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Arthur Phillips

Arthur Phillips


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Writer (feature film)

Love, Honor and Goodbye (1945) as Screenwriter
Delightfully Dangerous (1945) as Screenwriter
Out of This World (1945) as Screenwriter
After struggling to become a success, Betty Miller and her all-girl orchestra finally hit pay dirt when crooner Herbie Fenton comes on board. Problems arise when Betty and her girls try to find backers to invest in Herbie and they sell 125 percent of him.
Rainbow Island (1944) as Screenwriter
A girl is raised as a native while living on a tropical island.
Riding High (1943) as Screenwriter
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Contr to dial
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
True to Life (1943) as Contr to dial
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
Happy Go Lucky (1943) as Additional Dialogue
To land a rich husband, golddigger Marjory Stuart goes to Trinidad posing as a debutante. Beach boy Pete promptly unmasks her, but offers to help her catch his enemy, yachtsman Alfred Monroe. Marjory's pal Bubbles turns out to be the old flame of Pete's pal Wally. All the well-planned efforts to land Monroe end in slapstick; then Wally's voodoo priestess landlady gives him a love potion that works...
Dixie (1943) as Contract Writer
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
The Lady Has Plans (1942) as Contr to dial
Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. Crossed signals allows the real Sidney to reach Portugal first, where she is pursued by those trying to obtain the plans and US government agents trying to prevent the sale.
Road to Morocco (1942) as Contr to dial
Two castaways get mixed up in an Arabian nightmare when they're caught between a bandit chief and a beautiful princess.
Playmates (1941) as Additional Dialogue
A bandleader enlists a down-on-his-luck actor to teach him Shakespeare.
The Goldwyn Follies (1938) as Addl comedy seq
A movie mogul hires an innocent girl to teach him what the average audience member likes.
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936) as Contr to dial
A failing radio station needs to put on a ratings winner to have any chance of continued operation.
Yellowstone (1936) as Original Story
The Last Outpost (1935) as Contr to trmt
Limehouse Blues (1934) as Screenwriter
Limehouse Blues (1934) as Original Story

Music (feature film)

Killing 'em Softly (1981) as Music
After struggling musician Jimmy Skinner accidentally kills the manager of a rock group, another man is accused of murdering the man. Then to compound Jimmy's problems, he falls in love with that man's girlfriend.
Devil at Your Heels, The (1981) as Music

Writer (special)

Monty Hall's Variety Hour (1976)
A music and comedy special presided over by Monty "Let's Make a Deal" Hall.

Misc. Crew (special)

Honeymooners Anniversary Special, The (1990)
A special commemorating the anniversary of the long-running comedy series "The Honeymooners." The program includes rare interview footage along with episode clips. Former cast members and writers of the series share their memories.

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