Allan Weiss

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In a way Allan Weiss made a incredible successful career in Hollywood. He almost never got good reviews for the movie he wrote, but all seven feature films written by him were big moneymakers.

"Blue Hawaii" (1961) was his first screenplay. Producer Hal B. Wallis used his screenplays for five other Elvis Presley films which all proved to be commercially successful. Writer's Guild of America nominated him for Best Written American Musical award in 1965 for the film "Roustabout" (1964). Read more...