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Born: July 14, 1898 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Albany, Missouri, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
None but the Brave (1965) as Screenwriter
During World War II, American and Japanese soldiers stranded on a remote island call a truce in order to survive.
2.
A Distant Trumpet (1964) as Screenwriter
A recent West Point graduate starts to fall for his commanding officer''''s wife.
3.
Marines, Let's Go! (1961) as Screenwriter
4.
The FBI Story (1959) as Screenwriter
A dedicated FBI agent thinks back on the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.
5.
The Deep Six (1958) as Screenwriter
A pacifist finds his values challenged by the outbreak of World War II.
6.
Band of Angels (1957) as Screenwriter
A southern belle fights to survive slavery after learning her mother was black.
7.
Santiago (1956) as Screenwriter
A hardened gun runner attempts to take a shipment to Cuba to assist with the rebellion against Spain.
8.
Helen of Troy (1956) as Screenwriter
A shipwrecked prince's love for a married queen triggers war between Greece and Troy.
9.
Serenade (1956) as Screenwriter
A rising opera star is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent.
10.
The Sea Chase (1955) as Screenwriter
A German freighter captain tries to elude the British in the early days of World War II.
11.
King Richard and the Crusaders (1954) as Screenwriter
King Richard''''s attempts to win back the Holy Lands are complicated by his love of a tempestuous Englishwoman.
12.
The Man Behind the Gun (1953) as Screenwriter
A cavalry officer sent to stop a rebellion helps found the city of Los Angeles.
13.
So Big (1953) as Screenwriter
A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.
14.
Operation Secret (1952) as Story
Cornel Wilde, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Karl Malden, Paul Picerni, Lester Matthews, Dan O''Herlihy, Jay Novello, Robert Shaw. After assisting the French Underground during WWII, American Officer Cornel Wilde is later accused of murder and subversive activities by former colleagues. Based on the actual exploits of Lieutenant Colonel Peter Ortiz.
15.
The Big Trees (1952) as Screenwriter
An unscrupulous lumber baron has to join forces with former enemies to keep even bigger businessmen from taking over.
16.
Fort Worth (1951) as Writer
A retired gunfighter fears that he might have to take up his former trade when a gang of outlaws rides into town
17.
Best of the Badmen (1951) as Screenwriter
A band of notorious outlaws help a friend against a corrupt federal agent.
18.
Dallas (1950) as Writer
A renegade Confederate officer tries to hide his identity while bringing law and order to the West.
19.
Colorado Territory (1949) as Writer
An outlaw just released from prison is sucked back into a life of crime in this remake of High Sierra.
20.
Tycoon (1947) as Screenwriter
While building a tunnel through the Andes, an engineer falls in love with his possessive boss's daughter.
21.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Screenwriter
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
22.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Original Story
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
23.
Bombardier (1943) as Screenwriter
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
24.
Bombardier (1943) as Story
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
25.
Four Jacks and a Jill (1942) as Screenwriter
A nightclub band''''s new singer becomes the center of a romantic mix-up.
26.
The Navy Comes Through (1942) as Adaptation
An old freighter single-handedly takes on a Nazi war fleet.
27.
Pittsburgh (1942) as Additional Dialogue
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
28.
Powder Town (1942) as Contr to scr
A scientist clashes with a munitions foreman in his fight to create a new explosive.
29.
Army Surgeon (1942) as Story
A female surgeon pretends to be a nurse so she can serve on the front line.
30.
Parachute Battalion (1941) as Orig scr
Army men train for the parachute corps.
31.
Men Against the Sky (1940) as Story
A famous flyer turns to drink but tries to straighten out to help with the war effort.
32.
Too Many Girls (1940) as Screenwriter
Four college football stars are hired to chaperon a reckless heiress to a Wild West college.
33.
Twelve Crowded Hours (1939) as Screenwriter
A reporter avenges his editor''''s murder by gangsters.
34.
The Saint Strikes Back (1939) as Screenwriter
The Saint helps a young beauty take vengeance on the mobsters who ruined her father.
35.
Reno (1939) as Screenwriter
A divorce lawyer prospers as a gambling tycoon.
36.
Three Sons (1939) as Screenwriter
A shop owner tries to interest his heirs in the family business.
37.
The Great Man Votes (1939) as Screenwriter
A drunk fighting to hold on to his family discovers he has the deciding vote in a local election.
38.
Pacific Liner (1939) as Screenwriter
A shipboard epidemic triggers mutiny.
39.
Next Time I Marry (1938) as Screenwriter
To secure a huge fortune, an heiress has to find a husband fast.
40.
The Law West of Tombstone (1938) as Screenwriter
A cowardly judge enlists a hot young gunman to help him fight outlaws.
41.
Flight from Glory (1937) as Screenwriter
Tensions flare among flyers carrying supplies through the Andes.
42.
Sea Devils (1937) as Screenwriter
A feud between Coast Guardsmen heats up when one falls for the other's daughter.
43.
We Who Are About to Die (1937) as Screenwriter
A San Quentin inmate''''s death row conviction is reversed.
44.
The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937) as Screenwriter
A former lowlife adopts a child to help him go straight.
45.
Annapolis Salute (1937) as Screenwriter
A naval cadet clashes with his father and his best friend over his love of the commander''''s daughter.
46.
Sea Devils (1937) as Original Story
A feud between Coast Guardsmen heats up when one falls for the other's daughter.
47.
The Toast of New York (1937) as Screenwriter
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
48.
Hitting a New High (1937) as Screenwriter
A crackpot press agent tries to pass off an aspiring opera singer as a jungle girl.
49.
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as Story
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
50.
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as Screenwriter
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
51.
Two in Revolt (1936) as Contr to scr const
A dog and a horse grow up together and become inseparable.
52.
Yellow Dust (1936) as Screenwriter
After he''''s accused of a series of stagecoach robberies, an innocent man has to find the real crooks.
53.
The Last Outlaw (1936) as Screenwriter
Harry Carey, Hoot Gibson, Henry B. Walthall, Margaret Callahan, Frank M. Thomas, Tom Tyler. In this remake of a silent classic based on a story by director John Ford, an outlaw emerges from a twenty-five year prison term and returns to his former home town, now a bustling and unrecognizable modern city.
54.
West of the Pecos (1935) as Screenwriter
55.
Another Face (1935) as Screenwriter
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
56.
Annie Oakley (1935) as Screenwriter
The famed female sharpshooter learns that you can't get a man with a gun when she falls for a rival marksman.
57.
Grand Old Girl (1935) as Screenwriter
Gamblers engineer a veteran schoolteacher's firing.
58.
His Family Tree (1935) as Screenwriter
An Irish immigrant builds a new life in America as a politician.
59.
Murder on a Honeymoon (1935) as Contr to scr const
A schoolteacher jumps into detective mode when a fellow airplane passenger gets sick and dies.
60.
A Dog of Flanders (1935) as Contr to scr const
A Belgian boy nurses a stray dog back to health.
61.
Red Morning (1934) as [Wrt] by
A ship captain''''s daughter fights to survive a mutiny and hostile islanders.
62.
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.
63.
The Yellowback (1929) as Cont
64.
The Pinto Kid (1928) as Story
65.
The Slingshot Kid (1927) as Story

Producer (feature film)

66.
Esther and the King (1960) as Associate Producer
A Persian king selects a new bride who helps defend him from his enemies.
67.
Four Jacks and a Jill (1942) as Producer
A nightclub band''''s new singer becomes the center of a romantic mix-up.

Music (feature film)

68.
King Richard and the Crusaders (1954) as Composer
King Richard''''s attempts to win back the Holy Lands are complicated by his love of a tempestuous Englishwoman.

Writer (short)

69.
La Cucaracha (1934)
In this short film, a famous theater owner visits a local café in Mexico in order to audition a famous dancer who performs there.

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