Robert Presnell Sr.


Biography

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

Second Chance (1950)
Screenwriter
For You I Die (1948)
Original Screenplay
High Tide (1947)
Screenwriter
Michigan Kid (1947)
Additional Dialogue
The Guilty (1947)
Screenwriter
Cuban Pete (1946)
Screenwriter
The Big Bonanza (1944)
Original Story
Singapore Woman (1941)
Contract Writer
Hurricane Smith (1941)
Screenwriter
Money and the Woman (1940)
Screenwriter
Thou Shalt Not Kill (1939)
Screenwriter
Disbarred (1939)
Screenwriter
The Real Glory (1939)
Screenwriter
My Man Godfrey (1936)
Contract Writer
Postal Inspector (1936)
Original Story
Manhattan Moon (1935)
Contr to trmt
The Keyhole (1933)
Screenwriter
Bureau of Missing Persons (1933)
Screenwriter
Employee's Entrance (1933)
Screenwriter
The Narrow Corner (1933)
Screenwriter
Terror Aboard (1933)
Story
The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
Adaptation
The Man Called Back (1932)
Screenwriter
The Lost Squadron (1932)
Additional Dialogue
What Price Hollywood? (1932)
Adaptation
Leftover Ladies (1931)
Dial and cont
The Bargain (1931)
Adaptation
The Big Pond (1930)
Scen
Young Man of Manhattan (1930)
Adaptation

Producer (Feature Film)

Girl on the Run (1953)
Producer
For You I Die (1948)
Producer
Sofia (1948)
Producer
Attack! The Battle for New Britain (1944)
Prod chief
Four Days' Wonder (1937)
Associate Producer
When Love Is Young (1937)
Associate Producer
Carnival Queen (1937)
Associate Producer
That's My Story (1937)
Associate Producer
Night Key (1937)
Associate Producer
Girl Overboard (1937)
Associate Producer
Parole! (1936)
Associate Producer
The Girl on the Front Page (1936)
Associate Producer
Postal Inspector (1936)
Associate Producer
Mary Jane's Pa (1935)
Producer
Hi Nellie! (1934)
Producer
The Personality Kid (1934)
Supervisor
Smarty (1934)
Supervisor
The Key (1934)
Supervisor
Midnight Alibi (1934)
Supervisor
Mandalay (1934)
Producer
Female (1933)
Producer
Ever in My Heart (1933)
Supervisor
The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
Supervisor

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Kennel Murder Case, The (1933) - The Well-Known Fancier Opening scene, introducing William Powell as sleuth Philo Vance, also Robert Barrat as "Archer Coe," Mary Astor as his ward "Hilda," Paul Cavanagh as English "Sir Thomas," plus exposition, from Warner Bros.' The Kennel Murder Case, 1933.
Kennel Murder Case, The (1933) - Someone Miscalculated Beginning his detective work, Philo Vance (William Powell) with Sergeant Heath (Eugene Pallette), D-A Markham (Robert McWade) and Wrede (Ralph Morgan), secretary to the deceased, considering possibilities, in The Kennel Murder Case, 1933.
Employees' Entrance (1933) - All I Want Is You Good clean fun in Warner Bros.’ (First National's) otherwise plenty provocative pre-Code Employees’ Entrance, 1933, as department store middle-manager Wallace Ford, in his first scene, can’t help noticing the knockout new model (Loretta Young), with clever popular song references.
Employees' Entrance (1933) - I Didn't Know You With All Your Clothes On Tough-guy department store exec Anderson (Warren William) has summoned dress-model Polly (Alice White), who touch on their shared history as he dispatches her to entrap his unwitting older rival Ross (Albert Gran), in Employees’ Entrance, 1933.
Employees' Entrance (1933) - Smash Or Be Smashed After a prologue establishing a roughly 50-year history of department store profits, and mentions of a cut-throat executive named Anderson, we meet Warren William, intimidating his chairman (Hale Hamilton), Ross (Albert Gran) et al, in Warner Bros.’ Employees’ Entrance, 1933.
Employees' Entrance (1933) - How Would You Like A Wax Banana? Threatening to fire most everybody (excepting Ruth Donnelly, his assistant), hard-headed department store executive Anderson (Warren William) has a random meet-cute with wannabe employee Madeline (Loretta Young), even if it plays like they might be lovers already, in the steamy pre-Code Employees’ Entrance, 1933.
Ever In My Heart (1933) - Two Little German Puppies Fairly newly married Mary (Barbara Stanwyck) and her German immigrant professor husband Hugo (Otto Kruger) settle on a dachshund then welcome a baby, sometime around 1910, in director Archie Mayo's semi-political melodrama Ever In My Heart, 1933.
Ever In My Heart (1933) - United We Stand Proud wife Mary (Barbara Stanwyck) and buddy Jeff (Ralph Bellamy) remarking as all celebrate the citizenship of German immigrant Hugo (Otto Kruger), his boss Hoffman (Frank Reicher) especially pleased, everything okay so far, in Ever In My Heart, 1933, directed by Archie Mayo.
Kennel Murder Case, The (1931) - Don't Touch That Body Socialite Hilda (Mary Astor) proves herself a straight shooter when she walks in on society sleuth Philo Vance (William Powell), supported by law and order (Robert McWade, Eugene Pallette), investigating the death of her skinflint uncle, early in The Kennel Murder Case, 1934, directed by Michael Curtiz.
Kennel Murder Case, The (1931) - Unsolved Murders This is William Powell in a different movie from his capable colleagues, as Philo Vance, deducing what must have happened to the missing murder suspect, Arthur Hohl as servant Gamble, Robert McWade as prosecutor Markham, Eugene Pallette as cop Heath, in The Kennel Murder Case, 1931.
Mandalay (1934) - I'll Never Get Dressed Cash-strapped Rangoon gun-runner Tony (Ricardo Cortez) returns to his boat and the introduction of his Russian emigre` girlfriend Tanya (Kay Francis), plenty provocative pre-code business, early in Michael Curtiz' Mandalay, 1934.
Mandalay (1934) - You Can Laugh At Them Tanya (Kay Francis), having been traded by her boyfriend to the Rangoon brothel run by "The Countess" (Rafaela Ottiano), agrees to make the best of it, director Michael Curtiz then offering a fulsome, if compressed, rendering of her descent, in Warner Bros.' pre-code Mandalay, 1934.

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