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Melville Shavelson Net Worth

Melville Shavelson Net Worth is
$400,000

Melville Shavelson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Melville Shavelson was born on April 1, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), Houseboat (1958) and Yours, Mine & Ours (2005). He was married to Ruth Lafaye Florea and Lucille (Lucy) T. Myers. He died on August 8, 2007 in Studio City, California, USA.
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Date Of BirthApril 1, 1917
Died2007-08-08
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
ProfessionWriter, Director, Miscellaneous Crew
Star SignAries
#Quote
1The problem with some people's careers in this business is that they never did enough work, frequently enough to be remembered. My problem is that I've done so much work so frequently that nobody remembers me.
2Working for Warner Brothers was like making love to a porcupine. A thousand pricks against one.
3[on casting Bob Hope] We took his own characteristics and exaggerated them. We just put them in. He thought he was playing a character. He was playing, really, the real Bob Hope.
4I miss being young.
5There's a difference between being the performer and being outside, watching the performer do the performance. It just makes it easier for you to judge what's going on. It's not that you're trying to control the actor. You're just trying to do what you can to help get the best performance.
6When people want to talk to me or invite me to something these days, it's usually because I'm 90 years old. I don't want to be loved just for being 90, although I guess you can't prevent it.
#Fact
1He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants. After graduating from Cornell University in 1937, he wrote a humorous column for a campus newspaper, as well as writing and producing a radio show. The latter came to the attention of Bob Hope, who promptly recruited him.
2He was a gag writer for Bob Hope's radio show in the 1930s. He worked with many stars during his career as director and screenwriter, including Kirk Douglas, Lucille Ball, Jimmy Cagney, Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant, and Sophia Loren.
3President of the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAw), 1969-1971, 1979-1981, 1985-1987.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Yours, Mine & Ours20051968 screenplay
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards1990TV Special
Deceptions1985TV Movie teleplay
The 54th Annual Academy Awards1982TV Special documentary as Mel Shavelson
Ike: The War Years1980TV Movie
Ike: The War Years1979TV Mini-Series writer - 2 episodes
The Great Houdini1976TV Movie
The Legend of Valentino1975TV Movie
Mixed Company1974
Here Comes the Judge1972TV Movie as Mel Shavelson
The War Between Men and Women1972
Shirley's World1971TV Series series created by - 1 episode
Allan1971TV Movie as Mel Shavelson
Comedy Playhouse1971TV Series episode "Elke Sommars Show, The" - as Mel Shavelson
Three Coins in the Fountain1970TV Movie as Mel Shavelson
My World and Welcome to ItTV Series conceived for television by - 26 episodes, 1969 - 1970 written by - 7 episodes, 1969 - 1970
Yours, Mine and Ours1968writer
Accidental Family1967TV Series creator - 1 episode
Cast a Giant Shadow1966written for the screen by
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1964TV Series written by - 1 episode
A New Kind of Love1963writer
The Pigeon That Took Rome1962
On the Double1961written by
It Started in Naples1960screenplay
Love and Marriage1959TV Series teleplay - 1 episode
The Five Pennies1959screenplay
Goodyear Theatre1959TV Series 1 episode
Houseboat1958written by
Beau James1957
The 28th Annual Academy Awards1956TV Special
The Seven Little Foys1955written for the screen by
Living It Up1954screenplay
Make Room for Daddy1953TV Series writer - 1 episode
Trouble Along the Way1953screenplay
April in Paris1952story "Girl from Paris" - uncredited / written by
Room for One More1952screenplay
Double Dynamite1951screenplay
I'll See You in My Dreams1951written by
On Moonlight Bay1951screenplay
Riding High1950additional dialogue
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady1950screenplay / story
Always Leave Them Laughing1949screenplay
The Great Lover1949written by
It's a Great Feeling1949screenplay - as Mel Shavelson
Sorrowful Jones1949screenplay
The Paleface1948uncredited
Where There's Life1947based on a story by / screenplay
KTLA Premiere1947TV Movie
The Kid from Brooklyn1946adapted by
Hollywood Victory Caravan1945Short uncredited
Wonder Man1945screenplay
The Princess and the Pirate1944screenplay
Ice-Capades1941additional dialogue - as Shavelson and Josefsberg

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Backstory2001TV Series documentary additional footage courtesy of - 1 episode
Make Room for Daddy1953-1961TV Series story consultant - 24 episodes

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deceptions1985TV Movie
The Other Woman1983TV Movie
Ike: The War Years1980TV Movie
Ike: The War Years1979TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
The Great Houdini1976TV Movie
The Legend of Valentino1975TV Movie
Mixed Company1974
Here Comes the Judge1972TV Movie as Mel Shavelson
The War Between Men and Women1972
My World and Welcome to It1969TV Series 2 episodes
Yours, Mine and Ours1968
Cast a Giant Shadow1966
A New Kind of Love1963
The Pigeon That Took Rome1962
On the Double1961
It Started in Naples1960
The Five Pennies1959
Houseboat1958
Beau James1957
The Seven Little Foys1955

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ike: The War Years1979TV Mini-Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Mixed Company1974producer
Here Comes the Judge1972TV Movie producer - as Mel Shavelson
Allan1971TV Movie producer - as Mel Shavelson
Comedy Playhouse1971TV Series producer - episode "Elke Sommars Show, The"
Cast a Giant Shadow1966producer
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1964TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
A New Kind of Love1963producer
The Pigeon That Took Rome1962producer
Trouble Along the Way1953producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breathe2010/IIShort special thanks
Backstory2001TV Series documentary acknowledgment - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tales from the Script2009DocumentaryHimself
Sinatra: Dark Star2005TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Mel Shavelson)
Love Hollywood Style2004TV Movie documentaryDirector
American Masters2001-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Biography1997-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Bob Hope: The Road to Laughter2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Backstory2001TV Series documentaryHimself - Director 'Houseboat'
Bob Hope: The Road to the Top1998TV SpecialHimself
Clark Gable: Tall, Dark and Handsome1996DocumentaryHimself (as Mel Shavelson)
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 50th Anniversary Celebration Tribute to Bob Hope1996Video documentaryHimself
Danny Kaye: Nobody's Fool1994TV Movie documentary
Bob Hope: The First 90 Years1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
The David Frost Show1971TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 80th Annual Academy Awards2008TV SpecialMemorial Tribute
The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1998Morgan Cox AwardWriters Guild of America, USA
1984Laurel Award for Screen Writing AchievementWriters Guild of America, USA
1979Valentine Davies AwardWriters Guild of America, USA
1960WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Written American MusicalThe Five Pennies (1959)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1973WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Comedy Written Directly for the ScreenThe War Between Men and Women (1972)
1969WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Written American ComedyYours, Mine and Ours (1968)
1963WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Written American ComedyThe Pigeon That Took Rome (1962)
1959OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the ScreenHouseboat (1958)
1959WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Written American ComedyHouseboat (1958)
1956OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Story and ScreenplayThe Seven Little Foys (1955)
1953WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Written American ComedyRoom for One More (1952)
1953WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Written American MusicalI'll See You in My Dreams (1951)

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