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"Alan Smithee" is a pseudonym commonly adopted by film industry professionals unhappy with circumstantial changes compromising their initial vision and unwilling to be credited under their real name.
 
"Alan Smithee" is a pseudonym commonly adopted by film industry professionals unhappy with circumstantial changes compromising their initial vision and unwilling to be credited under their real name.
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Note: The "Alan Smithee" of ''[[Pick up the pine box and die]]'' is known to be [[Taleslinger]] (part of the game says as much), and is not the same author who wrote ''Escape from Crulistan''.
  
 
==Author Credits==
 
==Author Credits==
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==Links==
 
==Links==
* [http://wurb.com/if/person/880 Baf's Guide listing for Alan Smithee]
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* {{baf person|Alan Smithee|880}}
* [http://www.straightdope.com/mailbag/msmithee.htm What's the origin of the movie director's pseudonym Alan Smithee?] - A Straight Dope Staff Report.
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* {{dead link|url=http://www.straightdope.com/mailbag/msmithee.htm|archive=http://web.archive.org/web/20080513022313/http://www.straightdope.com:80/mailbag/msmithee.htm|What's the origin of the movie director's pseudonym Alan Smithee?}} - A Straight Dope Staff Report.
 
[[Category:People|Smithee, Alan]]
 
[[Category:People|Smithee, Alan]]

Latest revision as of 16:28, 8 December 2016

"Alan Smithee" is a pseudonym commonly adopted by film industry professionals unhappy with circumstantial changes compromising their initial vision and unwilling to be credited under their real name.

Note: The "Alan Smithee" of Pick up the pine box and die is known to be Taleslinger (part of the game says as much), and is not the same author who wrote Escape from Crulistan.

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