Trivia:Desny dictated a synopsis to Billy Wilder's secretary in November 1949, which Wilder then rejected. After the release of Ace in the Hole, credited to other writers, Desny sued Wilder and Paramount in a $150,000 breach of contract suit, that went all the way to the California Supreme Court in 1956, with the court ruling in Desny's favor. Desny v. Wilder (1956) 46 C2d 715.
Born:in Montenegro, Yugoslavia
Died:(age 72) in Los Angeles, California, USA