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David Goodis

  • Birth 2 Mar 1917 Logan, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 7 Jan 1967 East Oak Lane, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 17403550

Author. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was a pulp novelist, noir fiction writer, and Hollywood screenwriter. Several of his books were turned into movies, the most popular being "Dark Passage" starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. He died in obscurity in his hometown. His best known works include "Down There" (1956) aka "Shoot the Piano Player", "The Blonde on the Street Corner" (1954), "Black Friday" (1954), "The Moon in the Gutter" (1953), "The Burglar" (1953), "Of Tender Sin" (1952), and "Cassidy's Girl" (1951).

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  • Originally Created by: Gerry M
  • Added: 12 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17403550
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Goodis (2 Mar 1917–7 Jan 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17403550, citing Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .