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Also Known As: Died: August 23, 1975
Born: March 27, 1902 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Duluth, Minnesota, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
To the Ends of the Earth (1948) as Director
A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1976) as From Screenplay ("Mr Smith Goes To Washington")
After a senator suddenly dies after completing (and sealing) an investigation into the nuclear power industry, the remaining senator and the state governor must decide on a person who will play along with their shady deals and not cause any problems. They decide on Billy Jack, currently sitting in prison after being sent to jail at the end of his previous film, as they don't expect him to be capable of much, and they think he will attract young voters to the party. Billy is pardoned, released and nominated, after which he begins his duties. He soon notices that things aren't right, and starts trying to find out just what is going on.
3.
Maison Sous les Arbres, La (1971) as Screenwriter
Jill is surprised and angry when her computer-genius boyfriend decides to quit his job in a big company for unclear reasons. But when her children disapear mysteriously and seem to have been kidnapped, she wants to know more, and discovers that she may be caught in a DEADLY TRAP...
4.
The Group (1966) as Screenwriter
Eight friends from a women's college fight for happiness during the Great Depression.
5.
Cleopatra (1963) as Screenwriter
The legendary Egyptian queen tries to use her beauty to conquer the Roman Empire.
6.
The Mark (1961) as Screenwriter
A reformed child abuser fights the stigma of his past when he falls for a single mother.
7.
Saturday's Hero (1951) as Written for Screen by
A college athlete finds his life consumed by football.
8.
Jolson Sings Again (1950) as Writer
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
9.
Over 21 (1945) as Screenwriter
When a newspaper editor enlists during World War II service, his wife has to run interference with his boss.
10.
A Song to Remember (1945) as Screenwriter
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
11.
The Talk of the Town (1942) as Screenwriter
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
12.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) as Screenwriter
A prizefighter who died before his time is reincarnated as a tycoon with a murderous wife.
13.
The Howards of Virginia (1940) as Screenwriter
Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbrining when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for freedom against England. Matt will meet Jane's father in the battlefield.
14.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Screenwriter
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
15.
Holiday (1938) as Screenwriter
An unhappy heiress falls in love with her stodgy sister's freethinking fiance.
16.
Theodora Goes Wild (1936) as Screenwriter
A woman's two lives as small-town innocent and author of torrid romances collide.
17.
The Music Goes 'Round (1936) as Story
18.
The King Steps Out (1936) as Screenwriter
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn't love.
19.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as Screenwriter
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
20.
I'll Love You Always (1935) as Screenwriter
21.
Love Me Forever (1935) as Screenwriter
22.
She Married Her Boss (1935) as Screenwriter
A secretary who handles the boss' business perfectly marries him and tackles his home life.
23.
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934) as Screenwriter
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
24.
His Greatest Gamble (1934) as Screenwriter
A convicted killer breaks out of jail to help his mother-dominated daughter.
25.
All of Me (1934) as Screenwriter
26.
Broadway Bill (1934) as Contr to scr const
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
27.
The Right to Romance (1933) as Screenwriter
A lady plastic surgeon jeopardizes her marriage when her ex-boyfriend is scarred.
28.
From Hell to Heaven (1933) as Screenwriter
29.
Thunder Below (1932) as Screenwriter
30.
No One Man (1932) as Screenwriter
31.
If I Had a Million (1932) as Contract Writer
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
32.
The Sign of the Cross (1932) as Screenwriter
After Nero burns the city, a Roman official falls for a Christian accused of setting the fire.
33.
The Beloved Bachelor (1931) as Dial
34.
Daughter of the Dragon (1931) as Dial
A Chinese princess gets caught between the ruthless warlord Fu Manchu and a handsome secret agent.

Producer (feature film)

35.
Maison Sous les Arbres, La (1971) as Associate Producer
Jill is surprised and angry when her computer-genius boyfriend decides to quit his job in a big company for unclear reasons. But when her children disapear mysteriously and seem to have been kidnapped, she wants to know more, and discovers that she may be caught in a DEADLY TRAP...
36.
The Group (1966) as Producer
Eight friends from a women's college fight for happiness during the Great Depression.
37.
Jolson Sings Again (1950) as Producer
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
38.
Over 21 (1945) as Producer
When a newspaper editor enlists during World War II service, his wife has to run interference with his boss.
39.
Cover Girl (1944) as Executive Producer
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
40.
She Married an Artist (1937) as Producer

Music (feature film)

41.
The Sign of the Cross (1932) as Composer
After Nero burns the city, a Roman official falls for a Christian accused of setting the fire.

Production Companies (feature film)

42.
The Mark (1961) as Company
A reformed child abuser fights the stigma of his past when he falls for a single mother.
43.
The Harlem Globetrotters (1951) as Company
A college student drops out of school to join a famous basketball team.
44.
Saturday's Hero (1951) as Company
A college athlete finds his life consumed by football.
45.
To the Ends of the Earth (1948) as Company
A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.
46.
A Song to Remember (1945) as Company
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.

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