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||July 23, 1961
||August 25, 1905
||Cause of Death:
||New York City, New York, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Wrote first screenplay
Earliest feature credits include one for the film, "Syncopation", based on his story, "The Band Played On"
Affiliated with 20th Century-Fox
First collaboration with producer William Perlberg and director-producer George Seaton, "Miracle on 34th Street"
Film directing debut (and sole directorial credit), "The Benny Goodman Story"
First of several TV adaptations of "Miracle on 34th Street"
Produced the Oscar-nominated short subject, "The House Without a Name"
Last feature film credit, "Bachelor in Paradise", for which he wrote the screenplay
Annual award in Davies' honor established by the Writers Guild of America
Feature remake of "Miracle on 34th Street"