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Aubrey Lionel Wisberg (October 20, 1909 – March 14, 1990) was a screenwriter, director, and producer.

He immigrated to the United States in 1921, attended New York University and Columbia University, and married Barbara Duberstein. Wisberg made his career as a screenwriter, director, and producer with credits in more than 40 films including The Big Fix, The Man from Planet X, Hercules in New York, The Neanderthal Man, Captive Women, Port Sinister and Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl. Three of his early screenplays were World War II movies: Counter-Espionage and Submarine Raider in 1942 and They Came to Blow Up America in 1943. Wisberg's 1945 film The Horn Blows at Midnight starred the comedian Jack Benny.

Wisberg was associate producer for Edward Small Productions; founder and executive producer for Wisberg Productions; and co-founder of American Pictures Corporation and Mid-Century Films. Production credits for Mid-Century Film include, The Man From Planet X (1951), Return to Treasure Island (1954) and Murder Is My Beat (1955).

Wisberg was the author of several books, including Patrol Boat 999, Savage Soldiers, This Is the Life and Bushman at Large. Wisberg was also a radio and television dramatist in the United States, Australia, and England; a radio diffusionist in Paris; and a journalist. He won the International Unity Award, from the Inter-Racial Society, for The Burning Cross. Aubrey Wisberg died of cancer in 1990 in New York City. He was 80 years old.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aubrey Lionel Wisberg (October 20, 1909 – March 14, 1990) was a screenwriter, director, and producer.

He immigrated to the United States in 1921, attended New York University and Columbia University, and married Barbara Duberstein. Wisberg made his career as a screenwriter, director, and producer with credits in more than 40 films including The Big Fix, The Man from Planet X, Hercules in New York, The Neanderthal Man, Captive Women, Port Sinister and Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl. Three of his early screenplays were World War II movies: Counter-Espionage and Submarine Raider in 1942 and They Came to Blow Up America in 1943. Wisberg's 1945 film The Horn Blows at Midnight starred the comedian Jack Benny.

Wisberg was associate producer for Edward Small Productions; founder and executive producer for Wisberg Productions; and co-founder of American Pictures Corporation and Mid-Century Films. Production credits for Mid-Century Film include, The Man From Planet X (1951), Return to Treasure Island (1954) and Murder Is My Beat (1955).

Wisberg was the author of several books, including Patrol Boat 999, Savage Soldiers, This Is the Life and Bushman at Large. Wisberg was also a radio and television dramatist in the United States, Australia, and England; a radio diffusionist in Paris; and a journalist. He won the International Unity Award, from the Inter-Racial Society, for The Burning Cross. Aubrey Wisberg died of cancer in 1990 in New York City. He was 80 years old.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 36

Birthday 1909-10-20

Day of Death 1990-03-14

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

1970 Hercules in New York Screenplay
1967 The Snow Devils Story
1955 Son of Sinbad Screenplay
1955 Murder Is My Beat Original Story Screenplay
1954 Return to Treasure Island Screenplay
1954 Casanova's Big Night Story
1953 Captain John Smith and Pocahontas Screenplay
1953 The Steel Lady Story
1953 The Neanderthal Man Writer
1953 Port Sinister Writer
1953 Problem Girls Writer
1953 Sword of Venus Writer
1952 Captive Women Writer
1952 At Sword's Point Story
1951 The Man from Planet X Writer
1950 The Desert Hawk Screenplay
1949 Treasure of Monte Cristo Screenplay Story
1948 The Wreck of the Hesperus Screenplay
1947 Road to the Big House Story Screenplay
1947 Heaven Only Knows Story
1947 The Burning Cross Screenplay
1946 The Falcon's Adventure Screenplay
1946 So Dark the Night Writer
1946 Just Before Dawn Screenplay
1945 Out of the Depths Story
1945 Adventures of Rusty Writer
1945 The Horn Blows at Midnight Story
1945 Betrayal from the East Screenplay Adaptation
1945 The Power of the Whistler Writer
1945 Escape in the Fog Screenplay
1944 U-Boat Prisoner Screenplay
1943 Bomber's Moon Writer
1943 They Came to Blow Up America Writer
1943 After Midnight with Boston Blackie Story
1942 Counter-Espionage Screenplay
1942 Submarine Raider Writer

Production

1970 Hercules in New York Producer
1955 Murder Is My Beat Producer
1953 The Neanderthal Man Producer
1953 Port Sinister Producer
1953 Sword of Venus Producer
1952 Captive Women Producer
1951 The Man from Planet X Producer

Sound

1955 Murder Is My Beat Music

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