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Blumgarten, James

Entry updated 2 July 2021. Tagged: Author.

(1920-2005) US screenwriter and author, most notably in the former capacity as the author of scripts for The Stranger (1954-1955) featuring a Mysterious Stranger who suddenly appears in stories when he is desperately needed; of its five episodes, only one apparently survives. The Astronaut (1974) comprises a quest in retrospect for the secret behind Tom Beckworth's troubled life and mysterious disappearance in space. [JC]

James Blumgarten

born New York: 25 November 1920

died South Salem, Westchester County, New York: 24 September 2005

works (selected)

  • The Astronaut (New York: Warner Paperback Library, 1974) [pb/Jim Spanfeller]


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