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Also Known As: Died: August 23, 1988
Born: March 16, 1913 Cause of Death: influenza and cardiac problems
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961) as Director
Two troubled college freshmen find themselves united by their mutual family woes in a beachhouse.
2.
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960) as Director
A physician lost at sea discovers lands populated by tiny warriors and giant kings.
3.
The Wild and the Innocent (1959) as Director
Charming tale of mountaineer-trapper Murphy's first taste "big city" life with young, sweet Sandra Dee in tow. She flees her family, which tried to trade her for some of Murphy's beaver pelts, and tags along with the reluctant Murphy. They get into all manner of trouble in town, and Murphy has to shoot the sheriff to rescue Dee from her job as a dancehall girl.
4.
Kathy O' (1958) as Director
In person, child film star Kathy O'Rourke belies her sweet image. Studio publicity man Harry Johnson must keep Celeste, a national magazine writer, from discovering this when writing a piece on Kathy. This won't be easy; Celeste is Harry's ex-wife. To Harry's surprise, Kathy and Celeste make friends; it seems all Kathy really needed was love... But when Kathy runs away to join Celeste, Harry is suspected of kidnapping.
5.
Four Girls in Town (1957) as Director
Four young starlets, from various parts of the world, are called to Hollywood to test for the lead in a major film. Each is romantically pursued by the director (Nader), composer (Chaplin) , playboy (Williams), and actor (Gavin.)

Writer (feature film)

6.
Kid From Left Field, The (1979) as From Story
Gary Coleman in his TV-movie debut as the star of this remake of the 1953 movie with Dan Dailey and Anne Bancroft, is a bat boy who guides the San Diego Padres to the World Series with the secret help of his dad, a baseball has-been who now sells refreshments in the stands. Director Adell Aldrich, d
7.
Kid From Left Field, The (1979) as Screenwriter
Gary Coleman in his TV-movie debut as the star of this remake of the 1953 movie with Dan Dailey and Anne Bancroft, is a bat boy who guides the San Diego Padres to the World Series with the secret help of his dad, a baseball has-been who now sells refreshments in the stands. Director Adell Aldrich, d
8.
Female Artillery (1973) as From Story
A comedy western that has a tough outlaw joining forces with a contingent of pioneer women against a vicious gang that wants the money he secretly hid in the ladies' wagon train.
9.
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971) as Screenwriter
A sensitive Hollywood writer tries to talk a young down-on-her-luck actress out of suicide in this movie marking Mia Farrow's telefeature debut.
10.
Critic's Choice (1963) as Screenwriter
A Broadway critic must write a negative review about his wife's play.
11.
Move Over, Darling (1963) as Screenwriter
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
12.
Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961) as Screenwriter
Two troubled college freshmen find themselves united by their mutual family woes in a beachhouse.
13.
Paris Blues (1961) as Screenwriter
Two jazz musicians deal with romantic problems in Paris.
14.
Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961) as Story
Two troubled college freshmen find themselves united by their mutual family woes in a beachhouse.
15.
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960) as Screenwriter
A physician lost at sea discovers lands populated by tiny warriors and giant kings.
16.
The Wild and the Innocent (1959) as Screenwriter
Charming tale of mountaineer-trapper Murphy's first taste "big city" life with young, sweet Sandra Dee in tow. She flees her family, which tried to trade her for some of Murphy's beaver pelts, and tags along with the reluctant Murphy. They get into all manner of trouble in town, and Murphy has to shoot the sheriff to rescue Dee from her job as a dancehall girl.
17.
Kathy O' (1958) as Screenwriter
In person, child film star Kathy O'Rourke belies her sweet image. Studio publicity man Harry Johnson must keep Celeste, a national magazine writer, from discovering this when writing a piece on Kathy. This won't be easy; Celeste is Harry's ex-wife. To Harry's surprise, Kathy and Celeste make friends; it seems all Kathy really needed was love... But when Kathy runs away to join Celeste, Harry is suspected of kidnapping.
18.
Four Girls in Town (1957) as Writer
Four young starlets, from various parts of the world, are called to Hollywood to test for the lead in a major film. Each is romantically pursued by the director (Nader), composer (Chaplin) , playboy (Williams), and actor (Gavin.)
19.
Joe Butterfly (1957) as Screenwriter
The staff of "Yank" magazine are among the first American troops into Tokyo after the Japanese surrender. Their mission: produce an issue of the magazine...in three days. To accomplish the seeming impossible, they reluctantly enlist the aid of black marketeer and arch-conniver Joe Butterfly, who sets them up in a palatial private mansion, complete with lovely daughter -- strictly against regulations. How much trouble can our heroes talk their way out of?
20.
World in My Corner (1956) as Screenwriter
A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his Long Island estate. Shea soon falls for Mallinson's daughter, Dorothy, but fears he doesn't have the money to support her in proper style. To get this money, Shea decides to work with crooked fight-promoter Harry Cram, even though this means dropping his honest manager, Dave Bernstein. As the big fight approaches, however, Shea begins to have second thoughts.
21.
Walk the Proud Land (1956) as Screenwriter
A government agent tries to treat the Apaches with respect.
22.
World in My Corner (1956) as Based on a Story by
A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his Long Island estate. Shea soon falls for Mallinson's daughter, Dorothy, but fears he doesn't have the money to support her in proper style. To get this money, Shea decides to work with crooked fight-promoter Harry Cram, even though this means dropping his honest manager, Dave Bernstein. As the big fight approaches, however, Shea begins to have second thoughts.
23.
Off Limits (1953) as Story and Screenplay
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
24.
Shane (1953) as Additional Dialogue
A mysterious drifter helps farmers fight off a vicious gunman.
25.
The Kid from Left Field (1953) as Writer
The son of an ex-ballplayer manages to assist a struggling major league baseball club.
26.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Screenwriter
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.

Producer (feature film)

27.
Slither (1973) as Producer
An ex-con and his misfit team search the underbelly of American life for a cache of embezzled loot.
28.
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971) as Producer
A sensitive Hollywood writer tries to talk a young down-on-her-luck actress out of suicide in this movie marking Mia Farrow's telefeature debut.

Music (feature film)

29.
Kathy O' (1958) as Composer
In person, child film star Kathy O'Rourke belies her sweet image. Studio publicity man Harry Johnson must keep Celeste, a national magazine writer, from discovering this when writing a piece on Kathy. This won't be easy; Celeste is Harry's ex-wife. To Harry's surprise, Kathy and Celeste make friends; it seems all Kathy really needed was love... But when Kathy runs away to join Celeste, Harry is suspected of kidnapping.

Cast (special)

30.
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984) as Himself
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.

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