Mainwaring, Daniel, 1902-1977

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Daniel Geoffrey Homes Mainwaring was born Feb. 27, 1902 in Oakland, CA; educated at Fresno College; worked as a journalist for various newspapers; joined Warner Bros. publicity department (1934) later moving to RKO; author of popular action novels since the 1930s, he began screenwriting in the early 1940s; many of his works are under the pseudonym, Geoffrey Homes; his many screen credits include Invasion of the body snatchers, The last outpost, and Against all odds; died Jan. 31, 1977 in Los Angeles, CA.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1930-ca. 1970. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41000829

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Daniel Geoffrey Homes Mainwaring was born Feb. 27, 1902 in Oakland, CA; educated at Fresno College; worked as a journalist for various newspapers; joined Warner Bros. publicity department (1934) later moving to RKO; author of popular action novels since the 1930s, he began screenwriting in the early 1940s; many of his works are under the pseudonym, Geoffrey Homes; his many screen credits include Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, The Last Outpost, and Against All Odds; died Jan. 31, 1977 in Los Angeles, CA.

From the guide to the Daniel Mainwaring Papers, ca. 1930-ca. 1970, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Arts Special Collections)

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Birth 1902-07-22

Death 1977-01-31

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