Frank Partos

Biography

American screenwriter Franklin Partos spent the first three years of the talkie era as a staff scrivener at Paramount. In the mid-'30s, Partos served on the executive committee of the Screen Actor's Guild, which he'd helped found in 1933. He moved from Paramount to RKO in 1939, where he collaborated on the embryonic noir effort Stranger on the Third Floor (1940). Active until 1955, Franklin Partos...