Stanley Roberts

Biography

Active from 1938 to 1966, American screenwriter Stanley Roberts got his start with Republic's B-Westerns. Roberts went on to films of all genres, especially comedy-mysteries like Abbott and Costello's Who Done It? (1942) and MGM's Song of the Thin Man (1947). Called before the HUAC in 1947 because of his prior involvement in the American Communist Party, Roberts elected to be a "friendly witness,"...