Although the screenplay for "Stalag 17" remains Blum's best-known work for the cinema, he is known to have had an extremely abrasive relationship with co-writer and director Billy Wilder.

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