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Writer (feature film)

The Last Command (1955) as Screenwriter
Texas hero Jim Bowie defends against Mexican general Santa Ana.
Make Haste to Live (1954) as Screenwriter
Crystal 'Chris' Benson, a single mother in a small New Mexico town, senses a shadowy menace stalking her in the night. She acquires a gun and makes arrangements anticipating her own death, tape-recording a message for her teenage daughter which (in flashback) tells of her involvement with Steve Blackford, who has very good reason to hate her. Chris is determined and resourceful, but Steve has had 18 years to plan revenge. Doom closes in...
The Turning Point (1952) as Screenwriter
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
Gambling House (1951) as Contract Writer
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
Appointment with Danger (1951) as Writer
Relentless postal inspector Al Goddard is set to Gary, Indiana, when another officer is murdered. He must find the nun who witnessed the murder, then infiltrate the gang by convincing them he is a postal inspector gone bad.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Screenwriter
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
A Dangerous Profession (1949) as Writer
A bail bondsman is asked to raise money to free his girlfriend''s husband.
Marine Raiders (1944) as Screenwriter
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
Step Lively (1944) as Screenwriter
Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit.
Experiment Perilous (1944) as Screenwriter
A small-town doctor tries to help a beautiful woman with a deranged husband.
Marine Raiders (1944) as Original Story
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
The Fallen Sparrow (1943) as Screenwriter
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
The Iron Major (1943) as Screenwriter
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
No Time for Love (1943) as Adaptation
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Contr to scr constr
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Shining Victory (1941) as Contract Writer
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as Screenwriter
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
'Til We Meet Again (1940) as Screenwriter
A dying woman shares a shipboard romance with a criminal on his way to the gallows.
Invisible Stripes (1939) as Screenwriter
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
The Oklahoma Kid (1939) as Screenwriter
A cowboy sets out to avenge his father''''s lynching.
Espionage Agent (1939) as Screenwriter
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
Each Dawn I Die (1939) as Screenwriter
A crusading reporter becomes a hardened convict when he's framed.
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Screenwriter
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Screenwriter
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938) as Screenwriter
Three showgirls travel to Paris in search of rich husbands.
Racket Busters (1938) as Contr to scr const
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
Back in Circulation (1937) as Screenwriter
A reporter tries to win her editor's heart by solving a murder case.
Varsity Show (1937) as Screenwriter
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
Varsity Show (1937) as Original Story
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
Stolen Holiday (1937) as Original Story
A Paris fashion model marries a fortune hunter to protect him from the law.
Ready, Willing and Able (1937) as Screenwriter
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.
Submarine D-1 (1937) as Screenwriter
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
The Singing Kid (1936) as Screenwriter
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
Stage Struck (1936) as Contr to scr const
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) as Screenwriter
A group of insurance salesmen try to get into show business.
Broadway Gondolier (1935) as Screenwriter
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
In Caliente (1935) as Story and adpt
At a Mexican resort, a fast-talking magazine editor woos the dancer he's trashed in print.
The Frisco Kid (1935) as Story and Screenplay
A shanghaied sailor turns himself into the king of San Francisco's rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast.
Sweet Music (1935) as Screenwriter
A band leader shares a tempestuous romance with his lead singer.
The Crosby Case (1934) as Screenwriter
Fashions of 1934 (1934) as Story
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
The St. Louis Kid (1934) as Screenwriter
A hotheaded truck driver gets mixed up in a labor dispute.
Heat Lightning (1934) as Screenwriter
A lady gas station attendant gets mixed up with escaped murderers.
Midnight Alibi (1934) as Screenwriter
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
I've Got Your Number (1934) as Screenwriter
Two telephone engineers try to clear a woman of criminal charges.
Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934) as Screenwriter
A promoter neglects his wife to make a singer a radio star.
Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934) as Screenwriter
A mild-mannered reporter learns to stand up for himself.
The Constant Woman (1933) as Screenwriter
Deluge (1933) as Screenwriter
The Big Brain (1933) as Cont
Hotel Continental (1932) as Adpt and cont
Strangers of the Evening (1932) as Adpt and dial
Lena Rivers (1932) as Adpt and dial
Uptown New York (1932) as Screenwriter
X Marks the Spot (1931) as Story
The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter (Ford) needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate reporter is finally able to get the cash from a shady acquaintance, Riggs (played well by Kohler). Eight years later in New York, circumstances conspire to place the reporter as the number one suspect in the murder of a showgirl. With no witness or alibi, the reporter devises a plan to smoke out the real culprit. A meeting is arranged under the cover of night and to the surprise of both men, the murderer is Riggs. Out of gratitude for past generosity to his sister, the reporter agrees not to expose Riggs, however unwittingly leads the police to him! Riggs is found guilty, and a dramatic scene in the courthouse ensues.

Producer (feature film)

Gambling House (1951) as Producer
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
Sealed Cargo (1951) as Producer
A fisherman tangles with Nazi smugglers off the Canadian coast.
Honeymoon (1947) as Producer
A teen bride eloping to Mexico suddenly falls for an older man.
Out of the Past (1947) as Producer
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.
Lady Luck (1946) as Producer
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
Experiment Perilous (1944) as Producer
A small-town doctor tries to help a beautiful woman with a deranged husband.

Writer (special)

Three For Danger (1967) as Writer
The exploits of Chris, Alan, and Simon, three soldiers of fortune who hire out their expertise for a price. In the pilot episode, the trio becomes involved in a woman's plot to steal ten million dollars in gold from a Mexican bank.

Producer (special)

Three For Danger (1967) as Producer
The exploits of Chris, Alan, and Simon, three soldiers of fortune who hire out their expertise for a price. In the pilot episode, the trio becomes involved in a woman's plot to steal ten million dollars in gold from a Mexican bank.

Writer (short)

Roaring Guns (1944)
In this short film, farmers take up arms against miners whose operations are destroying their farms. Vitaphone Release 1183A.

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