Gene Markey


Screenwriter

About

Birth Place
Jackson, Michigan, USA
Born
December 11, 1895

Family & Companions

Joan Bennett
Wife
Actor. Married 1932, divorced 1937.
Hedy Lamarr
Wife
Actor. Married 1939, divorced 1940.
Myrna Loy
Wife
Actor. Married 1946, divorced 1950.

Biography

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

Glory (1956)
From a story by
That Dangerous Age (1949)
Screenwriter
Moss Rose (1947)
Contract Writer
You're the One (1941)
Wrt by
Submarine Patrol (1938)
Contract Writer
On the Avenue (1937)
Screenwriter
Girls' Dormitory (1936)
Screenwriter
King of Burlesque (1936)
Screenwriter
Private Number (1936)
Screenwriter
White Hunter (1936)
Story
Champagne Charlie (1936)
Story
Let's Live Tonight (1935)
Screenwriter
The Merry Frinks (1934)
Story and Screenplay
A Modern Hero (1934)
Screenwriter
A Lost Lady (1934)
Screenwriter
Fashions of 1934 (1934)
Adaptation
The Pursuit of Happiness (1934)
Contr to dial
Luxury Liner (1933)
Screenwriter
Midnight Mary (1933)
Screenwriter
Baby Face (1933)
Screenwriter
Female (1933)
Screenwriter
The Great Lover (1931)
Dial and cont
Inspiration (1931)
Dial
West of Broadway (1931)
Adapted and dial
The Florodora Girl (1930)
Scen
The Florodora Girl (1930)
Dial
Prince of Diamonds (1930)
Story
Mother's Boy (1929)
Story, scen and dial
Lucky In Love (1929)
Story
The Battle of Paris (1929)
Story and dial
Syncopation (1929)
Dial
Lucky In Love (1929)
Dial
Close Harmony (1929)
Story

Producer (Feature Film)

Moss Rose (1947)
Producer
You're the One (1941)
Producer
Maryland (1940)
Associate Producer
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
Associate Producer
The Blue Bird (1940)
Associate Producer
Lillian Russell (1940)
Associate Producer
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Associate Producer
Second Fiddle (1939)
Associate Producer
The Little Princess (1939)
Associate Producer
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Associate Producer
Sally, Irene and Mary (1938)
Associate Producer
Submarine Patrol (1938)
Associate Producer
Kentucky (1938)
Associate Producer
Suez (1938)
Associate Producer
Josette (1938)
Associate Producer
On the Avenue (1937)
Associate Producer
Wee Willie Winkie (1937)
Associate Producer
White Hunter (1936)
Associate Producer

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Love in Exile (1936)
Source Material (From Novel)

Cast (Short)

Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
Himself

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Midnight Mary (1933) - A Girl's Gotta Live Loretta Young (title character), awaiting her sentence in a murder trial, is recalling years past via the spines of court record books, including meeting her pal Bunny (Una Merkel) and her future employer-boyfriend, hoodlum Leo (Ricardo Cortez), in Midnight Mary, directed by William A. Wellman.
Midnight Mary (1933) - Who Might That Lovely Lady Be? We know that knockout lady gambler Mary (Loretta Young) and coat check babe Bunny (Una Merkel) both work for gangsters, so we know something’s up at the casino, as we meet sophisticate Tom (Franchot Tone) and dyspeptic buddy Sam (Andy Devine), in MGM’s Midnight Mary, 1933.
Female (1933) - Drake Motor Car First scene directed by Michael Curtiz (presumably, though others contributed without credit) establishes a standard American car company and it's unusual CEO, the chairman and daughter of the founder, Allison Drake (Ruth Chatterton), Lois Wilson her visiting friend, in Female, 1933.
Female (1933) - You Are A Goddess In the just-barely pre-Code Warner Bros./First National potboiler, Ruth Chatterton as auto CEO Allison plucks a prospective boy-toy (Philip Reed) from her staff, then reconsiders, in one of a handful of pictures shot at the famous Frank Lloyd Wright Ennis House in LA, in Female, 1933.
Baby Face (1933) - Be A Master, Not A Slave! Mentor and small-town Nietzschean philosopher Cragg (Alphonse Ethier) has advice for Lily (Barbara Stanwyck, title character), at loose ends after the accidental death of her very abusive father, in Baby Face, 1933.
Baby Face (1933) - Maybe I Could Use Her We know that Lily (Barbara Stanwyck) has been sleeping her way upward in the company but this is the first scene for John Wayne as Jimmy, and Douglas Dumbrille as his boss Brody, speedy progress, in Warner Bros.' Baby Face, 1933.
Great Lover, The (1931) - I Have Something To Restrain International opera star Paurel (Adolphe Menjou, title character) is determined to convince American protege Diana (Irene Dunne) that he isn’t romantically interested in her, though we know better, as they engage in a personal training session, in The Great Lover, 1931.
Great Lover, The (1931) - I Can Almost See Her Arriving New York on the ship from a European tour, world class lothario and opera singer Paurel (Adolphe Menjou) and his man (Ernest Torrence) fail to identify the voice of Diana (Irene Dunne), meeting press agent Finny (Cliff Edwards) and reporter Rosco (Ates), in The Great Lover, 1931.
Great Lover, The (1931) - She Needed Plenty Of Soap Opera star Paurel (Adolphe Menjou) returned to New York, encounters his understudy Carlo (Neil Hamilton) then helps the boss Stapleton (Hale Hamilton) trick his moody ex-lover Savarova (Olga Baclanova) into appearing with him in the next production, in The Great Lover, 1931.
Female (1933) - Naturally Enthusiastic CEO Allison (Ruth Chatterton) is receiving a massage, college friend Harriet (Lois Wilson) and handsome young employee Cooper (Johnny Mack Brown), in Female, 1933, directed by Michael Curitz.

Companions

Joan Bennett
Wife
Actor. Married 1932, divorced 1937.
Hedy Lamarr
Wife
Actor. Married 1939, divorced 1940.
Myrna Loy
Wife
Actor. Married 1946, divorced 1950.

Bibliography