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Hume, Cyril

Entry updated 4 April 2017. Tagged: Film, People.

(1900-1966) US author and screenwriter of most importance to sf Cinema for his screenplays for Forbidden Planet (1956) and its semi-sequel The Invisible Boy (1957). Much earlier, Hume also wrote the screenplay for the Tarzan movie Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932) and subsequent MGM Tarzan Films; he is said to have suggested Johnny Weissmuller for the role of Tarzan. [GSt]

Cyril Hume

born New York: 16 March 1900

died Palos Verdes, California: 26 March 1966


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