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Writer (feature film)

Hello Down There (1969) as Story
A wacky inventor creates an underwater home and takes his family, including his teenage rock-band playing kids, to live in it.
Daring Game (1968) as Story
Around the World Under the Sea (1966) as Screenwriter
An underwater team circles the globe to test an earthquake warning system.
Birds Do It (1966) as Screenwriter
Soupy Sales, Tab Hunter, Arthur O''Connell, Edward Andrews, Doris Dowling, Beverly Adams. While dusting off a nuclear missle, Cape Kennedy janitor Soupy Sales becomes negatively ionized, enabling him to streak across the Florida skies with Judi the astro chimp. He also becomes irresistible to women.
Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965) as Story
Animal doctors fight to protect the wildlife of Africa.
Zebra in the Kitchen (1965) as Screenwriter
A young boy tries to liberate animals from the city zoo.
Flipper's New Adventure (1964) as Screenwriter
The heroic dolphin helps capture a group of escaped convicts.
Rhino! (1964) as Screenwriter
A scientist is forced to join forces with an unscrupulous African hunter.
Rhino! (1964) as Story
A scientist is forced to join forces with an unscrupulous African hunter.
Battle Taxi (1955) as Based on a Story by
A hotshot jet pilot joins a helicopter rescue team during the Korean War.
Song of India (1949) as Screenwriter
A jungle prince stands against a maharajah's plan to capture and sell wild animals.
Northwest Stampede (1948) as Story and Screenplay
Heaven Only Knows (1947) as Screenwriter
An angel lands in the wild West to save a gambler''''s soul.
The Fabulous Dorseys (1947) as Orig scr
Two bandleaders rise to the top then split up the act over sibling rivalry.
Love, Honor and Goodbye (1945) as Original Story
Riding High (1943) as Screenwriter
Salute for Three (1943) as Story
Press agent Jimmy Gates (Marty May) gets an idea while watching a New York parade, for a returned war hero Sergeant Buzz McAllister (Macdonald Carey), with his chief client, singer Judy Ames (Betty Rhodes); Dona Drake (Dona Drake), leader of an all-girl orchestra; his photographer Foggy (Cliff Edwards), and his secretary Myrt (Minna Gombell). Jimmy, thinking Judy needs publicity in order to get a singing job on a radio program, thinks that a romance between her and the war hero would be just the ticket. Judy isn't too warm on the idea but agrees to go ahead for Jimmy's sake, with whom she thinks she is in love. She agrees to work on Buzz that night at the Manhattan Canteen, a converted night club where show business people entertain and wait on service men. Foggy is assigned to get pictures of Judy and Buzz together but fails through ineptness. Buzz escorts Judy home in a rainstorm and, while helping her out of the taxi, slips and falls into a deep puddle. Judy asks him to come in so she can dry his soaking-wet uniform on the kitchen stove. Foggy gains entrance to the apartment via the dumbwaiter and snaps a picture of Buzz in his underwear. The next morning Buzz tells Jimmy that he intends to marry Judy, which is going further than he had intended. He also decides he can't use the compromising - but innocent - photo for publicity purposes but does announce their - he thinks - publicity-only engagement. That clinches the deal for Judy to get a radio program called "The Girl I Left Behind." Buzz proposes to Judy, who realizes she loves Buzz and not Jimmy, and they, not knowing that Jimmy has announced their "engagement", decide to keep it a secret.
Lady Bodyguard (1943) as Screenwriter
A.C.Baker (Anne Shirley), advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore (Eddie Albert) with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a paid-for-a-year $1000 policy. High-risk Terry agrees. George MacAlister (Roger Pryor) fires his secretary, Miss Tracy (Mary Treen), just as she is typing up the policy and she, for spite, changes the amount from a thousand dollars to one million dollars. A.C. delivers the policy, without noticing the difference, to Terry at a party at the Frolics Club, a cheap joint wedged between a burlesque house and a flop house hotel. Three characters, an elderly hat-check "girl" known as Mother Hodges (Maude Eburne); Avery Jamieson (Raymond Walburn), a broken-down actor; and bartender Harry Gargan (Edward Brophy) are named beneficiaries. When the company discovers the error, A.C. is sent to get back the policy and, pending that, don't let Terry make any test flights.
Sleepytime Gal (1942) as Screenwriter
True to the Army (1942) as Screenwriter
Dr. Broadway (1942) as Screenwriter
Priorities on Parade (1942) as Orig scr
Sailors on Leave (1941) as Screenwriter
Tight Shoes (1941) as Screenwriter
Hudson's Bay (1941) as Contr to trmt
Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.
Sun Valley Serenade (1941) as Story
A Norwegian war orphan adopted by a pianist as a publicity stunt turns out to be a beautiful young woman.
Everything Happens at Night (1939) as Orig scr
Two reporters compete to discover a scientist living in hiding and win his daughter.
Day-Time Wife (1939) as Screenwriter
After catching her husband with his secretary, a young wife goes to work for his business rival.
Thanks for Everything (1938) as Adaptation
Promoters (Menjou and Oakie) set up a radio contest to find the average American (Haley) and use him to sell food, apparel and notions. All goes well until he falls in love with a girl (Whelan) who upsets things.
Kentucky Moonshine (1938) as Screenwriter
Tony Martin goes to Kentucky to find talent to boost radio ratings. There it is learned that the Ritz brothers are really from New York and only pretending to be hillbillies to get on Martin's show.
Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937) as Original Story
A New York nightclub singer plans to reveal gangsters named in her private diary. The diary disappears and the singer is murdered. Charlie Chan is called into to investigate.
Love and Hisses (1937) as Story
Love and Hisses (1937) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

Rhino! (1964) as Associate Producer
A scientist is forced to join forces with an unscrupulous African hunter.
Battle Taxi (1955) as Producer
A hotshot jet pilot joins a helicopter rescue team during the Korean War.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Ten Commandments (1956) as Pub chief
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.

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