Family & Companions
Hard-hitting, noir-oriented scenarist. Bezzerides provided the novel basis for a couple of films and his most notable screenplay is for the deft, relentless adaptation of Mickey Spillane's crackling private dick tale, "Kiss Me Deadly" (1955).
Cast (Feature Film)
Writer (Feature Film)
Wrote the novel "The Long Haul", made into the film "They Drive By Night"
First screenplay credit, "Juke Girl"
Network TV debut as writer for the series, "Screen Director's Playhouse"
Final screenplay, "The Jayhawkers"