Walter Bernstein Biography (1919-)

Born August 20, 1919, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Louis (a teacher) and Hannah (maiden name, Bistrong) Bernstein; married Judith Braun (third wife), October,1961 (divorced, 1984); children: Joan, Peter, Nicholas, Andrew, Jacob. Addresses: Agent: Sam Cohen, International Creative Management, 40 West 57thSt., New York, NY 10019.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Screenwriter, director, producer, actor
Birth Details
August 20, 1919
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Hollywood on Trial, 1976
  • Annie's date outside theater, Annie Hall, United Artists, 1977
  • Film Work
  • Producer (with Martin Ritt), The Molly Maguires, Paramount, 1970
  • Director, Little Miss Marker, Universal, 1980
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Director, Women & Men 3: In Love There Are No Rules (also known as Women & Men 2), 1991
  • Co-executive producer, Fail Safe, 2000
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With Leonardo Bertcovici, Hugh Gray, and Ben Maddow) Kiss the Blood off My Hands (also known as Blood on My Hands), Universal, 1948
  • That Kind of Woman, Paramount, 1959
  • (Uncredited) The Wonderful Country, 1959
  • (With Sidney Howard; uncredited) A Breath of Scandal, Paramount, 1960
  • (With Jack Sher, Irene Kamp, and Lulla Adler) Paris Blues, UnitedArtists, 1961
  • (With Dudley Nichols) Heller in Pink Tights, Paramount, 1960
  • (Uncredited) The Magnificent Seven, United Artists, 1960
  • Something's Got to Give, 1962
  • Fail Safe, Columbia, 1964
  • (With Franklin Coen and Frank Davis; uncredited) The Train (also known as Le Train and Il Treno), United Artists, 1965
  • The Money Trap, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • The Molly Maguires, Paramount, 1970
  • The Front, Columbia, 1976
  • Semi-Tough, United Artists, 1977
  • (With William Bast) The Betsy (also known as Harold Robbins' The Betsy), Allied Artists, 1978
  • (With Don Petersen) An Almost Perfect Affair, Paramount, 1979
  • (With Colin Welland) Yanks (also known as Yanks-Gestern waren wir noch Fremde), Universal, 1979
  • Little Miss Marker, Universal, 1980
  • The Legend of Billie Jean, 1985
  • The House on Carrol Street, 1988
  • Television Movies
  • Women & Men 3: In Love There Are No Rules (also known as Women & Men 2), 1991
  • Doomsday Gun, 1994
  • (Story only) The Affair, 1995
  • Miss Evers' Boys, 1997
  • Durango, 1999
  • Fail Safe, 2000
  • Television Specials
  • "The Light That Failed," Family Classics, CBS, 1961
  • Nonfiction
  • Keep Your Head Down (collection of magazine columns), Viking, 1945
  • Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist, Alfred A. Knopf, 1997
  • Also wrote "Reporter at Large" columns for New Yorker, 1941-45; reporter for Yank magazine during World War II; contributor to Colliers, Argosy, Esquire, and New Yorker.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • Video Age International, -April, 1997, p. 18.

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