Robert Arthur (film producer)

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For the mystery writer and radio scripter, see Robert Arthur, Jr..

Robert Arthur (November 1, 1909 – October 28, 1986) was a film screenwriter and producer.

Born Robert Arthur Feder in New York City, he began as a screenwriter in 1937 with MGM and worked there for ten years. It was when he joined Universal Pictures that he became a line producer for such film series as Francis the Talking Mule and Abbott and Costello films.

Arthur died in 1986 and was interred in Forest Lawn – Hollywood Hills Cemetery in Los Angeles.

Some websites confuse this Robert Arthur with mystery author Robert Arthur, Jr., who is nine days younger than producer Arthur.

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