Richlin, Maurice

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1920-02-23
Death 1990-11-13
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Maurice Richlin was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1920. He wrote comedy scripts for radio during the 1940s and, as television grew in popularity, wrote for the early television comedy shows such as the Alan Young Show, the Dennis Day Show, and the Ray Bolger Show. Richlin also wrote several motion picture comedy scripts. Notables for Richlin were the “Pink Panther,” “Pillow Talk,” and “Operation Petticoat.” He won awards for all three screenplays. Others included “Come September,” and “My Favorite Comrade.” Richlin died in 1990.

From the guide to the Maurice Richlin Papers, 1936-1983, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

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Subjects:

  • Romantic comedy films
  • Radio scripts
  • Television scripts

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  • Radio comedy writers
  • Screenwriters
  • Television comedy writers

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