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Also Known As: Died: September 8, 1942
Born: August 14, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940) as Fill-In Director
A Brooklyn showgirl helps a poor family strike it rich.
2.
The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937) as Director
An old bandit reforms when he meets his long-lost son.
3.
The Good Old Soak (1937) as Director
A small-town drunk catches a temperance campaigner in dirty dealings.
4.
Trouble for Two (1936) as Director
Before he can marry, a European prince gets mixed up with a suicide club.
5.
Riffraff (1936) as Director
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
6.
Old Hutch (1936) as Director
A ne'er-do-well discovers a fortune but can't spend it.
7.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) as 2nd Unit Director
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
8.
Public Hero No. 1 (1935) as Director
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob's secrets.
9.
Success at Any Price (1934) as Director
A young man ruthlessly climbs the corporate ladder only to attempt suicide when the stock market crashes.
10.
Java Head (1934) as Director
The port city of Bristol, England, in the 1800s is home to Java Head, a sailing ship line company. The owner has two sons. One, a handsome seafarer, is in love with a local girl, but cannot marry her due to a long-running feud between their fathers. After a lengthy voyage, he returns with a very exotic, noble Chinese wife, which scandalizes the conservative town. His other son, a "landlubber", seeks to convert to steamships, to the disgust of his father. Even worse, he is secretly dealing in contraband.
11.
Where Sinners Meet (1934) as Director
An eccentric millionaire kidnaps eloping couples to make sure they're meant for each other.
12.
Man of Two Worlds (1934) as Director
An Eskimo is brought to England and "civilized."
13.
Ace of Aces (1933) as Director
After he's branded a coward, a sculptor travels to France to help fight World War I.
14.
No Other Woman (1933) as Director
A newly rich couple finds wealth drives them apart.
15.
The Great Jasper (1933) as Director
Early in the century, high-spirited Irishman, Jasper Horn, drives a horse-drawn New York streetcar. But the electric era is beginning, so what's wrong with celebrating by having a drink while he's driving the tram? If it's only beer? Jasper and his wife, the teetotal daughter of a preacher, have a baby boy. His employer's beautiful wife finds herself attracted to the smartly-dressed son of Erin. A decade passes. The boss learns of the paternity of his son and fires Jasper. He leaves his wife and goes to Atlantic City where he finds success as a fez-wearing boardwalk fortune teller, the Great Jasper. Fifteen years pass. One of Jasper's sons has inherited his father's wicked ways...
16.
No Marriage Ties (1933) as Director
After drinking himself out of a job, a newspaperman turns himself into a tycoon.
17.
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932) as Director
Five men have to prove their innocence when a blackmailer is murdered.
18.
The Roadhouse Murder (1932) as Director
Reporter has bright idea of claiming to be a murderer and writing his own expose.
19.
Secret Service (1931) as Director
A Union officer fakes a dishonorable discharge so he can spy on the South.
20.
Public Defender (1931) as Director
A bank failure could land one of its executives in jail.

Writer (feature film)

21.
The Fleet's In (1942) as Based on a Story by
Sailors bet on a shy shipmate''s ability to romance an aloof nightclub singer.
22.
The Get-Away (1941) as Story
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
23.
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937) as Original Story
A young jockey goes crooked to land a valuable riding job.
24.
The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937) as Original Story
An old bandit reforms when he meets his long-lost son.
25.
Public Hero No. 1 (1935) as Story
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob's secrets.
26.
Racetrack (1933) as Story
27.
The Roadhouse Murder (1932) as Scr and dial
Reporter has bright idea of claiming to be a murderer and writing his own expose.
28.
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932) as Story
Five men have to prove their innocence when a blackmailer is murdered.
29.
Symphony of Six Million (1932) as Scr and dial
A doctor fights his way from the slums to Park Avenue.
30.
Young Donovan's Kid (1931) as Adpt and dial
31.
Behind Office Doors (1931) as Adpt and dial
An under-appreciated secretary finds a new job and takes her former boss's success with her.
32.
High Stakes (1931) as Adpt and dial
33.
White Shoulders (1931) as Adpt and dial
34.
Bachelor Apartment (1931) as Adpt and dial
An honest working girl falls for a skirt-chasing playboy.
35.
The Royal Bed (1931) as Screenwriter
A European king tries to settles his family's problems while fighting off a peasant revolt.
36.
Echec au roi (1931) as Scenario
37.
She's My Weakness (1930) as Dial
A girl's uncle tries to stop her from getting married.
38.
Shooting Straight (1930) as Dial
A gambler accidentally commits murder and hides under the guise of a clergyman.
39.
Lovin' the Ladies (1930) as Dial
To win a bet, a man tries to get a young couple to the altar.
40.
Check and Double Check (1930) as Adpt and cont
Two black taxi drivers keep landing in hot water in this adaptation of radio's popular Amos 'n' Andy.
41.
Lovin' the Ladies (1930) as Adaptation
To win a bet, a man tries to get a young couple to the altar.
42.
She's My Weakness (1930) as Screenwriter
A girl's uncle tries to stop her from getting married.
43.
Shooting Straight (1930) as Screenwriter
A gambler accidentally commits murder and hides under the guise of a clergyman.
44.
Dance Hall (1929) as Dial
A dance trophy winning young couple is temporarily split up when a playboy aviator leads the girl to believe he's in love with her.
45.
Jazz Heaven (1929) as Screenwriter
A struggling song writer finds love at his boarding house.
46.
Jazz Heaven (1929) as Dial
A struggling song writer finds love at his boarding house.
47.
The Love Doctor (1929) as Adaptation
48.
The Marriage Playground (1929) as Screenwriter
49.
Sunset Pass (1929) as Adaptation
50.
Sunset Pass (1929) as Scen
51.
Stairs of Sand (1929) as Adaptation
52.
Dance Hall (1929) as Scen
A dance trophy winning young couple is temporarily split up when a playboy aviator leads the girl to believe he's in love with her.
53.
The Fleet's In (1928) as Scen
54.
Under the Tonto Rim (1928) as Screenwriter
55.
The Vanishing Pioneer (1928) as Scen
56.
Fools for Luck (1928) as Scen
Samuel Hunter, the richest man in Huntersville, is an eccentric who convinces his fellow citizens to invest in an oil field marketed by Richard Whitehead. But Whitehead is a notorious swindler and the oil wells appear to be dry holes. Sam Hunter, however, comes up with a means of turning the tables on the swindler.
57.
Fools for Luck (1928) as Adaptation
Samuel Hunter, the richest man in Huntersville, is an eccentric who convinces his fellow citizens to invest in an oil field marketed by Richard Whitehead. But Whitehead is a notorious swindler and the oil wells appear to be dry holes. Sam Hunter, however, comes up with a means of turning the tables on the swindler.
58.
Avalanche (1928) as Adaptation
59.
The Fleet's In (1928) as Story
60.
Avalanche (1928) as Scen
61.
The Last Outlaw (1927) as Adaptation
62.
The Gay Retreat (1927) as Scen
63.
Shootin' Irons (1927) as Screenwriter
64.
Open Range (1927) as Screenwriter
65.
Shootin' Irons (1927) as Adaptation
66.
The Last Outlaw (1927) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

67.
Assignment in Brittany (1943) as Producer
A French Resistance fighter discovers he's a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
68.
The Bugle Sounds (1942) as Producer
An old-time cavalry sergeant's resistance to change could cost him his post.
69.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Producer
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
70.
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl launches a stage act with a hick comic.
71.
Mokey (1942) as Producer
A newlywed tries to deal with her troubled stepchild.
72.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Producer
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
73.
Ringside Maisie (1941) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl sets pulses racing at a boxers' training camp.
74.
Maisie Was a Lady (1941) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl signs on as maid for a family of wealthy eccentrics.
75.
The Get-Away (1941) as Producer
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
76.
The Bad Man (1941) as Producer
A Mexican outlaw reforms to help an old friend and a pair of young lovers.
77.
20 Mule Team (1940) as Producer
A miner fights his way across Death Valley to beat out the competition.
78.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl helps a poor family strike it rich.
79.
Congo Maisie (1940) as Producer
Brooklyn showgirl Maisie gets stranded in the African jungle with a romantic doctor.
80.
Flight Command (1940) as Producer
A cocky cadet tries to prove himself during flight training.
81.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Producer
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
82.
Thunder Afloat (1939) as Producer
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.
83.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Associate Producer
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
84.
Maisie (1939) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl tries to clear a ranch foreman of murder charges.

Cast (short)

85.
Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
86.
Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
Thousands of stars and fans gather in Hollywood for the world premiere of "Marie Antoinette" (1938) in this promotional short film.

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