Stanley Mann


Biography

Stanley Mann wrote a variety of screenplays throughout the duration of his Hollywood career. Mann earned a film writing career following such successful contributions to titles such as the adaptation "Another Time, Another Place" (1958) with Lana Turner, "The Mouse That Roared" (1959) featuring Peter Sellers and the crime picture "The Mark" (1961) with Maria Schell. He also appeared ...

Biography

Stanley Mann wrote a variety of screenplays throughout the duration of his Hollywood career. Mann earned a film writing career following such successful contributions to titles such as the adaptation "Another Time, Another Place" (1958) with Lana Turner, "The Mouse That Roared" (1959) featuring Peter Sellers and the crime picture "The Mark" (1961) with Maria Schell. He also appeared in the drama "Woman of Straw" (1964) with Gina Lollobrigida and the Anthony Quinn dramatic adaptation "A High Wind in Jamaica" (1965). In addition to his writing, Mann acted in the romance "Anna and the King of Siam" (1946) with Irene Dunne. Toward the end of his career, Mann wrote "The Silent Flute" (1979) featuring David Carradine, "Meteor" (1979) and "Eye of the Needle" (1981) with Donald Sutherland. In addition to his writing, Mann also appeared in the David Keith dramatic adaptation "Firestarter" (1984). Mann more recently wrote "Hanna's War" (1988).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Firestarter (1984)
Botany Bay (1953)
Prisoner
The Strange Door (1951)
Servant
Royal Wedding (1951)
Driver
Kind Lady (1951)
Pedestrian
The 13th Letter (1951)
Officer
Challenge to Lassie (1949)
My Dream Is Yours (1949)
Bartender
The Threat (1949)
Reporter
If Winter Comes (1948)
Cricket umpire
The Imperfect Lady (1947)
Barker
Moss Rose (1947)
Footman
The Crimson Key (1947)
Night clerk
Kitty (1946)
Knife-sharpener hawker
Three Strangers (1946)
Newshawker
Anna and the King of Siam (1946)
Mr. Cartwright
National Velvet (1945)
Villager
The Brighton Strangler (1945)
Inspector
Confidential Agent (1945)
Singer
Assignment in Brittany (1943)
Orderly
Random Harvest (1942)
Workman
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Workman
Confirm or Deny (1941)
Charley's Aunt (1941)
Umpire
Tight Shoes (1941)
Organist
Phantom Raiders (1940)
1st mate
If I Were King (1938)
Groom
A Feather in Her Hat (1935)
Cockney man
The Gilded Lily (1935)
Steward with telegram
Riptide (1934)
Chauffeur

Writer (Feature Film)

Hanna's War (1988)
Screenplay
Tai-Pan (1986)
Screenplay
Conan The Destroyer (1984)
Screenplay
Draw (1984)
Screenwriter
Firestarter (1984)
Screenplay
Stanley (1983)
Other Writer
Eye Of The Needle (1981)
Screenwriter
Circle Of Iron (1979)
Screenwriter
Meteor (1979)
Screenplay
Damien - Omen II (1978)
Screenplay
Mad Bull (1977)
From Story
Sky Riders (1976)
Screenplay
Breaking Point (1976)
Screenplay
Russian Roulette (1975)
Screenwriter
Fraulein Doktor (1969)
Screenwriter
The Strange Affair (1968)
Screenwriter
The Naked Runner (1967)
Screenwriter
The Collector (1965)
Screenwriter
Up From the Beach (1965)
Screenwriter
Rapture (1965)
Screenwriter
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Screenwriter
Woman of Straw (1964)
Screenwriter
The Mark (1961)
Screenwriter
The Mouse That Roared (1959)
Screenwriter
Another Time, Another Place (1958)
Screenwriter

Producer (Feature Film)

Theatre Of Blood (1973)
Producer
The Wrath of God (1972)
Executive Producer
Tam Lin (1971)
Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

The Strange Affair (1968)
Company

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Woman Of Straw (1964) - I Want A Pretty Nurse Wealthy grouch Charles Richmond (Ralph Richardson), slick nephew Anthony (Sean Connery) and their attitudes are introduced in the opening sequence from director Basil Dearden's Woman Of Straw, 1964, from the Catherine Arley novel, shooting at Audley End House, Saffron Walden, Essex, UK.
Woman of Straw (1964) - To Find A Better Life? We don't quite know it yet but crafty Tony (Sean Connery) is considering whether to bring the sexy new Italian nurse Maria (Gina Lollobrigida), who intended to quit, into a plot against his rich uncle, in Woman of Straw, 1964, directed by Basil Dearden.
Woman of Straw (1964) - Are You Free Of Me? After his wealthy uncle’s outrageous behavior on his yacht caused her to abandon their plot to fleece him and disembark in a Spanish port, vengeful Anthony (Sean Connery) pursues Italian nurse Maria (Gina Lollobrigida, dressed by Dior) and acts rather badly himself, in Basil Dearden’s biting drama from the Catherine Arley novel, Woman Of Straw, 1964.
Woman Of Straw (1964) - A Gross, Clumsy, Vulgar Oaf Shooting on a yacht off Mallorca, now plotting with his nephew (Sean Connery as Anthony) to marry Richmond (Ralph Richardson) for his money, nurse Maria (Gina Lollobrigida) discusses Anthony’s mother, whom Richmond married after driving his brother, Anthony’s father, to suicide, with each of them, in Woman Of Straw, 1964.
Theatre Of Blood (1973) - His Head Cut Off? Diana Rigg (as "Edwina") is only posing as a tart, luring the critic enemies of her vengeful and ostensibly dead actor father, but Jack Hawkins (as critic "Psaltery") is playing against type, a lecherous cad, lustful despite the murder of another colleague, in Theatre Of Blood, 1973, starring Vincent Price.
Theatre Of Blood (1973) - They're A Stubborn Lot Critic and civic housing do-gooder Maxwell (Michael Hordern) failed to notice that the cop greeting him was star Vincent Price thus, he's caught unawares when the squatters he's come to remove demonstrate zombie qualities, the first bit of Shakespearean evil, in Theatre Of Blood, 1973.
Mark, The (1961) -- That's The Blue Boy Still mysterious as Fuller (Stuart Whitman), having taken a room in an un-named English city, chats with landlady Mrs. Cartwright (Brenda De Banzie) and husband (Maurice Denham), some emphasis on a print of a famous painting, early in The Mark, 1961, co-starring Rod Steiger and Maria Schell.
Mark, The (1961) -- She Knows You've Been In Prison We've just learned from boss Clive (Donald Wolfit) that our protagonist Fuller (Stuart Whitman) has been in prison and was hired on his doctors' recommendation, his crime still not revealed, when executive assistant Mrs. Leighton (Maria Schell) is introduced, in The Mark, 1961.
Mark, The (1961) -- This Is Called Group Therapy We still don't know what crime Fuller (Stuart Whitman) committed, as he visits his Doc McNally (Rod Steiger), as a condition of his parole, having taken a new job in a new town, with a somewhat revealing flashback, in The Mark, 1961.
Mouse That Roared, The (1959) - We've Come To Capture You Kokintz (David Kossoff), who's just finished his prototype Q-Bomb, and daughter Helen (Jean Seberg) are hoping lunch will arrive before they join the air raid drill that has left New York deserted, when Tully (Peter Sellers) and the invaders from Grand Fenwick happen by, in The Mouse That Roared, 1959.
Mouse That Roared, The (1959) - Opening, Grand Fenwick Opening sequence for The Mouse That Roared, 1959, features a gag on the Columbia Pictures open, animated credits, and the narrated introduction of Peter Sellers in three key roles.
Mouse That Roared, The (1959) - Do You Like American Girls? Dr. Kokintz (David Kossoff) urges daughter Helen (Jean Seberg) to persuade Tully (Peter Sellers), their bumbling captor from the Grand Duchy of Fenwick, to let him disarm the titanic Q-Bomb, in The Mouse That Roared, 1959.

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