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Jack Jevne

Jack Jevne


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Director (feature film)

The Ghost Rider (1935) as Director
Jim Bullard escapes from prison and returns to settle matters with the Rascob's that framed him. He kills two of them leaving an ace as his calling card. Bull remembers the deck of cards that fell when he fought Dave had no aces and the Rascob's set out after him. Trapped in a cabin, Dave receives unexpected help from Bullard.

Writer (feature film)

Autumn Leaves (1956) as Story and Screenplay
A woman falls for a younger man with severe mental problems.
The Fabulous Joe (1947) as Screenwriter
To quote a Marine D.I. in San Diego or John Wayne in several movies, "Listen up, we ain't going to plow this ground twice." In 1947, Hal Roach made a film called "Curly", which was an expanded version of 1930's "Our Gang" short "Teacher's Pet", with Frances Rafferty and Larry Olsen taking the roles played by June Marlowe and Jackie Cooper in the original short. Hal Roach also made a film called "The Fabulous Joe", basically about a drunk, a talking dog, gangsters and Marie Wilson running around in her skivvies. The two films, intended as bottom-half of a double feature, were released about two weeks apart, with "Curly" going out first. "The Fabulous Joe" came about two weeks later. At the same time, the two films were stitched together and offered, with the combined running time of 112 minutes, to exhibitors who didn't play double features. The film listed on this page, "Hal Roach's Comedy Carnival", is the result. "Curly" was an attempt by Hal Roach, who no longer owned the rights to "Our Gang" (aka "The Little Rascals") to create a version of "Our Gang" with a new set of kids, which would be known as "Curly and His Gang", and would be feature-length films in Cinecolor. "Curly" was the first one in the series and was followed in 1948 by "Who Killed "Doc" Robbin" with the same kids from "Curly" playing the same roles. Later, "Curly" and "Who Killed 'Doc' Robbin" were packaged together as "The Adventures of Curly and His Gang" for theatres and later sold to televison, and there are sources who keep adding the adult cast from the "Doc Robbin" film (Don Castle, Virginia Grey, Claire DuBrey, Paul Hurst and others)incorrectly to the cast of "Curly." The fun part of "Hal Roach's Comedy Carnival" is that it is comprised of two films that are about as opposite of each other as films can be. "The Fabulous Joe" is a screwball comedy filled with double entendre dialogue and scenes and as "Adult" as a film of the 40's could be and still get PCA approval. "Curly", as mentioned, is "Our Gang" updated and in color.
Wonder Man (1945) as Adaptation
A murdered nightclub star possesses a mild-mannered look-alike to bring his killers to justice.
Wintertime (1943) as Screenwriter
A figure skating champion tries to save a failing resort hotel from bankruptcy.
Air Raid Wardens (1943) as Orig scr
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
Barnacle Bill (1941) as Based on an orig story by
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
Barnacle Bill (1941) as Original Story
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
Wyoming (1940) as Original Story
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
Wyoming (1940) as Screenwriter
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939) as Screenwriter
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.
Topper Takes a Trip (1939) as Screenwriter
A glamorous ghost helps a henpecked husband save his wife from gold-digging friends.
Captain Fury (1939) as Orig scr
An Irish convict escapes an Australian prison to organize a revolution.
There Goes My Heart (1938) as Screenwriter
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
Way Out West (1937) as Original Story
A pair of tenderfeet try to get the deed to a gold mine to its rightful owner.
Topper (1937) as Screenwriter
A fun-loving couple returns from the dead to help a henpecked husband.
Our Relations (1936) as Adaptation
Two sailors get caught in a mountain of mix-ups when they meet their long-lost twins.
Thunderbolt (1936) as Orig story and scr
Mister Cinderella (1936) as Original Story
A timid young man longs to enter high society.
Kelly the Second (1936) as Adaptation
A feisty Irish woman turns a truck driver into a championship boxer.
Trail's End (1935) as Screenwriter
The Cowboy and the Bandit (1935) as Story and cont
Palooka (1934) as Screenwriter
Mayme walks out on her husband, Pete Palooka, after he wins the middleweight championship and shows his proclivity for life in the fast lane. She raises son Joe on a farm, by herself. When slippery fight manager Knobby Walsh happens to discover Joe's surprising punching power, he signs him. With current champion Al McSwatt needing an easy opponent, Walsh gets Joe the fight. Palooka steals the championship( and girlfriend Nina Madero) from McSwatt when McSwatt shows up for the fight drunk. Now it's Joe's turn to live in the fast lane, winning fights(that are set ups by Walsh) and drinking hard with vamp Nina. However, when McSwatt and his manager trick Joe into a rematch, it's time to test his real boxing talent.
I Cover the Waterfront (1933) as Additional Dialogue
Reporter Joe Miller is sure that fisherman Eli Kirk smuggles illegal Chinese immigrants into the country, but can't obtain enough evidence to satisfy his editor. Chance plays into his hands in the lovely form of Kirk's daughter, Julie, whom he catches swimming in the nude and pumps for information. But she's fiercely loyal to her dad, and may be too attractive for Joe's own good. Racy pre-Code sexual situations.
Easy Millions (1933) as Cont and dial
Honeymoon Lane (1932) as Adpt and cont
McFadden's Flats (1927) as Adaptation
Quarantined Rivals (1927) as Cont
The Clinging Vine (1926) as Adaptation
A paint company teeters when the secretary who runs the show decides to get married.
Eve's Leaves (1926) as Cont

Director (short)

Top Flat (1935)
In this short film, a woman tries to convince her friend that she''''s struck it rich.

Writer (short)

Rushin' Ballet (1937)
Two boys get trapped in a dance recital in this comedic short film.
Hearts are Thumps (1937)
A gang of boys attempt to keep away from girls on St. Valentine''''s Day in this comedic short film.
Our Gang Follies of 1938 (1937)
In this comedic short, a boy abandons his friends to attempt a career as an opera singer.
Bored of Education (1936)
In this short film, two boys fake a toothache to get out of school.
Two Too Young (1936)
A gang of children battle over fireworks in this comedic short film.
The Tin Man (1935)
In this comedic short, two friends find themselves at a house owned by a mad scientist with a robot.

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