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Abraham Polonsky Biography (1910-1999)
Full name, Abraham Lincoln Polonsky; born December 5, 1910, in New York, NY;son of Henry and Rebecca (Rosoff) Polonsky; married Sylvia Marrow, 1937; children: Susan, Henry Victor. Addresses: Agent: Gersh Agency, 250 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
- writer, director
- Birth Details
- December 5, 1910
- New York, New York, United States
- Death Details
- October 26, 1999
- Beverly Hills, California
Credits; Film Director
- (With Don Weis) Force of Evil (also see below), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1948.
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (also see below), Universal, 1969.
Romance of a Horse Thief, Allied Artists, 1971.
- (With Frank Butler and Helen Deutsch) Golden Earrings (based on the novel by Yolanda Foldes), Paramount, 1947.
Body and Soul (also known as An Affair of the Heart), United Artists, 1947.
- (With Ira Wolfert) Force of Evil (based on Wolfert's novel Tucker's People), MGM, 1948.
- (With Vera Caspary) I Can Get It for You Wholesale (also known asOnly the Best; based on the novel by Jerome Weidman), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951.
- (With Howard Rodman and Harry Kleiner) Madigan (based on Richard Dougherty's novel The Commissioner), Universal, 1968.
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (based on Harry Lawton's novel Willie Boy ... A Desert Manhunt), Universal, 1969.
Avalanche Express (based on the novel by Colin Forbes) Twentieth Century- Fox, 1979.
- (With Wendell Mayes) Monsignor (based on the novel by Jack Alain Leger), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.
- (With Mitchell A. Wilson under joint pseudonym Emmett Hogarth) The Goose Is Cooked, Simon & Schuster, 1940.
The Enemy Sea, Little, Brown, 1943.
The World Above, Little, Brown, 1951.
A Season of Fear, Cameron Associates, 1956.
Zenia's Way, Lippincott, 1980.
- Author of essays, short stories, and scripts for radio and television.
Contemporary Authors, Volume 104, Gale, 1982.
Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 26: American Screenwriters, Gale, 1984.*
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