Alvah Bessie
Date of Birth
Jun 04, 1904
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


American screenwriter, novelist and journalist Alvah Bessie wrote screenplays for Warner Brothers during the mid and late '40s, with a small break in between for WW II service. Bessie was no stranger to soldiering, for in 1938 he was a member of the International Brigade and fought in the Spanish Civil War. Upon his return, Bessie wrote a book about his experiences, Men in Battle. He then moved to...