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Ian McLellan Hunter

Ian McLellan Hunter


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Also Known As: Died: March 5, 1991
Born: August 8, 1915 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Profession: Writer ...


Cast (feature film)

Something Always Happens (1934)
When a gasoline company president rejects his marketing proposal, an unemployed man joins the competition.

Writer (feature film)

Roman Holiday (1987) as From Story
A movie remake of the 1953 William Wyler theatrical release about a princess on an official visit to Rome who slips away with a newspaperman, with whom she falls in love.
You Can't Go Home Again (1979) as Screenwriter
Wolfe's literary classic, telling of the struggles of a young writer determined to be a success in New York's literary world of the 1920s, his married lover and the brilliant editor who sees him as a blossoming genius. The story parallels the life of Wolfe himself and his affair with stage designer
Outside Man, The (1973) as Screenwriter
A Dream of Kings (1969) as Screenwriter
The father of a dying boy tries to find the money to move his family to Greece.
Captain Sindbad (1963) as Screenwriter
Sindbad takes on an evil wizard to save the princess he loves.
Virgin Island (1960) as Screenwriter
Evan and Tina want to live their lives differently. They go to live on an island. Tina's mother is concerned about her daughter's future. There is smuggling going on on the island.
Roman Holiday (1953) as Screenwriter
A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity.
Roman Holiday (1953) as Story
A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity.
Eye Witness (1950) as Screenwriter
Adam Hayward (Robert Montgomery), a successful New York City defense lawyer, receives a cable that the British war buddy who saved his life at Anzio Beach is now in trouble with the law in England. Taking the advice of his secretary to go to England rather than wire money, Adam arrives in his friend's village to find him about to stand trial for the murder of the hired stable-hand, Lawrence. Hayward learns that a witness exists who can testify that his friend, Baxter, shot Lawrence in self-defense. But the other witness is a woman who fled the scene and will not want to expose herself by coming forward. Though Hayward suspects Alex, the youthful war-widow daughter-in-law of Colonel Summerfield (himself a widower) he soon discovers that the mystery woman is the young and impressionable Sandy Summerfield, whom he must see to it is brought to the witness stand. As he is leaving the village to catch his plane, Hayward stops at Summerfield Manor to say goodbye. As he does so, he manages to bring father and daughter together. The film closes as Adam and Alex, deep in conversation, walk off into the garden.
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Story
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
The Spiritualist (1948) as Screenwriter
On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about such things. After more ghostly manifestations, Christine and younger sister Janet become enmeshed in the eerie artifices of Alexis; but he in turn finds himself manipulated into deeper deviltry than he had in mind...
Mr. District Attorney (1947) as Screenwriter
Show Business (1944) as Contract Writer
Four vaudevillians struggle to make it to the big time.
Young Ideas (1943) as Orig scr
A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Story
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
Footlight Fever (1941) as Screenwriter
Two producers will stop at nothing to raise money for their big show.
Arkansas Judge (1941) as Adaptation
The Courageous Dr. Christian (1940) as Orig scr
Second Chorus (1940) as Screenwriter
Two composers vie for their lady manager's heart as they head for Broadway.
Fisherman's Wharf (1939) as Screenwriter
An Italian fisherman''''s extended family is disrupted by the arrival of his widowed sister-in-law.
Meet Dr. Christian (1939) as Screenwriter
Escape to Paradise (1939) as Original Story

Writer (special)

Zero Hour (1967) as Writer
An outrageous hour of comedy skits featuring the unique talent of Zero Mostel.

Writer (special)

Blue and the Gray, The (1982) as Screenwriter
This sweeping Civil War saga that took eight hours to unfold (over three nights), adapted from historian Bruce Catton's book, has an all-star cast winding its way through fact and fiction, covering the period from 1859 to the Lincoln assassination. The two leads are Stacy Keach as the fictional Jona

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