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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Edge of Eternity (1959) as Story
A modern-day western follows a Midwestern sheriff''s deputy on the trail of a murderer who killed a gold trader and sold the stash to Mexico. The crazy pursuit involves hostage taking, a Thunderbird, and a climactic encounter at the Grand Canyon.
2.
It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) as Contr to dial and on spec seq
Two homeless men move into a mansion while its owners are wintering in the South.
3.
Mr. District Attorney (1947) as Adaptation
4.
A Close Call for Boston Blackie (1946) as Screenwriter
A reformed thief fights to clear himself of murder charges.
5.
Prison Ship (1945) as Screenwriter
6.
The Beautiful Cheat (1945) as Screenwriter
7.
The Falcon in San Francisco (1945) as Screenwriter
A society sleuth enlists a little girl's help in nabbing a mob of silk smugglers.
8.
He Hired the Boss (1943) as Screenwriter
Hubert Wilkins (Stuart Erwin), a bookkeeper for Mr. Bates (Thurston Hall) by day and an air raid warden by night, patrols the district where his boss' warehouse is located, and finds two employees removing raw silk stocks. They say they are working under Bates' orders and brush him off. Hubert wants to marry Emily Conway (Elelyn Venable), company secretary, but can't see how he can afford it since he has loaned a salesman, Fuller (Chick Chandler), $400 with deeds to four lots as security. Don Bates (William T. Orr), son of the boss, is engaged to Emily's sister Sally (Vivian Blaine) though his father disapproves. He and Emily encourage Sally and Don to elope. Hubert, a little tipsy, buys two more lots from Fuller and goes to Bates' home and asks for a raise. He is fired and, the next morning, Emily also for helping Don to elope. Hubert discovers that the lots he bought are worth $100,000 and, unknown to Bates, buys the company. While on warden duty that night, he discovers that the two employees he previously saw taking silk from the warehouse are actually stealing it.
9.
The Great Mr. Nobody (1941) as Screenwriter
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
10.
The Smiling Ghost (1941) as Contr to scr const
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
11.
Thieves Fall Out (1941) as Screenwriter
A young man tries to rescue his grandmother from kidnappers.
12.
Pride of the Navy (1939) as Screenwriter
13.
I Was a Convict (1939) as Screenwriter
14.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) as Contr to trmt
A frantic radio producer must find the perfect Little Miss America for an advertiser's national program and discovers her in his country neighbor.
15.
That I May Live (1937) as Screenwriter
16.
Ready, Willing and Able (1937) as Contr to trmt
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.
17.
Sing and Be Happy (1937) as Orig scr
18.
Woman-Wise (1937) as Screenwriter
Tracey Browne (Michael Whalen), sports editor of the "Globe", leanrs that fight promoter Richards (Alan Dinehart) and Stevens (Douglas Fowley), sports editor of the "Dispatch", are conducting a boxing racket that victimizes down-and-out, has-been fighters, and he denounces them in his column. He gives Alice Fuller (Richelle Hudson),daughter of one of the fighters (Pat Flaherty) whom he aids , the job of following young Clint De Witt (John Beck), son of the "Globe's" owner, to see that he sticks to his job. Browne, who has fallen in love with Alice, thinks it is Clint she loves. In their effort to get Browne for his meddling, Richards and Stevens strike at him through Clint.
19.
Sing Me a Love Song (1937) as Contr to scr const
A playboy turns over a new leaf and starts from the bottom of the family business.
20.
Danger - Love at Work (1937) as Screenwriter
A young lawyer is unable to get a family to sign a land sale contract until their daughter falls in love with him.
21.
Brides Are Like That (1936) as Screenwriter
A young man uses flattery to beat out a romantic rival.
22.
Flying Hostess (1936) as Contract Writer
23.
Nobody's Fool (1936) as Story
24.
The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935) as Screenwriter
Perry Mason tries to stay on the wagon while investigating the murder of a crooked beauty contest promoter.
25.
Bright Lights (1935) as Adaptation
Husband-and-wife vaudeville stars separate when success goes to his head.
26.
Going Highbrow (1935) as Additional Dialogue
A nouveau riche couple try to break into high society.
27.
The White Cockatoo (1935) as Screenwriter
Crooks and killers try to stop a young woman from proving her claim to an inheritance.
28.
Here Comes the Navy (1934) as Story
A cocky naval cadet clashes with an old friend serving with him.
29.
Here Comes the Navy (1934) as Screenwriter
A cocky naval cadet clashes with an old friend serving with him.
30.
Big Hearted Herbert (1934) as Screenwriter
A plumber''''s business success makes him neglect his family.
31.
Upper World (1934) as Screenwriter
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
32.
Babbitt (1934) as Additional Dialogue
A small-town businessman bumbles into blackmail and a real-estate swindle.
33.
The Case of the Howling Dog (1934) as Screenwriter
Perry Mason gets caught between feuding neighbors who claim to be married to the same woman.
34.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) as Dial
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
35.
Picture Snatcher (1933) as Dial
An ex-con brings his crooked ways to a job as a news photographer.
36.
The Silk Express (1933) as Screenwriter
A young silk importer fights off threats to his cargo during a perilous train ride.
37.
Goodbye Again (1933) as Screenwriter
An author''''s reunion with an old flame angers the secretary who loves him.
38.
Lady Killer (1933) as Screenwriter
A criminal on the run becomes a Hollywood movie star.
39.
Lucky Devils (1933) as Screenwriter
Two Hollywood stuntmen compete for the same pretty extra.
40.
Girl Missing (1933) as Dial
A new bride disappears from her honeymoon hotel the same night a dead body pops up.
41.
Rackety Rax (1932) as Screenwriter
42.
What Price Hollywood? (1932) as Screenwriter
A drunken director whose career is fading helps a waitress become a Hollywood star.
43.
Is My Face Red? (1932) as Screenwriter
A gossip columnist witnesses a gangland killing.
44.
The Half Naked Truth (1932) as Story
A carnival pitch man turns a sideshow dancer into an overnight sensation.
45.
Masked Emotions (1929) as Scen
46.
The River Pirate (1928) as Scen

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