Oliver H. P. Garrett


Biography

Oliver H P Garrett was known for his creative screenwriting skills. H P Garrett worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Chinatown Nights" (1929), "For the Defense" (1930) and "Street of Chance" (1930). He also contributed to "The Dragnet" (1928), "The Texan" (1930) starring Gary Cooper and "Three Faces East" with Constance Bennett (1930). Towar...

Biography

Oliver H P Garrett was known for his creative screenwriting skills. H P Garrett worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Chinatown Nights" (1929), "For the Defense" (1930) and "Street of Chance" (1930). He also contributed to "The Dragnet" (1928), "The Texan" (1930) starring Gary Cooper and "Three Faces East" with Constance Bennett (1930). Toward the end of his career, H P Garrett wrote the George Raft comedy "She Couldn't Take It" (1935), "Her Husband Lies" (1937) and "Underground" (1941). He also appeared in "Flight For Freedom" (1943). H P Garrett last worked on the western "Duel in the Sun" (1947) with Jennifer Jones. H P Garrett passed away in February 1952 at the age of 58.

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Dead Reckoning (1947) — (Movie Clip) I’ve Got To Tell Somebody Opening with Humphrey Bogart in flight in a dark but Southern city, John Cromwell directing him to a church where we learn he’s ex-paratrooper Rip and James Bell is sky-diving priest Logan, but the story, for now, is about Johnny (William Prince), in Dead Reckoning, 1947, also starring Lizabeth Scott.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) - Skip it, Kid Old pal and gangster Blackie (Clark Gable) visits the new D-A Jim (William Powell), with lots of catching-up to do, in W.S. Van Dyke's Manhattan Melodrama, 1934, from a script by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Oliver H.P. Garrett.
Four Feathers, The (1939) - Plenty For Other Men The four young officers introduced as adults, Ralph Richardson as Captain John, John Clements, Jack Allen and Donald Gray as lieutenants Harry, Willoughby and Peter, tension as their mission to Egypt is revealed, in Zoltan Korda's version of the A.E.W. Mason novel, The Four Feathers, 1939.
Four Feathers, The (1939) - If We Were Free London, 1895, Harry (John Clements) discovers his miscalculation, wife Ethne (June Duprez) not welcoming his resignation from the army, her father (C. Aubrey Smith) just returned from seeing off his comrades, who have sent a message, a pivotal moment in Zoltan Korda's The Four Feathers, 1939.
Four Feathers, The (1939) - Captain Durrance British Captain Durrance (Ralph Richardson) on patrol in the Sudan, locates the enemy but fails to make it back to warn his colleagues, director Zoltan Korda shooting in Technicolor on the genuine location, in The Four Feathers, 1939.
Night Nurse (1931) - Slip Off Your Dress Savvy Maloney (Joan Blondell) is impressed to learn that new hire Lora (Barbara Stanwyck) wasn't working an angle with the chief surgeon, intern Eagan (Edward Nugent) on hand for the first of director William A. Wellman's many disrobing scenes, in the pre-Code drama Night Nurse, 1931,
Night Nurse (1931) - A Lady Needs A Little Assistance First night at a dodgy after-hours gig, Lora (Barbara Stanwyck) gets assaulted twice, by a sloppy drunk (Walter McGrail) who seeks her help with the plastered mother (Blanche Frederici) of her charges, then by Nick (Clark Gable, his first scene), who's clearly not just the chauffeur, in William A. Wellman's Night Nurse, 1931.
Four Feathers, The (1939) - To Be A Soldier And A Coward Englishman Harry (John Clements), resigned from his army commission, confides to Dr. Sutton (Frederick Culley) that he believes his former comrades were correct to send him feathers signifying his cowardice, in Zoltan Korda's definitive 1939 version of A.E.W. Mason's novel, The Four Feathers.
Four Feathers, The (1939) - Go To The Devil Alone! Captain Durrance (Ralph Richardson) in the Sudan, coming-to but blinded by the sun, realizing his command has been wiped out, unaware that he's being rescued by his disguised and disgraced old friend Harry (John Clements) in Zoltan Korda's The Four Feathers, 1939. Korda's The Four Feathers, 1939.
Story Of Temple Drake, The (1933) - She Came With That Drunk Bootlegger Goodwin (Irving Pichel) considers assaulting car-wreck refugee Temple (Miriam Hopkins) until his wife (Florence Eldridge) steps in, then her drunken date (William Collier Jr.) tries to protect her from another thug, Trigger (Jack La Rue) lurking, in The Story Of Temple Drake, 1933.
Story Of Temple Drake, The (1933) - It's Like There Were Two Me's Temple (Miriam Hopkins) at the dance, first with grand-dad (Guy Standing) and spurned suitor Stephen (William Gargan), then Bob (Grady Sutton), then Toddy (William Collier Jr.) who brought her, explaining herself, in The Story Of Temple Drake, 1933, from the William Faulkner novel.
Story Of Temple Drake, The (1933) - Are They Back Yet Full-on Southern horror, even in this sanitized version of William Faulkner's novel Sanctuary, Temple (Miriam Hopkins) after her first night with the bootleggers, when Trigger (Jack La Rue) sneaks up on her hillbilly guardian Tommy (James Eagles), in The Story Of Temple Drake, 1933.

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