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Also Known As: Died: August 23, 1988
Born: June 26, 1900 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Harum Scarum (1965) as Screenwriter
An American film star is kidnapped in the Middle East.
2.
Kissin' Cousins (1964) as Story
A singing military officer gets mixed up with his look-alike hillbilly cousin.
3.
Kissin' Cousins (1964) as Screenwriter
A singing military officer gets mixed up with his look-alike hillbilly cousin.
4.
The Wild Westerners (1962) as Writer
5.
Gun Fight (1961) as Story
6.
Fury River (1961) as Screenwriter
Major Robert Rogers searches for the northwest passage through the U.S. during the French and Indian War.
7.
Gun Fight (1961) as Screenwriter
8.
Frontier Rangers (1959)
Major Robert Rogers leads his rangers in search of a water route through America's Northwest territory.
9.
Mission Of Danger (1959) as Screenwriter
A military explorer tangles with a French spy and a British officer while searching for the northwest passage.
10.
Affair in Reno (1957) as Story
11.
Tomahawk Trail (1957) as Story
Renegade Apaches make things tough for a cavalry outpost. First, they steal all the horses of a column, which must make its way back to the fort on foot. Once there, the soldiers discover the entire population dead from an Indian attack. This leaves Neise, an unseasoned West Point graduate, in control. But he just doesn't know how to handle the trouble, so up steps Connors, the tough sergeant who at least knows which way is up.
12.
War Drums (1957) as Writer
A white trader and an Apache chief fall for the same woman.
13.
Three Bad Sisters (1956) as Screenwriter
A millionaire's daughter plots to kill her sisters and inherit all of her father's money.
14.
The Black Sleep (1956) as Story
A brain surgeon's experiments create a race of deadly freaks.
15.
Gun Brothers (1956) as Screenwriter
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
16.
Gun Brothers (1956) as Story
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
17.
Chief Crazy Horse (1955) as Story
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
18.
Chief Crazy Horse (1955) as Screenwriter
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
19.
Duel on the Mississippi (1955) as Story and Screenplay
20.
Princess of the Nile (1954) as Writer
Time: A.D. 1249. Shalimar, an Egyptian princess, striving to rid her country of its Bedouin conquerors, forms an alliance with Prince Haidi, son of the Caliph of Bagdad. She practices her intrigues both at the court and, disguised as a dancing girl, in the market place.
21.
Taza, Son of Cochise (1954) as Story and adpt
Three years after the end of the Apache wars, peacemaking chief Cochise dies. His elder son Taza shares his ideas, but brother Naiche yearns for war...and for Taza's betrothed, Oona. Naiche loses no time in starting trouble which, thanks to a bigoted cavalry officer, ends with the proud Chiricahua Apaches on a reservation, where they are soon joined by the captured renegade Geronimo, who is all it takes to light the firecracker's fuse...
22.
The Gambler from Natchez (1954) as Screenwriter
23.
The Gambler from Natchez (1954) as From a story by
24.
Three Young Texans (1954) as Screenwriter
A western about a Texan who robs a train in an effort to prevent his father from committing the crime, a young girl who attempts to help him after learning about the theft, and a cowboy friend who demands a share of the money.
25.
Steel Town (1952) as Screenwriter
Steve Kostain (Lund), nephew of the owner, begins working at a steel mill to learn the business from the bottom up. He rooms with a steel working family, the McNamaras, and falls for the daughter, "Red" (Sheridan), who is already involved with another steelworker, Jim (Duff.) Although he is at first has a hard time with his co-workers, he eventually wins them over, and also wins the girl.
26.
Untamed Frontier (1952) as Screenwriter
The Denbow family hope to freeze out homesteaders by denying access across their land; but to evade a murder charge, Glenn Denbow marries the only witness, Jane, who's conveniently in love with him, but favors the settlers. When Glenn goes back to his blackmailing old flame Lottie, a warm regard develops between Jane and cousin Kirk Denbow. Things come to a head when an impending range war coincides with a rustling foray.
27.
Son of Ali Baba (1952) as Story and Screenplay
In medieval Persia, Kashma Baba is a military cadet by day and a roisterer by night. The morning after a rowdy banquet, Kiki, an escaped slave, takes shelter under Kashma's roof. Word comes that the wicked Caliph is looking for her; but Kashma, by this time in love, flees with her to his father's palace. Alas, there's more to Kiki than meets the eye. Will the evil schemers succeed? The sons of the Forty Thieves to the rescue!
28.
Flame of Araby (1952) as Story and Screenplay
29.
Flaming Feather (1952) as Story and Screenplay
Sterling Hayden, Forrest Tucker, Barbara Rush, Arleen Whelan, Carol Thurston, Edgar Buchanan, Victor Jory, Richard Arlen, and Ian MacDonald as Tombstone Jack. An outlaw with a secret motive poses as a wealthy landowner and leads a band of renegade Indians against rancher Sterling Hayden and cavalry officer Forrest Tucker.
30.
The Duel at Silver Creek (1952) as Screenwriter
The "Silver Kid" is an orphan who is deputized by the marshal of Silver City to help rid the town of a gang of gold mine claim-jumpers who will kill anyone who stands in their way.
31.
The Battle at Apache Pass (1952) as Story and Screenplay
32.
The Duel at Silver Creek (1952) as Story
The "Silver Kid" is an orphan who is deputized by the marshal of Silver City to help rid the town of a gang of gold mine claim-jumpers who will kill anyone who stands in their way.
33.
The Sea Hornet (1951) as Writer
34.
The Prince Who Was a Thief (1951) as Screenwriter
35.
The Lady from Texas (1951) as Screenwriter
36.
The Golden Horde (1951) as Screenwriter
In 1220, a small band of English crusaders arrives at Samarkand in Central Asia, just as the city and its ruling princess are threatened by the hordes of Genghis Khan. Lovely Princess Shalimar hopes to thwart the conqueror by guile, while Sir Guy wants to put up a brave (if ultimately hopeless) fight. Despite a mutual attraction, their conflicting projects threaten any hope of success either might have had alone. Fast-moving; bears little relation to history.
37.
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) as Story
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
38.
The Desert Hawk (1950) as Writer
"2000 years ago" desert guerilla Omar, with henchmen Aladdin and Sinbad, opposes tyrannical Prince Murad. To prevent Murad from marrying caliph's daughter Schaharazade, disguised Omar marries her himself. When the trick is discovered, both prince and princess want Omar's head; but Murad has yet more dastardly plans, leading to more captures, rescues, and scimitar-play.
39.
Armored Car Robbery (1950) as Screenwriter
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
40.
The Big Steal (1949) as Screenwriter
Seduction and murder follow the theft of an Army payroll.
41.
The Gallant Legion (1948) as Screenwriter
When power-hungry Faulkner and Leroux want to divide Texas into smaller sections, instead of allowing it to enter the Union as a single state, Gary Conway and the Texas Rangers must step in to thwart their chicanery.
42.
The Plunderers (1948) as Screenwriter
A cavalry officer must join forces with an outlaw he has been tracking to fight a Sioux war party.
43.
Old Los Angeles (1948) as Screenwriter
Old Los Angeles (never known as "California Outpost" until 1953 when Republic re-issued it under that changed-title) finds Bill Stockton (Bill Elliott as William Elliott)leaving Missouri to join his brother Larry (Henry Brandon), and prospect for gold in California. Bill and his pal, Sam Bowie (Andy Devine), arrive in the picturesque town of old Los Angeles in 1848, but find that the outlaws rule...attacking mines and trains, burning ranches, looting stores and killing those who oppose them. Bill learns that Larry has been murdered for the gold claim he had staked for them. He sets out to avenge his brother's death but runs into difficulty when Estelita Del Rey (Estelita Rodriguez) misleads him to protect her lawless lover, Johnny Morrell (John Carroll.) Bill also suspects Luis Savarin (Joseph Schildkraut), gambling house proprietor, and Marie Marlowe (Catherine McLeod), an entertainer at Savarin's place.
44.
Dead Reckoning (1947) as Story
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
45.
The Magnificent Rogue (1946) as Original Story
46.
The Invisible Informer (1946) as Original Story
An aristocratic but destitute southern family attempts to swindle an insurance company by faking the theft of a valuable emerald necklace. The company assigns operatives Eve Rogers (Linda Stirling) and Mike Regan (William Henry as Bill Henry) to the case. Eve is nearly strangled by the scion of the family before being rescued by Mike.
47.
Tell It to a Star (1945) as Original Story
48.
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945) as Story
Helen Carter is wooed by two men and she is torn between the financial security offered Granville Breckinridge and happiness love she feels for serviceman Jimmy Jones.
49.
Duke of the Navy (1942) as Story and Screenplay
50.
The Miracle Kid (1941) as Screenwriter

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