Sam Hamm

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Sam Hamm
Born (1955-11-19) 19 November 1955 (age 58)
Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Occupation Producer, Writer

Sam Hamm (born November 19, 1955) is an American screenwriter.[1] Hamm is perhaps best known for writing the screenplay for Tim Burton's Batman and Batman Returns. As a result of his work, he was invited to write for the Batman feature in Detective Comics.[2] The result was Batman: Blind Justice, which introduced Bruce Wayne's mentor, Henri Ducard, who later appeared in Batman Begins. Hamm's other screen credits include Never Cry Wolf[3] and Monkeybone. He also wrote unused drafts for Planet of the Apes and Watchmen adaptations.

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  1. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Greenberger, Robert; Manning, Matthew K. (2009). The Batman Vault: A Museum-in-a-Book with Rare Collectibles from the Batcave. Running Press. p. 41. ISBN 0-7624-3663-8. "In the pages of Detective Comics, Batman screenwriter Sam Hamm took advantage of that year's ongoing writers' strike to write a three-issue story entitled "Blind Justice", which culminated in that title's 600th issue." 
  3. ^ Ronald Holloway (1983-08-31). "Never Cry Wolf". Variety. 

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