Murray Burnett Biography

Murray Burnett

writer, high school teacher
Born: 1911

He co-wrote (with Joan Alison) Everybody Comes to Rick's, an unproduced play that was bought by Warner Brothers for the unprecedented sum of $20,000 and used as the basis for the movie Casablanca (1942). The play was finally brought to the stage in 1991.

Died: 9/23/1997

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