Through his amazing knack for storytelling, screenwriter Edwin Blum brought to life many memorable worlds and characters for the big screen. Blum began his writing career for film with such titles as the adventure "The New Adventures of Tarzan" (1935) with Bruce Bennett, the adventure "Kidnapped" (1938) with Warner Baxter and the mystery adaptation "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1939) with Basil Rathbone. He also appeared in "Young People" (1940). Toward the end of his career, Blum wrote "South Sea Woman" (1953), the dramatic adaptation "Stalag 17" (1953) with Don Taylor and the Robert Francis drama "The Bamboo Prison" (1955). He also wrote for television, including "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." (NBC, 1964-68). Blum last wrote the Michael Keaton dramedy "Gung Ho" (1986). Blum passed away in May 1995 at the age of 89.