Frank Butler


Screenwriter

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Flying Elephants (1927)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Weird Ones (1971)
Who Was That Lady? (1960)
Radio newscaster
Variety Girl (1947)
The Passionate Quest (1926)
Lord "Reggie" Towers
Made for Love (1926)
Freddie Waddams
30 Below Zero (1926)
Prof. Amos Hopkins
The Fighting Buckaroo (1926)
Percy M. Wellington
Compromise (1925)
Ole
Satan in Sables (1925)
Victor
The King of Wild Horses (1924)
The Self-Made Wife (1923)
Allerdyce
The Tiger's Claw (1923)
George Malvin, an inspector
Bluebeard's 8th Wife (1923)
Lord Henry Seville
The Call of the Wild (1923)
Hal
A Tailor Made Man (1922)
Theodore Jellicot
The Sheik (1921)
Sir Aubrey

Writer (Feature Film)

The Miracle (1959)
Screenwriter
Strange Lady in Town (1955)
Story and Screenplay
Road to Bali (1953)
Screenwriter
Road to Bali (1953)
Story
Fancy Pants (1950)
Contract Writer
Whispering Smith (1949)
Screenwriter
California (1947)
Screenwriter
The Perils of Pauline (1947)
Screenwriter
Golden Earrings (1947)
Screenwriter
Welcome Stranger (1947)
Story
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
From a Screenplay by
Incendiary Blonde (1945)
Original Screenplay
A Medal for Benny (1945)
Screenwriter
Going My Way (1944)
Screenwriter
China (1943)
Screenwriter
Hostages (1943)
Screenwriter
Road to Morocco (1942)
Original Screenplay
Wake Island (1942)
Screenwriter
Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942)
Screenwriter
My Favorite Blonde (1942)
Screenwriter
Road to Zanzibar (1941)
Screenwriter
Aloma of the South Seas (1941)
Screenwriter
Rangers of Fortune (1940)
Original Screenplay
I Want a Divorce (1940)
Screenwriter
Road to Singapore (1940)
Screenwriter
Untamed (1940)
Screenwriter
The Star Maker (1939)
Screenwriter
Paris Honeymoon (1939)
Screenwriter
Never Say Die (1939)
Screenwriter
Give Me a Sailor (1938)
Screenwriter
Tropic Holiday (1938)
Screenwriter
Tropic Holiday (1938)
Story
Waikiki Wedding (1937)
Screenwriter
Champagne Waltz (1937)
Screenwriter
Waikiki Wedding (1937)
Original Story
Princess Comes Across (1936)
Screenwriter
Strike Me Pink (1936)
Adapted and Screenplay
The Milky Way (1936)
Screenwriter
Vagabond Lady (1935)
Original Screenplay
Bonnie Scotland (1935)
Screenwriter
Coronado (1935)
Screenwriter
Babes in Toyland (1934)
Screenwriter
Search for Beauty (1934)
Screenwriter
Ladies Should Listen (1934)
Screenwriter
Girl Without a Room (1933)
Screenwriter
College Humor (1933)
Screenwriter
The Way to Love (1933)
Additional Dialogue
When a Fellow Needs a Friend (1932)
Cont and dial
Prosperity (1932)
Story
When a Feller Needs a Friend (1932)
Screenplay
This Modern Age (1931)
Dial cont
New Moon (1931)
Adaptation
Strictly Unconventional (1930)
Screenwriter
Those Three French Girls (1930)
Adaptation
Montana Moon (1930)
Story
Remote Control (1930)
Screenwriter
Montana Moon (1930)
Cont
Those Three French Girls (1930)
Cont
Untamed (1929)
Adaptation
China Bound (1929)
Story
Untamed (1929)
Cont
Just Married (1928)
Scen
The Big Killing (1928)
Scen
Just Married (1928)
Adaptation
No Man's Law (1927)
Scen

Life Events

1927

First film as writer "No Man's Law"

Videos

Movie Clip

College Humor (1933) - Colleen Of Killarney Mary Kornman is daffy co-ed Amber, inquiring with George Burns and Gracie Allen, who appear here unbidden in their first scene, using their own names, before their radio show, known mostly at the time for Paramount one-reelers, maneuvering into an un-credited song, in Paramount’s sprawling College Humor, 1933.
College Humor (1933) - Going My Way? Half hour into the picture, singing Professor Danvers (Bing Crosby) has just dismissed his class and we finally meet 4th-billed Mary Carlisle as much-discussed co-ed Barbara, who toys with the professor then with waiting football star Mondrake (Richard Arlen), in Paramount’s College Humor 1933.
Road To Morocco (1942) - Two Unidentified Stowaways Explosion at sea and a brief newscast montage surveying 1942 global politics, the introduction of Jeff (Bing Crosby) and Turkey (Bob Hope), opening the third "Road" movie, Road To Morocco.
Road To Morocco (1942) - You Can't Sell Me! Running up a tab in a local cafe, Jeff (Bing Crosby) realizes Turkey (Bob Hope) is a liquid asset, early in the third "Road" movie, Road To Morocco, 1942.
Strange Lady In Town (1955) - Look At That Red Hair! From the credits, a fitting line in this Western developed for Greer Garson, as lady doctor Julia, meeting cow-hand Wickstrom (Douglas Kennedy), Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez (his character, as it often was, a riff on his name) her aide, opening Strange Lady In Town, 1955, co-starring Dana Andrews.
Strange Lady In Town (1955) - They Call Him Billy Unpacking house in 1880's Santa Fe, Boston doctor Julia (Greer Garson) meets local "Spurs" (Lois Smith) who brings first patient Joe (Bob Foulk), accompanied by Nick Adams as one William Bonney, another generous Hollywood portrait of the murderous outlaw, early in Strange Lady In Town, 1955.
Strange Lady In Town (1955) - Is That The Proper Spirit? The morning after her arrival in 1880's Santa Fe, Boston doctor Julia (Greer Garson) receives her army officer brother David (Cameron Mitchell), accompanied by his orderly (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) and ubiquitous teen "Spurs" (Lois Smith), in Strange Lady In Town, 1955.
Road To Morocco (1942) - I'm Gonna Be A Pasha! Jeff (Bing Crosby) has gained entry to the palace where he discovers Turkey (Bob Hope) has become the consort of Princess Shalmar (Dorothy Lamour), in the third "Road" movie, Road To Morocco, 1942.
Road To Morocco (1942) - Moonlight Becomes You So Jeff (Bing Crosby) grabs his opportunity to serenade Princess Shalmar (Dorothy Lamour) with Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke's Moonlight Becomes You So, in Road To Morocco, 1942.
Road To Morocco (1942) - Search The Palace! Found out by Mullay Kasim (Anthony Quinn), Turkey (Bob Hope) and Jeff (Bing Crosby) attempt to hide out among the bobbing heads, in a famous routine from the third "Road" movie, Road To Morocco, 1942.
Road To Singapore (1940) - Open, Married Life From the opening credits, two sarcastic sailors (Bob Hope as "Ace," Bing Crosby as "Josh") are introduced in the very first scene from the very first "Road" movie, Road To Singapore, 1940, co-starring Dorothy Lamour.
Road To Singapore (1940) - No More Women! Having arrived in the South Seas and sworn off women, Ace (Bob Hope) and Josh (Bing Crosby) meet Mima (Dorothy Lamour) and dance partner Caesar (Anthony Quinn) in the first "road" movie, Road To Singapore, 1940.

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