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Walter Bernstein

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Walter Bernstein

Walter Bernstein (August 20, 1919 – January 23, 2021) was an American screenwriter and movie producer. He was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios in the 1950s. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City.

His first major work was screenwriting Sidney Lumet's That Kind of Woman. He is known for his writing works Paris Blues (1961), Fail-Safe (1964), The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Train (1964).[1]

Bernstein died on January 23, 2021 in New York City from pneumonia, aged 101.[2][3]

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  1. Variety Magazine: "Screenwriter Walter Bernstein at 95: Still Front and Center" by Scott Foundas August 26, 2014
  2. Italie, Hillel (January 23, 2021). "Screenwriter Walter Bernstein dies at 101". Associated Press. Retrieved January 24, 2021.
  3. Haring, Bruce (January 23, 2021). "Walter Bernstein Dies: Blacklisted Writer In 1950s Who Returned With 'Fail Safe' & 'The Front' Was 101". Deadline.com. Retrieved January 23, 2021.

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