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James Poe

James Poe


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Also Known As: Died: January 24, 1980
Born: October 4, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...


Writer (feature film)

Nightman, The (1991) as Screenwriter
In 1973, a cold-blooded murder is committed at a South Carolina beach resort. When the killer is paroled 18 years later, the victim's daughter is confronted by him and the shocking truth behind the murder is revealed.
Enola Gay (1980) as Screenwriter
The story of Colonel Paul Tibbets and the crew of the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, is recounted in this three-hour movie adapted by James Poe and Millard Kaufman from the best-selling book. The film was "dedicated to the memory of James Poe," who died before
Gathering, The (1977) as Screenwriter
A crusty businessman, facing his last Christmas, makes an eleventh hour attempt to pull together the family which he shattered by allowing them to become second to his work and which he left years earlier. The Emmy-winner as Outstanding Special of 1977-78, with nominations also going to Maureen Stap
Riot (1969) as Screenwriter
Led by two inmates, the prisoners in a state facility take guards hostage and stage an all-out riot, protesting ill-treatment, but unbeknownst to them it's a ruse for their two leaders to escape through a secret tunnel while all the commotion is going on.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) as Screenwriter
Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
The Bedford Incident (1965) as Screenwriter
An American destroyer, with a journalist on board, pursues a Russian submarine during the Cold War.
Lilies of the Field (1963) as Screenwriter
An itinerant handyman in the Southwest gets a new outlook on life when he helps a group of German nuns build a chapel.
Toys in the Attic (1963) as Screenwriter
Man finds trouble when he brings young bride back to his New Orleans home.
Sanctuary (1961) as Screenwriter
In the Misssissippi of the 20s, the black maid of a white woman, tormented by her love affiars, kills the latter's newborn in order to give her employer a way out of a predicament, but then ends up facing the death penalty for her crime.
Summer and Smoke (1961) as Screenwriter
A small-town spinster''''s repressed love for the local rebel spells danger.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) as Screenwriter
A Western Marshall discovers the man who raped and murdered his wife is his best friend''''s son.
Hot Spell (1958) as Screenwriter
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) as Screenwriter
A dying plantation owner tries to help his alcoholic son solve his problems.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Screenwriter
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
Attack (1956) as Screenwriter
A cowardly captain leads his men into danger in WWII Belgium.
The Big Knife (1955) as Adpt for the screen by
An unscrupulous movie producer blackmails an unhappy star into signing a new contract.
A Slight Case of Larceny (1953) as Based on a Story by
A garage owner taps into his rivals' gas lines.
Scandal Sheet (1952) as Screenwriter
A tabloid editor assigns a young reporter to solve a murder the editor committed himself.
Paula (1952) as Screenwriter
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
Without Honor (1949) as Screenwriter
Jane Bandle has recently married, but Bill, her husband's brother, tries to wreck her marriage because Jane rejected his sexual advances before her marriage. # Enter your plot summary below. Your lines should be no longer than this... # Try and keep plot summaries concise and avoid including spoilers.
Close-Up (1948) as Story

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