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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Alice in Wonderland (1951) as Screenwriter
2.
Three Husbands (1950) as Screenwriter
3.
Out of the Blue (1947) as Screenwriter
Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur Earthleigh (George Brent), a meek and mild type married to the beautiful-but-domineering Mae (Carole Landis); a Bohemian artist, David Galleo (Turhan Bey) and his always-there model, Deborah Tyler (Virginia Mayo); and Olive Jensen (Ann Dvorak), a Greenwich Village type who is always slightly-but-continuously inebriated, and whose motto is "love and let love." She calls on George while his wife is out, and when she passes out during his attempts to get her out before his wife returns, he thinks she is dead and deposits her on Galleo's terrace. Galleo takes advantage of the situation by using it in a blackmail scheme against Arthur, which is shakey, at best, as Olive refuses to stay dead.
4.
The Gay Senorita (1945) as Screenwriter
Business development prompts an effort to drive out the residents of the Mexican portion of a California town. Against the move is the growing love for a senorita.
5.
Hey, Rookie (1944) as Screenwriter
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
6.
Something to Shout About (1943) as Screenwriter
Following three flops in a row, Broadway stage producer Willard Samson (William Gaxton)is told by wealthy divorcee Donna Davis (Cobina Wright, Jr.)that she will finance a show but only if she is the star. The fact she can neither sing, act nor dance does not deter Samson. His press agent, Ken Douglas (Don Ameche), lives in a theatrical boarding house run by his friend from vaudeville, Larry Martin (Jack Oakie), where he meets Jeanie Maxwell (Janet Blair), singing teacher and aspiring songwriter from, of course, Altoona, Pa., who has come to New York to sell her songs. Samson is not interested in her songs as much as he is her stage abilities, but he can't get rid of Donna. Ken is also plugging for Samson to use the vaudeville acts, living at the boarding house, who can't get work because there is no more vaudeville, despite the fact that some of the acts are examples of what killed vaudeville in the first place. The show appears to have potential, with the exception of Donna, when Ken convinces her she is the perfect "outdoorable girl" for a publicity campaign and takes her to the countryside. Samson frames them as being dangerous counterfeiters and they are arrested by the country sheriff (Lee 'Lasses' White), and Samson rushes Jeanie into the star role for the final dress rehearsal. But Donna is released from jail, returns to the show for opeing night and it is a miserable flop. Jeanie returns to Altoona, Samson goes on a drunken binge and Ken tries to save the show by convincing Donna into quitting.
7.
Isle of Missing Men (1942) as Screenwriter
Convicts on a prison island plot their escape.
8.
Sis Hopkins (1941) as Screenwriter
9.
Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939) as Screenwriter
Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter Banning and mobster Tony Garcia are suspected. However, Hamilton's friend Edgar Bergen solves the case (without much help from Charlie McCarthy).
10.
Little Tough Guys in Society (1938) as Orig scr
11.
His Exciting Night (1938) as Screenwriter
12.
Top of the Town (1937) as Contract Writer
13.
High Tension (1936) as Screenwriter
14.
Little Miss Nobody (1936) as Screenwriter
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
15.
Paddy O'Day (1936) as Screenwriter
An immigrant learns to survive as an entertainer after arriving to America an orphan.
16.
Every Saturday Night (1936) as Screenwriter
17.
Music Is Magic (1935) as Screenwriter
Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical.
18.
Silk Hat Kid (1935) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

19.
Hey, Rookie (1944) as Associate Producer
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.

Music (feature film)

20.
The Fred Astaire Songbook (1991) as Lyrics ("Flying Down To Rio")
A loving tribute to Astaire the singer.
21.
Fabulous Baker Boys, The (1989) as Song ("More Than You Know")
Two brothers hire a female singer to help their dwindling duo piano-playing act.
22.
Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989) as Song ("Great Day")
In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer.
23.
Radio Days (1987) as Song ("Carioca")
A young boy's coming of age is mirrored by his favorite radio shows and the lives of their stars.
24.
They All Laughed (1981) as Song ("More Than You Know")
Three private detectives who work at the same agency are given the assignment of following three attractive women whose husbands suspect them of cheating on them. Before long, the women are romantically involved with the detectives.
25.
Alice in Wonderland (1951) as Lyrics
26.
Three Husbands (1950) as Composer
27.
The Gay Senorita (1945) as Composer
Business development prompts an effort to drive out the residents of the Mexican portion of a California town. Against the move is the growing love for a senorita.
28.
Hot Rhythm (1944) as Composer
Radio writers have big plans for a woman singer.
29.
Hey, Rookie (1944) as Composer
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
30.
The Heat's On (1943) as Composer
A would-be censor's brother produces a Broadway show with a controversial star.
31.
The More the Merrier (1943) as Composer
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
32.
Paddy O'Day (1936) as Composer
An immigrant learns to survive as an entertainer after arriving to America an orphan.
33.
Stingaree (1934) as Composer
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
34.
Flying Down to Rio (1933) as Composer
A dance-band leader finds love and success in Brazil.
35.
Diplomaniacs (1933) as Composer
An Indian tribe sends two nitwits to a conference in Geneva.
36.
Professional Sweetheart (1933) as Composer
A radio star''s pure image leads to a fake engagement to a hayseed.
37.
Rockabye (1932) as Composer
A Broadway star tries to hold onto an adopted child and a younger man.
38.
One Heavenly Night (1931) as Composer
A flower seller goes into exile in place of a notorious opera singer.
39.
Whoopee! (1930) as Composer
Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks he's just giving her a ride; but she left a note saying they've eloped! Chasing them are jilted Bob, Henry's nurse Mary (who's been trying to seduce him) and others.

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