From Unmailed Letters Mailed Late & Letter to Arthur Penn

Calder Willingham (1922–1995) published ten novels, including two classic tales set in Georgia, Eternal Fire (1963) and Rambling Rose (1972). In addition to writing his own novels, Willingham’s screenwriting credits for such notable directors as Stanley Kubrick, Robert Altman, Mike Nichols, Richard Fleischer, Elia Kazan, Arthur Penn, and Marlon Brando included Paths of Glory, The Vikings, The Graduate, One-Eyed Jacks, Little Big Man, and Thieves Like Us; his uncredited work included varying degrees of involvement with such productions as Spartacus, The Bridge over the River Kwai, Lolita, Patton, and Malcolm X. (Inducted in 2008)