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Leonard Spigelgass

Leonard Spigelgass



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Also Known As: Died: February 15, 1985
Born: November 26, 1908 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...


Writer (feature film)

Gypsy (1962) as Screenwriter
A domineering mother pushes her two daughters to burlesque stardom.
A Majority of One (1962) as Screenwriter
A Jewish widow falls in love with a Japanese businessman.
Pepe (1961) as Scr story
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
Silk Stockings (1957) as Screenwriter
A straitlaced Soviet agent is seduced by Paris and a high-stepping film producer.
Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957) as Writer
A playboy finds love while managing a posh hotel in Rome.
Athena (1954) as Writer
A society lawyer falls in love with the daughter of a family of fitness fanatics.
Deep in My Heart (1954) as Screenwriter
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
Scandal at Scourie (1953) as Screenwriter
Controversy erupts in a small Canadian town when a Protestant couple tries to adopt a Catholic child.
Because You're Mine (1952) as Screenwriter
After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
The Law and the Lady (1951) as Screenwriter
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
Night into Morning (1951) as Writer
After a fire kills his family, a college professor sinks into alcoholism.
Mystery Street (1950) as Story
Criminal pathologists try to crack a case with nothing but the victim's bones to go on.
I Was a Male War Bride (1949) as Screenwriter
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
The Accused (1949) as Contract Writer
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
So Evil My Love (1948) as Screenwriter
A con artist seduces a missionary's widow into joining his crooked schemes.
The Perfect Marriage (1947) as Screenwriter
Jenny (Loretta Young) and Dale Williams (David Niven) have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams (Nona Griffith.) They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated friends, and are afflicted with overattentive in-laws on each side. Celebrating their tenth anniversary,this, of course, means it is time to tell each other they want a divorce from each other. They talk about it. They talk to their friends about it. The friends and in-laws talk to them and to each other and to anyone who will listen about it.
They Got Me Covered (1943) as Original Story
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
The Youngest Profession (1943) as Screenwriter
Teenage autograph seekers cause trouble at MGM.
Butch Minds the Baby (1942) as Screenwriter
The Big Street (1942) as Screenwriter
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
All Through the Night (1942) as Story
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
All Through the Night (1942) as Screenwriter
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
Tight Shoes (1941) as Screenwriter
Million Dollar Baby (1941) as Story
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
Private Affairs (1940) as Screenwriter
Amos Bullerton, son of an old Boston family, has chosen for twenty years to remain a "black sheep" rather than submit to the dictation of his staid family. Jane Bullerton, his daughter, finds herself in the same quandary, ordered by her crotchety grandfather, Noble Bullerton, to marry a man she doesn't love.
The Boys from Syracuse (1940) as Screenwriter
The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love
Unexpected Father (1939) as Orig scr
Jimmy Hanley (Dennis O'Keefe) learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy (Sandra Lee Henville as Baby Sandy), so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko (Mischa Auer). Theatre manager Allen Rand (Donald Briggs) threatens to fire Jimmy for neglecting his work, but Jimmy's girlfriend Diana (Shirley Ross) squares things by going to dinner with Rand over Jimmy's objections. Sandy catches measles and the quarantine causes Jimmy and Boris to miss a big audition.
Letter of Introduction (1938) as Screenwriter
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
Service De Luxe (1938) as Screenwriter
Glamorous and efficient Helen Murphy runs a service that will provide any type of assistance to wealthy customers, but what she's really looking for is a man who can take care of himself. Rugged Robert Wade, an inventor in town to secure funding for his new model tractor, wants to meet a woman who won't try to run his life. Despite being made for each other, Helen and Bob go through the usual complications of a film like this before ending up together in the final reel.
I'll Fix It (1934) as Story
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
Stingaree (1934) as Adaptation
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
Hello, Sister! (1933) as Cont and dial
Cheaters at Play (1932) as Contract Writer

Producer (feature film)

One Night in the Tropics (1940) as Associate Producer
Princess O'Hara (1935) as Associate Producer

Writer (special)

48th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1976) as Writer
Live coverage of the forty-eighth annual Academy Awards presentation.

Misc. Crew (special)

Cyrano (1974) as Translation
An animated adaptation of the Edmond Rostand romantic tragedy about the 17th century soldier-poet Cyrano de Bergerac and his attempts to romance the lovely Roxanne.

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