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Known Credits: 27

Birthday: 1911-12-17

Day of Death: March 4, 1993

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA

Adult Actor: False

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Richard Sale

Biography

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Richard Sale, (17 December 1911, New York – 4 March 1993, Los Angeles) was an American screenwriter and film director. He started his career writing for the pulps in the Thirties, appearing regularly in Detective Fiction Weekly (with the Daffy Dill series), Argosy, Double Detective, and a number of other magazines. In the Forties, he graduated to slick publications like The Country Gentleman and The Saturday Evening Post. In the mid-Forties, he made a career change from writing magazine fiction to screenplays. A big boost to Sale's success was his novel Not Too Narrow...Not Too Deep, filmed as Strange Cargo (1940) starring Joan Crawford and Clark Gable. He directed several films, including A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950), Meet Me After the Show (1951) with Betty Grable, Let's Make It Legal (1951) with one of Marilyn Monroe's earliest film appearances, Suddenly (1954), Malaga (1954), and Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955) with Jane Russell. He also authored many screenplays, The French Line (1954) and Gentlemen Marry Brunettes, both with Mary Loos, The Oscar (1966) and Assassination (1987) Together with his wife, they created the TV series Yancy Derringer.

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Writing
1986 Assassination … Writer
1977 The White Buffalo … Screenplay
1977 The White Buffalo … Novel
1967 Accidental Family - (1 episode) … Writer
1967 Custer - (1 episode) … Writer
1965 The F.B.I. - (1 episode) … Writer
1964 Bewitched - (1 episode) … Writer
1958 Yancy Derringer - (5 episodes) … Writer
1957 Abandon Ship … Screenplay
1956 Over-Exposed … Story
1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes … Screenplay
1954 Suddenly … Screenplay
1954 The French Line … Screenplay
1950 This Side of the Law … Story
1949 Mother Is A Freshman … Writer
1948 The Inside Story … Screenplay
1947 Northwest Outpost … Screenplay
1947 Calendar Girl … Screenplay
Directing
1967 The High Chaparral - (1 episode) … Director
1958 Yancy Derringer - (11 episodes) … Director
1957 Abandon Ship … Director
1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes … Director
1954 Fire Over Africa … Director
1953 The Girl Next Door … Director
1952 My Wife's Best Friend … Director
1951 Let's Make It Legal … Director
1951 Meet Me After the Show … Director
1951 Half Angel … Director
1950 I'll Get By … Director
1950 A Ticket to Tomahawk … Director
Creator
1958 Yancy Derringer … Creator
Acting
1947 Driftwood as Mailman