Robert E. Kent

Robert E. Kent (August 31, 1911 in Canal Zone, Panama – December 11, 1984 in Los Angeles) was an American film writer and film producer.


Kent began as a rapid screenwriter for Sam Katzman at Columbia.[1] For seven years he worked as a writer and story editor at Columbia.

He then became a producer for Edward Small.[2] He used the pseudonym James B. Gordon for some of his work,

According to Filmink Kent "wasn’t bad creating female characters for these sort of movies (at least compared to others made around this time)."[3]

He later formed his own production company, and Admiral Productions together with Grant Whytock and Edward Small. Admiral produced two horror films with Vincent Price and four Westerns with Audie Murphy.

Robert E. Kent died in 1984.[4]

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  1. ^ p.109 Weaver, Tom A Sci-fi Swarm and Horror Horde: Interviews with 62 Filmmakers McFarland
  2. ^ Scheuer, Philip K. (November 1, 1956). "Warners Buys No. 1 Seller, 'Nun's Story'; Satire Will Be Staged". Los Angeles Times. p. C15.
  3. ^ Vagg, Stephen (February 14, 2020). "Helena Carter: An Appreciation". Filmink.
  4. ^ Richard F. Docter Becoming a Woman: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen, New York: Haworth Press (Taylor & Francis), 2013, p.241

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