Richard Connell

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Richard Connell, born in Poughkeepsie, New York in 1893, was a popular author and journalist whose short stories were regularly published in magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post and Collier's Weekly. His story, The Most Dangerous Game is his best remembered work.

Connell produced a number of screenplays and movie scripts, receiving an Academy Awards nomination in 1942 for best original story in Meet John Doe.

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