Martin Goldsmith (November 6, 1913 – May 24, 1994) wrote several classic B-movies including Detour (1945), Blind Spot (1947) and The Narrow Margin in 1952 for which he was Oscar-nominated.
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“Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all.”
—Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Al Roberts (Tom Neal)
“Granddaddy used to handle snakes in church. Granny drank strychnine. I guess you could say I had a leg up, genetically speaking.”
—Wesley Strick, U.S. screenwriter, and Martin Scorsese. Max Cady (Robert DeNiro)
“To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering,
When they judged without skill he was still hard of hearing:
When they talked of their Raphaels, Corregios and stuff,
He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff.”
—Oliver Goldsmith (1730?1774)