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John Bright (I) (1908–1989)

John Bright was born on January 1, 1908 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as John Milton Bright. He was a writer, known for The Public Enemy (1931), Three on a Match (1932) and The Accusing Finger (1936). He was married to Jeanne Dunne. He died on September 14, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

(1931)
(1932)
(1936)

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 1954 La rebelión de los colgados (american version - american version, uncredited)
 1949 The Kid from Cleveland (screenplay) / (story)
 1948 Close-Up (screenplay)
 1948 Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad (screenplay)
 1948 Open Secret (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1947 I Walk Alone (adaptation)
 1945 We Accuse (Documentary) (written by)
 1942 Broadway (screenplay)
 1940 Glamour for Sale (original screenplay)
 1939 Back Door to Heaven (screenplay)
 1937 San Quentin (story)
 1937 John Meade's Woman (story)
 1936 The Accusing Finger (screenplay)
 1936 Here Comes Trouble (story)
 1933 She Done Him Wrong (screen play)
 1932 Three on a Match (story)
 1932 Taxi (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1932 Union Depot (dialogue)
 1931 Blonde Crazy (story)
 1931 Smart Money (screen story and dialogue)
 1931 The Public Enemy (by)
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

A self made man who worships his creator is an egotist.

Trivia:

Bright met his writing partner, Kubec Glasmon, at the drugstore where Bright worked as a soda jerk. Glasmon owned the drugstore, which was a hangout for many of Chicago's most notorious gangsters. It was there Bright met Al Capone. Bright was present at a banquet at Chicago's Commonwealth Hotel when Capone ordered the murder of two attending Mafiosi who had displeased him. The men were ... See more »

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