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Birth Place: Profession: Producer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Montana Belle (1952) as Story
The Daltons force Belle Starr to help them on a dangerous raid.

Producer (feature film)

2.
Hot Blood (1956) as Producer
A gypsy''s brother tricks him into marrying a tempestuous beauty.
3.
A Bullet Is Waiting (1954) as Producer
A plane crash strands a policeman and his prisoner in the wilderness.
4.
The San Francisco Story (1952) as Producer
In the 1850s San Francisco newspaper editor Jim Martin seeks the help of wealthy miner Rick Nelson in ousting crooked politician Andrew Cain. Cain's girlfriend Adelaide falls in love with Rick. Rick and the bad guy shoot it out with shotguns on horseback.
5.
Rancho Notorious (1952) as Producer
A cowboy infiltrates a bandit hideout in search of his girlfriend's killer.
6.
Montana Belle (1952) as Producer
The Daltons force Belle Starr to help them on a dangerous raid.
7.
The Groom Wore Spurs (1951) as Producer
8.
Woman on the Run (1950) as Producer
Frank Johnson (Ross Elliott), sole witness to a gangland murder, goes into hiding and is trailed by Police Inspector Ferris (Robert Keith), on the theory that Frank is trying to escape from possible retaliation. Frank's wife, Eleanor (Ann Sheridan), suspects he is actually running away from their unsuccessful marriage. Aided by a newspaperman, Danny Leggett (Dennis O'Keefe), Eleanor sets out to locate her husband. The killer is also looking for him, and keeps close tabs on Eleanor.
9.
House by the River (1950) as Producer
A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.
10.
Philo Vance's Secret Mission (1947) as Producer
Publisher Martin Jamison (Paul Maxey) sends for Philo Vance (Alan Curtis) as he wants to hire him as a technical advisor on the crime stories he publishes. Paul Morgan (Frank Fenton), Morgan's partner, regards the plan as foolish. Jamison tells his secretary Mona Bannister (Sheila Ryan) to bring Vance to his home that night and he will reveal the solution to the seven-year mystery of the killing of Sam Philips, former partner in the firm. Philips ex-wife (Tala Birell), now a receptionist for the company, is alarmed when she overhears. As Vance and Mona drive up, two shots are heard and Jamison's body is later found in the trunk of Vance's car.
11.
Philo Vance Returns (1947) as Producer
Playboy Larry Blandon (Damian O'Flynn) introduces his grandmother Stella Blandon (Clara Blandick) to his fiancee, radio singer Virginia Berneaux (Ramsay Ames). Despite Larry's record of broken romances and divorces, Virginia decides she will marry him. Virginia is slain that night and Blandon telephones his friend Philo Vance (William Wright) to help find the killer. Even as they talk, the killer strikes again and Philo hears Larry fall dead. Philo begins his investigation with Alexis Carnova (Leon Belasco), Virginia's manager, and the two go to Larry's home, where Stella tells them that the motive for the killing might be Larry's will that names the six women in his life as heirs and if any die before the will is probated, the others will divide the shares. They also learn that Katherine Corbett (Phyllis Planchard), the first of Larry's wives, has been murdered. Suspicion now falls on Lorena Sims (Terry Austin), a former wife who has been a patient at a sanitarium suffering from a nervous ailment. All of the deaths have been by poison and Lorena had access to it at the sanitarium. Philo uncovers another piece of information that leads him to break into the Blandon home just as Stella is about to give Lorena a glass of warm milk.
12.
Philo Vance's Gamble (1947) as Producer
13.
The Vigilantes Return (1947) as Producer
14.
Michigan Kid (1947) as Producer
15.
Idea Girl (1946) as Executive Producer
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
16.
The Dark Horse (1946) as Executive Producer
17.
The Cat Creeps (1946) as Executive Producer
18.
Smooth as Silk (1946) as Executive Producer
19.
The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946) as Producer
Jean (Brenda Joyce) takes the job of caretaker/companion (before the word took on a completly alternate-life style meaning) to blind woman Zenobia (Gale Sondergaard.) Also hanging around the house, in this horror/western, is Mario (Rondo Hatton), a deaf-mute servant who evidently wasn't much help to Zenobia when it came to identifying the source of a noise Zenobia couldn't see. Jean is a little slow in realizing that Zenobia is slowly killing her by taking her blood. Nothing personal. Zenobia needs her blood to feed some plants. She uses the blossoms of the plants to make poison to kill cattle in order to drive away the local ranchers so she can buy all the land...cheap.
20.
Cuban Pete (1946) as Executive Producer
Unable to complete the deal by telephone, advertising executive Roberts (Don Porter) sends his assistant Ann (Joan Fulton)to Cuba to lure a Cuban band, led by Desi Arnaz, on to an American radio program. Attracted to Ann, Arnaz and his band come to New York but complications arise when the squeaky-voiced, addle-brained sponsor (Jacqueline de Wit)of the program decides she wants to be the vocalist on the program. Ethel Smith, the King Sisters and the dance team of Igor & Yvette are on hand to fill out the remaining hour of this 20-minute plot.
21.
The Beautiful Cheat (1945) as Executive Producer
22.
Honeymoon Ahead (1945) as Executive Producer
23.
River Gang (1945) as Executive Producer
24.
Men in Her Diary (1945) as Executive Producer
Singer/Dancer Peggy Ryan neither sings nor dances in this comedy in which she plays a secretary, whose life has no romance because she devotes all of her time to her attractive older sister. But she does keep a diary that contains some fact and many fictional entries. One such is read by the wife (Louise Allbritton) of her boss (Jon Hall) who promptly sues for a divorce. Virginia Grey stars in a musical produced by Hall and sings (possibly dubbed) "Makin' a Million" and "Keep Your Chin Up." No spoiler to add that Ryan gets a boyfriend and Hall and Allbritton are reunited before this one runs it course.
25.
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) as Producer

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