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Jonathan Latimer

Jonathan Latimer (1906-1983) was a bestselling author and screenwriter. Born in Chicago, he began his career as a crime reporter for the "Herald Examiner", working there until 1935, when he set out on a twisting road to Hollywood, which included stints as a dude rancher, a stunt man, and a publicist. In the late 1930s he began writing screenplays for MGM, producing the scripts for several classic noir films, including "The Big Clock" (1948) and the adaptation of Dashiell Hammett's "The Glass...See more