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Morton Wishengrad (1913–1963)



(age 49)

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1977 Woman of Valor (TV Movie) (story "As a Wind That Blows")
 1967 Lichtschacht (TV Movie) (play "Rope Dancers")
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bar Mitzvah of Major Orlovsky (1962) ... (story)
 1961 Directions (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- The Thief and the Hangman (1961) ... (libretto)
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Case of Paul Danek (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (play "The Rope Dancers" - 1 episode)
- The Rope Dancers (1960) ... (play "The Rope Dancers")
 1959 Our American Heritage (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Divided We Stand (1959) ... (teleplay)
 1959 De zondvloed (TV Movie)
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Death of Paul Dane (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Hunted (TV Movie) (writer)
 1957 There Shall Be No Night (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1954-1956 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Hunted (1956) ... (writer)
- Two (1954) ... (writer)
- The End of Paul Dane (1954) ... (writer)
 1955 The Beginning (Short)
 1955 On Camera (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hand of the Hunter (1955) ... (writer)
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Floodtide (1954) ... (writer)
 1954 Frontiers of Faith (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Camel And I (1954)
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hand of the Hunter (1954) ... (writer)

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Rope Dancers (1957). Drama. Written by Morton Wishengrad. Directed by Peter Hall. Cort Theatre: 20 Nov 1957- 3 May 1958 (189 performances). Cast: Joan Blondell, Art Carney, Siobhan McKenna, Theodore Bikel, Joe Boland, William Edmonson, Joseph Julian, Beverly Lunsford, Barbara Myers. Produced by the Playwright's Company. See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as author of Best Play nominee "The Rope Dancers."

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