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Norman Panama (1914–2003)

Norman Panama was born on April 21, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Norman Kaye Panama. He was a writer and director, known for Knock on Wood (1954), White Christmas (1954) and Above and Beyond (1952). He died on January 13, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Knock on Wood Writer
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(1954)
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 2007 Are We Done Yet? (screenplay "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House")
 1984 A Talent for Murder (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Coffee, Tea or Me? (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1966 Not with My Wife, You Don't! (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 Strange Bedfellows (story)
 1960 The Facts of Life (written by)
 1959 Li'l Abner (writer)
 1959 The Trap (writer)
 1956 That Certain Feeling (screenplay)
 1955 The Court Jester (written by)
 1954 White Christmas (written for the screen by)
 1954 Knock on Wood (written by)
 1951 Callaway Went Thataway (written by)
 1948 The Return of October (screenplay)
 1948 A Southern Yankee (story)
 1948 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (written for the screen by)
 1947 It Had to Be You (screen play)
 1946 Monsieur Beaucaire (screenplay)
 1945 Road to Utopia (original screenplay)
 1945 Duffy's Tavern (screenplay)
 1944 The Princess and the Pirate (uncredited)
 1944 And the Angels Sing (screenplay)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars (screen play)
 1943 Happy Go Lucky (writer)
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm (sketches)
 1942 My Favorite Blonde (story)
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Other Works:

(Summer 1948) Melvin Frank and his play, "A Free Hand," was performed in a Kenley Players production in Deer Lake, Pennsylvania with Larry Parks in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director. See more »
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Profiled in "The Laugh Crafters: Comedy Writing in Radio and TV's Golden Age" by Jordan Young (BearManor Media). See more »

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