Richard Sale

(1911 - 1993)

Richard Sale was an American author, screenwriter, and motion picture director.

He started his career writing for the pulps in the 1930s, appearing regularly in Detective Fiction Weekly, Argosy, Double Detective, and a number of other pulp magazines.

In the 1940s, he graduated to slick publications like The Country Gentleman and The Saturday Evening Post.

In the mid-Forties, he made a career change from writing magazine fiction to writing screenplays.

His most remembered genre work was Lazarus #7 (1942), a novel about a doctor who learns to revitalize the dead.

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