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Rian James

Rian James

  • Broadway Limited (1941) September 25 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Best of Enemies (1933) as Director

Writer (feature film)

2.
Killer In The Mirror (1986) as Characters As Source Material
A television movie about a struggling antiques dealer and her rich and devious twin sister. Years ago, Samantha stole Karen's lover and married him. After Samantha drowns in a boating accident, Karen steps into her sister's life -- that of a wealthy widow -- but when Karen discovers that Samantha ha
3.
Dead Ringer (1964) as Story
A woman murders her rich twin and tries to take her place.
4.
Whispering City (1947) as Screenwriter
A reporter hears that a famous actress is dying in a hospital after being hit by a car. She goes to the hospital to interview the actress, who tells the reporter that her wealthy fiance, who was killed in an accident several years before, was actually murdered. Before long the reporter finds herself in a web of corruption, mental illness and murder.
5.
Eve Knew Her Apples (1945) as Story
A radio star tries to escape the limelight in the car trunk of a reporter who is eager for a story.
6.
This Time for Keeps (1942) as Screenwriter
A newlywed goes to work for his disapproving father-in-law.
7.
Parachute Nurse (1942) as Screenwriter
Hospital nurses Glenda White (Marguerite Chapman) and Dottie Morrison (Kay Harris) join the newly-formed corps of parachute nurses to be dropped at sites where ordinary medical aide is inaccessible. They discover they have let themselves in for a life of rigorous training governed by strict military rules, with the only bright spots being their instructors, Lieutenant Jim Woods (William Wright) and Sergeant Peters (Frank Sully.) After weeks of arduous training, one of the earlier-entered classes is ready for practice jumps.Tragedy strikes when Gretchen Ernst (Evelyn Wahl), an American-born nurse who has been ostracized because she has a brother in the German army, commits suicide by failing to pull her rip cord during her jump. When it is time for Glenda's class to make their jumps, Glenda remembers Gretchen and cannot summon enough courage to make the leap. Jim and Peters are determined to force her to complete the course.
8.
Not a Ladies' Man (1942) as Screenwriter
9.
Broadway Limited (1941) as Orig scr
A Hollywood publicity stunt ruins the leading lady's love life and draws the attention of federal agents.
10.
Down Argentine Way (1940) as Story
Love and horse racing spice up an American girl's South American vacation.
11.
Turnabout (1940) as Additional Dialogue
Battling spouses accidentally switch bodies.
12.
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939) as Screenwriter
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.
13.
The Gorilla (1939) as Screenwriter
Three screwball detectives try to protect a lawyer from a murderous gorilla.
14.
Susannah of the Mounties (1939) as Contract Writer
Shirley is the orphaned survivor of an Indian attack in the Canadian West. A Mountie (Scott) and his girlfriend (Lockwood) take her in. Everybody suffers further Indian attacks and the Mountie is saved from the stake only by Shirley's intervention with the Indian chief.
15.
Submarine Patrol (1938) as Screenwriter
16.
Exclusive (1937) as Screenwriter
17.
Internes Can't Take Money (1937) as Screenwriter
In a fantastically art-deco hospital, young Dr. Kildare treats and falls for impoverished Janet Healy, widow of a bank robber, who's been in prison and can't find her baby. Later she helps Kildare sew up gangster Hanlon in a tavern back room. Kildare pursues Janet and enlists Hanlon to help her; the gangster's solution, not surprisingly, is violent.
18.
The Witness Chair (1936) as Screenwriter
A woman lets her lover stand trial for the murder she committed.
19.
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936) as Contract Writer
A detective teams with his ex-wife to solve a murder.
20.
Walking on Air (1936) as Screenwriter
A girl torments her parents by hiring a phony suitor.
21.
Swing Time (1936) as Contract Writer
To prove himself worthy of his fiancee, a dancer tries to make it big, only to fall for his dancing partner.
22.
Redheads on Parade (1935) as Screenwriter
23.
Transient Lady (1935) as Contract Writer
24.
It Happened in New York (1935) as Screenwriter
25.
We're Only Human (1935) as Screenwriter
A cop, who plays by his own rules, brings down a notorious gangster.
26.
To Beat the Band (1935) as Screenwriter
A man courts a widow in order to inherit his aunt''s fortune.
27.
The Big Shakedown (1934) as Screenwriter
A racketeer breaks into black-market medicine.
28.
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) as Contract Writer
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
29.
Bedside (1934) as Additional Dialogue
A fake doctor sets up a lucrative high-society practice.
30.
Gift of Gab (1934) as Screenwriter
31.
The White Parade (1934) as Adaptation
The title represents the hopeful, ambitious students at a hospital training school and is primarily a story of the stern discipline and laborious physical and mental toil they endure in order to become nurses and join the White Parade. It is told mainly through the character of June Arden (Loretta Young)who finds romance with Ronald Hall III (John Boles)on the way, with side stories of the other girls who find failure, success, laughs and tears on the way. The forerunner of umpteen dozens of TV series over the past 40 years.
32.
Helldorado (1934) as Contr on spec seq
33.
The Dragon Murder Case (1934) as Adaptation
Society sleuth Philo Vance looks into a murder near a mysterious "dragon pool."
34.
Best of Enemies (1933) as Dial
35.
Mary Stevens, M.D. (1933) as Screenwriter
A woman doctor decides to have a baby without benefit of marriage.
36.
Private Detective 62 (1933) as Screenwriter
A private eye in Paris falls for the beautiful gambling lady he's investigating.
37.
She Had to Say Yes (1933) as Screenwriter
A secretary pads her salary by dating prospective buyers for her company.
38.
Lawyer Man (1933) as Screenwriter
Success corrupts a smooth-talking lawyer.
39.
Central Airport (1933) as Screenwriter
A World War I flyer can only find work as chauffeur to a lady sky diver.
40.
42nd Street (1933) as Screenwriter
The definitive backstage musical, complete with the dazzling newcomer who goes on for the injured star.
41.
Parachute Jumper (1933) as Original Story
A gangster victimizes three friends trying to get jobs.

Producer (feature film)

42.
Gift of Gab (1934) as Associate Producer

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