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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
G. I. Jane (1951) as Screenwriter
2.
The Highwayman (1951) as Screenwriter
3.
Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951) as Screenwriter
Joe and Anne Palooka, along with Joe's trainer Knobby, are vacationing when they a kidnapped by The Professor and his gang. The Professor plans to make Joe throw a fight (and shows up at the fight dressed as Anne's aunt).
4.
Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance (1950) as Writer
The Square Deal Boxing Corporation (crooked as a snake's hind leg), through Gordon Rogers (Tom Neal), tries to make a deal with Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) whereby it will own thirty percent of the contract with Heavyweight Champion Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr.) Knobby refuses, saying even in West Wokkington Falls he could stage a record bout. He only mentions the town because that is where he is going with Joe and his wife, Anne Howe Palooka (Lois Collier), to visit their friend Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan). Rogers assumes Walsh is going to stage a bout between Palooka and Pennyworth and hastens to block it. Rogers tricks Pennyworth into signing with him for a bout and then arranges for the crooked town mayor, Phiffeny (Jack Kirkwood), and his cousins who run the town to erect a fight stadium. Knobby tells Humphrey that the only way to get out of his contract is a recall election replacing the present town officials with honest ones. Humphrey, the most-liked citizen agrees to run for mayor. At a campaign picnic, a child actress hired by Rogers rushes up to the unmarried candidate, crying "Daddy."
5.
The Underworld Story (1950) as Screenwriter
A corrupt newspaperman, blacklisted from his big-city paper, becomes involved with a murder case for a small town paper.
6.
Joe Palooka in the Squared Circle (1950) as Screenwriter
Joe is witness to a mob killing. Two of the killers are after him. He is drugged before the big fight which is watched on TV by his manager Knobby and the thugs who are holding Knobby hostage.
7.
Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey (1950) as Writer
Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr). and Anne Howe (Pamela Blake) go to Harrow Hot Springs to spend their honeymoon and shortly after they arrive, Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan), good-natured, small-town blacksmith, who has repaired their car, arrives and explains that he always guarantees his work for 30 days and wants to be on hand to ensure the motor works okay. Before long, Joe is matched in a benefit bout with Johnson, but the latter is replaced by Humphrey after being kayoed by him after he insulted Joe. Johnson's manager, Belden (Jerome Cowan), quickly tries to arrange to manage Humphrey, but Joe's manager Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) realizes that Humphrey's amazing super strength is a menace to Joe's career, so he poses as English fight manager Lord Cecil Poole and takes over the management of Humphrey. Belden has a couple of his henchmen kidnap Poole/Walsh.
8.
Joe Palooka in the Squared Circle (1950) as Screenwriter
Joe is witness to a mob killing. Two of the killers are after him. He is drugged before the big fight which is watched on TV by his manager Knobby and the thugs who are holding Knobby hostage.
9.
Joe Palooka in the Counterpunch (1949) as Screenwriter
Joe heads for South America to fight the Latin champ. Shipboard, he helps federal agents fight counterfeiters. He also spars with love interest Anne Howe.
10.
Open Secret (1948) as Screenwriter
11.
Night Club Girl (1945) as Screenwriter
12.
The Crimson Canary (1945) as Screenwriter
13.
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) as Additional Dialogue
14.
Swing Out Sister (1945) as Screenwriter
15.
I'll Tell the World (1945) as Orig scr
16.
Easy to Look At (1945) as Orig scr
17.
Reckless Age (1944) as Screenwriter
18.
The Singing Sheriff (1944) as Screenwriter
19.
She's for Me (1943) as Orig scr
20.
I Escaped From the Gestapo (1943) as Original Story
21.
Harrigan's Kid (1943) as Adaptation
A disgraced jockey teaches a boy to ride and cheat.
22.
I Escaped From the Gestapo (1943) as Screenwriter
23.
Klondike Fury (1942) as Screenwriter
A neurosurgeon is thrown out of the medical profession after he performs a daring but unsuccessful surgery. He flees to Alaska, where his plane crashes in the frozen wilderness.
24.
Tales of Manhattan (1942) as Orig stories and scr by
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
25.
Rubber Racketeers (1942) as Orig scr
Gilin (Ricardo Cortez), is just released from prison and now that the government has clamped down on the sale of tires, decides to enter the tire-stealing-for-resell racket. Driving home, he has a car wreck with defense workers Bill Barry (William Henry as Bill Henry) and Mary Dale (Barbara Read). His girl friend Nikki (Rochelle Hudson) persuades the gangster to settle Bill's claim by giving him the old car belonging to his Chinese servant Tom (Kam Tong), who is about to enter the army. Gilin sets up auto lots all over town where he sells cars and tires stolen by his gang. He also sells faulty synthetic tires and Mary's brother Freddy (Sam Edwards) is killed when one of those blows out. Bill and a group of defense workers try to trace the tire by its treads and finally locate one of Gilin's car lots as the place where it was sold. Gilin orders Nikki to set a trap for Bill so he can be eliminated. But Nikki warns Bill through Mary. Bill, feeling that Nikki knows the source of the "hot rubber" goes to see her at Gilin's apartment,where Gilin knocks him out. Tom, in his newly-issued Army uniform, pleas with his old boss to give up this unpatriotic racket and is shot by Gilin.

Producer (feature film)

26.
The Crimson Canary (1945) as Associate Producer
27.
Easy to Look At (1945) as Associate Producer

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