Guy Bolton


Playwright, Screenwriter

About

Birth Place
Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Born
November 23, 1885
Died
September 05, 1979

Biography

Guy Bolton worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Bolton worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Adam and Eva" (1923), "Oh, Kay!" (1928) and "Sally" (1925). He also contributed to "The Cave Girl" (1921), "The Love Parade" with Maurice Chevalier (1929) and "Wages For Wives" (1925). In the latter part of his career, Bolt...

Biography

Guy Bolton worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Bolton worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Adam and Eva" (1923), "Oh, Kay!" (1928) and "Sally" (1925). He also contributed to "The Cave Girl" (1921), "The Love Parade" with Maurice Chevalier (1929) and "Wages For Wives" (1925). In the latter part of his career, Bolton wrote the Spencer Tracy crime flick "The Murder Man" (1935), "Till the Clouds Roll By" (1947) and the biopic "Words and Music" (1948) with June Allyson. Bolton was most recently credited in "The Gershwins' "Crazy For You"" (PBS, 1999-2000). Bolton passed away in September 1979 at the age of 94.

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

Anastasia (1997)
Play As Source Material
Adorable Julia (1964)
Screenwriter
Words and Music (1948)
Story
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947)
Story
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
Adaptation
Angel (1937)
Adaptation
Mister Hobo (1935)
Scen
Murder Man (1935)
Story
The Lady Is Willing (1934)
Screenwriter
Ladies Should Listen (1934)
Adaptation
Along Came Sally (1934)
Adaptation
Waltzes From Vienna (1934)
Screenwriter
Waltzes From Vienna (1934)
Play As Source Material
The Camels Are Coming (1934)
Screenwriter
Pleasure Cruise (1933)
Screenwriter
My Lips Betray (1933)
Contract Writer
Careless Lady (1932)
Screenwriter
The Woman in Room 13 (1932)
Screenwriter
The Painted Woman (1932)
Screenwriter
Devil's Lottery (1932)
Screenwriter
Business and Pleasure (1932)
New scenes for retakes
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1932)
Contract Writer
Almost Married (1932)
Screenwriter
A Passport to Hell (1932)
Contract Writer
Chandu the Magician (1932)
Revisions and addl dial
Delicious (1931)
Story
Ambassador Bill (1931)
Story and Screenplay
Transatlantic (1931)
Story
Delicious (1931)
Adaptation
The Lady Refuses (1931)
Story
The Yellow Ticket (1931)
Additional Dialogue
The Love Parade (1930)
Libretto
The Love Doctor (1929)
Adaptation
The Love Doctor (1929)
Dial
Grounds for Divorce (1925)
Adaptation
Marriage (1918)
Story

Music (Feature Film)

Till the Clouds Roll By (1947)
Composer

Writer (Special)

The Gershwins' "Crazy For You" (1999)
Other Writer

Special Thanks (Special)

The Gershwins' "Crazy For You" (1999)
Other Writer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Girl Crazy (1943) - Grinding Coffee Their first meeting in their last co-starring MGM Musical, frisky Mickey Rooney as east-coast publishing-heir playboy Danny, banished to college out west, meets taller and prettier Judy Garland, whom we’ll learn is the college post-mistress Ginger, in the all-Gershwin full-tilt Freed Unit production, Girl Crazy, 1943.
Murder Man, The (1935) - Cynical Drunken Bum First appearance for the much sought after murder specialist reporter Steve Grey (Spencer Tracy), returned from a bender and visiting Mary (Virginia Bruce) and Robins (Robert Barrat) in the newsroom, in The Murder Man, 1935.
Murder Man, The (1936) - I'll Be At Sing Sing Advice columnist Mary (Virginia Bruce) drops in on vacationing crime reporter Steve (Spencer Tracy), not realizing Shorty (James Stewart) has arrived in her rumble seat with a message from their editor, in The Murder Man, 1935.
Delicious (1931) - Blah-Blah-Blah Russian immigrant Sascha (Raul Roulien) bets American-ized Swedish valet Jansen (El Brendel) he can't make up song lyrics, whereupon he performs George and Ira Gershwin's original spoof of pop songs of the era, in 20th Century Fox's Delicious, 1931.
Delicious (1931) - Somebody From Somewhere Swedish valet Jansen (El Brendel) is helping Scottish immigrant Heather (Janet Gaynor), who's not supposed to be off the boat, hide out in the home of his American boss (Charles Farrell), her song a George and Ira Gershwin original, in Delicious, 1931.
Delicious (1931) - The American Song Opening scenes on a passenger ship nearing New York, Scottish Heather (Janet Gaynor) and Russian Sascha (Raul Roulien) make plans, musician Mischa (Auer) joining, Yanks Larry (Charles Farrell) and Diana (Virginia Cherrill) chuckling from the upper deck, in Delicious, 1931.
Delicious (1931) - Welcome To The Melting Pot Scottish passenger in steerage nearing New York, Heather (Janet Gaynor) dreams one of the eight George and Ira Gershwin tunes written for 20th Century Fox's Delicious, 1931.
Anastasia (1956) - Your Imperial Highness Ingrid Bergman is mental patient Anna, in training first with Sacha Pietoff, then Yul Brynner, who consults third partner Akim Tamiroff, as they rush to convince fellow Russian exiles in Paris that she's the princess presumed murdered with her family in 1918, in Anastasia, 1956.
Anastasia (1956) - I Can Make You Anastasia Paris, 1928, Russian exile general and con man Bounine (Yul Brynner), with partners Akim Tamiroff and Sacha Piteoff, debriefing mental patient Anna (Ingrid Bergman), their last prospect as their contract to produce the presumed-dead Russian princess expires, in the fact-based Anastasia, 1956.
Week-end At The Waldorf (1945) - Honeymoon Couple Robert Benchley narrates, a couple (Cora Sue Collins, Michael Kirby) arrives, and Jessup (Samuel S. Hinds) rejects slippery Edley (Edward Arnold), just opening MGM's relocated and modified remake of Grand Hotel, Week-End At The Waldorf, 1944, starring Ginger Rogers and Lana Turner.
Week-end At The Waldorf (1945) - Loot From A Fan First scene for Leon Ames as producer Burton and Ginger Rogers as the much-mentioned movie star Irene, upstairs at a party preceding her premiere, her friend Dr. Campbell (Warner Anderson) standing by, in MGM's Week-end At The Waldorf, 1945.
Lady Refuses, The (1931) - A Short Life And A Merry One Sir Gerald (Gilbert Emery) has just been stood-up by playboy son Russell (John Darrow), who scampers with disreputable Berthine (Margaret Livingston), only later noticing vagrant June (Betty Compson), pursued by the bobbies, but rescued by the baronet, early in The Lady Refuses, 1931.

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