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Howard Koch
Birth: Dec. 2, 1902
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1995
Woodstock
Ulster County
New York, USA

Motion Picture Scriptwriter. Scripted radio shows for Orson Welles, and wrote the adaptation of "The War of the Worlds". Blacklisted in 1950, he was forced to leave the United States for England. There, he used the pseudonym of Peter Howard. He retired to Woodstock, New York, where he wrote and produced plays for local theatre. He is best remembered for the script, with Epstein Brothers, of the classic "Casablanca" (1942). Other films he wrote were "The Sea Hawk" (1940), "The Letter" (1940) and "Letter from a Unknown Woman" (1948). He is often confused with the director and producer Howard W. Koch. 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Plot: Ashes Scattered Over Utah
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jul 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6627354
Howard Koch
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Howard Koch
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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