Death of Bernard Gordon

October 29, 1918 - May 11, 2007
Hollywood, California | Age 88

Blacklisted screenwriter dies at 88 in Los Angeles after battle with cancer
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Bernard Gordon, a screenwriter blacklisted during Hollywood's anti-communist crusade in the 1950s, has died. He was 88.

Gordon died Friday at his Hollywood Hills home after a long battle with cancer, according to his daughter, Ellen Gordon.

"He was highly principled, scrupulously honest," his daughter said. "He could argue anybody under the table."

Gordon wrote dozens of movies but many never carried his name until the Writers Guild of America began restoring credits...

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