Harold Jack Bloom

Harold Jack Bloom, Oscar-nominated screenwriter who worked on several TV series including “Emergency!” and “Hec Ramsey,” died Aug. 27 in Los Angeles after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 75.

Bloom penned screenplays for the films “Arena” (1953), “Land of the Pharaohs” (1955), written with William Faulkner, and “A Gunfight” (1971).

He earned an Academy Award nomination for the screenplay “The Naked Spur” (1953), co-authored with Sam Rolfe.

Bloom additionally worked on TV movies such as “Remembrance of Love” (1982), starring Kirk Douglas, and “Stuck With Each Other” (1989).

He is survived by his wife, a son and a sister.

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