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Jesse Lasky Jr.

Jesse Lasky Jr.


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Also Known As: Died: April 11, 1988
Born: September 19, 1908 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...


Cinematography (feature film)

Attack! The Battle for New Britain (1944) as Asst to Hively, photog unit #2 at Arawe

Writer (feature film)

Forbidden Sun (1989) as Screenwriter
A group of young American girls become involved in a number of disturbing events on a Greek island.
Crime and Passion (1976) as Screenwriter
Financier persuades his mistress to marry a rich industrialist for his money, then discovers that he and the new wife are to be murdered by her new husband.
Land Raiders (1970) as Story
Feuding brothers, reunited after a long seperation, clash over the ownership of valuable land belonging to the Apaches.
Seven Women From Hell (1961) as Screenwriter
Pirates of Tortuga (1961) as Screenwriter
The Wizard of Baghdad (1960) as Screenwriter
In ancient Baghdad, a genie helps a prince and princess occupy the throne instead of the evil Sultan.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Screenwriter
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
John Paul Jones (1959) as Screenwriter
The hero of the Revolutionary War clashes with Congress.
Hot Blood (1956) as Screenwriter
A gypsy''''s brother tricks him into marrying a tempestuous beauty.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Wrt for the scr by
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
Pearl of the South Pacific (1955) as Screenwriter
Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict over the pearls brings violence and corruption to the quiet island.
Hell and High Water (1954) as Screenwriter
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer (Widmark) to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.
The Iron Glove (1954) as Screenwriter
A Scottish adventurer infiltrates the court of George I to prepare for a revolution.
The Silver Whip (1953) as Screenwriter
A stagecoach driver takes the law into his own hands after he''s robbed.
Mission over Korea (1953) as Screenwriter
A rookie pilot in the Korean War wants to avenge his brother''''s death.
Salome (1953) as Story
Herod's stepdaughter discovers Christianity through her love for a Roman centurion.
The Brigand (1952) as Screenwriter
A disgraced military officer stands in for an injured Arab ruler.
Never Trust a Gambler (1951) as Screenwriter
A small-time gambler goes on the lam from a murder charge.
Lorna Doone (1951) as Screenwriter
Barbara Hale, Richard Greene, Carl Benton Reid, William Bishop, Ron Randell, Sean McClory, Onslow Stevens, John Dehner, Queenie Leonard. English farmer Richard Greene leads a village uprising against their corrupt landlords in this second screen adaptation (The first version was filmed in 1935) of the popular Richard D. Blackmore novel.
Mask of the Avenger (1951) as Screenwriter
When his father is murdered, an Italian nobleman becomes an outlaw to avenge the crime.
Venture of Faith (1951) as Screenwriter
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Screenwriter
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
The Sickle or the Cross (1949) as Screenwriter
Unconquered (1947) as Screenwriter
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Appointment in Tokyo (1945) as Screenwriter
Military documentary about the U.S.''''s recapture of the Philippines.
Attack! The Battle for New Britain (1944) as Wrt of commentation
The Omaha Trail (1942) as Screenwriter
The coming of the railroad to the West triggers an Indian war.
The Omaha Trail (1942) as Based on an original story by
The coming of the railroad to the West triggers an Indian war.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Screenwriter
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Land of Liberty (1941) as Narr wrt by
Back in the Saddle (1941) as Orig scr
A land grabber frames a rancher who's discovered copper on his land.
The Singing Hill (1941) as Original Story
Steel Against the Sky (1941) as Story
Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.
Union Pacific (1939) as Screenwriter
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Secret Agent (1936) as Additional Dialogue
During the first world war, novelist Edgar Brodie is sent to Switzerland by the Intelligence Service. He has to kill a German agent. During the mission he meets a fake general first and then Elsa Carrington who helps him in his duty.
Redheads on Parade (1935) as Contr to scr const
Redhead (1934) as Additional Dialogue
Coming Out Party (1934) as Screenwriter
The White Parade (1934) as Adaptation
The title represents the hopeful, ambitious students at a hospital training school and is primarily a story of the stern discipline and laborious physical and mental toil they endure in order to become nurses and join the White Parade. It is told mainly through the character of June Arden (Loretta Young)who finds romance with Ronald Hall III (John Boles)on the way, with side stories of the other girls who find failure, success, laughs and tears on the way. The forerunner of umpteen dozens of TV series over the past 40 years.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Unconquered (1947) as Prod staff
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.

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