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Also Known As: Died: May 5, 1972
Born: February 19, 1913 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Weehawken, New Jersey, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Porky Pig in Hollywood (1986) as Director
Different aspects of the famed pig's personality are seen in this compilation of Porky Pig cartoons. In addition to his usual fall-guy image, he is sometimes interpreted as boyish, romantic, and daydreaming by his directors Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, Bob Clampett, Frank Tashlin and Chuck Jones.
2.
Uncensored Cartoons (1981) as Director
A compilation of cartoons with openly racist caricatures of African Americans, and the nationalities making up the Axis powers of World War II are shown.
4.
Caprice (1967) as Director
Comedy-thriller starring Doris Day as an industrial designer who gets herself into a whole heap of trouble when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company in Paris.
5.
The Glass Bottom Boat (1966) as Director
A woman writing a scientist''s biography is mistaken for a spy.
6.
The Alphabet Murders (1966) as Director
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders committed in alphabetical order.
7.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964) as Director
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
8.
Who's Minding the Store? (1963) as Director
Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, John McGiver, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Walston, Nancy Culp, Richard Deacon, Francesca Bellini, Milton Frome, Kathleen Freeman. Dunderhead Lewis falls in love with dishy St. John, but her mean-but-rich ol? ma (Moorehead) doesn?t like him one bit. So what does the old biddy do? She gives him a job, of course, at her fancy department store, in the hopes that he?ll screw up so bad that her daughter will lose interest. Lewis, of course, does screw up, and spectacularly (watch for the vacuum cleaner scene--and look out for that shelf full of basketballs). Stupid but funny, thanks to the always reliable Lewis and former cartoonist-turned-writer/director Frank Tashlin ("The Girl Can?t Help It.").
9.
The Man From the Diners' Club (1963) as Director
A gangster tries to use a Diner's Club clerk as the fall guy in a scheme to fake his own death and escape his police problems.
10.
Bachelor Flat (1962) as Director
Anthropology Professor Bruce Patterson (Terry Thomas) has the natural British charm that allures women automaticaly. When his fiancTe Helen Bushmill (Celeste Holm) is abroad for an extended time, he has to fight the neighborhood ladies and his students away. Helen has failed to tell him that she has a seventeen year old daughter Libby (Tuesday Weld) who shows up at her mothers home unaware that she in engaged.
11.
It's Only Money (1962) as Director
Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family portraits look like him. Surely..no..he can't be...can he ?
12.
CinderFella (1960) as Director
The Cinderella story in form of a farce and with a guy in the leading role: Fowler is a clumsy simpleton, who has to care for his step mother and her two stuck-up sons Maximilian and Rupert. Only in the realms of phantasy he can find comfort. One day a good spirit appears to him and helps him to win the heart of the beautiful princess Charmant.
13.
Say One for Me (1959) as Director
Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame.
14.
The Geisha Boy (1958) as Director
A third-rate magician tours Japan with the USO.
15.
Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958) as Director
A small-town repairman takes in his childhood sweetheart's triplets and is mistaken for their father.
16.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) as Director
A lowly adman tries to better his lot by courting a glamorous Hollywood star.
17.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956) as Director
A gangster sets out to turn his girlfriend into a rock star.
18.
Hollywood or Bust (1956) as Director
Two half-wits drive cross country to Hollywood in their search for stardom.
19.
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956) as Director
A middle-aged man is left to tend house while his wife is accepted by the Air Force training program and becomes a Lieutenant.
20.
Artists and Models (1956) as Director
A cartoonist/artist starts using the inane mutterings of his sleeping idiot of a roommate for his published strip. Soon, the "sleep-talking" starts to smack of political conspiracies and the CIA starts investigating the two. Meanwhile, two lovely models, living next door attempt to make boyfirends out of the pair.
21.
Susan Slept Here (1954) as Director
A Hollywood screenwriter takes in a runaway girl who's more woman than he can handle.
22.
Marry Me Again (1953) as Director
Bill (Robert Cummings), a jet pilot hero from the Korean War, returns home with intentions of marrying his sweetheart, Doris (Marie Wilson.) But Doris has inherited a million dollars and Bill won't marry her because he dreams of a home and babies, with himself as the sole source of income on his $65 a week. Doris has to find a way to make him change his mind. No matter her character name, Marie Wilson was playing her usual "Irma" role, and finds an "Irma" solution.
23.
The First Time (1952) as Director
Expectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra bills and no more free time.
24.
Son of Paleface (1952) as Director
In this sequel to "The Paleface", Bob Hope and Jane Russell return as the lead characters. Hope plays Junior Potter, who returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. Throw in Russell as "Mike", the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Rogers as a federal marshal hot on her trail.

Cast (feature film)

26.
The Big Show (1957) as

Writer (feature film)

27.
Porky Pig in Hollywood (1986) as Screenwriter
Different aspects of the famed pig's personality are seen in this compilation of Porky Pig cartoons. In addition to his usual fall-guy image, he is sometimes interpreted as boyish, romantic, and daydreaming by his directors Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, Bob Clampett, Frank Tashlin and Chuck Jones.
28.
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968) as Screenwriter
29.
Caprice (1967) as Screenwriter
Comedy-thriller starring Doris Day as an industrial designer who gets herself into a whole heap of trouble when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company in Paris.
30.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964) as Screenwriter
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
31.
Who's Minding the Store? (1963) as Screenwriter
Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, John McGiver, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Walston, Nancy Culp, Richard Deacon, Francesca Bellini, Milton Frome, Kathleen Freeman. Dunderhead Lewis falls in love with dishy St. John, but her mean-but-rich ol? ma (Moorehead) doesn?t like him one bit. So what does the old biddy do? She gives him a job, of course, at her fancy department store, in the hopes that he?ll screw up so bad that her daughter will lose interest. Lewis, of course, does screw up, and spectacularly (watch for the vacuum cleaner scene--and look out for that shelf full of basketballs). Stupid but funny, thanks to the always reliable Lewis and former cartoonist-turned-writer/director Frank Tashlin ("The Girl Can?t Help It.").
32.
Bachelor Flat (1962) as Screenwriter
Anthropology Professor Bruce Patterson (Terry Thomas) has the natural British charm that allures women automaticaly. When his fiancTe Helen Bushmill (Celeste Holm) is abroad for an extended time, he has to fight the neighborhood ladies and his students away. Helen has failed to tell him that she has a seventeen year old daughter Libby (Tuesday Weld) who shows up at her mothers home unaware that she in engaged.
33.
CinderFella (1960) as Writer
The Cinderella story in form of a farce and with a guy in the leading role: Fowler is a clumsy simpleton, who has to care for his step mother and her two stuck-up sons Maximilian and Rupert. Only in the realms of phantasy he can find comfort. One day a good spirit appears to him and helps him to win the heart of the beautiful princess Charmant.
34.
The Geisha Boy (1958) as Screen story and scr
A third-rate magician tours Japan with the USO.
35.
Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958) as Scr story and scr
A small-town repairman takes in his childhood sweetheart's triplets and is mistaken for their father.
36.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) as Screen story and scr
A lowly adman tries to better his lot by courting a glamorous Hollywood star.
37.
Hollywood or Bust (1956) as Contract Writer
Two half-wits drive cross country to Hollywood in their search for stardom.
38.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Screenwriter
39.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Story
40.
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956) as Screenwriter
A middle-aged man is left to tend house while his wife is accepted by the Air Force training program and becomes a Lieutenant.
41.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956) as Screenwriter
A gangster sets out to turn his girlfriend into a rock star.
42.
Artists and Models (1956) as Screenwriter
A cartoonist/artist starts using the inane mutterings of his sleeping idiot of a roommate for his published strip. Soon, the "sleep-talking" starts to smack of political conspiracies and the CIA starts investigating the two. Meanwhile, two lovely models, living next door attempt to make boyfirends out of the pair.
43.
Marry Me Again (1953) as Screenwriter
Bill (Robert Cummings), a jet pilot hero from the Korean War, returns home with intentions of marrying his sweetheart, Doris (Marie Wilson.) But Doris has inherited a million dollars and Bill won't marry her because he dreams of a home and babies, with himself as the sole source of income on his $65 a week. Doris has to find a way to make him change his mind. No matter her character name, Marie Wilson was playing her usual "Irma" role, and finds an "Irma" solution.
44.
The First Time (1952) as Screenwriter
Expectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra bills and no more free time.
45.
Son of Paleface (1952) as Writer
In this sequel to "The Paleface", Bob Hope and Jane Russell return as the lead characters. Hope plays Junior Potter, who returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. Throw in Russell as "Mike", the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Rogers as a federal marshal hot on her trail.
46.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Screenwriter
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
47.
The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) as Writer
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
48.
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Screenwriter
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
49.
Kill the Umpire (1950) as Wrt for the scr
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
50.
Love Happy (1950) as Screenwriter
A theatre troupe gets mixed up with gangsters when they stumble upon stolen goods.
51.
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Additional Dialogue
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
52.
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) as Screenwriter
An inept secretary goes to work for a bogus real estate firm thinking it's for real.
53.
The Fuller Brush Man (1948) as Screenwriter
A bumbling salesman gets mixed up in murder.
54.
One Touch of Venus (1948) as Screenwriter
A window dresser in a department store feels a strange attraction to a statue in the display. One night he impulsively kisses her; she comes to life and reveals herself to be Venus, the goddess of love.
55.
The Paleface (1948) as Orig scr
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
56.
Variety Girl (1947) as Orig scr
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
57.
Where There's Life (1947) as Contract Writer
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
58.
Delightfully Dangerous (1945) as Based on a Story by

Producer (feature film)

60.
Say One for Me (1959) as Producer
Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame.
61.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) as Producer
A lowly adman tries to better his lot by courting a glamorous Hollywood star.
62.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956) as Producer
A gangster sets out to turn his girlfriend into a rock star.

Special Thanks (feature film)

63.
Four Rooms (1995) as Special Thanks
The city is Los Angeles. The date is New Year's Eve. And the place is the Mon Signor Hotel, a once-grand, now faded old landmark where a dozen of the most unusual guests ever are about to check in... and a lone bellhop named Ted, on his first day on the job, is in for the wildest night of his life!

Director (feature film)

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70.
Sahara Hare (1955)
71.
Little Beau Porky (1936)
Porky Pig is a camel scrubber in the French Foreign Legion who takes on the evil Ali Mode and Arab minions and winds up an unexpected hero.

Cast (short)

72.
Glass Bottom Boat in Catalina (1966)
This promotional short provides a behind-the-scenes look at the shooting location of Catalina for "The Glass Bottom Boat" (1966)

Writer (short)

73.
Thicker Than Water (1935)
Oliver Hardy suffers some pretty serious money troubles in this comedic short film.
74.
The Fixer Uppers (1935)
Comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy have a no fail plan to help a jealous wife woo her husband, but somehow things go wrong in this comedic short.

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