Paul Yawitz



Life Events


First film as co-writer, "They Wanted to Marry"


Joined the "Beverly Hills Courier" as short storyist and restaurant columnist




Movie Clip

Crashing Hollywood (1938) -- (Movie Clip) My Husband Is A Criminologist Herman (Paul Guilfoyle) and wife Goldie (Lee Patrick) think they’re hijacking Winston (Lee Tracy) for a suitcase full of bonds on the train, but they find out it was just his inflated sense of the value of his manuscripts, and neighbor Barbara (Joan Woodbury) needn’t have worried, in Crashing Hollywood, 1938.
Crashing Hollywood (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Who's Your Leading Man? Goldie (Lee Patrick), has just picked up Herman (Paul Guilfoyle) from prison, and at the station they meet star Lee Tracy, seeking but not getting insurance for his briefcase, then he meets Barbara (Joan Woodbury), headed for the big time, in RKO’s Crashing Hollywood, 1938.
Affairs Of Annabel, The (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Adapted From The Hungarian Working with her gym coach (Maurice Cass), movie star Annabel (Lucile Ball) receives publicist Lanny (Jack Oakie), who aims to trick her into taking a job as a maid to prepare for her next role, his scheme soon uncovered, in RKO’s The Affairs Of Annabel, 1938.
Affairs Of Annabel, The (1938) -- (Movie Clip) All Women Are Alike Now posing as a domestic called "Mary," movie star Annabel (Lucille Ball) shows incognito gangsters (Anthony Warde, Edward Marr) to their room, then meets smitten teen Robert (Lee Van Atta), in The Affairs Of Annabel, 1938.
Affairs Of Annabel, The (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Stick You In The Pen! Opening scenes, nutty press agent Morgan (Jack Oakie) persuades studio chief Webb (Bradley Page) and malcontent movie star Annabel (Lucille Ball) that she should go to prison for publicity, in The Affairs Of Annabel, 1938.
Breakfast For Two (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Did I Bring Anything Else Home? Joining butler Butch (Eric Blore) on his journey through many gaudy rooms, he is surprised at first to find Barbara Stanwyck in his master’s shower, then not surprised to find Herbert Marshall, worse for wear, still in his evening clothes, opening Breakfast For Two, 1937.
Breakfast For Two (1937) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Smash You Against The Rocks! Shipping heir Jonathan (Herbert Marshall) refuses consolation (from Etienne Girardot) over losing his firm, angrier still to find his one-night-stand Val (Barbara Stanwyck), secretly smitten with him and in league with his butler (Eric Blore), is behind it, Breakfast For Two, 1937.
Louisiana Hayride -- (Movie Clip) Opening, Judy Opening credits from the Columbia Pictures Judy Canova vehicle Louisiana Hayride, 1944, followed by introduction of Judy (as Judy "Crocker") and her aunt and uncle (Walter Baldwin, Jessie Arnold).