Melchior, Ib (Jorgen)

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MELCHIOR, Ib (Jorgen)

MELCHIOR, Ib (Jorgen). American/Danish, b. 1917. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays, Autobiography/Memoirs, Translations. Career: Freelance writer, dir., and producer, 1957-. Toured Europe as actor, stage mgr., and Co-Director, English Players, 1937-39; Stage Manager, Radio City Music Hall and Center Theatre, NYC, 1941-42; with Office of Strategic Services, 1942-43, and U.S. Military Intelligence, 1943-45; Television writer, actor, and dir., NYC, 1947-50; Director, Perry Como Show, 1951-54, Eddy Arnold Show, 1952, T.V.'s Top Tunes, 1953, and March of Medicine, 1955-56; Associate Producer, G-L Enterprises, 1952-53. Member, Advisory Committee, Narcotics Information Clinic Program, Los Angeles, CA, 1971. Publications: (trans.) Rosmersholm, by H. Ibsen, 1946; (trans.) Hedda Gabler, by H. Ibsen, 1947; Hour of Vengeance (stage play), 1962, 1982; Order of Battle (novel), 1972; Sleeper Agent (novel), 1975; The Haigerloch Project (novel), 1977; The Watchdogs of Abaddon (novel), 1979; The Marcus Device (novel), 1980; The Tombstone Cipher (novel), 1983; Eva (novel), 1984; V-3 (novel), 1985; Code Name: Grand Guignol (novel), 1987; (with C. Baldon) Steps and Stairways, 1989; Quest (non-fiction), 1990; Order of Battle: Hitler's Werewolves, 1991; Case by Case, 1993; (with C. Baldon) Reflections on the Pool, 1997; Lauritz Melchior: Th Golden Years of Bayreuth, 2003. MOTION PICTURE SCREENPLAYS: When Hell Broke Loose, 1957; Live Fast, Die Young, 1957; The Angry Red Planet, 1959; Reptilicus, 1960; Journey to the 7th Planet, 1960; Robinson Crusoe on Mars, 1961; Ambush Bay, 1962; The Time Travelers, 1963; Planet of the Vampires, 1965; Death Race 2000, 1975. Address: 8228 Marmont Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90069, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]