George H. Plympton: Screenwriter (1889 - 1972)
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George H. Plympton

George H. Plympton

George H. Plympton
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Intro Screenwriter
Was Screenwriter
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 2 September 1889, Brooklyn
Death 11 April 1972, Bakersfield (aged 82 years)
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George H. Plympton (September 2, 1889 – April 11, 1972) was an American screenwriter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.
A prolific screenwriter, Plympton collaborated in almost 300 films. His earliest known credits date back to 1912 as he concentrated almost exclusively on westerns. During the sound era he switched his focus to serials mostly for Columbia, Republic and Universal studios, co-scripting and adapting such chapter plays as Tarzan the Fearless (1933), Flash Gordon (1936), The Spider's Web (1938), The Phantom Creeps (1939), The Green Hornet (1940), Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940), The Masked Marvel (1943), Chick Carter, Detective (1946), Brick Bradford (1947), Superman (1948), Batman and Robin (1949), and Atom Man vs. Superman (1950). Active until 1957, he also was one of the principal writers on Columbia's Durango Kid and Jungle Jim series.
Plympton died in Bakersfield, California, at the age of 82.

Selected filmography

  • A Broadway Cowboy (1920)
  • The Gambling Terror (1937)

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