Fred F. Finklehoffe

Screenwriter, Theater Producer

1910 – 1977

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Who was Fred F. Finklehoffe?

Fred Franklin Finklehoffe was an American film writer and producer. He was educated at Virginia Military Institute where he met his writing partner John Cherry Monks, Jr..

Monks and Finklefhoffe wrote a play set at VMI in 1936, "Brother Rat", which was adapted into a 1938 film of the same name. A 1940 film sequel entitled Brother Rat and a Baby was also produced. Monks and Finklehoffe also wrote the MGM musical, Strike Up the Band. Finklehoffe was nominated for the 1944 Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay with Irving Brecher for his work on Meet Me in St. Louis.

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Born
Feb 16, 1910
Springfield
Also known as
  • Fred Franklin Finklehoffe
  • Fred Finklehoffe
  • F. F. Finkelhoffe
  • F. F. Finklehoffe
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Oct 5, 1977
Springtown

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