J. Grubb Alexander


Biography

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

The Hatchet Man (1932)
Screenwriter
So Big (1932)
Adaptation
The Mad Genius (1931)
Adaptation
The Road to Singapore (1931)
Screenplay and dial
Svengali (1931)
Screenplay and dial
Outward Bound (1930)
Adaptation
Sweet Kitty Bellairs (1930)
Screenwriter
General Crack (1930)
Scen
Moby Dick (1930)
Screenwriter
A Notorious Affair (1930)
Adaptation
Murder Will Out (1930)
Adaptation
Moby Dick (1930)
Dial
General Crack (1930)
Dial
Isle of Escape (1930)
Screenwriter
A Notorious Affair (1930)
Dial
Murder Will Out (1930)
Dial
Sweet Kitty Bellairs (1930)
Dial
Evidence (1929)
Scen
The Gamblers (1929)
Scen
The Gamblers (1929)
Dial
Evidence (1929)
Dial
Midnight Rose (1928)
Story
Freedom of the Press (1928)
Adaptation
The Man Who Laughs (1928)
Scen
Midnight Rose (1928)
Cont
Freedom of the Press (1928)
Cont
The Michigan Kid (1928)
Adaptation
The Chinese Parrot (1927)
Scen and Adapted
Rose of the Tenements (1926)
Adapted and cont
The Lone Wolf Returns (1926)
Scen
Remember (1926)
Adaptation
Secret Orders (1926)
Scen
The Lady From Hell (1926)
Adaptation
The Belle of Broadway (1926)
Scen
The Sea Wolf (1926)
Screenwriter
Breed of the Sea (1926)
Cont
Bigger Than Barnum's (1926)
Cont
The Belle of Broadway (1926)
Story
The Lady From Hell (1926)
Cont
The King of the Turf (1926)
Cont
The Midnight Flyer (1925)
Story
Passionate Youth (1925)
Scen
The Midnight Flyer (1925)
Cont
One Glorious Night (1924)
Story
The Rip-Tide (1923)
Story
Back to Yellow Jacket (1922)
Adaptation
Chain Lightning (1922)
Scen
Impulse (1922)
Scen
One Eighth Apache (1922)
Scen
Shattered Dreams (1922)
Scen
Belle of Alaska (1922)
Scen
Colleen of the Pines (1922)
Scen
Colleen of the Pines (1922)
Story
Belle of Alaska (1922)
Story
The Swamp (1921)
Scen
The Innocent Cheat (1921)
Adaptation
Not Guilty (1921)
Scen
The Mysterious Pearl (1921)
From Story
The Devil's Claim (1920)
Story and scen
The Third Woman (1920)
Scen
The Brand of Lopez (1920)
Scen
The Road to Divorce (1920)
Scen
The Purple Cipher (1920)
Scen
Moon Madness (1920)
Story
The Road to Divorce (1920)
Story
Old Dad (1920)
Scen
Moon Madness (1920)
Scen
The County Fair (1920)
Scen
The Purple Cypher (1920)
Screenwriter
The Screaming Shadow (1920)
From Story
The Thunderbolt (1919)
Scen
The Sneak (1919)
Story
The Trail of the Octopus (1919)
From Story
Maid O' the Storm (1918)
Scen
The Strange Woman (1918)
Scen
Kultur (1918)
Scen
Blue Blood (1918)
Scen
Shackled (1918)
Scen
Kultur (1918)
Story
The Gates of Doom (1917)
Scen
Fighting Mad (1917)
Story
The High Sign (1917)
Scen
The Phantom's Secret (1917)
Scen
The Plow Woman (1917)
Scen
Fear Not (1917)
Scen
The Scarlet Crystal (1917)
Scen
Fear Not (1917)
Story
The Charmer (1917)
Story
The Lash of Power (1917)
Scen
The Spotted Lily (1917)
Story
The Lash of Power (1917)
Story
The Voice on the Wire (1917)
Screenwriter
Mixed Blood (1916)
Scen
The Sign of the Poppy (1916)
Scen

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Hatchet Man, The (1932) - That Old Relic Toya (Loretta Young) and Wong (Edward G. Robinson) are about to get married when signs of an old-fashioned Chinese Tong war break out in San Francisco, in William A. Wellman's The Hatchet Man, 1932.
Hatchet Man, The (1932) - Find Someone Else! To his everlasting credit, Edward G. Robinson (as "Wong") does not attempt an accent, when confronted in his first scene with an awful order from his Tong boss (Dudley Digges) in William A. Wellman's The Hatchet Man, 1932.
Road To Singapore, The (1931) - Drunken Savages Dr. March (Louis Calhern), finding his betrothed has not been fetched from the boat, with his sister (Marian Marsh) goes seeking Philippa (Doris Kenyon), who has been taken in by ladies' man Dawltry (William Powell), at a fictional colonial outpost, in Road To Singapore, 1931.
Road To Singapore, The (1931) - Lonely Game Much talked about in opening scenes, William Powell (as notorious colonial womanizer "Hugh Dawltrey") is introduced, at sea with respectable and engaged socialite Philippa (Doris Kenyon), in Road To Singapore, 1931, from a Denise Robins novel.
Mad Genius, The (1931) - That Sensation Of Screaming 15 years on from his humble introduction, John Barrymore is now impresario Tsarakov, Luis Alberni his desperate dance director Serge, Marian Marsh (Barrymore’s co-star from Svengali) his principal Nana, Mae Madison and Carmel Myers as needier performers, in The Mad Genius, 1931.
Mad Genius, The (1931) - There Was A Strange Boy Freaky opening in the Warner Brothers-John Barrymore commercial follow-up to Svengali, the star operates a puppet act, assisted by Charles Butterworth, young Frankie Darro their only audience, pursued by a pre-Frankenstein Boris Karloff, Michael Curtiz directing, The Mad Genius,1931.
So Big (1932) - It's Your Father Thrifty Chicago finishing-school student Selina (Barbara Stanwyck) arrives home to discover that her beloved gambler father has met his end, early in William A. Wellman's So Big, 1932, from the Edna Ferber novel.
So Big (1932) - Fields Of Cabbages Selina (Barbara Stanwyck), the newly-arrived boarder and schoolteacher in a Dutch Midwestern village, gets to know her enraptured house-mate and potential student Roelf (Dick Winslow), in So Big, 1932, from the Edna Ferber novel.
So Big (1932) - You Top Notchers In the latter stages of director William A. Wellman's film, the now mature Dirk (Hardie Albright) is dazzled by the first appearance of artist Dallas (Bette Davis), in So Big, 1932, from the Edna Ferber novel.
Svengali (1931) - My Manufactured Love Now rich and famous, John Barrymore (title character) visits "Madame Svengali" (formerly "Trilby," Marian Marsh) and offers a soliloquy, in Archie Mayo's Svengali, 1931.
Svengali (1931) - I Had To Come The big scene for Anton Grot's set design, John Barrymore (title character) summons sleeping Trilby (Marian Marsh) who crosses Paris to him in her nightgown, in Svengali, 1931.
Svengali (1931) - My Funny Headaches Acting as nothing more than a quirky music teacher, John Barrymore (title character) drops in on Billee (Bramwell Fletcher) and Trilby (Marian Marsh), into whom he gets his hypnotic hooks, in Svengali, 1931.

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