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Robert E. Kent

Robert E. Kent



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Writer (feature film)

The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970) as Screenwriter
In this true story, a sexually frustrated veteran undergoes the world''''s first male-to-female surgical change.
A Time To Sing (1968) as Screenwriter
A singer hides his love of music to please his restrictive guardian.
The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967) as Writer
When the Civil War ends, Confederate spies have to return the fortune they just stole.
Hot Rods to Hell (1967) as Screenwriter
A family traveling through the desert is set up by a teen gang.
When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965) as Screenwriter
A wealthy playboy gives up partying to help a Nevada farm girl make her ranch a success.
The Quick Gun (1964) as Screenwriter
A gunslinger helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Blood on the Arrow (1964) as Story
Get Yourself a College Girl (1964) as Story-scr
A music publisher courts a student songwriter at a ski resort.
Blood on the Arrow (1964) as Screenwriter
Diary of a Madman (1963) as Screenwriter
The body of a French magistrate is taken over by the soul of a murderer.
Twice Told Tales (1963) as Screenwriter
A poisonous young beauty, the secrets of eternal life and a haunted house chill this collection of Nathaniel Hawthorne stories.
Mary Had a Little ... (1961) as Screenwriter
An actress hired to con a psychiatrist falls for her mark.
Guns, Girls and Gangsters (1958) as Screenwriter
An ex-con sets up an elaborate heist of a Vegas casino.
Don't Knock the Rock (1957) as Writer
A disc jockey fights prejudice against rock ''''n'''' roll and the kids who dance to it.
Utah Blaine (1957) as Screenwriter
Inside Detroit (1956) as Written for Screen by
The Werewolf (1956) as Story and Screenplay
A scientific experiment turns an innocent man into a bloodthirsty monster.
Rock Around the Clock (1956) as Story and Screenplay
A music promoter decides to get into the new world of rock music.
Seminole Uprising (1955) as Screenwriter
George Montgomery, Karin Booth, William Faucett, Steve Ritch, Ed Hinton. Army lieutenant George Montgomery is assigned to retrieve a tribe of Seminole Indians who fled their Florida reservation and headed for Texas in 1855.
Drums of Tahiti (1954) as Screenwriter
An American living in 19th-century Tahiti gets involved in intrigue against the French colonial government.
Charge of the Lancers (1954) as Story and Screenplay
A soldier masquerades as a gypsy to rescue his best friend from the enemy.
The Iron Glove (1954) as Story
A Scottish adventurer infiltrates the court of George I to prepare for a revolution.
Jesse James vs. the Daltons (1954) as Screenwriter
A young gunslinger, rumored to be the son of Jesse James, sets off in search of his legendary father and joins the Dalton Gang. Originally show in 3-D, this western programmer was directed by William Castle (he became well known for his gimmick horror films like "The Tingler").
Drums of Tahiti (1954) as Story
An American living in 19th-century Tahiti gets involved in intrigue against the French colonial government.
The Miami Story (1954) as Story and Screenplay
Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens, Beverly Garland, Dan Riss. Inspired by a U. S. Senate investigation, this documentary-styled melodrama pits a reformed gangster (posing as a Cuban racketeer) against a Miami syndicate chief. This Sam Katzman production features an introduction by Florida Senator George Smathers.
Flame of Calcutta (1953) as Screenwriter
Denise Darcel, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh, George Keymas, Leonard Penn. The daughter of a slain French official wages guerrilla war on Prince Jehan, the man responsible for her father''s death. This Sam Katzman production is set in India circa 1760.
The Pathfinder (1953) as Screenwriter
George Montgomery, Helena Carter, Jay Silverheels, Walter Kingsford, Rodd Redwing, Elena Verdugo. British scout George Montgomery exposes French plans to gain control of the Great Lakes Region during the French and Indian Wars of the 18th century in this adaptation of the James Fenimore Cooper novel
Fort Ti (1953) as Story and Screenplay
Serpent of the Nile (1953) as Story and Screenplay
Cleopatra seduces Marc Anthony into helping her conquer the world.
The Golden Hawk (1952) as Written for Screen by
Male and female pirates join forces against a corrupt Caribbean governor.
Brave Warrior (1952) as Written for Screen by
Jon Hall, Christine Larson, Jay Silverheels, Michael Ansara, Harry Cording. Set in Indiana just prior to the War of 1812, this western drama follows government agent Jon Hall as he attempts to expose the perpetrator of recent Indian insurrections.
California Conquest (1952) as Written for Screen by
A wealthy landowner leads the fight to leave Mexican rule and make California a state.
Thief of Damascus (1952) as Written for Screen by
A young man assembles a band of adventurers to take on an evil sultan.
When the Redskins Rode (1951) as Written for Screen by
In 1753, Colonel George Washington (James Seay) and frontiersman Christopher Gist (John Ridgely) are proudly introducing their protege, Delaware Indian Prince Hannoc (Jon Hall) to Williamsburg, Virginia society. French spy Elizabeth Leeds (Mary Castle) romances Hannoc, hoping to swing the Delawares to the French side in the impending colonial war. Hannoc saves Washington and his men from a French trap during a peace mission. When Hannoc's father, Chief Shingiss (Pedro de Cordoba), comes to Williamsburg to sign a mutual defense pact with the British, he is murdered by French spies. Hannoc and Indian maiden Morna (Sherry Moreland) unmask Miss Leeds as a spy just as war breaks out, with Washington and his troops besieged at Fort Necessity.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) as Adaptation
A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.
Last of the Buccaneers (1950) as Wrt for the scr by
When one of his lieutenant''''s attacks an American ship, Jean Lafitte has to elude the U.S. Navy.
The Reckless Moment (1949) as Adaptation
A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.
Assigned to Danger (1948) as Based on a Story by
A gang of bank robbers is pursued by an insurance investigator.
Philo Vance Returns (1947) as Orig scr
Playboy Larry Blandon (Damian O'Flynn) introduces his grandmother Stella Blandon (Clara Blandick) to his fiancee, radio singer Virginia Berneaux (Ramsay Ames). Despite Larry's record of broken romances and divorces, Virginia decides she will marry him. Virginia is slain that night and Blandon telephones his friend Philo Vance (William Wright) to help find the killer. Even as they talk, the killer strikes again and Philo hears Larry fall dead. Philo begins his investigation with Alexis Carnova (Leon Belasco), Virginia's manager, and the two go to Larry's home, where Stella tells them that the motive for the killing might be Larry's will that names the six women in his life as heirs and if any die before the will is probated, the others will divide the shares. They also learn that Katherine Corbett (Phyllis Planchard), the first of Larry's wives, has been murdered. Suspicion now falls on Lorena Sims (Terry Austin), a former wife who has been a patient at a sanitarium suffering from a nervous ailment. All of the deaths have been by poison and Lorena had access to it at the sanitarium. Philo uncovers another piece of information that leads him to break into the Blandon home just as Stella is about to give Lorena a glass of warm milk.
The Red Stallion (1947) as Orig scr
Yong Joel Curtis (Ted Donaldson) finds an orphaned colt in the woods, whom he names "Red" and raises and trains him. When he learns that his grandmother (Jane Darwell) is going to have to sell her ranch to pay off the debts, he trains Red, with the help of Andy McBride (Robert Paige), as a race horse with the intention of selling his beloved animal friend in order to pay off his grandmother's debts.
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) as Story
Dick Tracy tracks down a bank robber using nerve gas.
Gas House Kids Go West (1947) as Screenwriter
Genius at Work (1946) as Orig scr
Two radio sleuths tackle a real murder case.
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) as Screenwriter
A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.
The Falcon's Adventure (1946) as Additional Dialogue
A society sleuth rescues a kidnapped woman, then is framed for murder.
Radio Stars on Parade (1945) as Screenwriter
A pair of wacky agents take their clients to audition for the top radio shows.
Zombies on Broadway (1945) as Adaptation
Two bumbling press agents seek a real zombie for a nightclub opening.
Radio Stars on Parade (1945) as Original Story
A pair of wacky agents take their clients to audition for the top radio shows.
Two O'Clock Courage (1945) as Screenwriter
An amnesiac discovers he's wanted for murder.
Gildersleeve's Ghost (1944) as Screenwriter
Two ghosts help a small-town eccentric run for mayor.
Girl Rush (1944) as Screenwriter
Two vaudevillians try to round up some ready-made brides for gold prospectors.
Find the Blackmailer (1943) as Screenwriter
A private eye hunts for the talking bird that holds the key to a murder.
Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943) as Story and Screenplay
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
Adventure in Iraq (1943) as Screenwriter
Americans are captured by Arabs working for the Nazis.
Truck Busters (1943) as Orig scr
An independent driver organizes other truckers to fight a corrupt executive.
Murder on the Waterfront (1943) as Screenwriter
Nazis and entertainers are involved in an inventor's murder.
I Was Framed (1942) as Screenwriter
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
Spy Ship (1942) as Screenwriter
A flighty society girl sells secrets to the enemy.
The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe (1942) as Contr to trt
Edgar Allen Poe (John Shepperd) led an unhappy childhood, broken only by the unceasing devotion of his foster mother, Mrs. Frances Allan (Mary Howard), whose loving ministrations gave him courage to carry out his desire to write. His first love was Elmira Royster (Virginia Gilmore), and though she married another while he was at the University of Virginia, he could never purge his thoughts of her and, under the influence of her spell, he poured out the deepest passions of his heart. After a discouraging period during which he was disowned by his foster father and lost his appointment to West Point, he found the love that tamed his restless heart with Virginia Clemm (Linda Darnell). After he and Virginia married, Poe did his greatest creative work, writing for the Southern Literary Messenger and Graham's Magazine.
City of Silent Men (1942) as From an orig story by
Bullet Scars (1942) as Orig scr
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Story
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
The Case of the Black Parrot (1941) as Screenwriter
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
Gambling on the High Seas (1940) as Screenwriter
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
Calling All Husbands (1940) as Screenwriter
A henpecked husband confronts the man his wife thinks she should have married.
King of the Lumberjacks (1940) as Story
A northwoods lumberjack unwittingly marries his best friend''s girl.
Always a Bride (1940) as Screenwriter
A society girl pushes her working class boyfriend into politics.
Flowing Gold (1940) as Contr to trmt
A fugitive from justice tries to get work in a western oil field.
Ladies Must Live (1940) as Screenwriter
A country bumpkin tries to save his millionaire pal from a gold-digging singer.
Father Is a Prince (1939) as Screenwriter
An industrialist values money over his family''''s happiness.
Charlie Chan in Reno (1939) as Screenwriter
Mary Whitman has gone to Reno to obtain a divorce. While there she is arrested on suspicion of murdering a fellow guest at her hotel (which specializes in divorcers). There are many others at the hotel who wanted the victim out of the way. Charlie comes from his home in Honolulu to solve the murder.
Flying G-Men (1939) as Screenwriter
Spider's Web, The (1938) as Screenwriter
Who Killed Gail Preston? (1938) as Screenwriter
A temperamental singer''''s murder leaves a nightclub full of suspects.
Highway Patrol (1938) as Screenwriter
Juvenile Court (1938) as Orig scr
When he can''''t save his client from the chair, a public defender helps the man''''s sister clean up the slums.
All-American Sweetheart (1937) as Story
Paid to Dance (1937) as Screenwriter
Government undercover agents William Dennis (Don Terry) and Joan Barclay (Jacqueline Wells) are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as "taxi-dancers" from dance halls operated by Jack Miranda (Arthur Loft) and his henchman Nifty (Paul Fix). Dennis sets himself up as a theatrical booking agent, and shows his power by the opening and closing of Miranda's Paradise Club at will.

Producer (feature film)

The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970) as Associate Producer
In this true story, a sexually frustrated veteran undergoes the world''''s first male-to-female surgical change.
Beauty and the Beast (1963) as Producer
A princess tries to protect a prince turned werewolf.
Twice Told Tales (1963) as Producer
A poisonous young beauty, the secrets of eternal life and a haunted house chill this collection of Nathaniel Hawthorne stories.
Diary of a Madman (1963) as Producer
The body of a French magistrate is taken over by the soul of a murderer.
Deadly Duo (1962) as Producer
A woman plots to sell her twin sister''''s son to his father''''s rich family.
Incident in an Alley (1962) as Producer
A policeman has to prove that the teenager he shot actually was a delinquent.
Jack the Giant Killer (1962) as Associate Producer
A farm boy rises to noble heights to protect a princess from an evil wizard.
Saintly Sinners (1962) as Producer
An aging priest reforms the felons in his parish.
The Gambler Wore a Gun (1961) as Producer
The Boy Who Caught a Crook (1961) as Producer
With the help of his puppy, a young boy tracks down a gangster.
Frontier Uprising (1961) as Producer
Jim Davis, Nancy Hadley, Ken Mayer, Nestor Paiva, Don O''Kelly. While leading pioneers to the West Coast, frontier scout Jim Davis discovers that the U.S. has gone to war with Mexico. Hordes of attacking Mexicans and hostile Indians enliven this remake of KIT CARSON which uses stock footage from the original 1940 version
You Have To Run Fast (1961) as Producer
A doctor gets mixed up with gangsters and has to escape through the back woods.
Flight That Disappeared (1961) as Producer
Aliens kidnap three Earth scientists to convince them to oppose nuclear warfare.
Gun Fight (1961) as Producer
Secret of Deep Harbor (1961) as Producer
Gun Street (1961) as Producer
An injured outlaw tries to stay one step ahead of the determined sheriff on his trail.
The Clown and the Kid (1961) as Producer
John Lupton, Michael McGreevey, Don Keefer, Mary Webster. The mistaken identity theme is given a new twist in this low-budget melodrama about a orphan boy and a convict who eludes the police by pretending to be his father, a carnival clown.
Operation Bottleneck (1961) as Producer
Paratroopers and girl guerrillas battle the Japanese in World War II Burma.
The Police Dog Story (1961) as Producer
After exhaustive training, a police dog joins an arson investigation.
Five Guns to Tombstone (1961) as Producer
James Brown, John Wilder, Walter Coy, Robert Karnes, Joe Haworth. James Brown (not to be confused with black action hero Jim Brown or soul singer James Brown), a retired gunman turned government agent, is lured out of retirement by his outlaw brother for an undercover bank job
When the Clock Strikes (1961) as Producer
Several shady characters gather for a killer''''s execution and to look for his loot.
Gunfighters of Abilene (1960) as Producer
Buster Crabbe, Barton MacLane, Judith Ames, Arthur Space, Eugenia Paul. An athletic cowboy avenges his brother''s murder and woos his would-be bride. Wesleyan-educated bad guy MacLane starred as a good guy in the TV series "The Outlaws."
Noose for a Gunman (1960) as Producer
An honest gunman takes on a corrupt land baron.
Oklahoma Territory (1960) as Producer
Bill Williams, Gloria Talbott, Ted de Corsia, Grant Richards, & X Brands as Running Cloud. The district attorney that prosecuted Indian chief Buffalo Horn (Ted de Corsia) for murder forces a Federal Judge to re-open the case and give him an acquittal when he discovers the true murderer. Bill Williams with his New York accent is an amusing choice for the role of the historic Texas prosecutor, Temple Houston.
Vice Raid (1960) as Producer
A prostitute sets out to frame a cop.
Three Came to Kill (1960) as Producer
Professional assassin Cameron Mitchell and his cronies invade the home of a flight controller and take his family hostage as they plot the murder of a Middle Eastern premier.
The Music Box Kid (1960) as Producer
A gangster''''s heartless ways lead his wife to rebel.
A Dog's Best Friend (1960) as Producer
An angry boy''''s life changes when he cares for a wounded German Shepherd and learns about love and loyalty.
Cage of Evil (1960) as Producer
A cattle driver finds himself stuck working for both sides during the Civil War.
The Walking Target (1960) as Producer
An ex-con tries to find the take he hid after a payroll job.
The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959) as Producer
A family fights against a voodoo curse that marks each member for death.
Riot in Juvenile Prison (1959) as Producer
A psychologist tries to reform a juvenile prison run by a sadistic warden.
Inside the Mafia (1959) as Producer
A mobster out to rule the underworld takes hostages at an international airport.
Invisible Invaders (1959) as Producer
Invisible aliens use newly raised corpses to conquer the Earth.
Pier 5, Havana (1959) as Producer
An American in Cuba tries to thwart a bombing plot aimed at Castro.
The Toughest Gun in Tombstone (1958) as Producer
A notorious gunman faces a series of challengers determined to out-shoot him.
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958) as Producer
A blood-sucking monster stalks the crew of a U.S. spaceship.
Guns, Girls and Gangsters (1958) as Producer
An ex-con sets up an elaborate heist of a Vegas casino.
Hong Kong Confidential (1958) as Producer
Secret agents set out to rescue a kidnapped Arab prince.
Badman's Country (1958) as Producer
Four of the frontier west''s famed law officers--Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett and Buffalo Bill--convene to defend the sprouting city of Abilene.
Curse of the Faceless Man (1958) as Producer
An ancient Roman gladiator returns to life to find his lost love.
Chicago Confidential (1957) as Producer
A union president fights off organized crime only to find himself framed for murder.
Monkey on My Back (1957) as Associate Producer
Real-life prizefighter Barney Ross fights drug addiction to get back into the ring.
Gun Duel in Durango (1957) as Producer
A reformed outlaw takes on his old gang.

Music (feature film)

Don't Knock the Twist (1962) as Composer
A TV executive tries to create a musical special to save his network.
Badman's Country (1958) as Composer
Four of the frontier west''s famed law officers--Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett and Buffalo Bill--convene to defend the sprouting city of Abilene.
Don't Knock the Rock (1957) as Composer
A disc jockey fights prejudice against rock ''''n'''' roll and the kids who dance to it.

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