DeWitt Bodeen

DeWitt Bodeen

DeWitt Bodeen (July 25, 1908, Fresno, California — March 12, 1988, Los Angeles, California) was a film screenwriter who today is probably best remembered for writing Cat People (1942).

Life

Born Homer DeWitt Bodeen, he began his career as an actor and playwright before entering the film business.

In the late 1930s, he began working for RKO and worked his way up to a script writer. Other films include The Curse of the Cat People (1944), The Seventh Victim (1943), The Enchanted Cottage (1945), I Remember Mama (1948), and Billy Budd (1962).

He also wrote many articles for the journal Films in Review.

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