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Also Known As: Died: March 9, 1969
Born: November 26, 1892 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Saratoga Springs, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Big Show (1957) as

Writer (feature film)

2.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Screenwriter
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
3.
Teenage Rebel (1956) as Screenwriter
A sometimes sappy, yet effective melodrama about a woman who tries to make amends with her teenage daughter that she gave up at the end of an unhappy marriage. When Nancy Fallon's daughter, Dorothy, is sent to live with her and her new family after years of separation, the struggle to maintain some semblance of family quickly deteriorates. (Nancy's ex-husband was able to persuade the courts to let him keep the girl because the mother was seen as unfit.) Now Dorothy's father has an interest other than her and to appease his new love interest, he asks Nancy to take and raise their daughter. This begins a tumultuous time in Dorothy's life as well as her mothers.
5.
Titanic (1953) as Screenwriter
An unhappily married couple realize their problems seem minor when the ship hits an iceberg.
6.
Niagara (1953) as Writer
Honeymooners get mixed up with an obsessive husband and his cheating wife.
7.
The Model and the Marriage Broker (1952) as Writer
A marriage broker can't resist meddling in the life of a model, with disastrous results.
8.
The Mating Season (1951) as Written for Screen by
A woman pretends to be a cleaning lady to get to know her son's high-society in-laws.
9.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Writer
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
10.
The Emperor Waltz (1948) as Writer
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
11.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Screenwriter
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
12.
Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) as Screenwriter
After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.
13.
To Each His Own (1946) as Screenwriter
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
14.
To Each His Own (1946) as Story by
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
15.
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Screenwriter
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
16.
Mr. Lucky (1943) as Contract Writer
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
17.
Five Graves to Cairo (1943) as Screenwriter
A British corporal goes undercover to infiltrate Field Marshall Rommel's command.
18.
Ball of Fire (1942) as Screenwriter
A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.
19.
The Major and the Minor (1942) as Written by
A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.
20.
Hold Back the Dawn (1941) as Wrt by
A gigolo flees Nazi occupation and sets his sights on a shy schoolteacher who happens to be a US citizen.
21.
Arise, My Love (1940) as Screenwriter
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter find adventure in Europe on the eve of World War II.
22.
Midnight (1939) as Screenwriter
An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.
23.
What a Life (1939) as Screenwriter
24.
Ninotchka (1939) as Screenwriter
A coldhearted Soviet agent is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
25.
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938) as Screenwriter
A millionaire who's been married seven times courts wife number eight.
26.
That Certain Age (1938) as Contract Writer
Dashing reporter Vincent Bullit has just returned from covering the Spanish Civil War. His boss, newspaper magnate Fullerton, has more plans to send him off to China. However, first Fullerton invites Bullit to the peace and quiet of his own home to write a series of European affair articles. When Fullerton's adolescent daughter Alice develops a crush on Bullit, her suitor, boyscout Ken Warren, doesn't seem to stand a chance. Mr. and Mrs. Fullerton, Ken Warren, and even Vincent Bullit himself do their best to sway young Alice's feelings away from the older man. It's a difficult task though, as she is at 'that certain age.'
27.
Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Screenwriter
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.
28.
Wild Money (1937) as Contr to scr const and dial
29.
Piccadilly Jim (1936) as Screenwriter
A cartoonist pokes fun at his widowed father's future in-laws.
30.
Rose of the Rancho (1936) as Screenwriter
31.
Florida Special (1936) as Contr to scr const
32.
The Jungle Princess (1936) as Contr to scr const
Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancTe and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead. But the tiger is the pet of Ulah, a beautiful young woman who grew up by herself in the jungle. She rescues Chris and takes him back to her cave, where she nurses him to health and falls in love with him. When he eventually returns to camp, she follows. The fiancTe is jealous, and the natives don't like Ulah or her pet tiger either, all of which leads to a lot of trouble.
33.
Woman Trap (1936) as Story
34.
Without Regret (1935) as Screenwriter
35.
College Scandal (1935) as Screenwriter
36.
The Crusades (1935) as Contr to trmt
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
37.
All the King's Horses (1935) as Contr to scr const
38.
Love in Bloom (1935) as Contr to adpt
39.
Paris in Spring (1935) as Contr to trmt
40.
The Last Outpost (1935) as Adaptation
41.
Ready for Love (1934) as Contr to dial
42.
Enter Madame! (1934) as Screenwriter
43.
Behold My Wife! (1934) as Contr to trmt
After Michael Carter's fiancTe commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect revenge on Michael. Now, Michael realizes he loves Tonita....
44.
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.
45.
Secrets of a Secretary (1931) as Original Story

Producer (feature film)

46.
State Fair (1962) as Producer
Expectations are high as the Frake family arrives at the annual Texas State Fair.
47.
High Time (1960) as Producer
Widower and hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at 51 years of age. Resisting the easy path, he insists on not receiving preferential treatment, and lives in a dorm like the other students despite the disapproval of his grown son and daughter. As the years pass, and he gets involved in study sessions, fraternity initiations, and sporting events, he begins falling in love with Professor Gautier, the French teacher, but doesn't consider re-marrying appropriate.
48.
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959) as Producer
In early 1900s' Pennsylvania, Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children. With an office in Harrisburg and an office in Philadelphia, he has successfully kept two separate homes. However, when an emergency requires his oldest son to find him, Mr. Pennypacker's dual life is revealed.
49.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Producer
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
50.
Blue Denim (1959) as Producer
A teenage girl gets pregnant by her boyfirend and, together, they decide to get an abortion. Their parents find out and try to convince them to marry and keep the child.
51.
The Gift of Love (1958) as Producer
A dying woman arranges an adoption to leave her husband with some consolation.
52.
Ten North Frederick (1958) as Producer
At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatified wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love.
53.
The Wayward Bus (1957) as Producer
54.
The King and I (1956) as Producer
The king of Siam clashes with the British governess hired to teach his children.
55.
D-Day the Sixth of June (1956) as Producer
An American and a British soldier in love with the same woman head for the Normandy Invasion.
56.
Teenage Rebel (1956) as Producer
A sometimes sappy, yet effective melodrama about a woman who tries to make amends with her teenage daughter that she gave up at the end of an unhappy marriage. When Nancy Fallon's daughter, Dorothy, is sent to live with her and her new family after years of separation, the struggle to maintain some semblance of family quickly deteriorates. (Nancy's ex-husband was able to persuade the courts to let him keep the girl because the mother was seen as unfit.) Now Dorothy's father has an interest other than her and to appease his new love interest, he asks Nancy to take and raise their daughter. This begins a tumultuous time in Dorothy's life as well as her mothers.
57.
The Virgin Queen (1955) as Producer
Sir Walter Raleigh wins favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
58.
59.
Garden of Evil (1954) as Producer
A trio of soldiers of fortune on their way to the California gold rush are tempted with rewards by a woman who needs help in rescuing her husband from a goldmine cave-in in Mexico. They agree, but then find themselves the target of angry Indians who wish to protect the sacred hill on which the mine is located.
60.
Woman's World (1954) as Producer
The chairman of a large automobile maker is left to find a new second in command and narrows it to three equally qualified candidates. To make his decision, he decides to examine each of the men's wives and learn something about the candidate through their relationships.
61.
Titanic (1953) as Producer
An unhappily married couple realize their problems seem minor when the ship hits an iceberg.
62.
Niagara (1953) as Producer
Honeymooners get mixed up with an obsessive husband and his cheating wife.
63.
The Model and the Marriage Broker (1952) as Producer
A marriage broker can't resist meddling in the life of a model, with disastrous results.
64.
The Mating Season (1951) as Producer
A woman pretends to be a cleaning lady to get to know her son's high-society in-laws.
65.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Producer
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
66.
Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) as Producer
After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.
67.
The Emperor Waltz (1948) as Producer
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
68.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Producer
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
69.
To Each His Own (1946) as Producer
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
70.
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Producer
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
71.
The Uninvited (1944) as Associate Producer
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
72.
Five Graves to Cairo (1943) as Associate Producer
A British corporal goes undercover to infiltrate Field Marshall Rommel's command.

Cast (short)

73.
The Screen Writer (1950)
This short film focuses on the job of the Hollywood screenwriter.

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