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Wanda Tuchock

Wanda Tuchock



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Also Known As: Died: February 10, 1985
Born: March 20, 1898 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Pueblo, Colorado, USA Profession: Writer ...


Director (feature film)

Finishing School (1934) as Director
A boarding-school girl has to cope with family problems and puppy love.

Writer (feature film)

The Foxes of Harrow (1947) as Screenwriter
An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.
The Homestretch (1947) as Orig scr
A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, Aqueduct, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Belmont, Hialeah, Arlington and Saratoga in the United States, and since it begins in London in 1938, the Coronation of the King. Jock Wallace (Cornel Wilde), an easy-going and rootless horse lover, is taken to task by Leslie Hale (Maureen O'Hara), who thinks he has swindled her Aunt Helen (Ethel Griffies) on the purchase of a horse. He finds out that she is engaged to Bill Van Dyke (Glenn Langan), a young diplomat, and follows her to London , entering the horse he acquired from Aunt Helen in the famed Ascot Gold Cup. Jock and Leslie fall in love and are married on a boat to South America. In Buenos Aires, Leslie is jealous of Kitty Brant (Helen Walker), an old flame of Jock's. Leslie wants Jock to settle down on his Maryland farm to raise and sell race horses, but he has too much gypsy in his blood and wants to follow the race-track circuit. They separate and he gives Leslie the horse that brought them together, and he hits the road. Leslie and old-time trainer "Doc" Ellbourne (James Gleason) then proceed to win race after race with the horse. Jock, contrite and converted, returns to his old homestead and begins training another horse. Will his horse beat her horse?
Within These Walls (1945) as Screenwriter
Nob Hill (1945) as Screenwriter
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
Ladies of Washington (1944) as Screenwriter
This Is the Life (1944) as Screenwriter
18-year-old Angela (Susanna Foster), reared in a New England town by her Aunt Betsy (Dorothy Peterson), receives an inheritance which she uses to go to New York, ostensibly for voice training, but she is pursuing Major Hilary Jarret (Patric Knowles), an Army surgeon with whom she has become infatuated. Her departure depresses her childhood friend Jimmy Plum (Donald O'Connor.) Dr. Plum (Jonathan Hale) devises an errand on which to send his love-sick son to New York, where Jimmy discovers Angela thinks she is Jarret's fiancee. Jimmy also renews acquaintances with a group of show people, including Sally McGuire (Peggy Ryan), who attempts to console him. Jimmy meets Jarret's divorced wife, Harriet (Louise Allbritton), famed photographer. Jimmy engineers a meeting of Jarret and Harriet with Angela present, which forms the beginning of an understanding that Jarret is not for her. Jimmy is inducted into the Army.
Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (1944) as Screenwriter
A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite the soldier never got mailed. On the day of the scheduled dinner, another soldier is brought to their home and love soon blossoms between him and Tessa, the young woman who runs the home.
Silver Queen (1942) as Adaptation
A girl is dismayed to discover that her deceased father has left her destitute and in debt.
For Beauty's Sake (1941) as Screenwriter
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Screenwriter
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
The Llano Kid (1939) as Screenwriter
Lora Travers is the only person who can identify hold-up artist The Llano Kid and she persuades him to come in on a scheme with her and her husband. They have been searching for the long-lost son of a rich Mexican widow and they get the Kid to claim it is him. All goes according to plan until greed and jealousy raise their heads.
Hawaii Calls (1938) as Screenwriter
After being nabbed while trying to stow away on board an ocean liner en route to Hawaii, young Bobby Breen sings for his travel fare and, along with sidekick Pua, turns detective to recover stolen naval documents from crooks
Grand Old Girl (1935) as Story
Gamblers engineer a veteran schoolteacher's firing.
Grand Old Girl (1935) as Contr to scr
Gamblers engineer a veteran schoolteacher's firing.
O'Shaughnessy's Boy (1935) as Screenwriter
A circus performer searches for the son his wife stole from him.
Finishing School (1934) as Screenwriter
A boarding-school girl has to cope with family problems and puppy love.
Ready for Love (1934) as Contr to trmt
Little Women (1933) as Contract Writer
The four March sisters fight to keep their family together and find love while their father is off fighting the Civil War.
Bed of Roses (1933) as [Wrt] by
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks is torn between true love and a life of sin.
No Other Woman (1933) as Screenwriter
A newly rich couple finds wealth drives them apart.
New Morals for Old (1932) as Additional Dialogue
The generation gap almost tears apart a New York society family.
Letty Lynton (1932) as Adaptation
Wealthy socialite Letty Lynton is returning to New York, abandoning one-tine lover Emile Renaul in South America, when she strikes up a shipboard romance with Jerry Darrow. Renault is waiting for her in New York and will not leave her alone, so she poisons him. When detectives take her to the D.A.s office, Jerry cooks up an alibi.
Little Orphan Annie (1932) as Screenwriter
Bird of Paradise (1932) as Screenwriter
An island visitor falls for a Polynesian beauty slated for sacrifice to the gods.
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931) as Adpt and cont
A farm girl runs from her abusive father to a series of affairs in the big city.
Sporting Blood (1931) as A Biography comp for the screen by
A horse passes through a series of owners on the road to the Kentucky Derby.
The Champ (1931) as Additional Dialogue
A broken-down prizefighter battles to keep custody of his son.
Not So Dumb (1930) as Cont
A scatterbrained miss throws a big party to advance her boyfriend''''s career.
Billy the Kid (1930) as Cont
A town marshal struggles to capture a rebellious kid turned outlaw.
Hallelujah (1929) as Scen
A black laborer turns preacher after accidentally killing a man.
Show People (1928) as Cont
In this silent film, a small-town girl tries to make it in Hollywood.

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