Hal Kanter

Hal Kanter (December 18, 1918 – November 6, 2011) was a writer, producer and director, principally for comedy actors such as Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, and Elvis Presley (in ''Loving You'' and ''Blue Hawaii''), for both feature films and television. Kanter helped Tennessee Williams turn the play by Williams into the film version of ''The Rose Tattoo''. He was regularly credited as a writer for the Academy Award broadcasts. Kanter was also the creator and executive producer of the television series ''Julia''. Provided by Wikipedia