Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle (1955), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), Elmer Gantry (1960) — for which he won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) — In Cold Blood (1967) and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977).
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... Year Film Screenwriter(s) Adapted from 1960 (33rd) Elmer Gantry Richard Brooks The novel Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis Inherit the Wind Nedrick Young (front Nathan E ... Richard L ... Alfie by Bill Naughton The Professionals Richard Brooks The novel A Mule for the Marquesa by Frank O'Rourke The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming William Rose The novel ...
... Year Film Director Producer 1960 Spartacus Stanley Kubrick Kirk Douglas Elmer Gantry * Richard Brooks Bernard Smith Inherit the Wind Stanley Kramer Stanley Kramer Sons and ... Hill Sam Jaffe The Professionals Richard Brooks Richard Brooks The Sand Pebbles * Robert Wise Robert Wise Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? * Mike Nichols Ernest ...
... 1960 Billy Wilder† – The Apartment Richard Brooks – Elmer Gantry Jack Cardiff – Sons and Lovers Vincent J. 1966 Fred Zinnemann† – A Man for All Seasons Richard Brooks – The Professionals John Frankenheimer – Grand Prix Lewis Gilbert – Alfie James Hill – Born Free Norman Jewison – The Russians Are Coming ...
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—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)