Dale Van Every


Biography

Dale Van Every worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. A screenwriter for film, Every's best work was often considered to include "Marianne" (1929), "Navy Blues" (1929) and "The Duke Steps Out" (1929). He also appeared in "Those Three French Girls" (1930), "East of Borneo" (1931) and "Spirit of Notre Dame" (1931). Every had a number of different projects...

Biography

Dale Van Every worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. A screenwriter for film, Every's best work was often considered to include "Marianne" (1929), "Navy Blues" (1929) and "The Duke Steps Out" (1929). He also appeared in "Those Three French Girls" (1930), "East of Borneo" (1931) and "Spirit of Notre Dame" (1931). Every had a number of different projects under his belt in the thirties and the forties, including "Wings in the Dark" with Myrna Loy (1935) and "More Than a Secretary" with Jean Arthur (1936). Every more recently wrote "I'll Tell the World" (1945).

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

Sealed Cargo (1951)
Screenwriter
The Fighting Seabees (1944)
Contr to Screenplay const
The Talk of the Town (1942)
Adaptation
Spawn of the North (1938)
Contr to Screenplay const
Souls at Sea (1937)
Screenwriter
Captains Courageous (1937)
Screenwriter
More Than a Secretary (1936)
Screenwriter
Lady Be Careful (1936)
Contr to Screenplay const
Annapolis Farewell (1935)
Screenwriter
Men Without Names (1935)
Original Story
After Office Hours (1935)
Story
Wings in the Dark (1935)
Adaptation
I'll Tell the World (1934)
Screenwriter
Love Birds (1934)
Story
The Poor Rich (1934)
Story and Screenplay
Nagana (1933)
Screenwriter
Saturday's Millions (1933)
Screenwriter
Horseplay (1933)
Story
The Big Cage (1933)
Adaptation
Unexpected Father (1932)
Screenwriter
Doomed Battalion (1932)
Associate scen Editor
The All American (1932)
Original Story
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
Screenwriter
Tom Brown of Culver (1932)
Story
Air Mail (1932)
Screenwriter
The Virtuous Husband (1931)
Screenwriter
A House Divided (1931)
Screenwriter
Trader Horn (1931)
Adaptation
The Spirit of Notre Dame (1931)
Screenwriter
East of Borneo (1931)
Story
Ex-Bad Boy (1931)
Screenwriter
Those Three French Girls (1930)
Story
Marianne (1929)
Screenwriter
The Duke Steps Out (1929)
Adaptation
The Duke Steps Out (1929)
Cont
Desert Nights (1929)
Story
Navy Blues (1929)
Adaptation
Telling the World (1928)
Story
The Acquittal (1923)
Cont

Producer (Feature Film)

Dr. Cyclops (1940)
Producer
Rangers of Fortune (1940)
Producer
Ride a Crooked Mile (1938)
Associate Producer
The Poor Rich (1934)
Associate Producer
I'll Tell the World (1934)
Associate Producer
Uncertain Lady (1934)
Associate Producer
Love Birds (1934)
Associate Producer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

After Office Hours (1935) - Where Do You Keep Your Airplane? Angry again with her high society friends, reluctant reporter Sharon (Constance Bennett) has escaped a chic New York riverside restaurant with her old school pal Tommy (Harvey Stephens), who himself is being drawn toward scandal, Robert Z. Leonard directing from Herman J. Mankiewicz’s script, in After Office Hours, 1935, starring Clark Gable.
After Office Hours (1935) - How Can I Get Drunk In Three Days? Pacey opening, Robert Z. Leonard directing from Herman J. Mankiewicz’s screenplay, introducing Connie (Constance) Bennett as columnist Sharon, entering a New York newsroom where we meet Stuart Erwin and Henry Travers, reporting to Clark Gable as editor Branch, the year after his reporter-turn in It Happened One Night, 1934, in After Office Hours, 1935.
After Office Hours (1935) - It's A Scroop! Put out because she was fired from her new job as music critic earlier that day, socialite Sharon (Constance Bennett) returns from the theater to find her mother (Billie Burke) being charmed by her editor Branch (Clark Gable), who also was there, and who now wants to hire her back for her society connections, in After Office Hours, 1935.
Trader Horn (1931) - You Made Her No Promise Horn (Harry Carey) and sidekick Peru (Duncan Renaldo) find the remains of missionary Edith (Olive Golden, Carey's wife) but resolve to carry on, on location at noisy Murchison Falls on the Nile in modern-day Uganda, in MGM's Trader Horn, 1931.
Trader Horn (1931) - We're White, Like Herself! Now captives of an especially hungry East African tribe, Horn (Harry Carey) and Peru (Duncan Renaldo) meet Nina (Edwina Booth), the captive they planned to rescue, who has become the chief, in MGM's Trader Horn, 1931.
Marianne (1929) - Au Revoir, Mon Cheri! Opening with the mobilization of France in the Great War, George Baxter is local Andre, Marion Davies his sweetheart and the title character, in her first talking feature, beginning in French, no less, in MGM’s Marianne, 1929.
Marianne (1929) - Hinky Dinky Parlez Vous After a montage indicating many years of war, Marion Davies (title character) in her French country village is more interested in her pig than in the bunch of American doughboys arriving, Cliff Edwards as Soapy, Benny Rubin as Sam, and Lawrence Gray as soon-smitten Stagg, in Marianne, 1929.
Marianne (1929) - I'm A War Orphan Too! The American soldiers (Cliff Edwards, Benny Rubin, and Lawrence Gray as the more ambitious Stagg) have finagled some food from French single-gal innkeeper Marion Davies (title character), whose fiancè hasn’t been heard from in years, and who begins to thaw a little, in Marianne, 1929.
More Than A Secretary - Stimulates The Liver Secretarial school owner Carol (Jean Arthur), working incognito at "Body And Brain" magazine, with fitness chief Ernest (Lionel Stander) and boss Fred (George Brent), in More Than A Secretary, 1936.
Captains Courageous (1937) - I Got New Kind Of Fish Spoiled schoolboy Harvey (Freddy Bartholomew) sailing to England, makes good on his boast that he could drink six ice-cream sodas, then topples overboard and meets Portugese fisherman Manuel (Spencer Tracy, his first scene), a key moment in MGM’s Captains Courageous, 1937.
Talk Of The Town, The (1942) - You Dance Divinely Judge Lightcap (Ronald Colman) has shaved his beard so that beautician Regina (Glenda Farrell) will not recognize him as he tiptoes into investigating the whereabouts of her presumably dead boyfriend, in George Stevens' The Talk Of The Town, 1942, co-starring Jean Arthur and Cary Grant.
Souls At Sea (1937) - Sir Walter Raleigh Only Offered His Cape Now an agent for the Brits against slave traders, Gary Cooper (as sailor Taylor), disembarking Liverpool, meets fetching Margaret (Frances Dee), who aims to detain her brother Lt. Tarryton (Henry Wilcoxon), not knowing of his scheme with Pecora (Tully Marshall), in Souls At Sea, 1937.

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