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Writer (feature film)

1.
Walk Softly, Stranger (1950) as Based on a Story by
A small-time crook on the run is reformed by the love of a crippled woman.
2.
Unmasked (1950) as Story
The editor of a sleazy tabloid newspaper has been borrowing money from his lover, the wife of a rich theatrical producer, and promises to marry her when she gets a divorce. However, the husband refuses to grant her a divorce, and takes back all the money and jewelry he has given her. The editor sees her husband leaving her apartment and, seeing his opportunity, kills her, takes all his IOUs (and the jewelry) and frames the husband for the murder.
3.
The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Story
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
4.
The Beautiful Cheat (1945) as Original Story
5.
Hitchhike to Happiness (1945) as Based on orig story by
6.
Kansas City Kitty (1944) as Orig scr
A piano teacher takes on shady music publishers.
7.
Jam Session (1944) as Screenwriter
A Texas girl wins a trip to Hollywood, but the best job she can get is as secretary to a writer.
8.
Beautiful But Broke (1944) as Adaptation
An agent's secretary puts together an all-female big band to cope with wartime male shortages.
9.
Sailor's Holiday (1944) as Orig scr
10.
Louisiana Hayride (1944) as Story
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
11.
Married Bachelor (1941) as Original Story
A married gambler has to pose as a bachelor to pay off his debts.
12.
Slightly Tempted (1940) as Original Story
Confidence man Professor Ross (Hugh Herbert) is released from prison and goes to Knoxton where his daughter Judy (Peggy Moran) lives. She has told everyone, including her fiancee Jimmy Duncan (Johnny Downs), that her father has been exploring in South America. Civic leaders ask him to lecture at a gala reception. Because Jimmy needs money to finance a toy train factory, Ross ends his lecture with a sales talk about the valuable Iridium mines he found in South America. Ethelreda Knox (Elisabeth Risdon), big-time toy manufacturer, wants to get a monopoly on the Iridium stock, while Gentleman Jack (Robert Emmett Keane) and The Duchess (Gertrude Michael), a pair of slick crooks, also want to chisel in on the deal. Ross gets the swindlers and civic leaders to deposit $60,000 in the bank and he finances Jimmy's factory with the funds. Feeling somewhat "taken", Gentleman Jack and The Duchess rob the bank, but with the help of his crony Peter (George E. Stone), Ross sees to it that the pair leave town holding an empty bag. Ross reimburses the locals and suggests a merger of the factories owned by his bride-to-be Eltelreda and his future son-in-law Jimmy.
13.
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939) as Contr to scr const
A circus manager tries to break up his daughter''''s romance with a ventriloquist.
14.
Breaking the Ice (1938) as Screenwriter
15.
Woman Chases Man (1937) as Screenwriter
A millionaire hires a lady architect to con the money for a housing project out of his wealthy son.
16.
Let's Get Married (1937) as Contr to scr const
17.
Espionage (1937) as Screenwriter
Rival reporters fight off spies while vying to interview a munitions tycoon.
18.
Love on the Run (1936) as Screenwriter
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
19.
Three Godfathers (1936) as Screenwriter
Three fugitives risk their lives to bring a newborn baby out of the desert to safety.
20.
Trouble for Two (1936) as Screenwriter
Before he can marry, a European prince gets mixed up with a suicide club.
21.
Let's Make a Million (1936) as Screenwriter
22.
A Night at the Ritz (1935) as Additional Dialogue
A publicist doesn''''t know that his famous chef client can''''t cook.
23.
Traveling Saleslady (1935) as Screenwriter
A toothpaste tycoon''''s daughter joins his rival to teach him a lesson.
24.
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) as Screenwriter
A socialite is bamboozled into producing a stage show in her home.
25.
Red Salute (1935) as Screenwriter
26.
Housewife (1934) as Screenwriter
Success could spell divorce for an advertising writer.
27.
Side Streets (1934) as Screenwriter
A lady furrier marries a lovesick sailor then has to deal with his checkered past.
28.
Kansas City Princess (1934) as Screenwriter
A pair of con women masquerade as girl scouts to escape to New York.
29.
Easy to Love (1934) as Screenwriter
When she thinks her husband has been unfaithful, a woman claims to be having an affair of her own.
30.
Bedside (1934) as Story
A fake doctor sets up a lucrative high-society practice.
31.
College Coach (1933) as Story and scr by
A timid chemistry major becomes a college football star.
32.
Terror Aboard (1933) as Screenwriter
33.
The Girl in 419 (1933) as Screenwriter
34.
Footlight Parade (1933) as Screenwriter
A producer fights labor problems, financiers and his greedy ex-wife to put on a show.

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