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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 Good Old Soak (1937) as Director
A small-town drunk catches a temperance campaigner in dirty dealings.
3.
The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937) as Director
An old bandit reforms when he meets his long-lost son.
4.
Riffraff (1936) as Director
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
5.
Trouble for Two (1936) as Director
Before he can marry, a European prince gets mixed up with a suicide club.
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.
Man of Two Worlds (1934) as Director
An Eskimo is brought to England and "civilized."
10.
Where Sinners Meet (1934) as Director
An eccentric millionaire kidnaps eloping couples to make sure they're meant for each other.
11.
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.
12.
Success at Any Price (1934) as Director
A young man ruthlessly climbs the corporate ladder only to attempt suicide when the stock market crashes.
13.
No Other Woman (1933) as Director
A newly rich couple finds wealth drives them apart.
14.
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...
15.
No Marriage Ties (1933) as Director
After drinking himself out of a job, a newspaperman turns himself into a tycoon.
16.
Ace of Aces (1933) as Director
After he's branded a coward, a sculptor travels to France to help fight World War I.
17.
The Roadhouse Murder (1932) as Director
Reporter has bright idea of claiming to be a murderer and writing his own expose.
18.
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932) as Director
Five men have to prove their innocence when a blackmailer is murdered.
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.
Symphony of Six Million (1932) as Scr and dial
A doctor fights his way from the slums to Park Avenue.
28.
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932) as Story
Five men have to prove their innocence when a blackmailer is murdered.
29.
The Roadhouse Murder (1932) as Scr and dial
Reporter has bright idea of claiming to be a murderer and writing his own expose.
30.
High Stakes (1931) as Adpt and dial
31.
The Royal Bed (1931) as Screenwriter
A European king tries to settles his family's problems while fighting off a peasant revolt.
32.
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.
33.
Echec au roi (1931) as Scenario
34.
Young Donovan's Kid (1931) as Adpt and dial
35.
White Shoulders (1931) as Adpt and dial
36.
Bachelor Apartment (1931) as Adpt and dial
An honest working girl falls for a skirt-chasing playboy.
37.
Lovin' the Ladies (1930) as Adaptation
To win a bet, a man tries to get a young couple to the altar.
38.
Shooting Straight (1930) as Screenwriter
A gambler accidentally commits murder and hides under the guise of a clergyman.
39.
She's My Weakness (1930) as Dial
A girl's uncle tries to stop her from getting married.
40.
Shooting Straight (1930) as Dial
A gambler accidentally commits murder and hides under the guise of a clergyman.
41.
She's My Weakness (1930) as Screenwriter
A girl's uncle tries to stop her from getting married.
42.
Lovin' the Ladies (1930) as Dial
To win a bet, a man tries to get a young couple to the altar.
43.
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.
44.
Jazz Heaven (1929) as Screenwriter
A struggling song writer finds love at his boarding house.
45.
Sunset Pass (1929) as Adaptation
46.
The Love Doctor (1929) as Adaptation
47.
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.
48.
The Marriage Playground (1929) as Screenwriter
49.
Jazz Heaven (1929) as Dial
A struggling song writer finds love at his boarding house.
50.
Stairs of Sand (1929) as Adaptation
51.
Sunset Pass (1929) as Scen
52.
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.
53.
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.
54.
The Fleet's In (1928) as Story
55.
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.
56.
Avalanche (1928) as Scen
57.
Avalanche (1928) as Adaptation
58.
The Vanishing Pioneer (1928) as Scen
59.
Under the Tonto Rim (1928) as Screenwriter
60.
The Fleet's In (1928) as Scen
61.
The Gay Retreat (1927) as Scen
62.
The Last Outlaw (1927) as Screenwriter
63.
Shootin' Irons (1927) as Adaptation
64.
Open Range (1927) as Screenwriter
65.
The Last Outlaw (1927) as Adaptation
66.
Shootin' Irons (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.
Mokey (1942) as Producer
A newlywed tries to deal with her troubled stepchild.
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.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Producer
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
72.
The Bugle Sounds (1942) as Producer
An old-time cavalry sergeant's resistance to change could cost him his post.
73.
Maisie Was a Lady (1941) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl signs on as maid for a family of wealthy eccentrics.
74.
Ringside Maisie (1941) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl sets pulses racing at a boxers' training camp.
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.
Flight Command (1940) as Producer
A cocky cadet tries to prove himself during flight training.
78.
Congo Maisie (1940) as Producer
Brooklyn showgirl Maisie gets stranded in the African jungle with a romantic doctor.
79.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl helps a poor family strike it rich.
80.
20 Mule Team (1940) as Producer
A miner fights his way across Death Valley to beat out the competition.
81.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Associate Producer
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
82.
Maisie (1939) as Producer
A Brooklyn showgirl tries to clear a ranch foreman of murder charges.
83.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Producer
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
84.
Thunder Afloat (1939) as Producer
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.

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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