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Karl Tunberg

Karl Tunberg

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Also Known As: Died: April 4, 1992
Born: March 11, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Spokane, Washington, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
How Do I Love Thee? (1970) as Screenwriter
2.
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968) as Screenwriter
A married woman can't figure out how she got pregnant during the New York blackout.
3.
Harlow (1965) as Screenwriter
4.
The 7th Dawn (1964) as Screenwriter
A World War II veteran stays behind in Malaya to fight off Communist insurgents.
5.
I Thank a Fool (1962) as Screenwriter
A woman once convicted of euthanasia gets a job caring for her prosecutor's wife.
6.
Taras Bulba (1962) as Screenwriter
A cossack leader clashes with his rebellious son.
7.
Ben-Hur (1959) as Screenwriter
While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ.
8.
Libel (1959) as Screenwriter
A former POW is accused of being an impostor.
9.
Count Your Blessings (1959) as Screenwriter
After a wartime separation, an Englishwoman discovers her French husband is a womanizer.
10.
The Seventh Sin (1957) as Screenwriter
An adulteress tries to redeem herself by helping her doctor husband fight an epidemic in China.
11.
The Scarlet Coat (1955) as Written for Screen by
An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.
12.
Beau Brummell (1954) as Screenwriter
An English Don Juan courts the Prince of Wales' favor while romancing his way through society.
13.
Valley of the Kings (1954) as Writer
Archaeologists clash with graverobbers during the search for a priceless Egyptian treasure.
14.
Scandal at Scourie (1953) as Screenwriter
Controversy erupts in a small Canadian town when a Protestant couple tries to adopt a Catholic child.
15.
Because You're Mine (1952) as Screenwriter
After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
16.
The Law and the Lady (1951) as Screenwriter
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
17.
Night into Morning (1951) as Writer
After a fire kills his family, a college professor sinks into alcoholism.
18.
Love That Brute (1950) as Writer
In 1928, Big Ed Hanley (Paul Douglas), boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning (Jean Peters) and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie (Joan Davis) in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie (Cesar Romero), are relieved of their hardware by Quentin (Arthur Treacher), Ed's butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed's problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
19.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Wrt for the scr by
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancTe, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
20.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Wrt for the scr by
21.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Screenwriter
22.
Kitty (1946) as Screenwriter
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
23.
Masquerade in Mexico (1946) as Screenwriter
24.
Bring on the Girls (1945) as Screenwriter
25.
Standing Room Only (1944) as Screenwriter
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel reservations when she feels the accomodations are inadequate. With no rooms available in the entire city Lee and Jane pose as a married couple and take positions as maid and butler in the Cromwell's home until the contract can be secured.
26.
Dixie (1943) as Screenwriter
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
27.
My Gal Sal (1942) as Screenwriter
A chronicle of songwriter Paul Dresser as he moves up into New York society.
28.
Orchestra Wives (1942) as Screenwriter
A woman falls in love with a musician in a band and learns about life as an orchestra wife.
29.
Lucky Jordan (1942) as Screenwriter
A racketeer struggles to adjust to military life after he's drafted.
30.
Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941) as Orig scr
A softhearted gangster tries to go straight.
31.
A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941) as Screenwriter
A hot shot flyer discovers the hero within when he joins the British Air Force during World War II.
32.
Week-End in Havana (1941) as Orig scr
A ship company employee, Jay Williams (John Payne), is sent to Florida where one of the company cruise ships is stuck on a reef off of the coast. He obtains waivers from all of the passengers with the exception of Nan Spencer (Alice Faye), a department store salesgirl who wants her vacation NOW, not later. Jay is instructed to take Nan to Havana and set her up in the best hotel and keep her entertained. She visits a night club where the star attraction is Rosita Rivas (Carmen Miranda), and meets Rosita's worthless manager, Monte Blanca (Cesar Romero), who makes a play for her. Trouble also comes in the form of Jay's fiancee, Terry McCracken (Cobina Wright Jr.), when a romance develops between Nan and Jay.
33.
Down Argentine Way (1940) as Screenwriter
Love and horse racing spice up an American girl's South American vacation.
34.
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940) as Screenwriter
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
35.
I Was an Adventuress (1940) as Screenwriter
Andre Desormeaux, master con artist and jewel thief, has been very successful with his partners, light-fingered Polo and beautiful lure "Countess" Tanya Vronsky. But Tanya falls in love with one of their victims, resigns from the team, and (despite Andre's warning) marries rich young Paul Vernay...for love. Inevitably, Andre and Polo reappear in her life. Can Tanya outwit the master schemer?
36.
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940) as Story
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
37.
Shipyard Sally (1939) as Screenwriter
Music hall performer (Fields) manages the saloon her father (Howard) bought. The clientele includes unemployed shipyard workers who she entertains and helps.
38.
Sally, Irene and Mary (1938) as Original Story
Manicurists Sally, Irene and Mary hope to be Broadway entertainers. When Mary inherits an old ferry boat, they turn it into a successful supper club.
39.
Hold That Co-Ed (1938) as Screenwriter
While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.
40.
Submarine Patrol (1938) as Contract Writer
41.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) as Screenwriter
A frantic radio producer must find the perfect Little Miss America for an advertiser's national program and discovers her in his country neighbor.
42.
Hold That Co-Ed (1938) as Original Story
While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.
43.
My Lucky Star (1938) as Story
The son (Romero) of a department store owner enrolls the store's sports clerk (Henie) at a university to use her as an advertisement for their fashion department. She falls for a teacher (Greene) and gets expelled.
44.
Life Begins in College (1937) as Story
When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.
45.
You Can't Have Everything (1937) as Screenwriter
Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds" just to improve his romantic chances, and even persuades her to sing in the sort of show she pretends to despise. But just when their romance is going well, Gordon's former flame Lulu reveals the ace up her sleeve...

Producer (feature film)

46.
The 7th Dawn (1964) as Co-producer
A World War II veteran stays behind in Malaya to fight off Communist insurgents.
47.
Count Your Blessings (1959) as Producer
After a wartime separation, an Englishwoman discovers her French husband is a womanizer.
48.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Producer
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancTe, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
49.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Producer
50.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Producer
51.
Masquerade in Mexico (1946) as Producer
52.
Kitty (1946) as Associate Producer
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.

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