John Twist: Screenwriter (1898 - 1976) | Biography
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John Twist

John Twist

John Twist
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Intro Screenwriter
Was Screenwriter
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 14 July 1898, Albany, Gentry County, Missouri, U.S.A.
Death 11 February 1976, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A. (aged 77 years)
Star sign Cancer
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John Twist (July 14, 1898 – February 11, 1976) was an American screenwriter whose career spanned four decades. Born John Stuart Twist in Albany, Missouri, he began his career in the silent film era, providing the story for such films as Breed of Courage, Blockade, and The Big Diamond Robbery. He earned his first screenwriting credit for The Yellowback in 1929. Twist died in Beverly Hills, California.

Selected filmography

  • La Cucaracha (1934)
  • Annie Oakley (1935)
  • Flight From Glory (1937)
  • The Saint Strikes Back (1939)
  • The Great Man Votes (1939)
  • Too Many Girls (1940)
  • Sinbad the Sailor (1947)
  • Fort Worth (1951)
  • The Big Trees (1952)
  • So Big (1953)
  • King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)
  • Helen of Troy (1956)
  • Serenade (1956)
  • The FBI Story (1959)
  • None but the Brave (1965)

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