Grover Jones


Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Hell and High Water (1933)
Director
God of Mankind (1928)
Director
Unknown Dangers (1926)
Director
Thrilling Youth (1926)
Director
A Gentleman Roughneck (1925)
Director
Heir-Loons (1925)
Director
Curses (1925)
Director
Speed King (1923)
Director
Slow as Lightning (1923)
Director
Putting It Over (1922)
Director
Taking Chances (1922)
Director
The Unknown (1921)
Director

Writer (Feature Film)

The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
From a Screenplay by
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941)
Screenwriter
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941)
Story
Dark Command (1940)
Screenwriter
Captain Caution (1940)
Screenwriter
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Adaptation
The Underpup (1939)
Screenwriter
Captain Fury (1939)
Original Screenplay
Unmarried (1939)
Story
Lucky Night (1939)
Screenwriter
The Buccaneer (1938)
Contr to Screenplay const and dial
Souls at Sea (1937)
Screenwriter
52nd Street (1937)
Screenwriter
The Plainsman (1937)
Contr to Screenplay const
The Milky Way (1936)
Screenwriter
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)
Screenwriter
One Way Ticket (1935)
Adaptation
Annapolis Farewell (1935)
Adaptation
Collegiate (1935)
Contr to Screenplay const
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
Adaptation
Two for Tonight (1935)
Contr to trmt
Behold My Wife! (1934)
Screenwriter
You Belong to Me (1934)
Adaptation
Limehouse Blues (1934)
Contr to Screenplay const
Hell and High Water (1933)
Screenwriter
One Sunday Afternoon (1933)
Screenwriter
The Broken Wing (1932)
Screenwriter
Lady and Gent (1932)
[Wrt] by
Strangers in Love (1932)
Screenwriter
Trouble in Paradise (1932)
Adaptation
If I Had a Million (1932)
[Adapted "Prologue" and "Grandma"]
Sky Bride (1932)
Screenwriter
Gun Smoke (1931)
Story
Rich Man's Folly (1931)
Screenwriter
Huckleberry Finn (1931)
Screenwriter
Touchdown! (1931)
Screenwriter
Ladies of the Big House (1931)
Screenwriter
The Conquering Horde (1931)
Screenwriter
Dude Ranch (1931)
Screenwriter
Tropenn├Ąchte (1931)
Story
Love Among the Millionaires (1930)
Adaptation
The Light of Western Stars (1930)
Adaptation
Young Eagles (1930)
Scen
Tom Sawyer (1930)
Screenwriter
Dangerous Paradise (1930)
Screenwriter
Burning Up (1930)
Scen
Derelict (1930)
Screenwriter
Burning Up (1930)
Story
Dangerous Paradise (1930)
Dial
Young Eagles (1930)
Dial
Burning Up (1930)
Dial
The Mighty (1929)
Adaptation
The Mighty (1929)
Dial
Partners in Crime (1928)
Screenwriter
Wife Savers (1928)
Screenwriter
Take Me Home (1928)
Story
What a Night (1928)
Story
Partners in Crime (1928)
Story
The Big Killing (1928)
Story
Hot News (1928)
Adaptation
Grinning Guns (1927)
Scen
Wedding Bill$ (1927)
Screenwriter
Grinning Guns (1927)
Story
Figures Don't Lie (1927)
Adaptation
She's a Sheik (1927)
Screenwriter
Wedding Bill$ (1927)
Story
The Gay Defender (1927)
Story
The Windjammer (1926)
Scen
Thrilling Youth (1926)
Scen
The Hollywood Reporter (1926)
Scen
Speed Cop (1926)
Scen
The Merry Cavalier (1926)
Story
The Fighting Doctor (1926)
Scen
Speed Crazed (1926)
Scen
The Boaster (1926)
Scen
Doubling With Danger (1926)
Scen
Cupid's Knockout (1926)
Scen
Unknown Dangers (1926)
Writer
Cupid's Knockout (1926)
Story
Speed Cop (1926)
Story
The Fighting Doctor (1926)
Story
The Shadow of the Law (1926)
Scen
The Merry Cavalier (1926)
Cont
The Hollywood Reporter (1926)
Story
The Patent Leather Pug (1926)
From Story
Goat Getter (1925)
Scen
Going the Limit (1925)
Scen
Easy Going Gordon (1925)
Scen
He Who Laughs Last (1925)
Story
Once in a Lifetime (1925)
Scen
A Gentleman Roughneck (1925)
Writer
The Fear Fighter (1925)
Story
Heir-Loons (1925)
Scen
The Canvas Kisser (1925)
Story
Too Much Youth (1925)
Scen
Going the Limit (1925)
Story
Putting It Over (1922)
Scen
Putting It Over (1922)
Story

Producer (Feature Film)

Heir-Loons (1925)
Producer

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

A Private's Affair (1959)
Best boy
South Pacific (1958)
Juicer
One Million B.C. (1940)
Addl narr

Production Companies (Feature Film)

Captain Caution (1940)
Company

Writer (Short)

The Pride Of Pikeville (1927)
Writer
A Harem Knight (1926)
Writer
Smith's Picnic (1926)
Writer (Uncredited)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

One Sunday Afternoon (1933) - All The Girls Were Kinda Crazy About Me At a turn-of-the-century amusement park, in flashback, bachelors Hugo and Biff (Neil Hamilton, Gary Cooper) have a loose appointment to meet the girls they will later marry, local belle Virginia (Fay Wray) and shy friend Amy (Frances Fuller), in One Sunday Afternoon, 1933.
Abe Lincoln In Illinois (1940) - Get Them Pigs! Offut (Harlan Briggs) with Abe (Raymond Massey) and pals guiding their boat downriver with pigs, a mishap, and the hero meets Ann Rutledge (Mary Howard), a citizen of New Salem, early in Abe Lincoln In Illinois, 1940, from Robert E. Sherwood's play and screenplay.
Abe Lincoln In Illinois (1940) - Ignorance Is No Obstacle Mourning Abe (Raymond Massey) departs New Salem to begin his legislative career, ending it in the following scene which introduces friendly rival Stephen Douglas (Gene Lockhart), in director John Cromwell's Abe Lincoln In Illinois, 1940, from Robert E. Sherwood's play and screenplay.
Abe Lincoln In Illinois (1940) - New Champion Town bully Jack (Howard da Silva) struts before citizens including Ann Rutledge (Mary Howard), eventually luring new-in-town Abe (Raymond Massey) into fisticuffs, early in Abe Lincoln In Illinois, 1940, from the Robert E. Sherwood play.
Abe Lincoln In Illinois (1940) - Self Made Man At a party hosted by the Edwards (Harvey Stephens, Dorothy Tree), we meet Mary Todd (Ruth Gordon), pursued by Douglas (Gene Lockhart), until Abe (Raymond Massey), with Joshua Speed (Minor Watson), arrives, in Abe Lincoln In Illinois, 1940.
Captain Caution (1940) - She's A Pirate! 1812, headed home to Maine from the Orient, handsome sailor Dan (Victor Mature) not quite sure what to do with the captain's daughter Corunna (Louise Platt), her father (Robert Barrat) intruding as an unknown ship approaches, early in the low-rent Hal Roach swashbuckler Captain Caution, 1940.
One Sunday Afternoon (1933) - Leave Your Husbands Alone Nifty opening shot from director Stephen Roberts, in the first movie version of the play that became The Strawberry Blonde (1941) and a 1948 musical re-make, Gary Cooper is small-town dentist Biff, Roscoe Karnes his pal “Snappy Downer,” in Paramount’s One Sunday Afternoon, 1933.
Souls At Sea (1937) - Sir Walter Raleigh Only Offered His Cape Now an agent for the Brits against slave traders, Gary Cooper (as sailor Taylor), disembarking Liverpool, meets fetching Margaret (Frances Dee), who aims to detain her brother Lt. Tarryton (Henry Wilcoxon), not knowing of his scheme with Pecora (Tully Marshall), in Souls At Sea, 1937.
Souls At Sea (1937) - To Sleep, Perchance To Dream In a flashback from his Philadelphia trial in 1842, we find Gary Cooper as sailor Taylor, with his mate Powdah (George Raft), unhappy about the conduct of their captain (Stanley Fields) on their slave ship off West Africa, Henry Hathaway directing Paramount’s Souls At Sea, 1937.
Souls At Sea (1937) - Stench Of The Slave Deck Gary Cooper as Taylor and George Raft as Powdah enjoy a sea shanty in the brig when Tarryton (Henry Wilcoxon), who’s up to his neck in nefarious slave trade, offers an apology for his unfounded accusations leading to their arrest, really just protecting his interest, in Souls At Sea, 1937.
Souls At Sea (1937) - Such Unmitigated Atrocity Director Henry Hathaway’s opening, George Zucco, whom we’ll learn is a British agent, Porter Hall as the prosecutor, Gary Cooper in the dock, Frances Dee a complainant, but there’s more to it, in Souls At Sea, 1937, based on the of historic wreck of the William Brown.
Girl, A Guy And A Gob, A (1941) - MIdget-Minded Stuffed-Shirt Lucille Ball as secretary Dot, thrilled to be called as a sub for the boss at her new job, not knowing he (Edmond O'Brien as Herrick) is the “guy” she inconvenienced at the opera the night before, Frank McGlynn his smarmy aide, in A Girl, A Guy And A Gob, 1941, co-starring George Murphy.

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