Mitch Lindemann (Mitchell Lindemann)
BiographyNew York City, New York, USA
Mitchell Lindemann started writing for the Federal Theater in the 1930s. He then wrote for The Life of Riley both for radio and television. He moved to a screen writing career in the mid-1940s and was John Howard Lawson's writing partner working for the Hecht-Lancaster production company. In 1948 his name was mentioned several times in the minutes for the HUAC committee and soon after he was blacklisted at the beginning of his Hollywood career. He worked using a front for many years. He never fully recovered from the blacklist, though he did work on Cat Ballou. Read more... credit, but was involved in the screenplay as well. He died in 1978 having never fulfilled his early potential.