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Claude Binyon

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Also Known As: Died: February 14, 1978
Born: October 17, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Director
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
2.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Director
A musical about a girl who wants to move to the city, but is captured by a group of criminals escaping justice.
3.
Dreamboat (1952) as Director
Clifton Webb, a respected college professor, is plagued when his old movies are shown on TV and sets out with his daughter (Anne Francis) to stop it. However, his former co-star (Ginger Rogers), is the hostess of the TV show playing his films and she has other plans.
4.
Stella (1950) as Director
5.
Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950) as Director
6.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Director
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
7.
The Saxon Charm (1948) as Director

Writer (feature film)

8.
Kisses for My President (1964) as Screenwriter
The first female president has to deal with her husband''s bruised ego.
9.
Satan Never Sleeps (1962) as Screenwriter
A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest (Clifton Webb), who is now too old and weak to continue with the upkeep of the church. However, Communist soldiers arrive at the mission and seize it as a command post. Their leader rapes the native girl and impregnates her, only later to realise that Communism is no good for him. In the end, the foursome flee to the border, but are pursued by Communist forces along the way.
10.
Pepe (1961) as Screenwriter
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
11.
North to Alaska (1960) as Screenwriter
Two prospectors cope with woman problems and a con man.
12.
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1959) as Screenwriter
The arrival of an Army missile base shatters the peaceful life of a suburban town.
13.
Sing, Boy, Sing (1958) as Screenwriter
A young Pop Star struggles with his singing career being "sinful" and his gospel roots that his grandfather who raised him instilled in his heart.
14.
You Can't Run Away From It (1956) as Screenwriter
A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.
15.
Woman's World (1954) as Screenwriter
The chairman of a large automobile maker is left to find a new second in command and narrows it to three equally qualified candidates. To make his decision, he decides to examine each of the men's wives and learn something about the candidate through their relationships.
16.
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953) as Screenwriter
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
17.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Screenwriter
A musical about a girl who wants to move to the city, but is captured by a group of criminals escaping justice.
18.
Dreamboat (1952) as Screenwriter
Clifton Webb, a respected college professor, is plagued when his old movies are shown on TV and sets out with his daughter (Anne Francis) to stop it. However, his former co-star (Ginger Rogers), is the hostess of the TV show playing his films and she has other plans.
19.
Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950) as Screenwriter
20.
My Blue Heaven (1950) as Screenwriter
A married song and dance team tries to adopt a child.
21.
Stella (1950) as Screenwriter
22.
Emergency Wedding (1950) as Screenwriter
23.
The Saxon Charm (1948) as Screenwriter
24.
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as Screenwriter
Captain Mary Morley (Paulette Goddard), WAC marital-relations expert, known as "Captain Lonelyhearts", returns from overseas as escort to some G.I. war brides, and she hopes to patch up the estrangement from Peter Morley (Fred MacMurray), her husband and former law partner. The latter has fallen for beautiful Gloria Fay (Arleen Whelan) and is waiting at the airport with a divorce consent requiring Mary's signature. Peter, hoping to be more persuasive later, asks her to have dinner with him later at the Ski Club. Jack Lindsay (Macdonald Carey), a client of Peter's who has been using their apartment mistakes Mary for one of the intended bridesmaids and asks about Gloria. Now that Mary knows about Gloria, she asks Jack to bring Gloria to the Ski Club dinner. Still in love with Peter, Mary refuses to sign the divorce paper and asks Jack to take her home. Mary is ordered to Fort Sheridan and Peter and Jack board her train - Peter still after her signature and Jack also hoping she will sign as he has fallen for her. Jack advises Peter to make himself so repulsive that Mary will be glad to get rid of him. When Mary reaches Chicago, she is met by three WAC officers and Peter, puffing a king-size cigar, who swoops in and scoops her into his arms. Realizing that Peter must want a divorce badly by staging such a performance, Mary finally consents. Later, when Mary and Peter are going through their personal effects, they begin to reminisce and realize their disagreements were over trivial matters. They embrace, leaving Jack and Gloria out in the cold.
25.
Cross My Heart (1947) as Screenwriter
26.
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as Screenwriter
27.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Orig scr
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
28.
And the Angels Sing (1944) as Story
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
29.
Dixie (1943) as Adaptation
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
30.
No Time for Love (1943) as Screenwriter
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
31.
This Is the Army (1943) as Screenwriter
A song-and-dance man's son stages a big show starring World War II soldiers.
32.
Take a Letter, Darling (1942) as Screenwriter
A female executive hires a male secretary.
33.
Holiday Inn (1942) as Screenwriter
When he loses in love, a song-and-dance man retires from show business to run a country inn.
34.
You Belong to Me (1941) as Screenwriter
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
35.
Too Many Husbands (1940) as Screenwriter
When her long lost husband returns after her re-marriage, a woman decides to try life with two mates.
36.
Arizona (1940) as Screenwriter
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
37.
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Screenwriter
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
38.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Story and Screenplay
Of the singing Beebe brothers, young Mike just wants to be a kid; responsible Dave wants to work in his garage and marry Martha; but feckless Joe thinks his only road to success is through swapping and gambling. It seems the only thing all three can join in is their singing act, which Mike and Dave hate. Finally, all Joe's hopes are pinned on a race horse he's acquired, but it's a bigger gamble than his family knows. Hilarious sequence involving a lecturer on seals.
39.
I Met Him in Paris (1937) as Screenwriter
Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason.
40.
True Confession (1937) as Screenwriter
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''t commit to help further his career.
41.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Screenwriter
42.
Love Before Breakfast (1936) as Story
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
43.
Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936) as Screenwriter
44.
The Daring Young Man (1935) as Story
45.
The Gilded Lily (1935) as Screenwriter
A news reporter turns the woman he loves into a media star after she rejects an aristocrat's marriage proposal.
46.
Accent on Youth (1935) as Screenwriter
47.
Stolen Harmony (1935) as Dial
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two become a successful dance act. However, when an ex-inmate buddy of Ray's robs the tour bus, Ray is suspected of wrongdoing by Jack and the others in the group. After a gang of thugs hijacks the tour bus, Ray tries to use his street smarts to redeem his reputation.
48.
Mississippi (1935) as Adaptation
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot after a saloon brawl in which the villain of the piece accidentally kills himself with his own gun, falls in love with his former fianceT's sister and finally bullies an apprehensive family into accepting him.
49.
It's a Gift (1934) as Contr to trmt
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
50.
Ladies Should Listen (1934) as Screenwriter
The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the man's current girlfriend is actually part of a scheme to swindle him out of some mineral rights he owns, she devises a plot to save him and expose the con artists.
51.
Search for Beauty (1934) as Screenwriter
Three con artists dupe two Olympians into serving as editors of a new magazine which is a front for salacious stories and pictures.
52.
Many Happy Returns (1934) as Screenwriter
Gracie Allen (Gracie Allen) assumes the "management" of the shop owned by her papa Horatio Allen (George Barbier), turning it into a radio station and then an aviary---with the usual Gracie Allen logic---while distracted Papa is trying to get younger daughter, beauty contest winner Florence (Joan Marsh), married before she can head to Hollywood and get into the movies. The story moves to Hollywood, where, with Gracie around, kidnappers get kidnapped and the chatter between her and George Burns (George Burns)even takes a few satirized shots at Filmland, in addition to their usual unusual routines. Guy Lombardo, top-billed on the ads and posters with Burns and Allen but not the cast listings, and dance team Frank Veloz and Yolanda, fill in where needed between the cracks of the mostly on-the-fly plot, and they don't seem to be taking their gigs all that seriously either. Burns & Allen Radio fans, the few of us that still remember "Radio", will love it,while others are likely to give it a "say what" or 'duh", especially if they were raised on television comedy of the past 20 years.
53.
Shoot the Works (1934) as Screenwriter
54.
The Old Fashioned Way (1934) as Contr to trmt
The manager of a travelling theatre cons an entire small town to keep his troupe afloat.
55.
College Humor (1933) as Screenwriter
56.
Gambling Ship (1933) as Adaptation
Tired of the dangerous life as gambling boss, Ace Corbin 'retires' from the racket and travels cross-country by train to begin a new life with a new name. On the train, he meets Eleanor and they fall in love. Eleanor is afraid to tell Ace she's a soiled dove and Ace doesn't tell Eleanor of his shady past. Old enemies won't let Ace begin his new life, and old commitments's won't free Eleanor of her sordid ties. Ace's old life and Eleanor's deception collide with the typical results. But love conquers all!
57.
Girl Without a Room (1933) as Screenwriter
58.
The Way to Love (1933) as Additional Dialogue
59.
If I Had a Million (1932) as The Writers: [Adpt "The Three Marines"]
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.

Producer (feature film)

60.
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as Producer
Captain Mary Morley (Paulette Goddard), WAC marital-relations expert, known as "Captain Lonelyhearts", returns from overseas as escort to some G.I. war brides, and she hopes to patch up the estrangement from Peter Morley (Fred MacMurray), her husband and former law partner. The latter has fallen for beautiful Gloria Fay (Arleen Whelan) and is waiting at the airport with a divorce consent requiring Mary's signature. Peter, hoping to be more persuasive later, asks her to have dinner with him later at the Ski Club. Jack Lindsay (Macdonald Carey), a client of Peter's who has been using their apartment mistakes Mary for one of the intended bridesmaids and asks about Gloria. Now that Mary knows about Gloria, she asks Jack to bring Gloria to the Ski Club dinner. Still in love with Peter, Mary refuses to sign the divorce paper and asks Jack to take her home. Mary is ordered to Fort Sheridan and Peter and Jack board her train - Peter still after her signature and Jack also hoping she will sign as he has fallen for her. Jack advises Peter to make himself so repulsive that Mary will be glad to get rid of him. When Mary reaches Chicago, she is met by three WAC officers and Peter, puffing a king-size cigar, who swoops in and scoops her into his arms. Realizing that Peter must want a divorce badly by staging such a performance, Mary finally consents. Later, when Mary and Peter are going through their personal effects, they begin to reminisce and realize their disagreements were over trivial matters. They embrace, leaving Jack and Gloria out in the cold.

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