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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) as Cinderella seq wrt by
Ventriloquist Paul Winchell tells his dummies the world's history, as interpreted by The Three Stooges.
2.
Slaughter Trail (1951) as Screenwriter
An Indian hating bandit's reign of terror could lead to a range war.
3.
The Big Store (1941) as Screenwriter
A detective and his zany pals take over a failing department store.
4.
Argentine Nights (1940) as Screenwriter
5.
Melody Ranch (1940) as Special comedy seq
With a longer-than-usual running time on original release and boooked and sold to the exhibitors as a "Gene Autry Special", which Republic would do once a year from 1939-1943 in order to get higher rates than on the regular series entries from the theatre owners. Hey, Jimmy Durante and Ann Miler cost more than Smiley Burnette and June Storey.This "special",(which alternates between tongue-in-cheek and for-real and hard to distinguish which is which since there was very little for-real in most of the fantasy-land settings Autry's Republic films were laid in), finds Gene returinmg to his hometown of Torpedo as guest of honor at the Frontier Days Celebraion, Once there, he encounters his childhood enemies, the Wildhack brothers (Barton MacLane, Joe Sawyer and Horace MacMahon in pecking order), now the local gangsters ( and playing it with relish.) The Wildhacks own a saloon next door to the school, and when their shooting and brawling endangers the safety of the children, Gene protests and threatens to expose them during his next radio broadcast. The Wildhacks stop the broadcast and beat Gene up. Gene, humiliated because Hollywood life has softened him to the extent that he can't hold his own against three assailants, decides to remain in Torpedo and get into shape again. He is encouraged by his friend Cornelius J. "Corney" Courtney (Jimmy Durante), and also by Pop Laramie (George Hayes), owner and operator of the local version of the "Toonerville Trolley." Since Gene refuses to return to Hollywood, his radio show now originates from Torpedo. Julie Sheldon (Ann Miller), a debutante with theatrical aspirations, sees Gene in his natural setting, and begins to take an interest in the cowboy she formerly scorned. Gene avenges himself against the Wildhacks by rounding them up, whipping them single-handed and forcing them to sing on his broadcast. Enraged, the brothers are determined to "get" Gene. He, in turn, runs for sheriff so he will be in position to clean up the Wildhack political machine and use can be made of the "Vote For Autry" song. During the battles that ensue, one of Gene's friends is killed. Gene finally obtains evidence which labels the Wildhacks as killers.
6.
Hit Parade of 1941 (1940) as Addl comedy seq
A small radio station is saved of getting bankrupt by a backer, who invests money for a TV equipment, if the owner allows, that his dancing daughter Annabelle can dance and sing on the screen, but due to her voice, her singing had to be dubbed by the owner's girl friend Pat Abbott.But problems start, when the owner starts dating Annabelle.
7.
Road to Singapore (1940) as Contr writer to special sequences
A runaway tycoon and his sailor buddy try to con their way through the South Seas.
8.
The Three Musketeers (1939) as Spec material
A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D'Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.
9.
Kentucky Moonshine (1938) as Additional Dialogue
Tony Martin goes to Kentucky to find talent to boost radio ratings. There it is learned that the Ritz brothers are really from New York and only pretending to be hillbillies to get on Martin's show.
10.
The Goldwyn Follies (1938) as Ritz Brothers specialties and songs
A movie mogul hires an innocent girl to teach him what the average audience member likes.

Producer (feature film)

11.
Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) as Cinderella seq prod
Ventriloquist Paul Winchell tells his dummies the world's history, as interpreted by The Three Stooges.
12.
Actor's Blood and Woman of Sin (1952) as Executive Producer

Music (feature film)

13.
Family Business (1989) as Song ("The Tenement Symphony")
A young business executive learns from his eccentric grandfather that he comes from a family of robber barons.
14.
Twist All Night (1961) as Composer
15.
Paris Follies of 1956 (1955) as Composer
16.
Slaughter Trail (1951) as Composer
An Indian hating bandit's reign of terror could lead to a range war.
17.
The Big Night (1951) as Composer
An emotional teenager takes on the mob when gangsters beat up his father.
18.
The Big Store (1941) as Composer
A detective and his zany pals take over a failing department store.
19.
Argentine Nights (1940) as Composer
20.
The Goldwyn Follies (1938) as Composer
A movie mogul hires an innocent girl to teach him what the average audience member likes.
21.
Kentucky Moonshine (1938) as Composer
Tony Martin goes to Kentucky to find talent to boost radio ratings. There it is learned that the Ritz brothers are really from New York and only pretending to be hillbillies to get on Martin's show.
22.
Straight Place and Show (1938) as Composer
23.
Life Begins in College (1937) as Composer
When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.

Writer (short)

24.
Spreadin' the Jam (1945)
In this musical short, a young woman who is unable to pay her rent gets some unexpected help from her fellow tenants.

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