Harry Ruskin


Biography

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

The Girl in the Kremlin (1957)
Based on a Story by
Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955)
Screenwriter
Watch the Birdie (1951)
Screenwriter
The Happy Years (1950)
Screenwriter
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948)
Screenwriter
Julia Misbehaves (1948)
Screenwriter
Dark Delusion (1947)
Original Screenplay
Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1947)
Screenwriter
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Screenwriter
Between Two Women (1945)
Original Screenplay
The Hidden Eye (1945)
Screenwriter
Lost in a Harem (1944)
Screenwriter
Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944)
Screenwriter
Rationing (1944)
Original Screenplay
Barbary Coast Gent (1944)
Screenwriter
Three Men in White (1944)
Original Screenplay
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943)
Original Screenplay
Tish (1942)
Screenwriter
Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942)
Screenwriter
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (1942)
Original Screenplay
This Time for Keeps (1942)
Screenwriter
Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942)
Screenwriter
The Penalty (1941)
Screenwriter
The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941)
Screenwriter
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)
Screenwriter
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)
Screenwriter
Dr. Kildare's Crisis (1940)
Screenwriter
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940)
Screenwriter
Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940)
Screenwriter
Keeping Company (1940)
Screenwriter
The Ghost Comes Home (1940)
Screenwriter
Miracles for Sale (1939)
Screenwriter
Calling Dr. Kildare (1939)
Screenwriter
The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939)
Screenwriter
Honolulu (1939)
Contr to dial
Young Dr. Kildare (1938)
Screenwriter
Paradise for Three (1938)
Screenwriter
Love Is a Headache (1938)
Screenwriter
The Chaser (1938)
Screenwriter
The Crowd Roars (1938)
Contr to Screenplay constr
Women Men Marry (1937)
Screenwriter
23 1/2 Hours Leave (1937)
Screenwriter
Beg Borrow or Steal (1937)
Screenwriter
Married Before Breakfast (1937)
Story
Bad Guy (1937)
Screenwriter
The Hit Parade (1937)
Additional Dialogue
Great Guy (1937)
Additional Dialogue
Lady Be Careful (1936)
Screenwriter
Three Cheers for Love (1936)
Contr to trmt
Stolen Harmony (1935)
Screenwriter
The Glass Key (1935)
Additional Dialogue
Rumba (1935)
Additional Dialogue
Two for Tonight (1935)
Additional Dialogue
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)
Contr to Special seq
Six of a Kind (1934)
Adaptation
Ready for Love (1934)
Contr Special seq
You Belong to Me (1934)
Contr Special seq
It's a Gift (1934)
Contr to Special seq
The Pursuit of Happiness (1934)
Contr Special seq
Too Much Harmony (1933)
Dial
Hello, Sister! (1933)
Contract Writer
Smoke Lightning (1933)
Contract Writer
Cheaters at Play (1932)
Contract Writer
King of Jazz (1930)
Comedy sketches

Producer (Feature Film)

Watch the Birdie (1951)
Producer

Music (Feature Film)

Sunny Side of the Street (1951)
Composer
Starlift (1951)
Composer
Young Man with a Horn (1950)
Composer
You're My Everything (1949)
Composer
Wallflower (1948)
Composer
Swingtime Johnny (1944)
Composer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Young Dr. Kildare (1938) - Bring Me A Tourniquet! Back at the hospital, new intern Lew Ayres (title character) examines his still-unconscious patient (Jo Ann Sayers) whom he revived from a gas suicide attempt, drawing conclusions and barbs from his crusty boss Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore), in the first in the MGM series, Young Dr. Kildare, 1938.
Young Dr. Kildare (1938) - I'm Strong As A Horse Pace suggesting a shortage of film, the first scene minus one from the first picture in the series, girlfriend Alice (Lynne Carver) with parents Dr. Steve and Martha (Samuel S. Hinds, Emma Dunn) greet the title character Lew Ayres on his return from med school, in MGM’s Young Dr. Kildare, 1938.
Young Dr. Kildare (1938) - The Irish Do Well With Horses Fresh from medical school and his Connecticut home town, Lew Ayres (title character) arrives at the big New York hospital where Dr. Carew (Walter Kingsford) is introducing other interns (Truman Bradley et al) to intimidating top-billed Lionel Barrymore as Gillespie, in the first film in the MGM series, Young Dr. Kildare, 1938.
King Of Jazz (1930) - Ladies Of The Press One of the wackiest and most brief of the comic vignettes, credited to screenwriter Harry Ruskin, introduced by MC Charles Irwin, in the Universal two-strip Technicolor musical-variety feature, with Laura LaPlante, Jeanie Lang, Merna Kennedy, Grace Hayes and Kathryn Crawford, in King Of Jazz, 1930, featuring the Paul Whiteman Orchestra.
King Of Jazz (1930) - So The Bluebirds And The Blackbirds Got Together Another event in the revue, this time Bing Crosby in his first on camera appearance in his first movie, with his then-colleagues with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, The Rhythm Boys, Al Rinker on vocals and Harry Barris, also a composer of their song, on piano, in the Universal two-strip Technicolor showcase King Of Jazz, 1930.
Postman Always Rings Twice, The (1946) - Get That Blonde Out Of My System The brief entire brilliant performance by Audrey Totter, herself usually the blonde, as Madge (the Anjelica Huston part in the 1982 Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange and Bob Rafelson remake), just the gal to distract John Garfield (as Frank) from wife Lana Turner (in her landmark performance as waitress, wife and murderous adulteress Cora), who’s left on the train to visit her ailing mother, Hume Cronyn their friendly lawyer, in The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1946.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) - Agamemnon Beating Circe Unveiling the affluent Packett household in France, Walter Pidgeon whom we surmise is the estranged but not unfriendly husband of the title character (Greer Garson, not seen here), Elizabeth Taylor the daughter, whose wedding she’s been unexpectedly invited to, Peter Lawford a hired artist, and Lucile Watson the grandmother, in MGM’s Julia Misbehaves, 1948.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) - I'm Your Mother Showgirl Julia (Greer Garson) at the French country home of her estranged husband, for the wedding of her daughter Susan (Elizabeth Taylor), whom she hasn't seen since infancy, in Julia Misbehaves, 1948.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) - My Wonderful One At the wedding rehearsal for Susan (Elizabeth Taylor), artist Ritchie (Peter Lawford) intruding, re-united parents Julia (Greer Garson)and William (Walter Pidgeon) remember their wedding with a song, in Julia Misbehaves, 1948.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) - Well Get Out Of The Nude! Opening and introducing Greer Garson as the London showgirl title character, craftily manipulating her manager Benjy (Reginald Owen) through her friend Louise (Veda Ann Borg), Jack Conway directing, from a Margery Sharp novel, co-starring Walter Pidgeon, Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Lawford, in Julia Misbehaves, 1948.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) - Not So Nice Cameron Mitchell narrates, recalling Depression era New York, and his meeting with Flavia (Margaret O'Brien, title character) who soon joins neighborhood sage and news vendor Mac (Rhys Williams), opening Tenth Avenue Angel, 1948, also starring George Murphy and Angela Lansbury.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) - What Are Phoenicians? Steve (George Murphy), washing cabs because he's not allowed to drive while on probation, fooling around with pal Flavia (Margaret O'Brien, title character), who thinks he's been away traveling, when her aunt, his sweetheart, arrives with an idea, in Tenth Avenue Angel, 1948.

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