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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Stella (1990) as From Original Screenplay
Drama of a mother's love and self-sacrifice for her daughter.
2.
Winter Wonderland (1947) as Screenwriter
3.
Paris--Underground (1945) as Screenwriter
4.
Reckless Age (1944) as Screenwriter
5.
Follow the Boys (1944) as Orig scr
6.
A Close Call for Ellery Queen (1942) as Additional Dialogue
7.
In Old California (1942) as Screenwriter
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
8.
Ice-Capades Revue (1942) as Screenwriter
9.
Thieves Fall Out (1941) as Contract Writer
A young man tries to rescue his grandmother from kidnappers.
10.
Arkansas Judge (1941) as Adaptation
11.
Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring (1941) as Screenwriter
12.
One Night in the Tropics (1940) as Screenwriter
13.
The Invisible Woman (1940) as Screenwriter
A mad scientist makes a beautiful model invisible so she can get back at the man who fired her.
14.
A Little Bit of Heaven (1940) as Screenwriter
15.
First Love (1939) as Original Story
In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially by her snobby cousin Barbara. When the entire family is invited to a major social ball, Barbara sees to it that Connie is forced to stay home. With the aid of her uncle, who acts as her fairy godfather, Connie makes it to the ball and meets her Prince Charming in Ted Drake, her cousin's boyfriend.
16.
The Lady and the Mob (1939) as Screenwriter
A woman sets out to break a criminal gang controlling the dry cleaning business.
17.
Destry Rides Again (1939) as Screenwriter
A deputy who's sworn not to shoot again takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
18.
Mother Carey's Chickens (1938) as Screenwriter
A widow with four children fights to keep her home.
19.
Service De Luxe (1938) as Screenwriter
Glamorous and efficient Helen Murphy runs a service that will provide any type of assistance to wealthy customers, but what she's really looking for is a man who can take care of himself. Rugged Robert Wade, an inventor in town to secure funding for his new model tractor, wants to meet a woman who won't try to run his life. Despite being made for each other, Helen and Bob go through the usual complications of a film like this before ending up together in the final reel.
20.
Hitting a New High (1937) as Screenwriter
A crackpot press agent tries to pass off an aspiring opera singer as a jungle girl.
21.
Super-Sleuth (1937) as Screenwriter
A movie detective gets carried away with his role and starts trying to solve real-life crimes.
22.
Stella Dallas (1937) as Dramatization by
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
23.
Music for Madame (1937) as Screenwriter
An opera star trying to make it big in Hollywood gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
24.
Love Before Breakfast (1936) as Additional Dialogue
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
25.
The Music Goes 'Round (1936) as Contract Writer
26.
Make Way for a Lady (1936) as Screenwriter
A widower's daughter plays matchmaker for her father.
27.
The Witness Chair (1936) as Screenwriter
A woman lets her lover stand trial for the murder she committed.
28.
If You Could Only Cook (1935) as Screenwriter
An unhappy executive gets a job as a butler on a lark, only to fall for the family cook.
29.
Redheads on Parade (1935) as Story
30.
The Girl Friend (1935) as Screenwriter
31.
This Is the Life (1935) as Contr to scr const
32.
She Was a Lady (1934) as Screenwriter
33.
The Human Side (1934) as Contract Writer
34.
Palooka (1934) as Screenwriter
Mayme walks out on her husband, Pete Palooka, after he wins the middleweight championship and shows his proclivity for life in the fast lane. She raises son Joe on a farm, by herself. When slippery fight manager Knobby Walsh happens to discover Joe's surprising punching power, he signs him. With current champion Al McSwatt needing an easy opponent, Walsh gets Joe the fight. Palooka steals the championship( and girlfriend Nina Madero) from McSwatt when McSwatt shows up for the fight drunk. Now it's Joe's turn to live in the fast lane, winning fights(that are set ups by Walsh) and drinking hard with vamp Nina. However, when McSwatt and his manager trick Joe into a rematch, it's time to test his real boxing talent.
35.
As Husbands Go (1933) as Contract Writer
36.
Another Language (1933) as Adaptation
A newlywed discovers that she and her husband's snobby family speak different languages.
37.
Cocktail Hour (1933) as Screenwriter
38.
Child of Manhattan (1933) as Screenwriter
A taxi dancer tries to pick up the pieces when her marriage to a millionaire playboy collapses.
39.
The Night Mayor (1932) as Dial and adpt
40.
No More Orchids (1932) as Screenwriter
A wealthy woman opposes her grandfather to marry a poor man.
41.
Vanity Street (1932) as Screenwriter
42.
The Royal Family of Broadway (1931) as Adaptation
Julie Cavendish comes from a family of great Broadway actors. Her mother Fanny staunchly continues acting. Her boisterous brother Tony is fleeing a breach of promise suit in Hollywood. Her daughter Gwen must decide between going on stage, or settling down in a conventional marriage. Julie is just thinking that it would be nice to retire and get married, when who should turn up but her old beau, Gilmore Marshal, the platinum magnate from South America.
43.
Honor Among Lovers (1931) as Scen
Fredric March, a businessman, is in love with his secretary (Claudette Colbert) but she deserts him for another man; when she realizes her mistake, she goes back to March. Ginger Rogers is Colbert's girlfriend who is love with Charles Ruggles.
44.
The Girl Habit (1931) as Screenwriter
45.
Follow the Leader (1930) as Screenwriter
46.
The Sap From Syracuse (1930) as Screenwriter
Ginger Rogers plays an heiress on a cruise to Europe being pursued by a day laborer mistaken for a prominent mining engineer. During the cruise, he foils two crooks try to get rid of Ginger.

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