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Zekial Marko

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Died  9 May 2008, Centralia, Washington, United States
Movies  Any Number Can Win, Once a Thief
Books  North Beach Girl / Scandal, The Savage Breast, Scratch a Thief / House of, Any Number Can Win, The Big Grab
Similar  Albert Simonin, Ralph Nelson, Henri Verneuil, Michel Audiard

Zekial Marko (1933–2008) was an American writer who specialised in crime stories, often under the pen name of John Trinian. He was arrested during filming of Once a Thief based on his novel and spent some time in prison.

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  • The Big Grab (1959) - novel (written as "John Trinian") - filmed as Any Number Can Win (1963)
  • North Beach Girl (1960) - novel (written as "John Trinian")
  • The Savage Breast (1961) - novel (written as "John Trinian")
  • Scratch a Thief (1961) - novel (written as "John Trinian")
  • House of Evil (1962) - novel (written as "John Trinian")
  • Scandal on the Sand (1964) - novel (written as "John Trinian")
  • Once a Thief (1965) - screenplay, based on his novel Scratch a Thief
  • Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974) (TV series) - episod "The Zombie"
  • Toma (1974) (TV series) - 2 episodes
  • References

    Zekial Marko Wikipedia