William Jacobs


Biography

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

Sergeant Murphy (1938)
Screenwriter
Penrod and His Twin Brother (1938)
Screenwriter
Over the Goal (1937)
Screenwriter
Dance Charlie Dance (1937)
Screenwriter
Talent Scout (1937)
Screenwriter
God's Country and the Woman (1937)
Contr to Screenplay const
Smart Blonde (1937)
Contr to dial
Over the Goal (1937)
Original Story
Treachery Rides the Range (1936)
Story and Screenplay
Down the Stretch (1936)
Story and Screenplay by
Song of the Saddle (1936)
Story and Screenplay
Hot Money (1936)
Screenwriter
The Big Noise (1936)
Screenwriter
Isle of Fury (1936)
Screenwriter
Swell-Head (1935)
Screenwriter
Moonlight on the Prairie (1935)
Story and Screenplay
The Unwelcome Stranger (1935)
Screenwriter
The Unwelcome Stranger (1935)
Story
Night of Terror (1933)
Screenwriter

Producer (Feature Film)

By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
Producer
Calamity Jane (1953)
Producer
April in Paris (1953)
Producer
About Face (1952)
Producer
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952)
Producer
Close to My Heart (1951)
Producer
Lullaby of Broadway (1951)
Producer
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)
Producer
On Moonlight Bay (1951)
Producer
Tea for Two (1950)
Producer
Rocky Mountain (1950)
Producer
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950)
Producer
Montana (1950)
Producer
Look for the Silver Lining (1949)
Producer
The Story of Seabiscuit (1949)
Producer
April Showers (1948)
Producer
Whiplash (1948)
Producer
Love and Learn (1947)
Producer
My Wild Irish Rose (1947)
Producer
Nora Prentiss (1947)
Producer
The Beast with Five Fingers (1947)
Producer
The Verdict (1946)
Producer
Never Say Goodbye (1946)
Producer
Shadow of a Woman (1946)
Producer
Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Producer
Conflict (1945)
Producer
Too Young to Know (1945)
Producer
Danger Signal (1945)
Producer
Crime by Night (1944)
Producer
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)
Producer
Find the Blackmailer (1943)
Producer
The Gorilla Man (1943)
Producer
The Mysterious Doctor (1943)
Producer
Adventure in Iraq (1943)
Producer
Spy Ship (1942)
Producer
Always in My Heart (1942)
Associate Producer
The Great Mr. Nobody (1941)
Associate Producer
Father's Son (1941)
Associate Producer
Strange Alibi (1941)
Associate Producer
The Case of the Black Parrot (1941)
Associate Producer
Here Comes Happiness (1941)
Associate Producer
Three Sons O'Guns (1941)
Associate Producer
The Nurse's Secret (1941)
Associate Producer
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)
Associate Producer
Underground (1941)
Associate Producer
Passage from HongKong (1941)
Associate Producer
Shadows on the Stairs (1941)
Associate Producer
Bullets for O'Hara (1941)
Associate Producer
A Shot in the Dark (1941)
Associate Producer
Ladies Must Live (1940)
Associate Producer
South of Suez (1940)
Associate Producer
Calling All Husbands (1940)
Associate Producer
Money and the Woman (1940)
Associate Producer
She Couldn't Say No (1940)
Associate Producer
Flowing Gold (1940)
Associate Producer
River's End (1940)
Associate Producer
Always a Bride (1940)
Associate Producer
Father Is a Prince (1939)
Associate Producer

Writer (Short)

Wagon Wheels West (1943)
Writer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Conflict (1945) - You're Walking Without Help! Kathryn (Rose Hobart) driving to a mountain retreat, surprised to find injured husband Richard (Humphrey Bogart) awaiting her, a fulfilling murder scene by director Curtis Bernhardt in Conflict, 1945.
Nora Prentiss (1947) - The Little Woman's Away Finishing her number, night club singer Ann Sheridan (title character), with her straight-laced new physician Talbott (Kent Smith), grows skeptical, then apologetic, introducing her boss (Robert Alda), then sampling a tune by M.K. Jerome and Jack Scholl, in Nora Prentiss, 1947.
Nora Prentiss (1947) - I Don't Have To Dance Before an evening out, mild Dr. Talbot (Kent Smith) expresses frustration to his wife (Rosemary DeCamp) then, working on the weekend, is surprised when singer Ann Sheridan (title character), whom he treated after a minor accident, stops by to consult, in Nora Prentiss,1947.
Tea For Two (1950) - I Know That You Know First scene for the star, Doris Day as heiress "Nanette," with pals Jimmy (Gordon MacRae) on piano and Tommy (Gene Nelson), dance instructor, song by Jimmy Van Heusen and Irving Caesar, from Tea For Two, 1950.
April Showers (1948) - Can't Make Empty Seats Laugh! Opening from a screenplay by Peter Milne based on a story by the vaudevillian turned radio and Broadway raconteur Joe Laurie Jr., introducing leads Jack Carson and Ann Sothern as the fictional “Two Tymes,” performing a chestnut by Percy Wenrich and Edward Madden, in Warner Bros.’ April Showers, 1948.
April Showers (1948) - Have A Cigar! Vaudeville stars since their son Buster (Robert Ellis) joined their act, the Tymes (Jack Carson, Ann Sothern) arrive for their big gig in New York and find out from Barnes (Joseph Crehan) that they’re not legal, Billy Curtis walking in with the solution, and Mel Blanc providing the nutty dubbed voice, in Warner Bros.’ April Showers, 1948.
April Showers (1948) - Small Tyme! In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, Robert “Bobby” Ellis in his first scene in a performance that won him a rare “special certificate” citation from the A.M.P.A.S, as precocious Buster “Small” Tyme, home from military school to his vaudevillian parents’ (Jack Carson, Ann Sothern) hotel, S.Z. Sakall the proprietor, in April Showers, 1948.
Sundowners, The (1960) - Never Use A Woman Cook Aussie Ida (Deborah Kerr) and son Sean (Michael Anderson Jr.) are trying to persuade dad Paddy (Robert Mitchum) to take a steadier sheep-shearing job, colleague Rupert (Peter Ustinov) joining as they meet hiring chief Quinlan (Chips Rafferty), in Fred Zinnemann's The Sundowners, 1960.
April In Paris (1952) - I'm Gonna Ring The Bell Tipsy diplomat Sam (Ray Bolger), has abandoned efforts to restrain showgirl Ethel (Doris Day) on the boat to France, instead launching his tap reprise of the song by Vernon Duke and Sammy Cahn, in April In Paris, 1952.
April In Paris (1952) - Life Is Such A Pleasure Imagining himself president, bumbling diplomat S. Winthrop Putnam (Ray Bolger) launches into a specialty tune by Vernon Duke and E.Y. Harburg, Leroy Prinz the credited choreographer, in the Warner Bros. musical April In Paris, 1952, starring Doris Day.
April In Paris (1952) - It Must Be Good Nervous diplomat Sam (Ray Bolger) on Broadway on state department business, discovers showgirl Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson (Doris Day), whom he's accidentally arranged to send to Paris, in a number with a song by Vernon Duke and Sammy Cahn, early in April In Paris, 1952.
Calamity Jane (1953) - Deadwood Stage Full throttle opening, original tune by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster, Chubby Johnson is the driver and Howard Keel appears as Wild Bill but all are spectators to the star, Doris Day in the title role in the 1953 Warner Bros. hit Calamity Jane.

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