Leon Gordon


Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Devil's Lottery (1932)
Dialogue Director
Annabelle's Affairs (1931)
Dialogue Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Sandra (1924)
Stephen Winslow
Adam and Eva (1923)
Clinton Dewitt

Writer (Feature Film)

Rogue's March (1953)
Writer
The Hour of 13 (1952)
Screenwriter
Kim (1951)
Screenwriter
White Cargo (1942)
Screenwriter
They Met in Bombay (1941)
Screenwriter
When Ladies Meet (1941)
Contract Writer
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
Screenwriter
I Love You Again (1940)
Original Story
Balalaika (1939)
Screenwriter
Society Lawyer (1939)
Screenwriter
A Yank at Oxford (1938)
Original Story
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937)
Screenwriter
A Day at the Races (1937)
Original Story
A Day at the Races (1937)
Screenwriter
His Brother's Wife (1936)
Screenwriter
The Unguarded Hour (1936)
Screenwriter
Age of Indiscretion (1935)
Screenwriter
Stolen Harmony (1935)
Screenwriter
The Bishop Misbehaves (1935)
Screenwriter
Stolen Harmony (1935)
Original Story
Woman Wanted (1935)
Contract Writer
Sequoia (1935)
Contr to dial
The Perfect Gentleman (1935)
Contract Writer
Mad Love (1935)
Contr to dial
Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934)
Screenwriter
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
Adaptation
Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934)
Original Story
When Ladies Meet (1933)
Screenwriter
King Kong (1933)
Contract Writer
Kongo (1932)
Screenwriter
Man About Town (1932)
Screenwriter
Freaks (1932)
Screenwriter
The Son-Daughter (1932)
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A Passport to Hell (1932)
Screenwriter
The Painted Woman (1932)
Screenwriter
Devil's Lottery (1932)
Contract Writer
Bachelor's Affairs (1932)
Revisions and addl dial
¿Conoces a tu mujer? (1931)
Screenwriter
Annabelle's Affairs (1931)
Adapted and dial
Their Mad Moment (1931)
Cont and dial
Mi último amor (1931)
Según la adaptación inglesa de [From the English adaptation by]
Merely Mary Ann (1931)
Contract Writer
The Spider (1931)
Contract Writer
Don't Bet on Women (1931)
Screenplay and dial
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931)
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Producer (Feature Film)

Rogue's March (1953)
Producer
Kim (1951)
Producer
That Forsyte Woman (1949)
Producer
The Green Years (1946)
Producer
Mrs. Parkington (1944)
Producer
Above Suspicion (1943)
Associate Producer
Keeper of the Flame (1942)
Associate Producer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

When Ladies Meet (1933) - One Of My Horses First scene, golfing, for Ann Harding (as "Claire"), being schmoozed by Jimmy (Robert Young), unhappy that his not-girlfriend, novelist Mary (Myrna Loy) is staying with her amorous publisher, Claire's husband (Frank Morgan), at the home of Bridget (Alice Brady), in When Ladies Meet, 1933.
When Ladies Meet (1933) - There Are Cousins And Cousins Jimmy (Robert Montgomery) has contrived to arrive with Claire (Ann Harding), posing as his "cousin" and date, annoying his hoped-for girlfriend, novelist Mary (Myrna Loy), who doesn't know she's the wife of her lusty publisher, Alice Brady their hostess, in When Ladies Meet, 1933.
When Ladies Meet (1933) - The Human Eel Opening scenes, Robert Montgomery as newsman "Jimmy" performing a stunt to impress novelist Mary (Myrna Loy) to no avail, her friend Bridget (Alice Brady) and gigolo (Martin Burton) happening by, in the first production of When Ladies Meet, 1933, from the Rachel Crothers play.
Kongo (1932) - The Swamp Is Wholesome Compared To You Having sent an assistant in a goofy mask to frighten the simple natives, Walter Huston as crippled ivory trader Flint abuses Virginia Bruce as Ann, the daughter of a rival whom he snatched years earlier from a convent school, his mistress Lupe Velez asking mercy, in MGM’s nasty pre-Code Kongo, 1932.
Kongo (1932) - Suck Lemons Joining the first conversation between crippled vengeful African ivory trader-bandit Flint (Walter Huston) and drunken/addicted doctor Kingsland (Conrad Nagel), joined by his crony Cookie (Forrester Harvey), and his mistress (Lupe Velez), hatching a plot, in MGM’s Kongo, 1932.
Kongo (1932) - Have You Ever Seen Such An Adonis? Opening MGM’s pre-Code dark jungle revenge-exploitation drama, Walter Huston is Flint, with aides Cookie and Hogan (Forrester Harvey, Mitchell Lewis) Lupe Velez his mistress Tula, his motives not yet clear but his character well-drawn, William Cowen directing, in Kongo, 1932.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) - I Own A Mountain Her first flashback, Greer Garson as the then-unmarried, brunette title character Susie, Walter Pidgeon as Parkington, wealthy New York mine-owner, arriving at the Nevada boarding house of her mother (Mary Servoss), confronted by a chippy miner (Charles Cane), in MGM's Mrs. Parkington, 1944.
Last Of Mrs. Cheyney, The (1937) - Charming And Popular Joan Crawford (title character), runs an English charity auction, Lords Kelton (Frank Morgan) and Dilling (Robert Montgomery) competing, butler Charles (William Powell, his first appearance) assisting, the Duchess (Jessie Ralph) impressed, in The Last Of Mrs. Cheyney, 1937.
Last Of Mrs. Cheyney, The (1937) - Getting A Conscience Hostess Fay (Joan Crawford) with "servants" (Wallis Clark, Melville Cooper, Sara Haden) after the guests have left, revealing their game as butler and ringleader Charles (William Powell) joins, in The Last Of Mrs. Cheyney, 1937.
Freaks (1932) - Living Breathing Monstrosities In the sometimes forgotten prologue, the barker (Murray Kinnell) lures spectators, then director Tod Browning introduces Hans and Freida (Harry and Daisy Earles) and the already evil-seeming "Cleopatra" (Olga Balaclova), in the eventually influential box-office flop Freaks, 1932.
Don't Bet On Women (1931) - I Swallowed A Fish Roger (Edmund Lowe) and Chip (J.M. Kerrigan) are about to go yachting, to get away from women in general, when Kentuckian Tallulah (Una Merkel) swims by, pre-Code innuendo ensuing, early in director William K. Howard’s Don’t Bet On Women, co-starring Jeanette MacDonald.
Don't Bet On Women (1931) - That Bet Is On! Offended lawyer and host Drake (Roland Young) is upset at his client and guest Fallon (Edmund Lowe) for suggesting he could seduce any woman, proposing a bet into which his own virtuous wife (Jeanette MacDonald) unknowingly walks, the main premise, in Don’t Bet On Women, 1931

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